In a landmark achievement, GoodNewsPilipinas.com has proudly clinched the Gold Anvil at the 59th Anvil Awards, marking a significant milestone in its journey of uplifting and celebrating Filipino stories worldwide. This prestigious recognition, awarded for achieving one of the highest scores among numerous contenders, underscores the impactful and creative storytelling for which the online platform is renowned.
Held at the illustrious Marriott Grand Ballroom in Newport City, Manila, the 59th Anvil Awards celebrated the crème de la crème of the Philippine public relations industry. GoodNewsPilipinas.com emerged victorious in the Best Publication PR Tools category with its entry, “GoodNewsPilipinas.com: Igniting a Resilient Nation’s Hope – Charting the Philippines’ Journey of Renewal and Positivity Post-Pandemic”, a testament to its exceptional content, innovative digital presence, and the overall impact that resonates deeply with Filipinos globally.
GoodNewsPilipinas.com won the Gold Anvil for Best Publication besting entries from established media organizations like GMA Network and GMA Kapuso Foundation.
Managing Editor Angie Quadra-Balibay received the trophy for GoodNewsPilipinas.com at the event held on January 31, 2024. Her leadership and dedication to the advocacy website have been pivotal in steering the online platform towards this grand achievement.
In response to the win, Quadra-Balibay shared her joy, stating, “This Gold Anvil Award is a beacon of pride for every Filipino. It shines the light on the path of positive and inspiring storytelling that GoodNewsPilipinas.com has been championing for over 18 years. We are immensely grateful for this honor, which further fuels our commitment to making every Filipino proud of our achievements and resilience despite the many challenges we face at home and around the world.”
“The team wishes to share this honor with our writers and social media content creators, student interns, columnists and collaborators, and partners who make it possible for us to continue the advocacy,” added Quadra-Balibay who previously won the site’s first recognition at the Lasallian Scholarum Awards.
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Also present at the awarding was Marketing Manager Margo Hannah Quadra who shared: “This recognition from the ‘Oscars’ of PR means the world to me as a writer and Marketing Manager of GoodNewsPilipinas.com. The Gold Anvil Award acknowledges our commitment to uplifting journalism and keeps us going in our mission to promote positivity, success, and inspiration amid the usual negative news headlines.
“We share this recognition with our Good Brand Partners. Their support continues to play a pivotal role in amplifying our stories, ensuring they reach audiences in the Philippines and around the world.”
The Anvil Awards, organized by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP), are a hallmark of excellence in public relations practice in the country. Winning the Gold Anvil is a clear indication of GoodNewsPilipinas.com’s standing as a premier source of positive news and stories that highlight the achievements and rich heritage of Filipinos and the good things happening in the Philippines.
This year’s Anvil Awards introduced several new categories to keep pace with evolving global standards. The rigorous three-phase evaluation process by a distinguished panel of local and international jurors ensured that only the most deserving entries were honored.
As GoodNewsPilipinas.com celebrates this significant accolade, it continues to forge ahead, sharing narratives that evoke pride and joy in the hearts of Filipinos everywhere. This victory is not just for GoodNewsPilipinas.com but for every Filipino who shares in the vision of spreading good news and positive vibes across the globe. Let’s continue to support and share the stories that bring us together and celebrate our collective successes as a nation. Share your congratulations and let’s spread the good news!
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