Volunteers Against Crime
and Corruption honors GMA Network
GMA Network won major citations and special honors at the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Awards held last week at the National Bureau of Investigation, Manila.
The Kapuso Network, which was inducted to VACC’s Hall of Fame last year for winning the Outstanding Television Station award for five years, was given the Special Award for Community Service for Year 2013- 2014.
GMA News’ news producer Emil Sumangil was recognized as Outstanding TV News Reporter while hard-hitting journalist Malou Mangahas was given a special award in the Anti-Corruption Campaign Category as host of GMA News TV’s Investigative Documentaries.
The Network’s flagship AM radio station, DZBB, also a VACC Hall of Fame awardee received a special award as Outstanding Radio Station for year 2014. The DZBB’s Dobol A sa Dobol B and anchors Arnold Clavio and Ali Sotto also won the Outstanding Radio Program and Outstanding Radio Anchors special awards, respectively. Reporter Carlo Mateo, on the other hand, received the Outstanding Radio Reporter award.
The VACC Awards was held as part of the organization’s 16th Founding Anniversary celebration. /MP