JAKARTA – KORAN SINDO showed achievements in the print media design competition. Last night, this MNC Group’s entity has won 9 awards of Indonesia Print Media Awards (IPMA) and 1 award Indonesia Young Readers Awards (IYRA) held by Serikat Perusahaan Pers (SPS). The nine awards are 2 gold, 5 silver, dan 2 bronze winners.
2 gold winners achieved by KORAN SINDO MEDAN April 10, 2016 edition and KORAN SINDO BATAM edition of Agustus 22, 2016. As for silver winners achieved by KORAN SINDO NASIONAL edition of March 10, 2016, KORAN SINDO YOGYA edition of November 14, 2016, KORAN SINDO JATENG edition of Juli 29, 2016, KORAN SINDO MANADO edition of September 22, 2016, and KORAN SINDO MAKASSAR edition of September 27, 2016. As for bronze winners achieved by KORAN SINDO NASIONAL edition of Februari 15, 2016 and KORAN SINDO JABAR edition of September 22, 2016.
Chief editor of KORAN SINDO, Pung Purwanto expressed his excitement over that achievement. He was grateful for achievement earned from variety in national or regional category. “We make it spirit to be better. The design also had to evolved and we must follow it. To a better future,” he said on SPS Awards 2017 at Millennium Hotel yesterday. Mr.Pung see trends in print media in the future will be colored with very tight design competition. In his view, there is a tendency in design team dominated by young people to more showing their class. “Earlier we see young people have a great design. We also have to improve, more creative and innovative,” he said.
Chief Executive of SPS Ahmad Djauhar also considered, in the middle of trend change media consumption pattern become to digital media, print media forced to be more creative in packaging content. One of them through the display cover. “This competition is an instrument to measure the achievement of jurnalistic print media through the innovative and inspiring work” he said.
He believes the awards are able to stimulate produce the creative works on relevant creative cover and appropriate to target audience of each. “So that can steal attention of the audience to buy and read the print media,” he said.