Sunday, November 27, 2016

GMEA 2016 Ms Yolanda Crisanto of Globe

Globe Media Excellence Awards 2016 Mindanao Leg was held last November 22, 2016 at the Marco Polo Hotel, Davao City.

The media practitioners and social media influencers from Zamboanga, Davao, Cagayan De Oro and General Santos are recognized for the GMEA 2016 Mindanao Leg.

GMEA has been in existence for 5 years. For the print, television and radio,  Zamboanga City has participated since 2015 and for social media, Zamboanga City was invited this year. 

Ms. Yolanda Crisanto, APR, the Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications Group of Globe Telecom welcomed and inspired the participants and guests as well as thanked everyone who participated especially, the judges and screeners and congratulated and further challenged the awardees for the responsibility that goes with the GMEA.

These are excerpts and highlights of Ms. Crisanto's address:

"For the past five years, Globe has always recognized that press freedom and media excellence are important pillars in nation building through the Globe Media Excellence Awards."

"GMEA is anchored on our commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. We help create a Wonderful Philippines". And this year's entries did not only embody quality and relevant content but they also promoted on sustainable development focusing on äny of the following areas: Care for the Environment; Care for People; Positive Societal Impact and Digital Nation."

“The critical role of media organizations and online communities in forming and shaping public opinion makes it imperative for technology organizations like Globe to encourage excellence in this field as we all aspire to effect societal change." 

"To all of our friends who joined this year's awards, we thank you for your untiring resolve to be part in this advocacy. You have all contributed to the huge success of the Awards, which once again received an overwhelming number of entries. Thank you very much and we wish to see your great works here, year after year."

"To all the Finalists, Congratulations from the bottom of our hearts for making this far your passion for excellence and professionalism has brought the fifth estate to where it is today."

"And to this year's winners, tonight's recognition is another feather in your cap. May it serve as an inspiration for others to emulate, to use the power of the pen and now, the power of technology responsibly to help effect societal change. Congratulations to all of you!"
with Ms. Yolanda Crisanto, APR = SVP, Corporate Communications Group, Globe Telecom

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