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GMA triumphs at 14th UPLB Gandingan Awards

GMA Network again took home trophies as it bagged 24 wins in this year’s Gandingan Awards!

A number of Kapuso hosts, shows, and publications were honored on Saturday at the Gandingan 2020: The 14th UPLB Isko’t Iska’s Multimedia Awards of University of the Philippines–Los Baños.

The winners are based on entries covering October 2018 to September 2019.

Mike Enriquez was honored as the Best AM Radio Program host for his work with “Saksi Sa Dobol B” while Super Radyo DZBB was named Most Development Oriented AM station.

Meanwhile, “SAKSI” hosts Pia Arcangel and Arnold Clavio were awarded with the Best News Anchors title and Jam Sisante-Cayco was given the Gandingan Award for Best Field Reporter.

The Atom Araullo Specials took home another Gandingan Award for the Most Development Oriented Documentary for “Sa Magkabilang Dulo.”

The State of the Nation with Jessica Soho was named the Most Development Oriented Educational Program for its voter education special and the Investigative Documentaries brought home the Most Gender Transformative Program award for its Pride episode.

GMA News Online as well took home four awards for its works “Pasyentiis,” “A Very Long Summer,” “Ang Islang Walang Lupa” and “Kinaya ni Mama.”

The list of Kapuso winners is as follows: 


Most Development Oriented AM Station -  Super Radyo DZBB 594
Most Development Oriented FM Station (Special Citation) - Barangay LS 97.1 Forever!
Most Development Oriented FM Program - Barangay Love Stories (Barangay LS 97.1 Forever!)
Most Development Oriented Radio Plug: Eleksyon 2019 Infomercial  (DZBB)
Best FM Radio Program Host (Special Citation) - Renzmark Jairuz L. Ricafrente “Papa Dudut” (Barangay LS 97.1)
Best AM Radio Program Host -  Mike Enriquez (Saksi sa Dobol B)


Most Development Oriented Educational Program - State of the Nation with Jessica Soho (SONA’s Voter Education Special)
Most Gender Transformative Program - Investigative Documentaries (Pride Episode)
Most Development Oriented Science and Technology Program – Siyensikat - Pinoy Popular Science para sa Lahat
Gandingan ng Edukasyon - Winnie Monsod (Bawal ang Pasaway kay Mareng Winnie 
Most Development Oriented Documentary - The Atom Araullo Specials (Sa Magkabilang Dulo Episode)
Most Development Oriented Investigative Program -  Reporter's Notebook (Batas ng Karagatan Pagbabalik sa Scarborough)
Most Development Oriented Drama Program -  Imbestigador (Gomez-Sarmenta Rape Slay Case Episode)
Most Development Oriented Talk/Discussion Program - Debate 2019: The GMA Senatorial Face-off
Best Field Reporter - Jam Sisante-Cayco (24 Oras)
Gandingan ng Agham at Teknolohiya - Nathaniel “Mang Tani” Cruz (24 Oras, Unang Hirit & IM Ready)
Best News Anchors -  Pia Arcangel & Arnold Clavio (SAKSI) 
Most Development Oriented Musical Segment/Program (Special Citation) - Studio 7 (1st Studio 7 Musikalye) 

Regional TV

Most Development Oriented News Story - March 18, 2019 “Rehabilitation of Naboc River in Compostela Valley Province Polluted by Mining Waste” (One Mindanao)
Most Development Oriented TV Plug - Kapuso Campus Tour: The Regional Masterclass Series


Most Development Oriented Online News - Pasyentiis
Most Development Oriented Online Feature Article -  A Very Long Summer
Most Development Oriented Photograph/Photo Story (Special Citation) -  Ang Islang Walang Lupa
Most Development Oriented Online Video (Special Citation) - Kinaya ni Mama

– Kaela Malig/RC, GMA News