2021 Awards

Society for News Design (SND) – Best of Digital Design 42th Edition (2020)(23 wins)

Format: Use of Video

  • Silver: China’s Rebel City – The Hong Kong Protests

Format: Use of Original/Commissioned Illustration (single)

  • Award of Excellence: How Disease X, the epidemic-in-waiting, erupted in China
  • Award of Excellence: Coconut harvesters or slaves?

Infographics: Environment & Science

  • Bronze: Coconut harvesters or slaves?

Infographics: International

  • Award of Excellence: The slave trade

Infographics: National

  • Award of Excellence: China’s worst floods in decades
  • Award of Excellence: China’s wildlife trade

Infographics: Environment & Science

  • Award of Excellence: Australian fires: Understanding the intensity and global impact

Infographics: Health/Coronavirus

  • Award of Excellence: Decoding Covid-19
  • Award of Excellence: Coronavirus cruise ship: stuck on board the quarantined Diamond Princess

Story Page Design: Politics

  • Award of Excellence: Where is Carrie Lam?

Story Page Design: International

  • Award of Excellence: How the coronavirus disrupts food supply chain
  • Award of Excellence: Who has the upper hand in the China-India border dispute?

Story Page Design: Local Issues

  • Award of Excellence: Where is Carrie Lam?
  • Award of Excellence: Was a mass Covid-19 test a success for Hong Kong?
  • Award of Excellence: How a Hong Kong protest evolved into an anti-government movement

Story Page Design: Environment & Science

  • Award of Excellence: Coconut harvesters or slaves?
  • Award of Excellence: Australian fires: Understanding the intensity and global impact

Story Page Design: Health/Coronavirus

  • Award of Excellence: Decoding Covid-19
  • Award of Excellence: How the coronavirus disrupts food supply chains

Story Page Design: Protests

  • Award of Excellence: Arrested Hong Kong protesters: How the numbers look one year on

Portfolio: Infographics (Individual)

  • Award of Excellence: Adolfo Arranz

Portfolio: Infographics (Staff)

  • Award of Excellence: South China Morning Post: Portfolio 1

Digiday Video and TV Awards 2021

Best Facebook Watch Show

  • Winner: Goldthread’s ‘Eat China’ Season 2

The Newspaper Society of Hong Kong – Hong Kong News Awards 2020 (12 wins)

Best Scoop

  • 2nd Runner-up: First case of Covid-19 traced back to mid-Novermber fatality in Hubei – Josephine Ma, Linda Lew, Lee Jeong-ho

Best News Reporting

  • Merit: 8-part rebel city/protests 1 year – Zuraidah Ibrahim, Jeffie Lam, Christy Leung, Chris Lau, Cannix Yau, Kanix Leung, Denise Tsang

Best Business News Reporting

  • Winner: HK unemployment woes- a 5-part series – Cannix Yau, Kanis Leung, Kathleen Magramo, Denise Tsang

Best News Writing (English)

  • 2nd Runner-up: Husband devoted to looking after wife with dementia – Fiona Sun

Best Business News Writing (English)

  • Winner: A ‘Wild West’ mask fight – Finbarr Bermingham, Cissy Zhou
    2nd Runner-up: HSBC’s rock and a hard place moment – Chad Bray

Best Headline (English)

  • 2nd Runner-up: From pier to eternity

Best Photograph (Features)

  • Winner: Right angles – Felix Wong

Best Photograph (Sports)

  • Winner: Geared up – Felix Wong
    2nd Runner-up: Right on cue – Jonathan Wong

Best News Page Design (Single Page)

  • Winner: Arrested development – Adolfo Arranz

Best News Page Design (Series)

  • Winner: Covid-19 – Adolfo Arranz, Dennis Wong, Darren Long, Marcelo Duhalde, Kaliz Lee