2010 Awards

The 14th Annual Human Rights Press Awards
English-Language Categories
General News
  • Prize – “Thailand’s Secret Refugees” by Alan Morison, Chutima Sidasathian, Maseeh Rahman, Ian Young, Greg Torode
  • Special Merit – “Hunan’s Stricken Village” by He Huifeng, Shi Jiangtao
  • Special Merit – “The Mainland Public Defenders Who Want to Reform the System” by Mark O’Neil
Features
  • Prize – “One Year on the Sichuan Earthquake” by Raymond Li, Al Guo
  • Special Merit – “A People Ignored” by Paul Mooney
  • Special Merit – “20 Years On From Tiananmen” by Albert Wong, Eva Wu, Vivian Wu
Magazines
  • Prize – “The Lost Boys” by Paul Mooney
  • Special Merit – “Human Resource” by Simon Parry
Commentary and Analysis
  • Special Merit – “Shock and Awe in Myanmar’s ‘Diplomacy'” by Greg Torode
Cartoon
  • Special Prize – Harry Harrison for a body of work
Photojournalism
Features
  • Prize – “Writing Wrongs” by Violet Law and Du Bin of Post Magazine
Spot News
  • Special Merit – “Life in Cage” by Sam Tsang
  • Special Merit – “Pollution Leaves Its Mark” by K.Y. Cheng
Society of News Design (SND) – 31st International Annual Creative Design Competition for Newspapers and Magazines
  • Award of Excellence for Special Coverage, Section Pages – ‘Colden Goal’, Carl Jones & Stephen Case
  • Award of Excellence for Illustration, Multiple Illustrations – Angela Ho
  • Award of Excellence for Magazines, Cover Design – ‘Die by Wire’ Post Magazine, Stevel Ellul & Angela Ho
  • Award of Excellence for Miscellaneous – ‘History-makers’ series Young Post, Terry Pontikos, Stephen Case and Henry Wong
  • Award of Excellence for Photography Multiple Photos – ‘Crosses to Bear’, Yves Sieur
  • Award of Excellence for Photography Multiple Photos -‘Floods of Despair’, Yves Sieur & Carl Jones
The Newspaper Society of Hong Kong – Hong Kong News Awards 2009
Winner
  • Best Scoop – Thailand’s Secret Refugees – Alan Morison, Chutima Sidasathian, Greg Torode, Maseeh Rahman, Ian Young
  • Best News Writing (English) – “Lamentations For A Lost Decade” – Albert Wong
  • Best Business News Writing (English) – “Hot Cash Flowing In – But Is It Legal?” – Peggy Sito, Maria Chan, Chloe Lai
  • Photographic Section (News) – “Private Funeral” – Edward Wong
  • Best News Page Design – “The Mainland’s Domestic Soccer Leagues” – Carl Jones, Terry Pontikos, Stephen Case
1st Runner-up
  • Best Scoop – “Plot To Kill Martin Lee” – Barclay Crawford, Ambrose Leung, Fox Yi Hu
  • Best Business News Reporting – “Financial Market Reform” – Enouch Yiu
  • Best Business News Writing (English) – “Testing Time For Affluent Wenzhou” – Denise Tsang
  • Best Headline (English) – “Cloud Over Job Market Lifts (Just Look At the Smog)” – Paul Buck
  • Photographic Section (Sport) – “Golden Moment” – K.Y. Cheng
2nd Runner-up
  • Best News Reporting – “20 Years On Tiananmen Crackdown” – Chris Yeung, Josephine Ma, Fanny WY Fung, Gary Cheung, Kristine Kwok, Minnie Chan, Yau Chui Yan, Eva Wu
  • Best Business News Writing (English) – “Beijing Bid to Cool Property Prices Ignored” – Sandy Li
  • Photographic Section (Sport) – “Swing Low” – K.Y. Cheng
Merit
  • Photographic Section (News) – “Cry Baby” – Sam Tsang
  • Photographic Section (Features) – “Summer Swelter” – Sam Tsang
  • Photographic Section (Features) – “Spreading the Message” – Sam Tsang

