CUHK students win 16 prizes at 2016 Campus Newspaper Awards
Young journalists at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) again showed their impressiveskills by winning 16 awards at the 2016 Campus Newspaper Awards organized by China DailyAsia Pacific.
At the award presentation ceremony held on Nov 17, Varsity, the student-run magazine ofCUHK, scooped nearly two-thirds of all 28 awards. This included a clean sweep of all prizes inNews Reporting, News Writing, Business News Reporting and Campus News Reporting in theEnglish categories and Features Video Reporting in the Chinese categories.
Qingxin Times, the campus newspaper of Tsinghua University, won four awards in the Chinesecategories, winning the award for Best Feature Writing in Chinese for a detailed and touchingstory on rural migrant workers in Beijing.
Beijing Foreign Studies University swept all prizes in Arts and Culture News Reporting in Chinesecategories.
The winning cultural stories of its campus newspaper 107 Investigation covered talk shows inBeijing, independent documentaries by young directors and the career lives of voice actors.
The Campus Newspaper Awards, the only campus journalism competition with contestants fromHong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and the Chinese mainland, is now in its fifth year.
Winners of the 2016 Campus Newspaper Awards, organized by China Daily Asia Pacific, andother guests pose at the awards presentation ceremony held at the Hong Kong Conventionand Exhibition Centre on Nov 17. Roy Liu/China Daily
Students from 28 universities in the four places across China competed for awards in 28categories. Prizes were presented to winners from 23 universities. Chongqing University andSouth China University of Technology participated in the competition for the first time this year.
A total of 640 submissions were evaluated by a panel of 59 judges comprising academics,veteran journalists, and political and business leaders.