Esteemed former NW Asian Weekly editor Carol Vu earned third place in the Minorities category for her article, “Asian anxious in wake of massacre” from the Society of Professional Journalists. Her article dealt with the aftermath of Virginia Tech.
Additionally, NW Asian Weekly reporter James Tabafunda won honors from The Washington Newspaper Publisher’s Association (WNPA). Tabafunda won third place in the category Best Crime and Courts Story for his article “Cambodian American community frustrated and angry over Sidorchuk’s release.”
Last, but not at all least, NW Asian Weekly reporter Amy Phan accomplished a “first” for the Weekly. She was honored by the WNPA with first place for her article, “Diversifying the funnies” about cartoonists in the Best Story on the Arts category. ♦