Awards &
Accolades

Awards & Accolades 2014-2015

“See The Big Picture” campaign organised in celebration of SPH’s 30th anniversary in 2014, won 14 awards.

1INMA Awards 2015

  • Best Use of an Event to Grow a News Brand category – 2nd place

2W³ Awards 2014

  • Best Web Video - Documentary – Gold (SPH Razor)
  • Video Channels and Networks – News and Information – Gold
    (SPH Razor)

3Asian Media Awards 2015

  • Best in Community Service – Gold

4Mob-Ex Awards 2015

  • Best Brand Awareness Campaign – Gold
  • Best Original Content – Gold
  • Best Use Of Mobile For An Event – Gold
  • Best Integration of Mobile – Silver

5Marketing Events Awards by Marketing Magazine 2014

  • Best Consumer Event – Silver
  • Best Exhibition Event – Silver
  • Best Multi-Channel Campaign – Silver

6The MARKies by Marketing - Interactive 2015

  • Best Use of Events award

7PR Awards 2015

  • Best PR Idea – Silver
  • Most Creative PR Stunt – Bronze

Corporate Awards

1Corporate LiveWire’s 2015 Innovation & Excellence Awards by Fenice Media Ltd

  • Most Innovative Media Organisation - SPH

2Marketing Excellence Awards by Marketing Magazine

  • Excellence in Public Relations – Silver Award

315th SIAS Investors’ Choice Award 2014

  • Most Transparent Company Award (Services Category) – Winner
    (This is the 11th consecutive time that SPH has won the Most Transparent Company Award)

4Community Chest Awards 2015

  • SPH and SPH Foundation received the Corporate Platinum Award for the sixth consecutive year

5Patron of the Arts Award 2015

  • Singapore Press Holdings – Patron of the Arts and SG50 Arts Patron Award
  • UFM100.3, SPH Radio - Patron of the Arts and SG50 Arts Patron Award
  • Singapore Press Holdings Foundation Ltd – Friend of the Arts award

6Patron of Heritage Awards by National Heritage Board 2015

  • Singapore Press Holdings – Partner of Heritage award

7President’s Challenge 25th Anniversary Commemorative Dinner 2015

  • Singapore Press Holdings – Outstanding Supporter Award

8HEALTH Awards 2014 by Health Promotion Board

  • Singapore Press Holdings – Gold

Editorial / Printing / Creative Achievements:
Awards for Print - Newspapers

12014 World Young Reader Prize by WAN-IFRA

  • Enduring Excellence – The Straits Times’ Schools programme

22015 World Young Reader Prize by WAN-IFRA

  • Public Service category – Silver
    (The Straits Times for MCCYStraits Times Idea Jam)

3Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers’ Association (PANPA) Advertising and Marketing Awards 2015

  • Best Young Reader Program – The Straits Times

415th SIAS Investors’ Choice Award 2014

  • Financial Journalist of the Year – Ms Michelle Quah
    (Senior Correspondent, The Business Times)
  • Most Promising Journalist of the Year – Ms Lee Meixian
    (Journalist, The Business Times)
  • Best Commentary Award – Mr Goh Eng Yeow
    (Senior Correspondent, The Straits Times)

5S. League Awards 2014

  • Mikasa Story of the Year – “Beating Cancer is his biggest win” by David Lee, The New Paper
  • Yeo’s Picture of the Year – “Head over Heels” by Jeremy Long, The New Paper

6Asian Media Awards 2015

  • Best in Design (Newspaper Overall Design) - Bronze (The Straits Times)
  • Best Editorial Content (Newspaper Breaking News Article) - Bronze
    (The Straits Times for “MH370 crash”)
  • Best in Photojournalism (Feature Photography) - Silver
    (The Straits Times for winning image of the new Sports Hub stadium by Desmond Lim)
  • Best in Photojournalism (Sports Photography) – Silver
    (Lianhe Zaobao for image of training regimen of the women synchronised swimming team in Singapore by Jonathan Yeap)
  • Best in Editorial Content (Newspaper Feature Article) – Silver
    (The New Paper for coverage of the unethical practices of shops at Sim Lim Square)
  • Best in Newspaper Marketing - Bronze
    (The New Paper for The New Paper Big Walk)

7Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards 2015

  • Excellence in Editorial Cartooning – Honourable Mention
    (Manny Francisco, The Straits Times)

836th Best of Newspaper Design by Society for News Design 2015

  • Photography/Multiple Photos Photo page or spread category – Award for Excellence
    (The Straits Times for “Survival of the Fittest” by Alphonsus Chern and Caroline Chia)
  • Photography/Single Photos Portrait category - Award for Excellence
    (The Straits Times for “She loves me like a rock” by Kevin Lim)
  • Feature design pages – Travel/Compact 50,000-174,999 copies – Award for Excellence
    (The New Paper for “Ola Brasil!” by Billy Ker)
  • Redesigns Overall – Newspaper category – Award for Excellence
    (The Business Times for the redesign of its newspaper)

9INMA Awards 2015

  • Best Idea to Grow Subscription Sales – 2nd place
    (The New Paper Big Walk” campaign)

Awards for Print - Magazines

1Asian Publishing Awards 2014

  • Best Use of Design, Layout & Presentation – Gold
    (ICON Moments 2013-2014)
  • Best Feature on Asian Travel - Gold
    (SilverKris May 2014: “Echoes of a Master”)
  • Best Cover Design – Excellence Award
    (ICON Jun 2014)
  • Best Multimedia Integration – Excellence Award
    (SilverKris.com, May 2014)
  • Best Use of Design, Layout & Presentation – Excellence Award
    (SilverKris Feb 2014)
  • Best Feature on Timepieces – Excellence Award
    (The Peak Selections: Timepieces 2014/2015)
  • Best Use of Design, Layout & Presentation – Excellence Award
    (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel Issue 10 - 2014)
  • Best Use of Design, Layout & Presentation – Excellence Award
    (Female Apr 2014)
  • Best Use of UGC (User-Generated Content) – Excellence Award
    (Lianhe Zaobao’s I Report)

2International Corporate Media Award (ICMA) 2014

  • Photography in General – Bronze
    (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel Issue 9, pages 124 – 129)
  • Photography in General – Bronze
    (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel Issue 9, pages 144 – 153)
  • Alternative Storytelling – Award of Excellence
    (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel Issue 9, pages 73 – 82)
  • Alternative Storytelling – Award of Excellence
    (The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel Issue 10, pages 89 – 97)
  • Client Magazine, Business to Client (B2C) – Gold
    (SilverKris Feb & May 2014 issues)
  • Books - General Literature – Silver
    (The Peak 30/30 – The Game Changers)
  • Front Page – Award of Excellence
    (Nuyou Sep 2014)
  • Front Page – Award of Excellence
    (Nuyou Time 2014/2015)

3Pearl Awards 2014

  • Best New Magazine (Design) – Gold
    (The Johnnie Walker House Edit Vol 1)

4Content Marketing Awards 2015

  • Best Hospitality/Travel Publication – SilverKris (Sep 2014 issue)

5Tabbie Awards 2015

  • Front Cover, Illustration category – Gold
    (Issue 26 of Singapore Nautilus)
  • Best Single Issue: Top 25 Issues – 6th place
    (Singapore Nautilus Issue 28)

6APEX Awards 2015

  • Magazines, Journals & Tabloids – Design & Layout category – Grand Award
    (SilverKris, Sep 2014 issue)
  • Magazines, Journals & Tabloids – Writing category - Award of Excellence
    (The Johnnie Walker House Edit Vol 2)
  • Magazines, Journals & Tabloids – Custom-Published category - Award of Excellence
    (Singapore Health, Nov/Dec 2014 issue)

