MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Sportswriters Association will respect one of its own amid the SMC-PSA Annual Awards Night on Tuesday at the Centennial Hall of the Manila Hotel.
Lito Tacujan, the profoundly respected previous Sports Editor and Associate Editor of The Philippine STAR, will get an exceptional acknowledgment in games news-casting from the nation’s most seasoned media association when it fetes the achievers of 2018 out of a fantastic undertaking displayed by Milo, the Philippine Sports Commission and Cignal TV.
Tacujan was a previous PSA president who resigned from The STAR a year ago in the wake of filling in as its games supervisor for as far back as 32 years.
He is a vigorous sportsman who has the energy for both baseball and golf, having spent his youth years in Canlubang, Laguna.
An alum of news-casting at the University of Santo Tomas, Tacujan started his sportswriting profession at the Philippines News Agency, at that point composed for The Times Journal, quickly worked at PM and the Manila Times, before turning into the pioneer sports editorial manager of The STAR in 1986.
He will be in the organization of 73 different awardees to be perceived amid the two-hour exceptional function additionally supported by the Philippine Basketball Association, Mighty Sports, SM Prime Holdings, Tapa King, Rain or Shine, NorthPort, and Chooks To Go.
Driving the 2018 PSA respect roll are co-Athlete of the Year champs Hidilyn Diaz, Margielyn Didal, Yuka Saso, Bianca Pagdanganan, and Lois Kaye Go.
Exceptional visitor speaker will be Olympian Bea Lucero-Lhuillier, who by chance, Mr. Tacujan had the benefit of covering when she won a bronze award in taekwondo, which was played as an exhibition sport amid the 1992 Barcelona Games.
Likewise to be given out amid the occasion are the President’s Award (NU Lady Bulldogs), Executive of the Year (Enrique Razon), NSA of the Year (NGAP), Lifetime Achievement Awards (Bong Coo and Paquito Rivas), Special and Major Awards, Citations, Fan Favorite ‘Manok Ng Bayan’ Award (Kai Sotto), Milo Male and Female Junior Athlete of the Year (Daniel Quizon and Alexandra Eala), and the Tony Siddayao Awards.