GMA News and Public Affairs pillars Jessica Soho and Mike Enriquez were among the top winners at the De La Salle Araneta University’s 4th Gawad Lasallianeta Awards.
Soho was conferred the ‘Most Outstanding Female News Anchor’ for her work in State of the Nation with Jessica Soho.
She was also again named ‘Most Outstanding Magazine Show Host’ for Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho (KMJS). Widely regarded as the country’s most awarded news magazine program and Filipinos’ Sunday viewing habit, KMJS, in turn, was cited as this year’s ‘Most Outstanding Magazine Show.’
Enriquez, meanwhile, won as ‘Most Outstanding Male News Anchor’ for the fourth consecutive year. He co-anchors GMA’s flagship newscast 24 Oras, which in turn, won as ‘Most Outstanding News Program.’
The Gawad Lasallianeta Awards also honored various Kapuso programs and personalities.
Long-running public affairs program I-Witness won as ‘Most Outstanding Documentary Show.’ Two of its hosts were also recognized: Kara David and Atom Araullo as ‘Most Outstanding Female Documentarist’ and ‘Most Outstanding Male Documentarist,’ respectively.
Public affairs program Tunay na Buhay was chosen as ‘Most Outstanding News/Current Affairs Talk Show.’
GMA News’ Mariz Umali also won as ‘Most Outstanding Female Correspondent.’
Award-winning and well-loved family sitcom Pepito Manaloto was hailed as ‘Most Outstanding Comedy Show.’ The show is bannered by multi-talented actor and Kapuso comedy genius Michael V.
For the radio category, Barangay LS 97.1 Forever!’s Papa Dudut was recognized as this year’s ‘Most Outstanding Male FM DJ.’
The Gawad Lasallianeta was live-streamed last Feb. 2 via the official Facebook pages of De La Salle Araneta University and Gawad Lasallianeta.