7MPAS Awards 2015

  • Luxury Media of the Year (Winner) – The Peak Singapore Nov/Dec 2014
  • Food Media of the Year (Winner) – The Peak Selections: Gourmet & Travel Issues 9 & 10
  • Special Edition of the Year (Winner) – The Peak 30/30 – The Game Changers
  • Fashion Media of the Year - Winner
    – Harper’s Bazaar Oct/ Nov 2014
    - Merit – Female Sep/Oct 2014
  • Women’s Media of the Year - Winner
    – The Singapore Women’s Weekly Oct/Dec 2014
    - Merit – Her World Jun/Dec 2014
  • Consumer Feature Article of the Year - Winner
    – Man of Honour (Harper’s Bazaar Man Sep 2014)
    - Merit – Our Fun Hobbies Paid Off (Her World Sep 2014)
  • Print Photography of the Year (Winner) – Elements of Style (The Peak Oct 2014)
  • Online Photography of the Year (Winner) – In Search of Old Japan (Hardwarezone.com)
  • Front Cover of the Year, Consumer (Merit) – Harper’s Bazaar Art Jan/Aug 2014
  • Social Media Campaign of the Year (Merit) – herworldPLUS
  • In-flight Media of the Year (Merit) – SilverKris (Singapore Airlines Aug/Sep 2014)
  • Health/Fitness/Sports Media of the Year (Merit) – Shape Jun/Sep 2014
  • Media Company of the Year (Merit) – SPH Magazines Pte Ltd

Awards for Digital

1Spring 2014 DV Awards

  • Outstanding Achievement in Digital Video Production – SPH Razor
    (for “RazorTV – News that Matters”)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Digital Video Production - SPH Razor
    (for “5 Uniquely Singaporean Chinese New Year Practices”)

2The Spark Awards 2015 by Marketing Magazine

  • Most Improved Offering by a Media Owner category – Silver
    (AsiaOne for its revamped mobile and iPad apps)
  • Best App by a Media Owner category – Bronze
    (SPH’s FastJobs app)

3Mob-Ex Awards 2015

  • Most Improved Mobile Activation / App – Silver
    (The Business Times for its relaunch campaign)

4Singapore Business Review Listed Companies Awards 2015

  • Best Innovation for Advertising Award - The Straits Times Classified app

5W³ Awards 2014

  • Mobile applications – Photo & Video – Silver
    (SPH Razor iOS app)

6Davey Awards 2014

  • News category – Silver (AsiaOne iPad app)
  • Food & Beverage category – Silver (The Straits Times SoShiok app)

7WAN-IFRA Asian Digital Media Awards 2014

  • Best Mobile Service category – Bronze (Straitstimes.com)

8Digital Media Asia Hack (DMA.Hack) 2014

  • Winner – SPH Digital

9Pearl Awards 2014

  • Best Overall Web Design – Digital category – Bronze
    (www.silverkris.com)

10Editor & Publisher EPPY Awards 2014

  • Best User Experience category (under 1 million unique monthly visitors) – omy.sg
    (for The Singapore Entertainment Awards 2014 website)

Other Awards

1The Spark Awards 2015 by Marketing Magazine

  • Best Commercial Team category – Gold
    (SPH Radio)
  • Best Media Solution – Radio category – Bronze
    (SPH Radio for “Experience Macau” campaign)

2Singapore Racing Awards 2014 by Singapore Turf Club

  • Racing Media Award (Chinese) - Ms Joleen Tan Chung Yu
    (Associate Racing Editor, Central Integrated Newsroom, Chinese Media group)

Property Accolades

1Singapore Retailers Association (SRA) Shopping Centre Awards 2014 - Outstanding Efforts in Centre Management

  • Paragon

2Best Dressed Building Contest 2014 organised by Orchard Road Business Association (ORBA) - Overall Winner (Judges’ Choice)

  • Paragon

3BCA Design and Engineering Safety Excellent Award 2015

  • Commercial category – Merit (The Seletar Mall)