Pinky Webb of CNN/RPN 9 was one of the big winners in the 27th Golden Dove Awards bestowed by the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) on the best performances in radio and television broadcasting for 2018. Webb won both the Best Newscaster Award and the Best Public Affairs Host Award for television.
The 27th Golden Dove Awards was held last July 23, 2019 at the Star Theater at the CCP Complex in Manila. Other winners include: Channel 2, ABS-CBN – Best Metro Manila TV Station,; CLTV 36, Radioworld Broadcasting Corporation , Pampanga – Best Provincial TV Station; DZRH, Manila Broadcasting Company – Best Metro Manila AM Radio Station; DZGB, PBN Broadcasting Network, Legazpi City – Best Provincial AM Station; DWQZ, Insular Broadcasting System – Best Metro Manila FM Radio Station; and DWRW, Radioworld Broadcasting Corporation – Best Provincial FM Station. (See the complete list of winners here).
The KBP also bestowed the Golden Dove Lifetime Achievement Award to Jose Escaner, Jr., now retired but whose career in broadcasting spanned several decades.
The winners of the Golden Dove Award are selected by a board of jurors representing the various groups served by the broadcast media: including children and the youth, academe, government service, advertisers, and culture and the arts. Reyes Tacandong @ Company audited and tabulated the judges’ scores to come up with the winners