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Pinoy Houston TV’s exemplary service to the community recognized

HOUSTON, Texas – THE Caribbean Chamber of Commerce recognized Pinoy Houston TV’s exemplary service to the community by presenting it with the APEX Media Award during its formal celebration of the Caribbean Heritage Month last Saturday.

The APEX Award is given annually to Houston organizations for their achievements in Local News, New Business, Education, Community Service, and more.

Aside from exemplary service, the award is a recognition of PHTV efforts to reach out to the diverse Houston communities in 2017. PHTV Executive Producer Loloy Reyes, and Managing Director Noemi Frias received the award.

Pinoy Houston TV, the first and only Filipino television station in this southern state, first went on air July 16, 2016. The date was declared by the Houston City government led by Mayor Sylvester Turner as Pinoy Houston TV Day.

Since its initial broadcast, PHTV has reported reported about the different incidents or affairs affecting Houston which includes the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the installation of the new Consul General of Indonesia in Houston TX, the launching of the Indonesian Culinary Festival-Houston, the return of Danny Nguyen, one of Vietnam’s well known fashion designer, to Houston among others.

Pinoy Houston TV Managing Director Noemi Frias and Executive Producer Loloy Reyes

Reyes and Frias, in a later interview, thanked and congratulated the Pinoy Houston TV production team and the hosts of all its Howdy Philippines segments – 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 – for their hard work, which brought honor not only for the television station but to the Filipino community as well.

Where to Watch Pinoy Houston TV

Pinoy Houston TV is available on Channel KVVV-LD 15.3 in Houston, TX every Saturday at 1:00 pm. CST with a repeat broadcast the following at 5:30 pm CST. Cable TV is not required.

Pinoy Houston TV can also be viewed in its YouTube Channel Howdy Philippines.

Daniella Flanagan
Dani, as Daniella is known among her friends, is an actress, production assistant, producer, set designer, casting director, host, and reporter. She is a huge fan of beignet, crawfish, catfish, palabok, pancit, and the great States of Texas and California. Her background is in International Business and TV/Film production.

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