2011 Awards

Society for News Design (SND) Award 33rd Edition (2011)
  • Award of Excellence for Photography/Multiple Photos – Page Design – ‘Face off’ Yves Sieur, Jody Megson
  • Award of Excellence for Photography/Multiple Photos – Page Design – ‘Humanity laid bare’, Yves Sieur
  • Award of Excellence for Photography/Multiple Photos – Page Design – ‘I spy with my eye’ Yves Sieur, Troy Dunkley
  • Award of Excellence for Feature design pages – Other/Broadsheet 50,000 – 174,999 – ‘Iraq Withdrawal ‘, Simon Scarr
  • Award of Excellence for Illustration – Single lead black-and-white – ‘Drugs are bad’, Brian Wang
  • Award of Excellence for Information Graphics – Features 50,000 – 174,999 -‘World population’, Simon Scarr
  • Award of Excellence for Information Graphics – Features 50,000 – 174,999 – ‘2011 in our own words’, Simon Scarr
  • Award of Excellence for Information Graphics – News / Non-deadline 50,000 – 174,999 – ‘Iraq Withdrawal’, Simon Scarr
  • Award of Excellence for Information Graphics / Portfolios – Combination (Individual), 50,000 – 174,999 – ‘Simon Scarr
  • Portfolio: Iraq withdrawal, 2011 in our own words, World population, 9/11 anniversary, Space shuttle’s final mission, Royal wedding’, Simon Scarr

2012 Awards

77th INMA Awards Competition 2012 – 3 wins, including:
  • First Place – Readership / Usage of the Print Publication
  • First Place – Marketing Campaign with the Best Results
  • Third Place – Public Relations and Community Service – Heart of Hong Kong
2011 International ARC Awards 25th Annual Celebration of the World’s Best Annual Reports – 1 win:
  • Silver Winner – Interior Design: Media Company – Annual Report 2010
Society of Publishers in Asia Editorial Award 2012 – 11 wins, including:
  • Award for Excellence – Excellence in Business Reporting
  • Award for Excellence – Excellence in Information Graphics
  • Award for Excellence – Excellence in Reporting Breaking News
  • Award for Excellence – Excellence in Editorial Cartooning
  • Award for Excellence – Excellence in Reporting on the Environment
The Newspaper Society of Hong Kong – Hong Kong News Awards 2011 – 6 wins, including:
  • Winner – Photographic section (Features)
  • Winner – Photographic section (Sport)
The Society of News Design – 33rd Edition – 9 wins, including:
  • Award of Excellence – Photography/Multiple Photos – Page Design
  • Award of Excellence – Feature design pages – Other/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Illustration – Single lead black-and-white
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Features
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – News / Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics / Portfolios – Combination (Individual)
The Hong Kong Press Photographers Association – Focus at the Frontline 2011 – 10 wins, including:
  • Winner – Feature
The 16th Annual Human Rights Press Awards – 10 wins, including:
  • General News – One Prize and Two Merits
  • Feature – One Prize and One Merit
  • Cartoon – Two Merits
  • Photojournalism – One Prize and Two Merits
The 11th Asia Media Awards 2012 – 4 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Best in Design Award – Magazine Overall Design
  • Gold Award – Best in Design Award – Magazine Cover Design
  • Silver Award – Best in Infographics Award – Newspaper Infographics
WAN-IFRA – 2011 World Young Reader Prizes – 1 win:
  • Jury Recommendation – Public Service
20th Malofiej International Infographics Awards – 3 wins, including:
  • Silver Award – Features
State Street Institutional Press Awards 2012 – 1 win:
  • Winner – Award for Best Newcomer
WAN-IFRA Asian Digital Media Awards 2012 – 4 wins, including:
  • Gold Award (newspaper website) – Best in Online Media
  • Gold Award (magazine website) – Best in Online Media
  • Gold Award – Best in Online Video
The Lorenzo Natali Journalism Prize – 1 win:
  • First Prize – Medicine’s Wild East

