“SGV’s participation in this important undertaking will further lend credence to the determination of winners. With its reputation and track record of having a high level of professional and ethical standards, we can assure everyone an honest and error-free counting and validation of votes,” said Yoly C. Crisanto, Head of Globe Corporate Communications.
The 2nd Cebu Media Excellence Awards (CMEA) is slated on the third week of September to coincide with the Cebu Press Freedom Week celebration which commemorates the dark days of martial law when the basic right to press freedom was curtailed.
On the other hand, the 2nd Davao Media Excellence Awards (DMEA) is scheduled in November. Both awards aim to encourage media excellence in the fields of civic, investigative, and explanatory journalism.
All journalists in Cebu and Davao may submit entries for the following categories: Reporter of the Year for Print, Feature Story of the Year for Print, Feature Story of the Year for Broadcast, Columnist of the Year, Reporter of the Year for TV, Reporter of the Year for Radio, Blogger of the Year, Photojournalist of the Year, and Social Media Advocate of the Year.
As in the previous year, entries shall explore and promote advocacies in business and entrepreneurship, information and communications technology, environment and disaster response, governance and social progress, and youth and education.
Deadline for submission of entries for Cebu is on July 26, 2013 while Davao is on September 6, 2013.
The awards were initiated by Globe to provide an opportunity and venue for print and broadcast journalists as well as bloggers to be recognized in their fields of work.
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For more information, please contact:
Yoly C. Crisanto
Head, Corporate Communications
Globe Telecom, Inc.
Tel. No. 7302627 │ Fax. No. 7393075
Email Address: [email protected]
Globe Press Room: www.globe.com.ph/press-room