GMA Network was named as the TV Station of the Year at the 5th Guild of Educators, Mentors, and Students (GEMS) Hiyas ng Sining Awards held virtually last March 1.
Several Kapuso programs and personalities were also recognized for their honorary contributions in the news and entertainment industry.
Pioneering mobile newscast “Stand for Truth” took home the Best Digital Newscast award in the Larangang Digital category. Kapuso Primetime King Dingdong Dantes won the Best Performance by an
Actor (TV Series) award for his role as “Big Boss” in the Philippine adaptation of “Descendants of the Sun.”
In the Larangan ng Telebisyon category, GMA News pillar Vicky Morales was named as the Best Female TV Program Host (Public Service) for the well-loved public service program “Wish Ko Lang!” Willie Revillame won the Best Male TV Program Host (Public Service) for the country’s top-rating variety program “Wowowin.”
In the Larangan ng Radyo category, Rowena Salvacion received the Best Female Radio Broadcaster (Opinion or Public Service) award for Super Radyo dzBB’s “S.O.S:. Serbisyo on the Spot.”
“Bilangin ang Bituin sa Langit” actress and Superstar Nora Aunor was conferred the Best Performance by an Actress in a Lead Role, under the Larangan ng Pelikula category, for her remarkable performance in the recent Metro Manila Film Festival entry “Isa Pang Bahaghari.”
The GEMS - Hiyas ng Sining Awards honors different shows and personalities for their contribution in the fields of writing, theatre, radio, television and music. This year, the award-giving body focused on awarding celebrities, shows, and personalities who have demonstrated excellence in their profession and supported different community and social activities during
the pandemic. (PR)