2013 Awards

The Newspaper Society of Hong Kong – Hong Kong News Awards 2012 – 11 wins, including:
  • Winner – Best News Writing (English)
  • Winner – Best Business News Writing (English)
  • Winner – Photographic Section (Sport)
The Hong Kong Press Photographers Association – Focus at the Frontline 2012 – 6 wins, including:
  • Winner – People Portraits
The 17th Annual Human Rights Press Awards – 5 wins, including:
  • General News – One Merit
  • Feature – Two Merits
  • Cartoons and Illustration – One Merit
WAN-IFRA 12th Asian Media Awards 2013 – 4 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Best in Editorial Content – Newspaper Breaking News Article
  • Silver Award – Best in Photojournalism – Sports Photography
  • Silver Award – Best in Design – Magazine Overall Design
WAN-IFRA – 2013 World Young Reader Prize – 1 win, including:
  • Silver Award – Public Service
The Society for News Design – 34th Edition – 5 wins, including:
  • Award of Excellence – Photography/Multiple Photos – Project Page or Spread
  • Award of Excellence – News Design Pages – A-Section/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Feature Design Pages – Other/Broadsheet
21st Malofiej International Infographics Awards – 5 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Features
  • Silver Award – Features
Society of Publishers in Asia Editorial Award 2013 – 11 wins, including:
  • Award for Excellence – Excellence in Reporting on the Environment
Marketing Magazine Hong Kong – Magazine of the Year Awards – 7 wins, including:
  • Winner – Best Magazine Relaunch of the Year
  • Gold – Newspaper Inserted Magazine of the Year
  • Gold – Women’s Magazine of the Year
  • Gold – Motoring Magazine of the Year
78th INMA Awards Competition 2013 – 4 wins, including:
  • First Place – New Brand/Product/Audience Development
  • First Place – Print and Digital Subscription Sales
  • First Place – Marketing Campaign with the Best Results
HKAIM Media Convergence Awards 2012 – 2 wins, including:
  • One Bronze and One Merit
Mob-Ex Awards 2012 – 2 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Best Mobile Advertising Solution
Asian Digital Media Awards 2013 – 2 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Best in Online Infographics
  • Bronze Award – Best in Online Infographics

2014 Awards

International
The Society for News Design – 35th Edition – 28 wins, including:
  • Award of Excellence – Feature Design Pages – Entertainment/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Feature Design Pages – Opinion/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – News Design/Page(s) – Inside page/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – News Design/Page(s) – Local Section/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – News Design/Page(s) – Sports/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Local/Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Nation/World/Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Sports/Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Features/Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Individual Portfolio
  • Award of Excellence – Photography/Multiple Photos – Photo Page Design
  • Award of Excellence – Illustration – Portfolio of Work/Individual
  • Judges’ Special Recognition (JSR) Overall – Informational Graphics – Sports/Non-deadline
22nd Malofiej International Infographics Awards – 6 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Printed Graphics – Features
  • Gold Award – Printed Graphics – Portfolios
79th INMA Awards Competition 2014 – 6 wins, including:
  • First Place – Best Brand Awareness Campaign Across Platforms – Celebrating Hong Kong
  • First Place – Best New Print Product – Style: The New Voice of Avant-Garde Asia
International ARC Awards 28th Annual Celebration of the World’s Best Annual Reports:
  • Silver Award – Interior Design: Media Company – Annual Report
Regional
Society of Publishers in Asia 2014 (SOPA) Awards 2014 – 10 wins, including:
  • Award of Excellence – The Scoop Award
  • Award of Excellence – Digital News
  • Award of Excellence – Reporting Breaking News
  • Award of Excellence – Reporting on Women’s Issues
  • Award of Excellence – Feature Writing
  • Award of Excellence – Business Reporting
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics
  • Award of Excellence – Editorial Cartooning
  • Award of Excellence – Feature Photography
WAN-IFRA 13th Asian Media Awards 2014 – 4 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Best in Design – Newspaper Overall Design
Hong Kong
The Newspaper Society of Hong Kong – Hong Kong News Awards 2013 – 9 wins, including:
  • Winner – Best Scoop
  • Winner – Best Business News Writing – English
  • Winner – Photographic Section – Features
  • Winner – Photographic Section – Sport
  • Winner – Best News Page Design
The 18th Annual Human Rights Press Awards – 11 wins, including:
  • One Prize and Three Merits – Feature Photography
  • Two Merits – English-Language News
  • Four Merits – Spot News Photography
  • Merit – English-Language Features
The Hong Kong Press Photographers Association – Focus at the Frontline 2013 – 5 wins, including:
  • 2nd Runner-up and One Merit- Spot News 2nd Runner-up and Two Merits – Nature and Environment
HKAIM Media Convergence Awards 2013 – 17 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Overall Excellence
  • Gold Award – Mobile App
  • Gold Award – Website
  • Gold Award – Newspaper Category – Overall
  • Gold Award – Newspaper Category – Mobile App
  • Gold Award – Newspaper Category – Website
  • Gold Award – Monthly Magazine Category – Overall
  • Gold Award – Monthly Magazine Category – Mobile App
  • Gold Award – Monthly Magazine Category – Website
  • Consumer Rights Reporting Awards 2014:
  • Merit – Features
Women’s Empowerment Journalism Award 2014:
  • Print Story of the Year
Marketing Magazine’s The Spark Awards 2014 – 6 wins, including:
  • Best Use of Branded Content: Gold – elle.com.hk – (ELLE x Tiffany Wedding Planner)

