Globe recently revealed the Ilonggo journalists who are nominated for the 2015 Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA). This was done during the Media Appreciation Lunch hosted by the giant telecom company on September 22 at Diversion 21 Hotel.
“GMEA is an award-giving body that recognizes excellence in journalism from the best breed of scribes in Visayas and Mindanao. The awards pay tribute and give recognition to print, broadcast, social and digital media practitioners who have excelled in their respective fields,” says Riki Ferer, Globe Telecom Executive.
From the hundreds of entries, a total of 53 were shortlisted for the nine categories, which are Reporter of the Year for Print, Investigative Story of the Year for Print/Online, Columnist of the Year, Photojournalist of the Year, Reporter of the Year for Television, Investigative Story of the Year for Television, Reporter of the Year for Radio, Blogger of the Year, and Social Media Advocate of the Year.
|The nominees pose with Globe Telecom executives, Keynote Speaker Dan Sollesta (5th from left) and |
Carrmencita Robles (6th from left), who is one of the judges.
In the Investigative Story of the Year for Print category, Francis Allan Angelo of the Daily Guardian is nominated, while Rex Casiple, also of the Daily Guardian, and Sammy Julian of Panay News made it to the Columnist of the Year category.
For Reporter of the Year for Print, the nominees are Louine Hope Conserva and Dolly Yasa, both of the Daily Guardian, and Ime Sornito of Panay News. Runelyn Jamolo of DYLL is nominated for Reporter of the Year for Radio, for her story on women’s role in Iloilo’s drug problems.
Guijo Dueñas and Joselito Villasis of Panay News, and Ricky Alejo of the Daily Guardian are contenders for the Photojournalist of the Year award.
The awards night will be tomorrow, September 24, at the Grand Convention Center, Cebu City, to coincide with the celebration of the Cebu Press Freedom Week.