On our 34th, a bumper crop of awards | Inquirer News
Close  

On our 34th, a bumper crop of awards

/ 04:00 AM December 09, 2019

This year has been exceptionally rewarding for the Inquirer: 31 awards on our 34th year, for comprehensive news coverage, compelling human interest stories and riveting photos from different award-giving bodies.

The latest harvest of distinction brings to 622 the total number of awards the Inquirer has received since it started delivering the news in 1985.

ADVERTISEMENT

The year 2019 was bookended by the Inquirer being recognized as the country’s best newspaper: by the De La Salle Araneta University in January and in late November, by the People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP).

The Inquirer was also named Newspaper of the Year by the Rotary Club of Manila, as well as Best Broadsheet by the Lyceum of the Philippines University and the Alta Media Icon Awards.

FEATURED STORIES

It also brought home top honors in the Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA), winning in all print categories where it had entries.

For the fifth time, the Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines (Ejap) cited the Inquirer as Best Business News Source.

The Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards also considered as Best Agricultural Story of the Year correspondent Joey Gabieta’s report on how farmers in Leyte turned their third-class municipality into a thriving tourist farm.

Here’s a rundown of awards given the Inquirer this year:

1. Most Outstanding Broadsheet in the Philippines

De La Salle Araneta University

2. Most Outstanding Print Journalist (Manuel L. Quezon III)

ADVERTISEMENT

De La Salle Araneta University

3. Hildegarde Awards for Women in Media and Communication

(Inquirer Read-Along)

4. Best Broadsheet, Golden Laurel LPU Batangas Media Awards

5. Lifetime Achievement Award (Dr. Rafael Castillo), from the Philippine Heart Association/Philippine College of Cardiology

6. Fukuoka Grand Prize 2019 (Randy David)

Fukuoka Prize, Japan

7. Newspaper of the Year, Rotary Club of Manila

8. Newspaper male business reporter of the year (Daxim Lucas), from the Rotary Club of Manila

9. Newspaper female opinion writer of the year (Winnie Monsod), from the Rotary Club of Manila

10. Outstanding Feature Article on Youth and Education (Krixia Subingsubing)

Lasallian Scholarum Awards

11. News Report of the Year for Print (Joey Gabieta)

Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA)

12. Breaking News of the Year for Digital (Leo Udtohan)

Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA)

13. Best Business News Source, from the Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines

14. Best Reporter – capital markets (Doris Dumlao-Abadilla)

Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines

15. Best Reporter – finance (Ben Arnold de Vera)

Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines

16. Best Reporter – macroeconomy (Ben Arnold de Vera)

Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines

17. Best Special Feature Story (Miguel Camus)

Economic Journalists Association of the Philippines

18. Best Broadsheet

Alta Media Icon Awards

19. Best Book of Graphic Literature in Filipino (Manix Abrera)

National Book Awards

20. Best Investigative Report (Mariejo Ramos and Krixia Subingsubing)

Catholic Mass Media Awards

21. Special Citation – Best Investigative Report (Tonette Orejas and Allan Macatuno)

Catholic Mass Media Awards

22. Best News Photograph (Mark Alvic Esplana)

Catholic Mass Media Awards

23. Best Opinion Column (Randy David)

Catholic Mass Media Awards

24. Best Editorial Cartoon (Albert Rodriguez)

Catholic Mass Media Awards

25. Best Business Column (Queena Lee-Chua)

Catholic Mass Media Awards

26. Best Special Feature (Ador Vincent Mayol)

Catholic Mass Media Awards

27. Best Agricultural Story of the Year (Joey Gabieta)

Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards

28. Agricultural Photo of the Year (Willie Lomibao)

Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards

29. Best Agricultural News Story of the Year (Karl Angelica Ocampo)

Bright Leaf Agriculture Journalism Awards

30. Newspaper of the Year

People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) Makatao Awards

31. Best Columnist (Rina Jimenez David) PMAP Makatao Awards

Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Awards, Inquirer Going for more @ 34
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2021 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.