GMA News wins a Peabody for its Yolanda coverage

peabody GMA News’ special coverage on the assault and aftermath of super typhoon Yolanda earned for the network – and the country – its fourth George Foster Peabody Award.

GMA news teams were reporting from all over the Visayas region on the 8th of November 2013, when the super typhoon, and the powerful storm surge that followed, took the lives of thousands in just a few minutes. In the aftermath, families were in search of the missing and surrounded by the dead. There was no food or water and no communication with the outside world. News teams were documenting the victims of the disaster even as they faced the same conditions.

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