Kapuso news head honored at UP CMC’s 1st Glory Awards

For her work in the field of broadcast journalism, GMA Network’s Senior Vice President for News and Public Affairs Marissa Flores was honored at the first-ever Glory Awards.

Flores, a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Major in Journalism graduate at the UP College of Mass Communication, is credited for the comprehensive growth of GMA Network’s News and Public Affairs organization that currently airs more than 30 regular programs, as well as numerous public affairs specials.

GMA Network's Senior Vice President for News and Public Affairs Marissa Flores
Under Flores’ leadership, GMA News and Public Affairs has earned the distinction of being the most awarded broadcast news organization in the country. 

Flores, who concurrently serves as GMA News Online’s Executive Vice President for Editorial, also helped accomplish GMA News Online’s record-breaking audience engagement of 109.8 million page views for a three-day period during the May 2016 National Elections.

GMA News pillar Jessica Soho, documentarist/anchor Kara David, and investigative journalist Malou Mangahas were also awarded Glory medals of distinction.

The Glory Awards was organized in honor of UP CMC’s first dean, the late Dr. Gloria Feliciano. The awardees—all alumni of UP CMC—were chosen for their outstanding work and influence in broadcasting, journalism, communication research and film, as well as allied communications fields such as development communications, marketing communications, public relations, social advocacy and the performing arts. 


Topics: GMA Network , Marissa Flores , UP College , Jessica Soho , Kara David , Malou Mangahas
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