The Daily Tribune named the multi-awarded television news executive, news anchor, radio commentator, and now the Presidential Communication Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary, Martin Andanar as the Best Media Personality of 2018.
He was recognized for promoting President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s policies and programs internationally, and also his contribution in creating the Presidential Task Force on Media Security (PTFoM) to promote the welfare and safety of media workers in the country, according to The Daily Tribune.
Under Andanar’s supervision, PCOO’s attached media agencies have improved significantly in just less than two years, according to the Philippine Information Agency. Particularly People’s Television Network (PTV), Radyo ng Bayan, Radio-Television Malacañg (RTVM), and Philippine News Agency (PNA).
Last year, Andanar received the ‘Most Outstanding Public Servant’ at the 2nd Diamond Golden Awards, the ‘Dangal ng Sambayanang Filipino Award for Pinaka Mahusay sa Paglilingkod Bayan in the Gawad Filipino Awards, and he was also recognized by the National Press Club (NPC) for his support for press freedom and the welfare of the Philippine media community.
Last year, at the ASEANHR Tech Venture Summit 2018 held at Shangri-La at the Fort, BGC, Manila, Philippines last October 18 and 19, Andanar was one of the Opening Keynote speakers who opened the program.
The ASEANHR Media Team would like to Congratulate Secretary Martin Andanar for his recognition.