The six Glory awardees from ABS-CBN (from right)—Boo Chanco, Fernando Sepe Jr., Michelle Fe Santiago, Ces Oreña-Drilon, Monchet Olives and Linggit Tan-Marasigan—with director Chito Roño and Asian Center for Journalism’s Luz RimbanABS-CBN media personalities were honored at the recent Glory Awards of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UPCMC).
The winners were presented with sculpted trophies during the college’s annual homecoming. Among the winners from ABS-CBN are journalists Ces Oreña-Drilon, Fernando Sepe Jr. and Michelle Fe Santiago.
Also included are ABSCBN’s Linggit Tan-Marasigan, who led the production teams behind some of the network’s most successful shows; Monchet Olives, who laid the groundwork for ABS-CBN’s The Filipino Channel; and columnist Boo Chanco III, a former reporter for the network who went on to head its news division.
They are among the 12 distinguished alumni recognized for their work in the fields of broadcasting, film, journalism, research and allied disciplines such as social advocacy.
Other winners are Center for Possibilities Foundation founder Dolores Cheng, GMA Network senior vice president and entertainment group head Lilybeth Rasonable, media expert Beth Uyenco, veteran filmmaker Chito Roño, GMA Network news executive Mary Grace dela Peña-Reyes and veteran journalist Luz Rimban.
Now on its second year, the Glory Awards honors the legacy of the college’s first dean, Dr. Gloria Feliciano, and is spearheaded by the UP-CMC Alumni Association. (Excerpted from news.abs-cbn.com)