UNTV and UNTV Radio La Verdad received another award from Gandingan 2013 Isko’t Iska’s Broadcast Choice Awards ng University of the Philippines (UP) Community Broadcasting Society ng Los Baños, Laguna.
Through voting, the Gandingan chooses their winners on each category. It is said that the Gandingan Awards is the first award-giving body in the field of broadcasting in the entire UP System. Wherein it challenges broadcast practitioners to improve their programs to contribute to the country’s development. Since 2007, various broadcasters and other media personalities have graced the awarding ceremony.
It is said that this award-giving body were inspired by Gandingan, a series of gong-like instruments used by teenagers in Maguindanao as a form of communication. Gandingan is hosted by the UP Community Broadcasters Society of the University of the Philippines Los Banos.
For the second time, the Bread ‘N Butter program of UNTV was awarded as the “Best Livelihood-Oriented Program” Gandingan ng Kabuhayan Award. This program were inspiring and encouraging their audience to become creative and productive individuals also this program were supporting events that promote nation-building causes.
On the other hand, for the first time of joining the contest UNTV-Radio La Verdad 1350 receives the award “Most Development-Oriented Radio Plug.” For their public service plug “bloodletting”.