87 entries join GMEA Visayas 2016 shortlist

Globe Media Excellence Awards updates
Globe Telecom has announced the roster of shortlisted entries for the 2016 Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) in Visayas - Eighty-seven (87) entries from 789 entries submitted by print, online and broadcast journalists, columnists, bloggers, and social media influencers from Cebu, Bacolod, and Iloilo.
Reporter of the Year for Print

Joey Gabieta for “Kenneth's battlecry: Tindog, Tacloban” (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
Nestor Burgos Jr.

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Media awards champs to inspire new writing

Globe Media Excellence Awards updates 2016
As the Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) begins its call for submission of entries for 2016, last year’s GMEA Visayas awardees hope to inspire new writing that matter to readers while upholding the practice of journalistic excellence.


[caption id="attachment_6219" align="aligncenter" width="908"] 2015 Globe Media Excellence Awards Winners[/caption]

GMEA 2015 winners Sun.Star managing editor for special pages and features Cherry Ann Lim, former Sun.Star writer Liberty Pinili, Cebu Daily News (CDN) reporter Ador Mayol, and columnist Atty.

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Hawok. The tradition of kissing Sto. Niño.

Our Sinulog vow and advocacy
Devotees at the linya sa hawok (line for the kiss) grow exponentially to several thousands as the feast of Señor Sto. Niño in Cebu City draws nearer. They line up for that precious moment traditionally called hawok (kiss).

They kiss, touch and wipe with a handkerchief the glass case protecting the image of Señor Sto. Niño believed to be miraculous.

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Mindanao leg of media awards set Dec. 3

Nominees from 4 urban centers bared
The Awards Night of the Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) Mindanao has been reset to December 3, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center even as a total of 58 entries were shortlisted for various categories of the most anticipated premier award-giving body that recognizes excellence in journalism in the Visayas and Mindanao.

The Awards  Night for the Visayas leg transpired last September 24, 2015 at the Cebu Grand Convention Center.

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Globe bares 53 media awards nominees

53 entries becomes Press Freedom Week highlight
A total of 53 entries were shortlisted for various categories of the Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA), the most anticipated premier award-giving body that gives recognition to excellence in journalism in central Philippines.

The premier award-giving body which recognizes excellence in journalism from the best breed of scribes in Visayas and Mindanao, the awards pay tribute and gives recognition to print, broadcast, and digital media practitioners who have excelled in their respective fields.

Awards night for the GMEA Visayas leg will be held on September 24, 2015 at the Grand Convention Center of

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21 things to know re GMEA 2015 awards

Globe Media Excellence Awards finals
After the Catholic Mass Media Awards 2015 finals, attention shifts to the Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA) 2015. The Visayas leg of the awards will happen during the Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration this September 2015.

A lot has happened since journalists, bloggers, and social media beat the deadline months ago to join this prestigious annual awards.

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How to get FREE beer at ‘Unleashed Cebu’

#NextLevelKa #GlobeUnleashed
The biggest college party at the SRP can't be without beer. But there's something better for the Globe Telecom prepaid subscriber at 'Unleashed Cebu.' The beer is FREE.

Post photos about his/her Unleashed experience using the hashtags #NextLevelKa and #GlobeUnleashed. Present and show the post to the Globe Brand Ambassador present at the Clash of Clans booth.

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Gigs for a sleepless Sinulog Weekend 2015

Where after the procession & Mardigras, guys?
Yup, we have posted the official schedule of Sinulog 2015 activities. To help you navigate and survive, we also posted maps on the routes that you can download and a guide of the Citom rerouting plan.

But what about the unofficial events on and before January 18, 2015? Hmmm. We are particularly interested in the gigs on Friday night, after the Holy Procession on Saturday, and after the Sinulog Grand Parade on Sunday.

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