Davao Media Excellence Awards by Globe Finalists

Written by Ria Jose

Davao Media Excellence Awards by Globe

Davao Media Excellence Awards by Globe

Great is journalism. Is not every able editor a ruler of the world, being the persuader of it?
-Thomas Carlyle Quotes

The Globe Davao Media Excellence Awards (DMEA) aims to recognize outstanding media members who have made a difference in society through their work. DMEA pays tribute to print, broadcast, and digital media practitioners.

From 79 entries in 2013, there are 270 entries for 2014. Of these 40 have qualified as finalists for nine categories. These categories areReporter of the Year for Print, Explanatory/Investigative Story of the Year for Print/Online, Columnist of the Year, Photojournalist of the Year, Reporter of the Year for Television, Explanatory/Investigative Story of the Year for Television, Reporter of the Year for Radio, Blogger of the Year, and Social Media Advocate of the Year.

Here are the finalists for each category.

Reporter of the Year for Print

Explanatory or Investigative Story of the Year for Print or Online

Columnist of the Year

  • Henrylito Tacio, SunStar Davao – “Take heed of these warnings”
  • Stella Estremera, SunStar Davao – “Amid a tragedy”
  • Leandro Davao – EDGE Davao, “Country’s swelling population”
  • Roger Balana, Durian Post for “Where was God when Typhoon Yolanda struck?”

Photojournalist of the Year

  • Seth delos Reyes, SunStar Davao – “Basura Mo – A Child’s Play”
  • John Rodriguez, Sunstar – “Silent Emergency”
  • Leandro Davao, EDGE Davao – “Hope”
  • Robert Gonzales, Mindanao Times – “Top Load”

Reporter of the Year for Television

  • Danreeve Josseffe Revilla, ABS-CBN – “Ramon Magsaysay Awardee Randy Halasan, Ehemplo sa mga Magtutudlo”
  • Helen Quinanola, GMA – “Lihok Bata”
  • Jean Claire Cornelio, ABS-CBN – “Landmine”
  • Randy Canedo, ABS-CBN – “Pagsiaw sa mga Langaw”
  • Marlon Palma Gil, GMA – “Humok nga Lugar”

Explanatory or Investigative Story of the Year for TV

  • Danreeve Josseffe Revilla, ABS-CBN – “Ramon Magsaysay Awardee Randy Halasan, Ehemplo sa mga Magtutudlo”
  • Bonna Pamplona-Almonia, ABS-CBN – “Harass”
  • Paul Palacio, ABS-CBN – “Syringe”
  • Jean Claire Cornelio, ABS-CBN – “Pabalay”
  • John Paul Seniel, GMA – “Tubig Tinubdan.”

Reporter of the Year for Radio

  • Rommel Aquino, Balita FM – “Rice Shortage”
  • Big Jay Lagang, Balita FM – “Child in Conflict with the Law”
  • Funny Pearl Gajunera, Balita FM – Human Trafficking.”
  • Jaeger Maghuyop, Sonshine Radio – “Mga media sa Mindanao mipailalom sa climate change media workshop”
  • Jerome Buyco, Ang Radio ni Juan – “Mga Mangingisda sa Davao del Sur, Mireklamo sa Illegal Fishing”

Blogger of the Year

Social Media Advocate

  • Olan Emboscado – “(Facebook) Biyaya Mula sa Dumang – CHILI PRODUCTION AND PROCESSING, kaagapay ng tatlong bayan sa Davao Oriental sa pagbangon mula sa delubyong dala ng Bagyong Pablo noong Desyembre 2012”
  • Jefry Tupas – “(Twitter) Teenage moms face bleak future”

Kudos to all nominees for advancing causes, advocacies, and issues relevant to our community. May your tribe increase.

The Davao Media Excellence Awards will be given today, November 27, 2014 at the SMX Convention Center.

This post was written by Ria Jose

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