Call for Entries to the 10th NSM Media Awards

Thursday, August 12, 2021

The search is on! In view of the celebration of the 32nd National Statistics Month (NSM), the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) is now calling for entries to the 10th NSM Media Awards (NSMMA). This award aims to recognize the significant role and contribution of media in promoting and popularizing official statistical information by way of featuring data/statistics and other products and services from the Philippine Statistical System in television, radio, print, and online news service.

This year’s categories are the following:

  1. Best Statistical Reporting in Print Media;
  2. Best Statistical Reporting in Online Media;
  3. Best Statistical Reporting in TV Broadcast Media;
  4. Best Statistical Reporting in Radio Broadcast Media; and
  5. Best Media Advocate for Statistics

Interested national and local media practitioners can apply or be nominated by accomplishing an application form downloadable in PSA website, along with the copies of at least five news articles published in printed newspaper and/or online, and/or at least three TV/Radio segments/documentaries aired on television/radio which make use of statistics during the period of August 2020 to July 2021. All news articles and TV/Radio segment/documentary submissions should be properly labelled with title of article/segment/program, the name of writer/reporter/s, name of media organization, and date of publication/release.

All entries must be accompanied by evidence illustrating the reach and impact of submitted articles and/or TV/Radio segments/documentary programs such as but not limited to the following:

  • Number of online shares/views
  • Analytics (number of webpage hits)

Submissions may be done through e-mail, and/or courier. Candidates or nominating party must submit the not later than 30 August 2021, 5:00 PM to NSM Media Awards Secretariat through:

Mr. Oliver P. Chancoco
Philippine Statistics Authority
3rd Floor TAM Building, PSA Complex
East Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
Telephone Number: (02) 938-5269
E-mail Address:

The winner for each category will be announced during the opening ceremony of the 32nd NSM on 01 October 2021.

For more details, visit the NSM Media Awards web page at

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32nd National Statistics Month Opening Ceremony

Previous Events

Hosts of the 32nd National Statistics Month

Opening Ceremony:
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)
Date: 01 October 2021

Closing Ceremony:
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)
Date: 29 October 2021

Important Dates

Extended Deadline of Submission of Entries for the 31st NSM Awards 10 September 2021
Deadline of Submission of Calendar of Activities 31 August 2021
32nd NSM Opening Ceremony (NSM Media Awards) 01 October 2021
32nd NSM Closing Ceremony(31st NSM Awards) 29 October 2021
Extended Deadline of Submission of Entries for the NSM Jingle Dance Contest 15 September 2021


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