Northwest Asian Weekly Receives 18 WNPA Journalism Awards


In a competition in which 48 Washington newspapers entered, the Northwest Asian Weekly (NWAW) won 18 prizes.

The winners were announced at a ceremony Oct. 8 in Bellingham for the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association’s 2022 annual contest.

The competition, which allows non-daily Washington state newspapers to compete in various categories of writing, photography, editorial content, advertising and design, covered works published between April 2021 and March 2022.

1st place wins

Health or medical history
Mahlon Meyer
Ethics and equity of vaccine passports

Business News
Mahlon Meyer
AAPI restaurants are hurting and yearning for relief

Artistic feature of the story, long
Andrew Hamlin
Future Asians, Without Asians

Thematic columns
Samantha Pak
On the bookshelf

Brand announcement
Han Bui
Miss Chinatown Thanks

Multi-advertiser ad
Han Bui, Kelly Liao, Assunta Ng
To eat. To play. Live. Learn.

Ruth Bayang, Assunta Ng, Nuk Suwanchote, Minh Le, John Liu and George Liu
Seattle celebrates 1st Asian mayor

2nd place wins

government history
Janice Nesamani
Talk Trade with Ambassador Tai

Personality profile, long
Mahlon Meyer
SPD leader Diaz

Art magazines
Kai Curry
Love is blind

General report, long
Mahlon Meyer
Amid uncertainty, Asians find ‘home’ through guns

Newspaper website
Han Bui
Northwest Asia Weekly

3rd place wins

news, long
Mahlon Meyer
Saigon Cleanup

education history
Mahlon Meyer
‘Invisible’ course at Bellevue College shines a light on AAPI’s advocacy

History of a social problem
Janice Nesamani
Unleash the power of AAPI voting!

History of the election
Mahlon Meyer
Mayoral candidates divided over style

Art magazines
Kai Curry and Stacy Nguyen
cowboy bebop

Photo documentary
Han Bui, Assunta Ng, Rick Wong and Max Chan
Celebrating the year of the tiger

NWAW competed with other newspapers whose circulation was between 3,400 and 6,999 copies. This year’s competition was judged by the South Dakota Press Association.


Comments are closed.