Northwest Asian Weekly
The Northwest Asian Weekly took home 13 awards on Oct. 14, at the 129th Annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association (WNPA) Convention in Wenatchee.
“What makes the Asian Weekly great is teamwork from writers to the editors,” said Northwest Asian Weekly’s publisher Assunta Ng. “I am thrilled to see our writers’ hard work pay off. Never in my wildest dreams did I think the Asian Weekly would receive so many first place awards. I’d like to thank our readers who inspire us to do good work.”
The contest was judged by members of the New York Publishers Association.
The Northwest Asian Weekly won the following awards:
— Best Business Feature Story: Zachariah Bryan, “Patsy O’Connell knows a bit about diversity.”
— Comprehensive Coverage of a Single Issue or Series: Peggy Chapman, Assunta Ng, “Hookah Controversy.”
— Best Personality Profile, Long: Jason Cruz, “Susumu Ito: A wonderful life.”
— Best Topical Columns: Vivian Nguyen, “A-POP (All thinGs Asian pop culture!)
— Color Pictorial: George Liu, “Honoring Donnie Chin.”
— Best News Story, Short: Jason Cruz, “Donnie Chin, ID community protector, slain — Police continue search for killer.”
— Best General Feature Story, Long: Stacy Nguyen, Emiri Aoki, “Young girl’s old suitcase teaches world children about Holocaust.”
— Best Story on the Arts: Vivian Nguyen, “Slants? Is the name offensive?”
— Best Blog: Assunta Ng, “Horses are crowd-pleasers in the ID… Equines get more attention than the police officers!”
— Best Business News Story: Jason Cruz, “Wrong path — Missed deadlines by developer creates difficulties for Othello project.”
— Best Lifestyle Feature Story: Assunta Ng, “Blessed with two fathers – Thank you, Dads!”
— Best Personality Profile, Short: Nina Huang, “No More Whispers: Doris Jeong raises awareness about little people in our community.”
— Best Government Reporting: Assunta Ng, “Chinese President Xi left… — But the real gains still resonate for Seattle.”
Read all our award winning content at nwasianweekly.com/tag/wnpa2016
Carol Kenny says
Congratulations to all award winners at Northwest Asian Weekly. I really enjoy reading your articles in the weekly publication. Keep up the great work and Press on!!