Several Kapuso programs and personalities were recently honored by various award-giving bodies.
Jessica Soho added another feather to her cap by becoming the first-ever recipient of the Outstanding Media Practitioner award at the third Gawad Midya by the De La Salle University’s Student Media Office.
GMA resident meteorologist Nathaniel “Mang Tani” Cruz, on the other hand, was given the Dangal ng Lipi Award by the Provincial Government of Bulacan. The Dangal ng Lipi Award is the highest recognition given by the Bulacan government to a Bulakenyo who has excelled in his profession. Mang Tani was the recipient under the field of Arts and Culture – Journalism.
At the first “Bantog: The Science for the People Media Awards” by the Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII), News and Public Affairs personality Connie Sison was conferred the Professional Award for Media Practitioner in Television for her program Pinoy MD.
At the same time, GMA Public Affairs’ Social Media Section bagged the Institutional Award for Cyber Press.
The “Bantog: The Science for the People Media Awards” recognizes the important role of media practitioners on TV, Radio, TV, and Online, as well as in government and private practice who made significant contributions in promoting science and technology information in the country through outstanding science reporting and coverage.
Kapuso personalities and programs were also honored at the 2018 COMGUILD Media Awards.
Vicky Morales won as the Most Outstanding Female News Presenter of the Year for the Network’s flagship newscast “24 Oras.”
Marisol Abdurahman was named Best Female Field Reporter of the Year.
“Victor Magtanggol” star Alden Richards was recognized as the Most Popular Television Personality of the Year.
Morning TV show “Unang Hirit” once again emerged as the Best Morning Show.
Weekly infotainment show “I-Bilib” was recognized anew as the Best Educational Program while its host, Chris Tiu, received the Best Educational Program Host award.
GMA News TV’s lifestyle show “Taste Buddies” is this year’s Best Lifestyle Program. Its hosts, Solenn Heussaff and Rhian Ramos, also took home the Best Lifestyle Program Host award.
For the radio category, Mike Enriquez was once again recognized as the Best AM Radio Anchor while DZBB’s “SuperBalita sa Umaga” was named Best AM Radio Program.
Barangay LS 97.1’s “Barangay Love Stories” won as the Best FM Radio Program.
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