The 24th KBP Golden Dove Award was conferred on the best stations, personalities, and programs for 2015 during the awarding ceremonies last April 29, 2016 at the Star Theatre in Pasay City. The Golden Dove Awards culminated the celebration of Broadcasters’ Month for 2016 and KBP’s 43rd Founding Anniversary.
The winners of the 24th Golden Dove awards were led by ABS-CBN Corporation, which received a total of 19 awards: 15 for television and four for radio, including Best TV Station (Metro Manila), Best AM Station (Metro Manila), Best TV-Newscast Program (Provincial), and Best TV Public Affairs Program (Metro Manila).
Radio Philippines Network/CNN Philippines won a total of 6 awards including best TV Magazine Program, Best TV Sports Program, and Best TV Newscaster.
Manila Broadcasting Company’s DZMB-FM 90.7 Love Radio was awarded Best FM Station (Metro Manila). Love Radio has won the said award for two consecutive years. Four other awards including Best AM Station (Provincial), Best Radio Documentary Program, Best Radio Public Affairs Program Host, and Best Radio Promotional Material were also awarded to MBC.
Monster Radio RX 93.1 of Audiovisual Communicators won the awards for Best Radio Comedy Program, Best Radio Special Program, Best Radio Variety Program Host, and Best Music Radio Host.
TV-5 Network won the Best TV Newscast Program for Metro Manila, Best TV Documentary Program, Best Radio Sports Program, Best Radio Field Reporter, and Best Radio Public Service Program Host awards.
Radioworld Broadcasting Corporation’s DWRW-FM received the Golden Dove Award for Best FM Station (Provincial).
Best Actor and Actress in a Drama Program
The award for Best Actor in a Drama Program went to Mr. Coco Martin for his performance in ABS-CBN’s “FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano.” Actress Jodi Sta. Maria won Best Actress in a Drama Program for her performance in ABS-CBN’s “Pangako Sa ‘Yo.”
KBP Lifetime Achievement Award
The KBP Lifetime Achievement award went to Ms. Diana C. Gozum, President of Filipinas Broadcasting Network. Ms. Gozum was one of the most active member of the KBP since its founding in 1973. She has served the association as Chairperson of the Board of Trustees. She is currently the Chairperson of the KBP Standards Authority, a position she has held for 11 years.
Ka Doroy Broadcaster of the Year Award
The Ka Doroy Broadcaster of the Year Award was given to Lucio Noprada Tabing, better known as Louie Tabing of ABS-CBN Corporation. Tabing is a multi-awarded radio broadcaster, community radio advocate, farmer, businessman, poet, and author.