Kenyalang Journalism Award 2023 winners announced
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Kenyalang Journalism Award 2023 winners announced

Kenyalang Journalism Award 2023 took place on 24th November at Pullman Miri Waterfront. A total of 353 entries for 11 categories from all the media in Sarawak were received this year and the awards were divided into four language sections; Bahasa Iban, English, Chinese, and Bahasa Malaysia, as well as photojournalism and television broadcast categories. 

The lists of winners are as follows:

Journalism Award (Feature and News Feature)
Bahasa Iban language category: Rynna Sha'erra Mindew Douglas (Utusan Sarawak)
English language category: Sim May Yee, Sharon Ling Hui, Bong Hai Cinq (Dayak Daily)
Chinese language category: Ho Lee Ping (Sin Chew Daily)
Bahasa Malaysia category: Azreen Keria (Utusan Sarawak)

News Reporting Award
Bahasa Iban language category: Suara Sarawak
English language category: The Borneo Post
Chinese language category: Sin Chew Daily
Bahasa Malaysia category: Suara Sarawak

Sports Reporting Award
Bahasa Iban language category: Lina Kunjak (Suara Sarawak)
English language category: Mohamad Ghaz Ghazali (The Borneo Post) 
Chinese language category: Wong Leh Ching (Sin Chew Daily)
Bahasa Malaysia category: Afiezul Samit (Suara Sarawak)

Sustainability Journalism Award
Bahasa Iban language category: Suara Sarawak
English language category: New Sarawak Tribune
Chinese language category: See Hua Daily News 
Bahasa Malaysia category: Suara Sarawak

Business and Economic Journalism Award
Bahasa Iban language category: Rynna Sha'erra Mindew Douglas (Utusan Sarawak)
English language category: Ronnie Teo Teck Wei (The Borneo Post)
Chinese language category: Hii Lu Fan (Sin Chew Daily)
Bahasa Malaysia category: Awang Rosli Awang Jaya (Suara Sarawak)

Community Well-being Journalism Award
Bahasa Iban language category: Utusan Sarawak
English language category: The Borneo Post
Chinese language category: See Hua Daily News
Bahasa Malaysia category: Utusan Sarawak

Digital Economy Journalism Award
Bahasa Iban language category: Sylvester Riang Anding (SV News)
English language category: Sim May Yee (Dayak Daily)
Chinese language category: Chong Jen Na, Johnlister Chan Sze Chieh (Sin Chew Daily)
Bahasa Malaysia category: Syamimi Husna Saji (Suara Sarawak)

Television and Online Video Category
Broadcast Journalism Award: TVS
Sustainability Journalism Award: TVS
Business and Economic Journalism Award: TVS
Community Well-being Journalism Award: TVS
Digital Economy Journalism: RTM

Photography Category
Photo Journalism Award: Jong Wan Joon (Sin Chew Daily)
Photo Essay Award: Zulazhar Sheblee (The Star)

Premier Sarawak Award
English language: Sim May Yee, Sharon Ling Hui, Bong Hai Cinq (Dayak Daily)
Chinese language: Ho Lee Ping (Sin Chew Daily)
Bahasa Malaysia language: Haini Darani (Utusan Sarawak) 

Full lists of winners can be retrieved here.

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