For continuously delivering quality programs to its viewers, GMA Network brought home a total of 19 awards at the Gandingan 2014: The 8th UPLB Isko’t Iska’s Broadcast Choice Awards at the University of the Philippines in Los Banos.
GMA Network is the Highly Commendable TV Station; while GMA VP for News Programs Jessica Soho won Best News Anchor for GMA News TV’s State of the Nation with Jessica Soho and Best Magazine Program Host for Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho, also the Best Magazine Program.
I-Witness’ “Tawid Eskwela” episode was chosen Best Documentary while I-Witness host Kara David won Best Documentarist. Wish Ko Lang and host Vicky Morales bagged the Best Public Service Program and Best Public Service Program Host awards.
Reporter’s Notebook, meanwhile, took home the Best Investigative Program award while Maki Pulido and Jiggy Manicad were named Best Investigative Program Hosts. Unang Hirit and its hosts led by Arnold Clavio were given the Special Citation for Best Morning Show and Best Morning Show Hosts. Drew Arellano, host of Aha!, won Best Development-Oriented Children’s Program Host.
Born To Be Wild and its hosts Drs. Nielsen Donato and Ferdz Recio were given the special citations for Best Environmental Program and Gandingan ng Kalikasan.
GMA News TV’s I Juander was named Best Youth-Oriented Program while Susan Enriquez and Cesar Apolinario received the Best Youth-Oriented Program Hosts. Investigative Documentaries, which also airs on GMA News TV, was recognized as Best Women-Oriented Program with Malou Mangahas taking home the Best Women-Oriented Program Host award.
The Gandingan Awards is organized annually by the UP Community Broadcasters’ Society of the University of the Philippines-Los Baños.
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