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Saturday, March 23, 2013
GMA Network brought home esteemed awards during the 4th Northwest Samar State University (NwSSU) Students' Choice Awards for Radio and Television (NSCART) held recently at the RSU-Socio Cultural Center, NwSSU in Western Samar including the Best TV Network with Balance Programming award.
Widely regarded as the country's most awarded and most credible broadcast news organization, GMA News and Public Affairs emerged as the big winner during the said awarding ceremonies.
GMA's flagship primetime newcast 24 Oras won as Best News and Public Affairs Program with anchors Mike Enriquez and Mel Tiangco cited as Best News and Public Affairs Male and Female Anchors.
Top-rating weekend program Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho was deemed the Best Magazine Program while host Jessica Soho received the Best Magazine Program Host award.
Likewise, the country's one and only Sumbungan ng Bayan, Imbestigador, was awarded as Best Investigative Journalism Program and the man behind it, Mike Enriquez, was named as Best Investigative Journalism Program Host.
Award-winning morning program Unang Hirit was chosen as Best Morning Talk Show while Arnold Clavio was named as Best Morning Talk Show Host.
The Best Public Service Program award went to Wish Ko Lang! with host Vicky Morales consequently recognized as Best Public Service Program Host.
Home to the country's finest documentaries, I-Witness added yet another feather to its cap as it won as Best Documentary Program. Kara David, one of the program hosts, received the Best Documentary Program Host award.
The Network was also given a number of recognitions for its quality entertainment programs. GMA's Primetime Queen Marian Rivera was again commended for her unforgettable performance as the warrior-princess Amaya and was given the Best Actress in Primetime Teleserye award.
The Kapuso Network's top-rating and widely-popular game show Family Feud was awarded as Best Game Show while the well-loved gag show Bubble Gang continues its winning streak after it was recognized as the Best Comedy Program.
The longest-running noontime show Eat Bulaga remains unbeatable after it was proclaimed as the Best Noontime Variety Show. Meanwhile, ace comedian and the well loved Pambansang "Bossing" Vic Sotto was recognized as Best Noontime Variety Show Host.
The NSCART is the first and only award-giving body for radio and television in Visayas that intend to recognize excellent programs and personalities that serve as examples to students.
Meanwhile, GMA-7's internationally-acclaimed investigative news magazine program Reporter's Notebook hosted by 2012 Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Philippines awardee Jiggy Manicad and Maki Pulido and GMA News TV's award-winning program Investigative Documentaries hosted by Malou Mangahas were each given the Outstanding Achievement in the Broadcast Media (Television) category during the 7th Hildegarde Awards for Women in Media and Communication also held recently at the St. Cecilia's Hall of the St. Scholastica's College campus in Manila.
The Hildegarde Awards, now on its seventh year, aims to celebrate women's achievements in mass media and its allied fields in honor of St. Hildegarde of Bingen. (PR)
Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on March 23, 2013.