GMA News pillar and multi-awarded broadcast journalist Mel Tiangco reaffirms her commitment to Serbisyong Totoo as she renewed her contract with GMA Network on Wednesday, March 11.
Present during the contract signing were GMA Network Chairman and CEO Felipe L. Gozon, President and COO Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr., EVP and CFO Felipe S. Yalong, and SVP for News and Public Affairs Marissa L. Flores. Joining them were Vice President for Corporate Affairs and Communications Angela Javier Cruz and Assistant Vice President for Corporate Communications Jojo Aquio.
A loyal Kapuso since 1996, Tiangco co-anchors GMA’s flagship newscast 24 Oras and also hosts the award-winning drama anthology Magpakailanman. On top of her TV stint, she concurrently serves as the founder and ambassador of GMA Kapuso Foundation, the Network’s socio-civic arm.
The Kapuso news pillar is the first broadcast journalist to receive the Rotary Peace Award in 2019, the highest award given by the Rotary International District 3830. Last February 12, Tiangco was hailed the 2020 Distinguished Woman of Service Award by the San Beda University Alumni Association. She was also named “Outstanding Lasallian Media Practitioner for Public Service” by the De La Salle University’s Gawad Midya 2019 and was awarded the Las Damas de Rizal Excellence for Women in Media and Public Engagement by the Las Damas de Rizal-Philippines in 2018.