New York Festivals 2009 winners – Philippines

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Here are the winners from the Philippines of the 2009 New York Festivals.

Gold World Medal

Jiggy Manicad’s 24 Oras (GMA-7) coverage of Corporal Abeto (Coverage of an Ongoing Story category)
Q11’s Inno Sotto: A Special Fashion Documentary (Biography/Profiles Category)
ABS-CBN’s Variety Special for the 10th Anniversary Special of Bantay Bata 163

Silver World Medal

24 Oras’ (GMA-7) coverage of “Lanao Attacks” (Best Newscast Category)
ABS-CBN’s Boy & Kris (Talk/Interview)
ABS-CBN’s Mars Ravelo’s Lastikman (Action/Adventure)
Korina Sanchez (Investigative Report for her expose on substandard food supplements)

Bronze World Medal

Reporter’s Notebook’s (GMA-7) “Pinays for Export: The Asian Sex Trafficking Trail” (Best Public Affairs Program)
Q Channel 11’s Chef to Go with its “Pesco Vegetarian Meal” episode (Magazine Format Category)

Finalist certificates

Joaquin Bordado for the Action/ Adventure category
Emergency’s “Jumper Kids/Battered Children” for the Social Issues/Current Events Category
I-Witness’ “Crystal Mountain” for the Community Portraits Category
The Sweet Life for the Magazine Format Category
Ang Pinaka’s “Ang Pinaka Sikat na Pinoy sa Internet” for the Magazine Format Category
News on Q’s “Batasan Blast” for the Coverage of Breaking News Category
Draw the Line’s “Ormoc Cult, Early Marriage and Trafficking” episode for the Social Issues/Current Events Category
Kung Fu Kids for Children’s Program
Wowowee for Family Program
Rated K for Magazine Format

The New York Festivals, established some 51 years ago, recognizes work in a number of areas from documentaries to music videos and infomercials. Competitors include international and Asian broadcasters such as BBC, ESPN and Fuji Television Network.

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