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

Hong Kong Press Photographers Association – Focus at the Frontline 2020

Spot News

  • Winner: Edmond So
  • Merit: Sam Tsang

25th Human Rights Press Awards

Commentary Writing (English)

  • Winner: Coronavirus lockdown: if India treats its migrant workers like dirt, blame it on caste – Debasish Roy Chowdhury
  • Merit: With national security law, Hong Kong has fallen victim to the tyranny of the rule of law – Phil C.W. Chan

Society for News Design (SND) – Best of News Design 42th Edition (2020) (28 wins)

Inside Pages (News)

  • Silver: Arrested Development – Adolfo Arranz
  • Silver: How the coronavirus spread in Hong Kong – Dennis Wong, Adolfo Arranz, Darren Long
  • Award of Excellence: Himalayan showdown – Marcelo Duhalde
  • Award of Excellence: To the moon and back – Dennis Wong
  • Award of Excellence: Decoding Covid-19 – Pablo Robles

Inside Pages (Features)

  • Award of Excellence: Tradition or exploitation? – Adolfo Arranz
  • Award of Excellence: China’s wildlife market – Adolfo Arranz
  • Award of Excellence: China’s five-year plans – Adolfo Arranz

Single Graphic (News)

  • Award of Excellence: Himalayan showdown – Marcelo Duhalde
  • Award of Excellence: To the moon and back – Dennis Wong
  • Award of Excellence: Testing for Covid-19 – Marcelo Duhalde
  • Award of Excellence: How the coronavirus spread in Hong Kong – Dennis Wong, Adolfo Arranz, Darren Long

Single Graphic (Business)

  • Award of Excellence: A big deal – Marcelo Duhalde and Kaliz Lee
  • Award of Excellence: Explosive growth – Marcelo Duhalde
  • Award of Excellence: China’s wildlife market – Adolfo Arranz

Single Graphic (Features)

  • Award of Excellence: Tradition or exploitation? – Adolfo Arranz
  • Award of Excellence: The slave trade – Marcelo Duhalde
  • Award of Excellence: The toxic truth – Dennis Wong

Single Graphic (Politics/Elections)

  • Award of Excellence: Stuck in limbo – Marcelo Duhalde

Single Graphic (Coronavirus Pandemic)

  • Award of Excellence: Hong Kong’s free Covid-19 mass test in context – Kaliz Lee

Combination Print & Digital (News)

  • Award of Excellence: Apocalypse now – Australian fires: Understanding the intensity and global impact – Pablo Robles
  • Award of Excellence: Himalayan showdown – Marcelo Duhalde
  • Award of Excellence: Arrested development – Adolfo Arranz

Staff portfolio: Information Graphics

  • Award of Excellence: South China Morning Post staff – Adolfo Arranz, Marcelo Duhalde, Pablo Robles, Dennis Wong, Darren Long
  • Award of Excellence: South China Morning Post staff – Marcelo Duhalde, Dennis Wong, Kaliz Lee, Han Huang, Pablo Robles

Individual portfolio: Information Graphics

  • Award of Excellence: Marcelo Duhalde Portfolio

Photo page design

  • Award of Excellence: Silent spotlight

Special Coverage: Coronavirus Pandemic

  • Award of Excellence: Coronavirus Pandemic crisis – Infographics pages

The Webby Awards 2021 

Video – News & Politics (Video Series & Channels)

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

D&AD Awards 2021 

For Creative Excellence: Magazine & Newspaper Design / Newspaper Spreads & Sections

    • Wood Pencil: Arrested Development

INMA Global Media Awards 2021

Best Brand Awareness Campaign

  • Third Place: South China Morning Post, Hong Kong, “Your Hong Kong — Your SCMP Campaign”

Best Execution of Native Advertising

  • Honourable Mention: South China Morning Post, Hong Kong, “Holiday at Home: Hong Kong Tourism Board”

Best Use of Data to Drive Advertising

  • Second Place: South China Morning Post, Hong Kong, “SCMP Signal, the First Publisher-Built Brand Suitability Tool”

Best Use of Data to Automate or Personalise

  • Second Place: South China Morning Post, Hong Kong, “SCMP’s Audience Contact Strategy”

Best Data Dashboard

  • First Place: South China Morning Post, Hong Kong, “C3PO Dashboard: Fostering Cross-Department Collaboration with Data”

Sigma Delta Chi Awards 2020

COVID-19: Informational Graphics (All Circulation Sizes)

  • Winner: COVID-19: Our explanatory graphics collection, The infographics team of the South China Morning Post

     

29th Edition Malofiej International Infographics Awards

Breaking News (PRINT)

  • Gold: Apocalypse now
  • Silver: Arrested development

Features (PRINT)

  • Gold: Arrested development
  • Silver: Apocalypse now
  • Silver: Tradition or exploitation?
  • Bronze: Testing for Covid-19
  • Bronze: Big drop in US visas for mainland Chinese students
  • Bronze: Hong Kong’s free Covid-19 mass test in context

Features (DIGITAL)

  • Bronze: South China Morning Post, Hong Kong / Coconut harvesters or slaves?

Portfolios (PRINT)

  • Silver: South China Morning Post staff 01
  • Bronze: South China Morning Post staff 02
  • Bronze: Portfolio individual Marcelo Duhalde