Andini Effendi, 37, of Indonesia was one of the winners at the 2019 Asian Television Awards. It was the 24th edition of the annual awarding ceremony that recognizes achieves in the Asian TV industry.
As the host of the Metro TV show “Q&A,” Effendi won the Best Currently Affairs Presenter award. She bested her fellow Indonesian presenters Ade Mulya and Zilvia Iskandar, the respective hosts of the Metro TV shows “The Nation” and “News Story Insight.”
Effendi was born in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia on December 12, 1982. Her father Agusman Effendi is a former DPR-RI Golkar Party Faction member.
In 2005, Andini started her career as a journalist. She earned her master’s degree in Global Affairs from New York University in New York City, New York, United States.
Well done to Andini Effendi for winning the Asian Television Award for Best Current Affairs Presenter with Q & A Metro TV
Also from Indonesia, Anggun Cipta Sami, 45, received an award at the 24th Asian TV Awards, which took place at the Newport Performing Arts Theater of Resorts World Manila in Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines from January 10-12, 2020. A judge in the first three seasons of “Asia’s Got Talent” and in the first season of France’s version of “The Masked Singer” titled “Le Chanteur Masqué,” the Indonesian singer was honored for her outstanding contribution to Asian TV performing arts.
Manuel V. Pangilinan, 74, of the Philippines also received an award for his outstanding contribution to Asian TV. Line Company (Thailand) Limited was named Cable, Satellite or Online Network of the Year while China Global Television Network (CGTN) was Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year.
Cathy Yang, Mark Neumann, Ase Wang and Wallace Ang served as the 24th Asian TV Awards hosts. Ruhainies Farehah, Martin del Rosario, Karylle and Diana Zubiri were among the presenters.
The 24th Asian TV Awards marked the first time the awarding ceremony was held in the Philippines. Martin Nievera, Morisette, Jona, Anggun, Cherry Bullet, Jasmine Henry, Kiana Valenciano, Gab Valenciano, Hoang Yen Chibi, Kris Lawrence and Arman Ferrer performed during the event.
Check the complete list of the 24th Asian TV Awards nominees and winners. Watch the second day of the three-day event here:
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Posted by Asian TV Awards on Saturday, January 11, 2020