HOUSTON, TX – Pinoy Houston TV received the APEX Media Award December 2, 2017! The APEX Awards are given to Houston organizations for their achievements in Local News, New Business, Education, Community Service, and more. The Caribbean Chamber of Commerce presents the APEX Awards annually.
Humanitarian and commerce partners of Pinoy Houston TV for over 7 years, The Caribbean Chamber of Commerce, recognized and acknowledged PHTV for its collaborative efforts across multiple diverse Houston communities in 2017.
PHTV Executive Producer Loloy Reyes, and Managing Director Noemi Frias were on hand to receive this honor!
Pinoy Houston TV went on air July 2016 entered its second season July 2017. Among other honors received by Pinoy Houston TV in its short time on the airwaves is Pinoy Houston TV Day, which is July 16 in Houston TX. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner bestowed this honor on Pinoy Houston TV.
Pinoy Houston TV was present for the Caribbean Chamber of Commerce’s Caribbean American Heritage Month. PHTV reported on the devastation #HurricaneHarvey caused in the #Cambodian community devastation. PHTV was present at the installation of the new Consul General of Indonesia in Houston TX and the #Indonesia Culinary Festival Houston. Pinoy Houston TV was also present at the return of Danny Nguyen Couture to Houston. Mr. Nguyen is one of Vietnam’s premier fashion designers. A special reporter for PHTV, Anthony Elfonzia, sent a segment from St. Thomas reporting and fundraising after the destruction caused by Hurricane Maria. PHTV also recently helped coordinate Filipinos representation for the World Corporate Games held in Houston; where #Filipino teams took home medals! Not to be overlooked, the #Laotian community acknowledged PHTV’s support of their upcoming event coming January 2018 called Discover Laos.
Congratulations to the Pinoy Houston TV production team and the hosts of all its Howdy Philippines segments – our own Beyond Deadlines, Health Corner, Kultura, Teatro, The Local Vibe, RexJetSetGo, Street Talk, Rocko Stedy’s Rescue Your Gifts, Jayroso, Halo Halo, The Legal Brief, Sing to Stardom, Thomas Orlina’s Your Time with Thomas, and #OperationMalong from Rev. Merpu Roa - which seeks to help rebuild Marawi City in the Philippines after it was destroyed under occupation by radical Islamic terrorists. Congratulations to all the crew and hosts for their contributions in making Pinoy Houston TV an award winning media outlet!
The President of The Caribbean Chamber of Commerce says: “Progress is impossible without change and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything." – Sijollie Braham President
About the Chamber: “The Caribbean Chamber of Commerce of Texas (CCC) works at the intersection of business success and community engagement. CCC collaborates with the most promising entrepreneurs/ companies to help them build high-growth, sustainable businesses. Each collaboration furthers our agenda for economic, workforce and community development within Texas and the entire Caribbean region Our goal is to establish a collective body of leaders, businesses and associations committed to the advancement of the Caribbean community in Texas and in the region.”
Where to Watch Pinoy Houston TV: Pinoy Houston TV is available on KVVV-LD 15.3 in Houston TX Saturday at 1:00 pm CST and Sunday at 5:30 pm CST. Cable TV is not required. PHTV's tagline is "Bringing People Together". PHTV celebrates the diversity in the people populating the 7,000 islands of the Philippines; and the diversity beauty and culture of the international community of which they are a part in Houston, Texas.