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
Ethics and equity of vaccine passports
AAPI restaurants are hurting and yearning for relief
Artistic feature of the story, long
Future Asians, Without Asians
On the bookshelf
Miss Chinatown Thanks
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
Talk Trade with Ambassador Tai
Personality profile, long
SPD leader Diaz
Love is blind
General report, long
Amid uncertainty, Asians find ‘home’ through guns
Northwest Asia Weekly
3rd place wins
‘Invisible’ course at Bellevue College shines a light on AAPI’s advocacy
History of a social problem
Unleash the power of AAPI voting!
History of the election
Mayoral candidates divided over style
Kai Curry and Stacy Nguyen
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.