Asian Media Awards

Asian Media Awards



The following entries had been shortlisted as the top 3 winners in their respective categories.

In their 18th edition, WAN-IFRA's annual Asian Media Awards attracted 350 entries from 55 media companies in 16 countries all over Asia and the Middle East which competed for excellence in editorial content, design, infographics, photography, printing quality, newspaper marketing and community service.


Best in Design


Newspaper Overall Design

Bisnis Indonesia by PT. Jurnalindo Aksara Grafika

South China Morning Post by South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd

The Straits Times by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

Magazine Overall Design

Duowei CN by Duowei Media (HK) Ltd

SilverKris by Ink Publishing

The Week by Malayala Manorama

Newspaper Front Page Design

Impact of Plastic Waste by Republika Daily Newspaper

New Year by Indopos Intermedia Press

Time for a Firm Hand by Kompas Daily

Magazine Cover Design

China v America (A dangerous rivalry) by The Economist

Kaisa Hoga 2018 by Jang Media Group

The Weaponisation of WhatsApp by the INDIA TODAY Magazine


Best in Editorial Content

Newspaper Breaking News Article

After Ghosn, Nissan and Renault wrestle for control of their shared auto empire by Nikkei INC

Arrest of Interpol's Meng Hongwei by South China Morning Post

Typhoon Mangkhut by South China Morning Post

Newspaper Feature Article

Desperate in Dhaka by Star Media Group Berhad, R.AGE

Refugees No More by Star Media Group Berhad, R.AGE

#MeToo in Taiwan: Stories of Three Migrant Workers - Apple Daily Publication Development Limited, Taiwan Branch


Best in Infographics

Newspaper Infographics

Highs and lows by South China Morning Post

Life inside the Forbidden City by South China Morning Post

The China Ship by South China Morning Post

Magazine Infographics

Infographic Poster Series by Infographics Lab 203

Is The Taj Doomed? by Living Media India Ltd

Wine Infographic Poster Series by Infographics Lab 203


Best in Photojournalism

News Photography

Despair fills Indonesia's buried village of Petobo assearch for bodies draws to an end by Channel NewsAsia

Diamond Formation Wingsuit Dive by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd, Lianhe Zaobao

First step on long road to peace by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd, The Straits Times

Feature Photography

Rohingya Refugees by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd, The Straits Times

Save the Taj by India Today

Will this fire be doused with my tears! by Malayala Manorama

Sport Photography

Ferarri takes the lead by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd, Lianhe Zaobao

Gol Tangan Tuhan by Jawa Pos Koran

Women Rock Climbing Final by Kompas Daily


Best in Newspaper Marketing

Every Breadth you Take by Jagran Prakashan Ltd

Market the Newspaper in the Heart of Greater Jakarta Busiest Traffic by Kompas Daily

We, the Daughters of India by Jagran Prakashan Ltd


Best in Community Service

Drawing the Line by Jagran Prakashan Ltd

Predator In My Phone by Star Media Group Berhad

The Conspiracy of Silence by Jagran Prakashan Ltd

Asian Media Awards