INQUIRER.net best online news site at Lyceum’s UmalohokJuan Awards
MANILA, Philippines—INQUIRER.net, the online arm of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, won Best Online News Site at the UmalohokJuan Awards 2015 of Lyceum of the Philippines University in Manila on Wednesday.
INQUIRER.net bested two other finalists, Rappler.com and Philstar.com.
Editor in chief John Nery thanked the Lyceum community and said being recognized as the best news website was “a real honor.”
Nery also thanked the INQUIRER.net team which he said was composed of young people given real responsibilities.
He also thanked the core readers of INQUIRER.net as well as its growing number of readers.
“I think the award proves that we provide our readers the mix of stories that they needed, news as well as other forms of information,” Nery said.
The other winnners were Jessica Soho, Best News Anchor; “TV Patrol,” Best News Program; “It’s Showtime,” Best Entertainment Program; Coco Martin, Best Male TV Personality; Anne Curtis, Best Female TV Personality; “Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho,” Best Magazine Show; “Imbestigador,” Best Public Service Program; “Matanglawin,” Best Youth-Oriented Program, and ABS-CBN, Best TV Station;
Ted Failon, Best AM Radio Announcer; Papa Jack, Best Male FM Host/DJ; Joyce Pring, Best Female FM Host/DJ; “Failon Ngayon,” Best AM Radio Program; “True Love Confessions (TLC),” Best FM Radio Program; dzMM 630, Best AM Radio Station, and 90.7 Love Radio, Best FM Radio Station;
McDonald’s, Best Brand; Coca-cola’s “The Happiest Thank You,” Best Public Service TV Advertisement, and McDonald’s “Special Kuya,” Best TV Commercial;
MYX Magazine, Reader’s Choice for Magazine; Pilipino Star Ngayon, Best Tabloid Newspaper, and Manila Bulletin, Best Broadsheet Newspaper;
Inquirer.net, Best Online News Site and Department of Tourism’s #PHTHANKYOU, Best Social Media Campaign.