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Jessica Soho

Jessica Soho

  • 1st Filipina to win in the New York Film Festival for Coverage of a Breaking Story
  • 1st Filipina recipient of the 1st Ka Doroy Valencia Award
  • 1st Filipina to win the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award (2000)

"To be a journalist is a privilege; it gives one a front seat to history and the power to change people’s mind and lives."


Jessica Soho: On the record Media Museum-Who's who in Broadcast Journalism: Jessica Soho
Jessica Soho: A Woman's Wisdom
Jessica Soho's priceless awards
Soaring Soho
Regional journalists real heroes: Soho

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?