PCOO wins major international recognition at Stevie® Awards

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This is the first time that the PCOO was recognized internationally for its commitment to serving the public through the dissemination of relevant information and initiatives during this global health crisis.

This year’s Stevie® Awards honored Presidential Communications Secretary Martin M. Andanar with a “Media Hero of the Year” Award for innovations and leadership in the management of PCOO which paved the way for a more proactive daily delivery of news and information to the Filipino public.

This year’s Stevie® Awards honored Presidential Communications Secretary Martin M. Andanar with a “Media Hero of the Year” Award for innovations and leadership in the management of PCOO which paved the way for a more proactive daily delivery of news and information to the Filipino public.

PCOO Office of the Global Media and Public Affairs (PCOO-OGMPA) Assistant Secretary JV Arcena bagged two individual Gold Stevie® Awards as “Government Hero of the Year” and “Media Hero of the Year”

Established in 2018, ‘The Virtual Presser and Virtual Reporting Tour’ bagged a Silver Stevie® Award for Innovation in Media, Visual Communications & Entertainment and a Bronze Stevie® Award for Innovation in Media Relations under the Awards for Innovation in Communications/ Public Relations Category.

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PCOO_Stevie_Awards trophies

In addition, the PCOO-produced Laging Handa Dokyu series, now on its 3rd season, also received a Bronze Stevie® Award for Innovation in Documentaries under the Awards for Innovation in Video Category.

The PCOO Laging Handa COVID-19 Communications Digital Campaign also received a Bronze Stevie® Award for Best Use of Social Media-COVID-19-related Information, for producing digital content such as infomercials (National Action Plan and Community Quarantine videos), explainer videos (the VAXplainer), social cards, and infographics, to keep the public informed on the government responses in this time of the pandemic.

Out of more than 900 nominations considered, the PCOO bagged awards in the categories of COVID-19 response, Innovation in Documentaries, Innovation in Communications/PR, and Innovation in Product Design and Development.

 

WATCH: The Presidential Communications Operations Office received seven prestigious awards during the 2021 Asia-Pacific Stevie® Awards virtual ceremony on Wednesday, July 14.

  • “Media Hero of the Year” – Sec. Martin Andanar
  • “Media Hero of the Year” – Asec. JV Arcena
  • “Government Hero of the Year” – Asec. JV Arcena
  • “Award for Innovation in Media, Visual Communications & Entertainment” – The Virtual Presser and Virtual Reporting Tour
    = “Award for Innovation in Media Relations” – The Virtual Presser and Virtual Reporting Tour
  • “Award for Innovation in Documentaries” – Laging Handa Dokyu
  • “Award for Best Use of Social Media-Covid-19-related Information” – Laging Handa Digital Campaign
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