2015 Awards

International
The Society for News Design – 36th Edition – 52 wins, including:
  • Award of Excellence – Feature Design Pages – Lifestyle/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Feature Design Pages – Entertainment/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Photography/Multiple Photos – Photo Page Design
  • Award of Excellence – News Design/Page(s) – Local Section/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Local/Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Sports/Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Nation/World/Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – News/Deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Local/Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Features/Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – News Design/Page(s) – Sports/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Business/Non-deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Portfolio/Page Designer – Combination
  • Award of Excellence – Feature Design Pages – Entertainment/Compact
  • Award of Excellence – Feature Design Pages – Travel/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics – Individual Portfolio
  • Award of Excellence – Portfolio/Page Designer – Features
  • Award of Excellence – Illustration – Single lead color
  • Award of Excellence – Illustration – Portfolio of Work/Individual
  • Award – Best of Sports Design – Special Section/Enterprise Inside Pages
23rd Malofiej International Infographics Awards – 18 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Printed Graphics – Features
  • Gold Award – Printed Graphics – Portfolios
80th INMA Awards Competition 2015 – 2 wins, including:
  • First Place – Best Idea to Grow Advertising Sales or Retain Advertising Clients – APAC Innovation Summit 2014
  • Third Place – Best Idea to Encourage Print Readership or Engagement – Occupy Central Coverage
Panpa Newspaper of the Year Awards 2015 – 1 win, including:
  • Winner – Technical Excellence – Double-Width Press (National / Metropolitan) – South China Morning Post
Regional
Society of Publishers in Asia 2015 (SOPA) Awards 2015 – 8 wins, including:
  • Award of Excellence – Digital News
  • Award of Excellence – Feature Writing
  • Award of Excellence – Lifestyle Coverage
  • Award of Excellence – News Photography
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics
  • Award of Excellence – Editorial Cartooning
  • Award of Excellence – The Scoop Award
WAN-IFRA 14th Asian Media Awards 2015 – 10 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Best in Editorial Content – Newspaper Breaking News Article
  • Gold Award – Best in Photojournalism – Sports Photography
  • Gold Award – Best in Design – Magazine Overall Design
  • Gold Award – Best in Newspaper Marketing
WAN-IFRA Asian Digital Media Awards 2015 – 2 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Best in Tablet Publishing – South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd – Tablet Edition
  • Silver Award – Best Online Video – South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd – A maid’s tale
WAN-IFRA 2015 World Young Reader Prize – 1 win, including:
  • Editorial Top Prize – Young Post – Occupy Central movement
The Star of Weibo Awards – 1 win, including:
  • Fifth Place – The Most Influential Hong Kong Media Organisations – South China Morning Post
Hong Kong
The Newspaper Society of Hong Kong – Hong Kong News Awards 2014 – 6 wins, including:
  • Winner – Best News Writing – English
  • Winner – Photographic Section – Sport
The Hong Kong Press Photographers Association – Focus at the Frontline 2014 – 1 win, including:
  • Silver Award – Portrait Category – South China Morning Post
HKAIM Media Convergence Awards 2014 – 14 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Monthly Magazine Category (Social Media) – ELLE
  • Gold Award – Monthly Magazine Category (Website) – ELLE
  • Top 10 Media – South China Morning Post
Hong Kong Junzi Corporation Award 2014 – 1 win, including:
  • Gold Award – South China Morning Post
The 19th Annual Human Rights Press Awards – 8 wins, including:
  • One Prize – Photography
  • Two Merits – English Commentary
  • Two Merits – Spot News Photography
  • Merit – English Online
  • Merit – Feature Photography
Consumer Rights Reporting Awards 2015 – 1 win, including:
  • Merit – Features
Marketing Magazine’s The Spark Awards 2015 – 9 wins, including:
  • Best Use of Limited Budget: Gold – elle.com.hk – (ELLE Loves Dog!)
  • Best Entertainment Platform: Silver – elle.com.hk
  • Best Programme Promotion: Silver – elle.com.hk
  • Best Retention Strategy: Silver – elle.com.hk
  • Best Media Campaign – Integrated Media: Silver – Cosmopolitan – (Cosmo X Clarins Double Serum Campaign, Cosmo X Olay White Radiance Campaign)
  • Best Media Campaign – Social Media: Bronze – elle.com.hk – (Run with ELLE – 2015 Nike Women’s 10K Hong Kong)
  • Best Sponsorship Campaign: Bronze – elle.com.hk – (ELLE Beauty Bible X YSL Beaute)
  • Best Use of Branded Content: Silver – elle.com.hk – (ELLE Fashion Insider X Net-A-Porter)

