15 November 2013 - Katumbas ay Biyaya, National Nutrition Council’s nutrition radio drama series bagged the 35th Catholic Mass Media Award for Best Public Service Program during last night’s awarding ceremony held at the GSIS Theater, Pasay City. Katumbas ay Biyaya bested GMA7/DZBB’s Imbestigador and ABS-CBN/DZMM’s Negosyo (last year’s winner). Already on its 8th Season, Katumbas ay Biyaya is aired over DZRH 666 kHz AM every Saturday between 10:00 to 11:00 am. The Catholic Mass Media Awards pays tribute to programs on radio, TV, print, the Internet and other media that enhance total human development of the Filipino audience through competent and professional use of mass media techniques.
Katumbas ay Biyaya is part of National Nutrition Council’s multimedia campaign to promote good nutrition to the public. This latest recognition will continue to inspire the National Nutrition Council to come up with better and relevant programs that will inform and encourage the public to practice good nutrition behaviors.
Katumbas ay Biyaya features a 15-minute drama followed by an informative discussion on a nutrition topic related to the drama. It also includes real life stories from Katumbas listeners who have personally benefited from the program’s lessons and information sharing.
Katumbas ay Biyaya is also aired over National Nutrition Council’s Nutriskwela Community Radio Network Program in 25 provinces nationwide from Batanes to Tawi-Tawi.