Marissa L. Flores
Marissa Flores, who recently retired from her role as Senior Vice President of GMA News and Public Affairs, was invited as one of the Final Round jurors to evaluate this year’s entries in the News category of the 2022 International Emmy Awards. She was part of the prestigious panel of television professionals from around the world tapped to recognize excellence in international programming.
As head of the News and Public Affairs group, her leadership and creativity has led the group into becoming the country's most awarded and most credible broadcast news organization – both on air and online. Her team has produced some of the most groundbreaking programs on Philippine TV from news to documentaries, investigative programs, news magazine, and even reality shows, game shows, talk shows, and drama series.
GMA News and Public Affairs’ Eleksyon 2022 digital campaign ‘Dapat Totoo’ has won “Best in Audience Engagement” at the World Association of News Publishers, Digital Media Awards Worldwide 2022 held in Zaragoza, Spain.
The ‘Dapat Totoo’ campaign was designed to educate and engage readers—especially the youth—on multiple online platforms in support of the Network’s biggest and most comprehensive ‘Eleksyon 2022’ coverage."GMA Network continues to be committed to delivering Serbisyong Totoo to Filipino viewers, from television to digital media. Our social media teams work hard to figure out ways to inform and engage Filipino audiences on whatever platform or device they may prefer," GMA Network Consultant for News and Public Affairs Marissa L. Flores said.
Senior Asst. Vice President for GMA News and Public Affairs Digital Media Jaemark Tordecilla, meanwhile, shared how the recognition validates the team's dedication and hard work in creating fresh content. "It's wonderful to be recognized because our team works hard fighting to make sure that our most important pieces of journalism, from videos to articles, find the attention they deserve. We've always suspected we're at the leading edge of social media innovation in the world; this award just confirms that," he said.