2016 Awards

International
The Society for News Design – 37th Edition – 22 wins, including:
  • Award of Excellence – Breaking News Topics – Politics/Elections
  • Award of Excellence – Photography [Multiple Photos] – Photo Page Design
  • Award of Excellence – Breaking News Topics – Editor’s Choice: International
  • Award of Excellence – Features Design [Pages] – Arts & Entertainment/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Breaking News Topics – Terrorism
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics [Single] – Sports/Non-Deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics [Single] – Nation & World/Non-Deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Features Design [Pages] – Lifestyle Inside Page/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – News Design [Pages] – A-Section/Broadsheet
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics [Single] – Sports/Deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics [Single] – Local/Non-Deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics [Single] – Features/Non-Deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics [Single] – Features/Deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics [Single] – Business/Non-Deadline
  • Award of Excellence – Information Graphics [Multiple] – Individual Portfolio
  • Award of Excellence – Page Design [Individual Portfolio] – Features
  • Award of Excellence – News Design [Pages] – Business/Broadsheet
ARC Awards International – 1 win, including:
  • Bronze Award – Media Company / Conglomerate – SCMP 2015 Annual Report
Regional
Society of Publishers in Asia 2016 (SOPA) Awards 2016 ­ 8 wins, including:
  • Award for Excellence – Reporting on Women’s Issues
  • Award for Excellence – Explanatory Reporting
  • Award for Excellence – Reporting Breaking News
  • Award for Excellence – Editorial Cartooning
The Star of Weibo Awards – 1 win, including:
  • Fifth Place – The Most Influential Hong Kong Media Organisations – Nanzaozhinan.com
WAN-IFRA 15th Asian Media Awards 2015 (3 wins), including:
  • Gold – Best in Editorial Content – Newspaper Breaking News Article
Hong Kong
The Newspaper Society of Hong Kong – Hong Kong News Awards 2015 – 6 wins, including:
  • Winner – Best News Writing – English
  • Winner – Best Business News Writing – English
  • Winner – Best Photograph – Sports
HKAIM Media Convergence Awards 2015 (11 wins), including:
  • Gold Award – Overall Excellence
  • Gold Award – Mobile
  • Gold Award – Website
  • Gold Award – Newspaper Category (Overall)
  • Gold Award – Newspaper Category (Mobile)
  • Gold Award – Newspaper Category (Social Media)
  • Gold Award – Newspaper Category (Website)
HR Vendors of the Year Awards 2016 – 2 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Best Recruitment Site Innovation – cpjobs.com
  • Silver Award – Best Recruitment Site Candidate Experience – cpjobs.com
Marketing Magazine’s Media Benchmarking Survey 2016 – 14 wins, including:
  • No.1 Newspaper of the Year – South China Morning Post
  • No.1 and No.2 Magazine of the Year – Women’s – Cosmopolitan and ELLE Hong Kong respectively
  • No.1 Magazine of the Year – Men’s – Esquire HK
  • No.1 and No.2 Magazine of the Year – Art & Culture – Harper’s Bazaar and Style respectively
  • No.1, 2 and 3 Magazine of the Year – Bride – Cosmopolitan Bride, BAZAAR BRIDE and ELLE Wedding respectively
Marketing Magazine’s The Spark Awards 2016 – 15 wins, including:
  • Gold Award – Media Owner Best Partnership Strategy – ELLE
  • Gold Award – Client Campaign Best Custom Event – Starstreet Gourmet & Wine Walk 2015
  • Gold Award – Client Campaign Best Media Campaign – Integrated Media – Wishes Come True at LANDMARK
  • Gold Award – Client Campaign Best Media Campaign – Print – Wishes Come True at LANDMARK
  • Gold Award – Client Campaign Best Sponsorship Campaign – UnionPay Chill Out Your Way Campaign