Asian American photojournalists garner awards

Dear AAJA photojournalist,

Here is a list of Asian American photojournalist who won in local photojournalism competitions

Dear AAJA photojournalist,

Here is a list of Asian American photojournalist who won in local photojournalism competitions:

White House News Photographers Associationwww.whnpa.org

  • First place Still Photographer of the Year: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press
  • Third place pictorial: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press
  • Second place Presidential: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press
  • Award of Excellence Presidential: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press
  • Second place Insiders Washington: Alex Wong, Getty Images
  • Third place Insiders Washington: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press
  • Third place On Capitol Hill: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press
  • Second place Picture Story/Politics: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press
  • Second place Political Portfolio: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press
  • Second place Portfolio: Charles Dharapak, Associated Press
  • Third place Video Photography News Special Reports/Series: Ben de la Cruz, Washington Post
  • Third place Video Political: Ben de la Cruz, Washington Post
  • Third Place Video Photography – News Special Reports/Series: Ben de la Cruz, Washington Post
  • Third Place Video Photography – Political: Ben de la Cruz, Washington Post
  • Third place Video Editing – Day Feature: Ben de la Cruz, Washington Post
  • First place Video Editing – Political: Ben de la Cruz, Washington Post
  • Second place Multimedia Package – Simple: Ben de la Cruz, Washington Post
  • Third place Multimedia Package – Simple: Nelson Hsu, NPR
  • Award of Excellence Multimedia Package – Simple: Ben de la Cruz, NP

San Francisco Bay Area Press Photographers Associationwww.sfbappa.org

  • First place Newspaper Photographer of the Year: Conner Jay, The Salinas Californian
  • First Place News Video Photographer of the Year: Mykie Vang, KNTV
  • Award of Excellence General News Photography: Paul Kitagaki Jr., The Sacramento Bee, “Inauguration Audience”
  • Award of Excellence General News Photography: Lea Suzuki, San Francisco Chronicle, “Tribute to Steve Jobs”
  • Award of Excellence Sports Action Photography: Nhat V. Meyer, San Jose Mercury News, “Hockey Stick to the Face”
  • First place Portrait/Personality Photography: Paul Sakuma, Associated Press, “Al Davis”
  • Second place Portrait/Personality: Dai Sugano. San Jose Mercury News, “Grieving for Daughter”
  • Third place Portrait/Personality: Dai Sugano, San Jose Mercury News, “World War II Veteran”
  • Second place Feature Picture Story: Lianne Milton, freelance, “In The Shadow of Mano Dura”
  • Third place Feature Picture Story: Andri Tambunan, freelance, “Amputees Rehabilitation”
  • Second place Occupy Wall Street Movement Photography: Stephen Lam, Reuters, “Occupy Oakland Tear Gas Cloud”
  • Third place Occupy Wall Street Movement Photography: Stephen Lam, Reuters, “Occupy Wall Street Arrest”
  • Award of Excellence Occupy Wall Street Movement Photography: Kimihiro Hoshino, AFP, “Occupy Oakland’s General Strike”
  • First place Mini-Doc Multimedia Package: Dai Sugano, San Jose Mercury News, “A Chance to Survive”
  • Second place Mini-Doc Multimedia Package: Dai Sugano, San Jose Mercury News, “Capitalism Meets Communism”
  • Third place Short Multimedia Package: Lea Suzuki, San Francisco Chronicle, “The Caen Files: Heaven is a Disappointment to San Franciscans”
  • First place Video Spot News Photography: Ben Cruz, KTVU, “Occupy Oakland”
  • First place Video Spot News Photography – Video Journalist: Da Lin, KRON, “Plane Crash”
  • Second place Video Occupy Wall Street Movement Photography: Ben Cruz, KTVU, “Scott Olsen”
  • First place Video Fred Sinfield Live Award: Ben Cruz, KTVU, “Occupy Oakland Live”

Press Photographers Asociation of the Greater Los Angeleswww.ppagla.org

  • Second place Newspaper Photographer of the Year: Stan Lim, The Riverside Press Enterprise
  • First place Photo Essay: Marilyn Chung, The Desert Sun
  • First place Video Animal: Marilyn Chung, The Desert Sun, “Cheetah Root Canal”
  • Third place Video Spot News: Myung Chun, Los Angeles Times, “Occupy L.A. Arrests”
  • Second place Video Sports: Marilyn Chung, The Desert Sun, “Baseball Buddies”

Paul Sakuma
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