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GMA Network wins big at 42nd Catholic Mass Media Awards

GMA Network won big at the 42nd Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA) held virtually on Saturday, Dec. 19.

The “State of the Nation with Jessica Soho” received the Best News Program award while the magazine show “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho” won the Hall of Fame for Best News Magazine recognition.

“The Atom Araullo Specials: Nang Tumigil ang Mundo” took home the Best TV Special award while Alden Richards’ “The Gift” was recognized Best Drama Series Program.

In the Radio division, “Pinoy MD sa Dobol B” was named Best Counselling Radio Program while “Super Balita sa Tanghali Nationwide” was named the Best Radio News Program.

Established in 1978, the CMMA recognizes students, professionals and organizations who exemplify in “both technical excellence and the transmittal of human values.”

Here’s the full list of GMA Network winners:


Best Children & Youth Program – Daig Kayo ng Lola Ko
Best News Program – State of the Nation with Jessica Soho (Tracing the Origins of Covid-19 in PH episode)
Best TV Special – The Atom Araullo Specials: Nang Tumigil ang Mundo
Best Drama Series Program – The Gift
Best News Magazine – Investigative Documentaries (Malasakit episode)
Best Public Service Program – Reporter’s Notebook (Mga Sugat ni Miguel episode)
Best Special Event Coverage – Balitanghali (January 13 episode, Taal Volcano coverage)
Hall of Fame for Best News Magazine – Kapuso mo, Jessica Soho


Best Counselling Radio Program – Pinoy MD sa Dobol B
Best News Commentary Radio Program – Covid-19 Special Coverage
Best Radio News Program – Super Balita sa Tanghali Nationwide

Special Citations


News Program – GMA Regional TV Weekend News (April 4, 2020 episode)
Adult Educational / Cultural Program – I-Witness (Patient 2828, Howie Severino team)
News Magazine Program – Biyaheng Du30 (Regional TV Davao)
Public Service Program – I-Witness  (Manaram, Kara David team)
TV Ad Public Service – Kapuso Baranggayan on Wheels of GMA Regional TV


Public Service Program – Kay Susan Tayo sa DZBB

– Kaela Malig/RC, GMA News