GMA & QTV Win 2 Golds in 2009 New York Festivals

The Kapuso Network and its sister station QTV-11 have just won 2 gold medals, 1 silver medal, 2 bronze medals and 7 finalist certificates in the 2009 New York Festivals for the world’s best work in television programming.

Here is the complete list of awards won and recognition received by GMA and QTV from the New York Festivals this year:


Gold World Medal – Coverage of an Ongoing Story:
Jiggy Manicad’s 24 Oras coverage of Corporal Abeto

Gold World Medal – Biography/Profiles Category:
Inno Sotto: A Fashion Special Documentary (QTV)

Silver World Medal – Newscast:
24 Oras – “Lanao Attacks”

Bronze World Medal – Magazine Format:
Chef to Go – “Pesco Vegetarian Meal” Episode (QTV)

Bronze World Medal – Public Affairs:
Reporters Notebook – Pinays for Export: The Asia Sex Trafficking Trail


Joaquin Bordado

Social Issues/Current Events Category:
Emergency’s “Jumper Kids/Battered Children”

Community Portraits Category:
I-Witness’ “Crystal Mountain” Episode

Best Magazine Format:
The Sweet Life (QTV)

Best Magazine Format:
Ang Pinaka’s “Ang Pinaka Sikat na Pinoy sa Internet” (QTV)

Best Coverage of Breaking News:
News on Q’s “Batasan Blast” (QTV)

Social Issues/Current Events Category:
Draw the Line’s “Ormoc Cult, Early Marriage and Trafficking” episode (QTV)

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