MANILA, Philippines - ABS-CBN's radio DZMM bagged two awards from the recently concluded 11th Philippine Quill Awards.
DZMM's website platform, dzmm.abs-cbnnews.com was declared as the overall grand winner in the Communication Skills division, besting other entries from ABC-5's Interaksyon, Manila Water, Meralco and PLDT.
In the awarding ceremony held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Quezon City, the DZMM website also received the Excellence Award for the same division under the category electronic and digital communication. This is for living up to the station's slogan of being the first to deliver news and public service to Filipinos through the world-wide web.
ABS-CBN Manila Radio Division Vice President Peter Musngi, DZMM Station Manager Marah Capuyanm DZMM Human Resources head Mean Munoz and DZMM.com.ph head Pau Atienza received the award.
It was the first award of DZMM's website since it was relaunched in October of last year.
DZMM station also received the Excellence Awards for Communication Management under the Social Responsibility category for its special event, "Takbo para sa Karunungan".
The event sent 75 poor children-beneficiaries to school. Of the total, 25 each are from Metro Manila, Iligan and Cagayan de Oro--areas which were greatly devastated by Tropical Storm Sendong in December last year.
Meanwhile, other ABS-CBN platform also went home with recognitions like the Excellence Awards for Choose Philippines; 2012 Kapamilya Hottie and Pinoy Summer Da Best Forever; as well as the Merit Award for "Salamat Tito Dolphy: Honoring the King of Comedy".
In the same event, ABS-CBN Corporation was named as 2nd runner up in the Company of the Year where the 1st runner up went to Meralco and the title was bagged by Smart Communication.