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18th Asian Media Awards: South China Morning Post makes clean sweep of Newspaper Infographics category; Singapore media companies take top three spots for Best News Photo

2019-05-09 15:33 584

SINGAPORE, May 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd took home six awards at the 18th Asian Media Awards, organised by WAN-IFRA, half of them were for the top three spots in the Newspaper Infographics category. The other wins were for Newspaper Overall Design (Gold award) and Newspaper Breaking News (Silver and Bronze).

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Singapore Press Holdings Ltd was the next biggest winner, clinching five trophies for Best News Photography (Gold and Silver), Newspaper Overall Design (Bronze), Feature Photography (Bronze) and Sports Photography (Bronze) categories.

Jagran Prakashan Ltd picked up four awards, winning two Golds and two Silvers across the Newspaper Marketing and Community Service categories.

First-time winner Infographics Lab 203 nailed a Gold and Bronze for Magazine Infographics.

Recipients received their trophies at the Asian Media Awards Dinner, which took place during WAN-IFRA's Publish Asia/Newsroom Summit Asia 2019 conferences. The awards ceremony took place at the Singapore Flyer, overlooking scenic views of Marina Bay.

This year's competition attracted 350 entries from 55 media companies in 16 countries all over Asia and the Middle East, competing for excellence in editorial content, design, infographics, photography, printing quality, newspaper marketing and community service.

The full list of 48 winners can be found here.

During Publish Asia/Newsroom Summit Asia, some 40 speakers from 14 countries will share their best practices at this three-day event with conference sessions and masterclasses designed for senior management, executives and editorial staff in the publishing and media industries. Participants can hear from internationally-acclaimed speakers such as Juan Senor, President of Innovation Media Consulting Group, and Raju Narisetti, Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University, former CEO of Gizmodo Media Group, ex-SVP of Strategy at News Corp, former Washington Post Managing Editor, past Editor of the Wall Street Journal Europe and founder of Mint.

The full programme and speaker line-up can be viewed here.

PR Newswire is the media partner of Asian Media Awards.

About WAN-IFRA

WAN-IFRA (www.wan-ifra.org), or the World Association of News Publishers, is based in Paris, France, and Frankfurt, Germany, with subsidiaries in Singapore, India and Mexico. It represents more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries.

The WAN-IFRA Asia Pacific office, based in Singapore, helps to bring services such as training, events, consulting, and publications closer to members in the region.

Contact:

Joon-Nie Lau
Director, Asia
WAN-IFRA Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd
Phone: +65-6562-8442
Mobile: +65-9684-3181
Email: joon-nie.lau@wan-ifra.org
www.publishasia.com  |  www.wan-ifra.org

Photo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20190509/2461742-1

Source: WAN-IFRA
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