Mayol is Globe Reporter of the Year
Senior reporter Ador Vincent Mayol of Cebu Daily News was awarded Reporter of the Year for Print in the 2014 Globe Media Excellence Awards held last night at the Marriott Cebu hotel.
His winning entry, a 4-part series “Children Need Time to Heal” published in October 2013, described how minors who were rescued from a cybersex business in Cordova town were picking up their lives four years after the raid of their house and arrest of their parents.
This was the second straight year for Mayol to win the award which is a highlight of the celebration of Cebu Press Freedom Week.
The Globe media awards, now on its third edition, paid tribute to the best work of practitioners in print, broadcast and digital media.
Other winners were Rebelander Basilan, Davinci Maru, Gerome Dalipe and Cherry Ann Lim of Sun Star Cebu for their series “Cordova: Cybersex Capital?” for the Explanatory/Investigative Story of the Year for the Print/Online category.
SuperBalita’s Ruphil Bañoc was awarded Columnist of the Year for his piece “Silot sa Pagpanapaw” while Sun. Star Cebu’s Arni Aclao was recognized as Photojournalist of the Year for his aerial shot of a devastated Madridejos town after typhoon Yolanda.
In the broadcast category, two awards were won by TV 5 ‘s Patricia Andrea Pateña as this year’s Reporter of the Year for Television and Explanatory/Investigative Reporter of the Year for her work “Kuwang sa Pangga.”
The Reporter of the Year for Radio award was bagged by Astra Zina Logarta of dyHP for her reportage of the Alternative Learning System launched in the Cebu provincial jail for inmates.
For the social media category, the Blogger of the Year award and Social Media Advocate of Year was bagged by Ruben Licera of InewMedia.org.
The criteria for both print and broadcast categories gives weight to content (50 percent), which notes accuracy, fairness and depth of reporting; style (25 percent) or the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, coherence and fluidity of ideas; and social impact (25 percent).
Yoli Crisanto, Globe Telecom’s senior vice president for marketing and communications, said the annual awards pay tribute to media practitioners who have excelled in their fields.
This year’s judges were Cebu Chamber of Commerce president Ma. Teresa Chan, Angel Antonio of Aspac Advertising, Regional Director Ahmed Cuizon of LTFRB, Andre Tani of Virus Digital Media, Teresa Fernandez of Lihok Filipina Foundation and Angel Guerrero of Adobo Magazine.
Winners each received a trophy and cash prizes.
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