Now in their 20th year, WAN-IFRA’s Asian Media Awards aim to promote the highest publishing standards in the fields of newspaper and magazine design, infographics, editorial content, marketing, community service, revenue diversification and photojournalism.
Several major Asian news publishers won big at this year’s WAN-IFRA's Asian Media Awards. They are among the 34 media companies from 9 countries that took in this year's competition.
South China Morning Post - 9 awards
Magazine Cover Design - Gold, Silver
Breaking News Article - Gold, Silver
Feature Article - Silver
Covid-19 Reporting - Silver
Newspaper Infographics - Gold. Silver, Bronze
India Today Group - 5 awards
News Photography - Gold, Silver
Feature Photography - Gold, Bronze
Covid-19 related Photography - Silver
Nikkei Inc. - 4 awards
Magazine Cover Design - Bronze
Feature Article - Gold
Covid-19 Reporting - Gold, Bronze
Kompas Daily Newspaper - 3 awards
Newspaper Front Page Design - Gold
Covid-19 related Photography - Bronze
Newspaper Marketing - Bronze
Singapore Press Holdings - 3 awards
Breaking News Article - Bronze
Feature Article - Bronze
Feature Photography - Silver
This year's competition also saw first-time winners in Khaleej Times, Arab News, Rashtradoot, VnExpress, kumparan.
Three new categories were introduced this year:
Best in Covid-19 Reporting which recognises an article or a series of articles covering findings and reports relating to the Covid-19 pandemic
Best Covid-19-related Photography which recognises work which best captures key moments in the Covid-19 pandemic. This replaces the previous Sport Photography category
Best Revenue Diversification Project/Product/Service which recognises new innovative projects/products/services which engage audiences and increase media brand awareness while creating a new and sustainable revenue stream.