A new honor for this newscast — the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications, or NAMIC, has included Balitang America as a finalist for its 2017 Vision Awards.
BA‘s 2016 Election Day coverage has received a nomination for NAMIC Best News — informational.
BA is up against five other prestigious networks — including BET, CNN, NBC Out, TV One, and the National Geographic Channel.
ABS-CBN‘s Lifestyle Network also received 3 nominations, for Rocky Gathercole’s “Rock the Runway” fashion show, spice to life and design story.
Prior to this year, Myx TV has been nominated in the NAMIC five times.
Nominees were announced on Tuesday night, during the Hollywood Creative Forum in Beverly Hills. The winners will be announced in April.
“Seeing our material with OWN, HBO, National Geographic… just kind of validates our mission to put Filipinos in the limelight on par parallel with mainstream,” says Beverly Desuasido from the Lifestyle Network.