ABS-CBN, DZMM are VACC’s Best TV/Radio Stations
Rosalinda L. Orosa (The Philippine Star) - August 12, 2013 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN and its flagship AM radio station DZMM were named the Outstanding TV Station of the Year and the Outstanding Radio Station of the Year at the recently held Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) Awards for their commitment to eradicate criminality and corruption and assist crime victims.

Ted Failon’s current affairs program Failon Ngayon, meanwhile, was once again recognized for the second straight year in the Anti-Corruption Campaign category for exposing and acting on corrupt practices that affect the public.

ABS-CBN’s late night newscast Bandila, anchored by Julius Babao, Karen Davila and Ces Drilon, was honored as the Outstanding TV News Program, while broadcast journalists Doris Bigornia and Zyann Ambrosio received the TV Reporters Special Award.

For DZMM, Korina Sanchez was named the Outstanding Radio Anchor and her program Rated Korina as the Outstanding Radio Program.

Vic Lima and David Oro, anchors of Tandem: Lima at Oro, took home the Radio News Anchor Special Award, while Noel Alamar won as the Outstanding Radio Field Reporter.

The awards were given at the 15th anniversary celebration of VACC, a non-government organization that aims to fight crime and promote justice in the country.

ABS-CBN and DZMM were also hailed as the Television Station of the Year and Radio Station of the Year at this year’s Rotary Club of Manila Journalism Awards, one of the country’s oldest and most prestigious award-giving bodies in journalism.

ANTI-CORRUPTION CAMPAIGN DORIS BIGORNIA AND ZYANN AMBROSIO FAILON NGAYON JULIUS BABAO KORINA SANCHEZ NEWS PROGRAM NOEL ALAMAR OUTSTANDING RADIO ANCHOR OUTSTANDING RADIO FIELD REPORTER OUTSTANDING RADIO PROGRAM RADIO
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