Globe Media Excellence Awards 2015 Winners (Visaya...

Globe Media Excellence Awards 2015 Winners (Visayas Leg)

After much deliberation from the judges, the winners have been chosen!

Ladies and gentlemen, here are the Globe Media Excellence Awards 2015 winners!

Globe Media Excellence Awards 2015 Winners From Print Media

Explanatory or Investigative Story of the Year for Print/Online 

  • Cherry Ann Lim and Liberty Pinili for “Fish in the troubled waters” (WINNER)
  • Cherry Ann Lim “Bug Slay, Nature’s Way, (both from Sunstar Cebu)
  • Ador Vincent Mayol, “Prodigal father returns to serve”, (Cebu Daily)
  • Francis Allan Angelo, “Hi-tech piracy: ’Sweatshop’ call centers abound Iloilo City” (Daily Guardian)

Reporter of the Year for Print

  • Ador Vincent Mayol, “Prodigal father returns to serve” and Marian Christie Codilla, “Long-term damage seen on Bolijoon coastline” ( both from Cebu Daily) WINNER
  • Rebelander Basilan, “Without help from neighbors, will stop gap solutions do” (Sunstar Cebu)
  • Carla Gomez, “Negrenses turnover for Nepal victims” (Visayan Daily Star)
  • Betsy Gazo, “In search of the Tigwati” and Teresa Ellera, “Flood gates opened for more investors” (both from Sunstar Bacolod )
  • Louine Hope Conserva, “Dam War:Indigenous People Clash over P11B mega dam”
  • Dolly Yasa, “BIR is killing the sugar industry” (both from The Daily Guardian)
  • Ime Sornito, “3 capitol execs suspended” (Panay News)

Columnist of the Year

  • Atty. Gloria Ramos, “Waste pollution in our midst” and Juan Mercado, “Beggars by choice” (both from Cebu Daily) WINNER
  • Josephus Jimenez, “A code of ethics for disaster victims and donors” (Freeman)
  • Sammy Julian, “The serious business of governance” (Panay News)
  • Rex Casiple,” Nov 2014 NLE Performance” (Daily Guardian)
  • Errol Gatumbato, “The wilderness area” (Visayan Daily Star)
  • Ver Pacete, “The Negros Sugar Story: Hacienda Tour”
  • Neil Honeyman, “Solar electricity woes” (both from Sunstar Bacolod)

Photojournalist of the Year

  • Alex Badayos, “Out of reach” (Sunstar); (WINNER)
  • Ferdinand Edralin, “Photographed from below and silhouetted against the sky, participants of the Cobra Ironman 70.3 Phils take on the appearance of a school of fish during the swimming leg of the race off the Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa” (Freeman)
  • Juan Carlo De Vela, “Transcending Trash in Frolic” (Manila Bulletin)
  • Arman Toga, “Sleepy Little Feet. Vendors and street kids making a living in an around Bacolod City public plaza also make the sprawling public place their bedroom. At 6:30 in the morning, the lazy little feet are still in slumber” (Negros Daily Bulletin)
  • Merlinda Pedroza, “Festive” and Carla Canet, “Tenants of Manokan Country with their family and workers, light candles in prayer rites” (both from Sunstar Bacolod)
  • Ricky Alejo, “A Salt Maker” (The Daily Guardian);
  • Guijo Duenas, “A teenager is skim boarding in Boracay” and Joselito Villasis, “A devotee checks the clothes of her Sto. Nino” (both from Panay News)

Globe Media Excellence Awards 2015 Winners From Broadcast Media

Explanatory or Investigative Story of the Year for TV category

  • Patricia Andrea Pateña, “Tusok-tusok” (WINNER)
  • King Anthony Perez, “Let’s Talk about Sex” (both from TV5)
  • Alan Domingo, “Uhaw” (GMA7)

Reporter of the Year for TV

  • Patricia Andrea Pateña, “Tusok-tusok” WINNER
  • Lesley Vestil, “Southern Cebu” (both from TV5)
  • Allan Domingo,”Uhaw” (GMA7)

Reporter of the Year-Radio

  • Angelica Fay Saniel, “Sangpotanan sa kahago:Bag-Ong pansayan ug infirmary sa CPDRC” (DYAB);
  • Astra Zina Logarta, “CPDRC inmates dunay bag-ong kapanginabuhian karon nga nagbukas na ang ilang bakeshop sulod sa prisohan” (DYHP)
  • Rowena Capistrano, “kangitngit sa kinabuhi, dili babag aron makab-ot ang matam-is nga kabag-ohan (DYRF) WINNER
  • Runelyn Jamolo, “Women hear the burden of the drug problem” (DYLL)
  • Sergio Santilan, “First solar powered school in Western Visayas inaugurated”
  • Albert Giner, “DepEd in Negros Occidental and Bacolod City braces for K to 12 implementation” (DYHB)
  • Agnes Apostol,”APEC delegates thank Bacolod and Negros Occidental’s local officials” (all from DYHB)

Globe Media Excellence Awards 2015 Winners From Digital Media 

Social Media Advocate of the Year

  • Movement for a Livable Cebu, “Syagit sa Sapa Press Statement”
  • Lorenzo “Insoy” Niñal, “Ibutang nato ang Cebuano language sa pop consciousness…”
  • Mary Narvasa, “A call for help for Trina Parane, a bone cancer patient”
  • Gladys Reyes, “Accdg to DENR, Negros Or is losing 2,400 hectares of forest a year” WINNER

Blogger of the Year

  • Vernon Joseph Go, “7 ways to conserve electricity to save money”
  • Leyland Romarate, “The Clearing of Mahiga”
  • Mary Narvasa, “Why her? Why us? Why now? A fight against cancer story”
  • Marianito Vito Jr., “Handicrafts for Yolanda”
  • Gladys Reyes, “Vanishing Treasures of Negros” (WINNER)
  • Maria Sigrid Lo, “Summer Project: DIY Barbie Dream Doll House made of Cardboard Box”

Globe Media Excellence Awards 2015 Visayas Winners

Congratulations to all the Globe Media Excellence Awards 2015 winners and see you again next year!


  1. Adrenaline Romance

    25 September

    Nice one! Congratulations to all winners!

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