Yang, who just returned to the Philippines and to ABS-CBN last year, is the lone Filipino journalist nominated in the said category of the ATA, considered to be Asia’s equivalent of the Emmy Awards. Another win would bring her total of ATA Best Anchor trophies to four.
Yang started her career in ABS-CBN back in 1991 and was part of programs like “Stock Market Live” and “Usapang Business.” She then built a name internationally, working with esteemed news organizations such as Bloomberg TV Asia-Pacific, where she won three ATA Best Anchor awards, Reuters TV, and CCTV News. She returned to ABS-CBN last year to serve as managing editor of ANC. She also anchors “Market Edge,” “Business Nightly,” and “The Boss,” where she is also the executive producer.
The 15-year veteran business journalist reacted to the nomination on her social media account last Tuesday (November 15), posting, “Truly humbled and honoured. Thank you #ATA2016. See you all in Singapore on December 1st! #MEWCY #MarketEdgeWithCathyYang.”
Meanwhile, ANC news researcher Mark Toldo, who is part of the award-winning documentary “Mukha,” also received a Social Enterprise Journalism Fellowship from the British Council and Foundation for a Sustainable Society (FSSI) distinction.
Toldo is one of only two media practitioners in the country selected for the fellowship program, wherein he will participate in a two-day activity with Pioneers Post, an online and print magazine for innovators, entrepreneurs, investors, and advisors. He will also have a three-day study visit to the United Kingdom’s leading social enterprises.
Catch Cathy Yang on “Market Edge with Cathy Yang,” “Business Nightly,” and “The Boss,” and “Mukha” on ANC and ANC HD. For more information, visit news.abs-cbn.com/anc, or follow ANC on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/ANCalerts) and Twitter (@ANCalerts).