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Nationality  Filipino
Role  Newscaster
Name  Mel Tiangco

Employer  GMA Network, Inc.
Occupation  Broadcast journalist
Children  Wency Cornejo
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Born  August 10, 1955 (age 60) (1955-08-10)
Television  24 Oras co-Host Powerhouse former Host Magpakailanman Host (2002-2008; 2012-present)
Title  GMA Kapuso Foundation, Inc. EVP and COO
Education  University of the Philippines
Awards  PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Female Newscaster, PMPC Star Awards for TV Excellence in Broadcasting Award
Nominations  PMPC Star Awards for TV Best Magazine Show Host
TV shows  24 Oras, Magpakailanman, Power House, Frontpage: Ulat ni Mel Tiangco, Mel and Joey
Similar People  Mike Enriquez, Vicky Morales, Jessica Soho, Joey de Leon, Wency Cornejo

Frontpage: Ulat Ni Mel Tiangco (Rhea Santos)

Carmela Tiangco-Cornejo, popularly known as Mel Tiangco (born August 10, 1955) is a popular television newscaster and television host in the Philippines.


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After graduating from De La Salle University, she became one of the leading presenters in Philippine television journal programmes. She first gained fame by being one of the original anchors of ABS-CBN's flagship newscast TV Patrol from 1987 to 1996. Currently, Tiangco co-anchors GMA Network's evening newscast, 24 Oras with Mike Enriquez and since 2014 Vicky Morales. She was also the host of the weekly drama anthology Magpakailanman and a co-host for Mel and Joey with comedian-TV host-writer Joey de Leon.

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She is the mother of Wency Cornejo, a musician best known as the lead vocalist of the now-defunct Philippine rock band AfterImage (active in the 1990s). She is also involved in philanthropic work at the GMA Kapuso Foundation, the network's socio-civic arm. Tiangco served as the foundation's Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer until April 2016.


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  • Edukcircle MOPIP TV Awards
  • 2012

  • Anak TV Makabata Hall of Famers Award
  • People of the Year, People Asia Magazine
  • 2008

  • Most Outstanding Female News Presenter, COMGUILD Center for Journalism
  • 2006

  • Most Outstanding Female News Presenter of the Year, COMGUILD Center for Journalism
  • 2004

  • Outstanding Broadcast Journalist & Social Servant, Gusi Peace Prize Award
  • Outstanding Host for Partners Mel & Jay, 1st Golden Screen Awards for Television
  • Woman of Distinction Award, Soroptimist International
  • 2002

  • Best Talk Show/Program Host-TV, Partners Mel & Jay, 12th KBP Golden Dove Awards
  • Best Female Newscaster, Frontpage, Star Awards for Television
  • Outstanding Citizen of Quezon City for Mass Media
  • 2001

  • Paralegal ng Bayan Awardee, 16th Huwarang Pilipino Award for Media & Journalism
  • He & She (HAS) Club Awardee, Outstanding Woman of Bataan
  • Woman of Distinction Award, Soroptimist International
  • Best Female Newscaster, Star Awards for Television
  • Best Female Broadcaster for Television, KBP Golden Dove Awards
  • 2000

  • Trailblazer Award, Outstanding Alumna, St. Theresa’s College
  • 1998

  • Finalist, Asian Television Awards, Singapore
  • Ka Dorop Broadcaster of the Year Award, KBP Golden Dove Awards
  • 1996

  • Finalist, New York International TV Festival, Mel & Jay, TV Host
  • 1995-1997

  • Best Female Newscaster, Star Awards for Television
  • 1994

  • Presidential Awardee, Best Non-Government Organization in Public Service, Armed Forces of the Philippines
  • Presidential Awardee, First Media People’s Award
  • Best Magazine Talk Show Host, Star Awards for Television
  • Best Female Newscaster, Star Awards for Television
  • Best Female Celebrity Talk show host, Star Awards for Television
  • 1994-1995

  • Gintong Ina Awardee, Single Parent of the Year, Golden Mother & Father Foundation
  • 1994

  • Commendation: Humanitarian Concern, House Resolution No. 35-Series 1995, House of Representatives, Republic of the Philippines
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp.
  • Gintong Ina Awardee, Celebrity Mother of the Year, Golden Mother & Father Foundation, Inc.
  • 1990-1996

  • Best Female Television Talkshow Host, Star Awards for Television, Philippine Movie Press Club (Hall of Fame)
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  • Pinakamahusay na Programa sa Telebisyon, Gawad Cultural Center of the Philippines Awards for TV, Mel & Jay
  • 1990-1996

  • Best Female Newscaster, Star Awards for Television, Philippine Movie Press Club
  • 1991-1992

  • Broadcast Journalism Award, Public Service on Radio (Mel & Jay DZMM), Rotary Club of Manila
  • TOWNS Awardee, The Outstanding Women in Nation Service (Public Service & Journalism)
  • 1990

  • Presidential Medallion, Presidential Awardee for Work for the Welfare of the Disabled, Apolinario Mabini Award
  • 1988, 1990

  • Best Female Newscaster, Star Awards for Television, Philippine Movie Press Club.
  • References

    Mel Tiangco Wikipedia

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