Jamela Alindogan honored for her work in journalism

By MediaNewser.com | Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Photo: FEU
Jamela Alindogan of Al Jazeera English has been recognized by the Swedish Foreign Ministry and UNESCO as one of ten female journalists from around the world who have defied "hate speech and threat," and who have "pursued their mission of providing citizens with the information needed to make enlightened decisions about their lives, their communities and their governments."

Vice President Leni Robredo makes evening news rounds

By MediaNewser.com | Tuesday, December 06, 2016
On the day following her announcement that she would resign from the Cabinet of President Rodrigo Duterte, Vice President Leni Robredo made the evening news rounds, appearing on 24 Oras and TV Patrol.

Robredo, who held a press conference Monday afternoon, talked about her decision to quit as housing secretary of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC), as well as the ouster plot against her.

Dino Apolonio officially named general manager of PTV4

By MediaNewser.com | Sunday, November 27, 2016
The appointment of Dino Apolonio as general manager of People's Television has officially been announced Friday via the network's news programs.

Dino, who previously served as vice president for broadcast operations of TV5, is taking over the position vacated by Albert Bocobo, who in July tendered his courtesy resignation to President Rodrigo Duterte through Presidential Communications Operations Office head Martin Andanar.

10 broadcasters who should be part of CNN Philippines

By MediaNewser.com | Friday, November 25, 2016
Logo: CNN Philippines
Photos: Jamela Alindogan, Rappler, Ces Oreña-Drilon, Balita, Eliza Zamora-Solis, TV5, 
Jasmin Romero, Jove Francisco, Ateneo de Manila University
By now, Armie Jarin-Bennett, who was recently promoted president of Nine Media Corporation, has been heading CNN Philippines for more than a year.

Jing Castañeda appointed as program director of Bantay Bata

By MediaNewser.com | Tuesday, November 22, 2016
ABS-CBN News reporter Jing Castañeda has been appointed program director of Bantay Bata (Child Watch).

Castañeda, who currently serves as one of the hosts of the weekend medical program Salamat Dok, will take on the directorship of the child welfare program of ABS-CBN Foundation while continuing her role as host of Kapamilya Konek, the program produced by the foundation for DZMM.

Atom Araullo to star in 'Citizen Jake' movie

By MediaNewser.com | Monday, November 21, 2016
Photo: Esquire
Umagang Kay Ganda host Atom Araullo is set to star in his first full-length film to be directed by acclaimed director Mike de Leon.

As reported by the Inquirer, Araullo will be on board the project titled Citizen Jake, a movie about “the world of citizen journalists, social media and politics.”

“I just couldn’t say no to Mike de Leon. I am taking this leap of faith because I believe in his ability to produce films of exceptional quality that are always imbued with social relevance,” Araullo told the publication.

Carla Lim leaves TV5

By MediaNewser.com | Thursday, November 17, 2016
Carla Lim, one of the top news reporters of TV5, has left the network.

"Mula Novaliches hanggang sa Morse code building sa Reliance at sa bagong building na matatapos na, thank you Kapatid!" she posted on her Facebook account Wednesday, along with photos her home network studios. "Thank you for the opportunities, heartbreaks, challenges, trust, conflicts, politics, camaraderie, compliments and criticisms."

Cathy Yang earns Best News Anchor nomination at the 2016 Asian TV Awards

By MediaNewser.com | Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Market Edge anchor Cathy Yang has won a nod for Best News Anchor or Presenter at the 21st Asian TV Awards — just a year after making her comeback in the Philippine television news industry.

Yang, who is a three-time ATA winner, shared the news on her social media accounts Tuesday, writing, "Truly humbled and honoured. Thank you #ATA2016. See you all in Singapore on December 1st! #MEWCY #MarketEdgeWithCathyYang."

ANC closes out 2016 with an outstanding coverage of the U.S. presidential election

By MediaNewser.com | Sunday, November 13, 2016
Like the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton matchup, the coverage of the U.S. election was also a defining event for our local TV news organizations — an opportunity to capitalize on the momentum they had built from the coverage of the Philippine election earlier this year.

Ronnie Nathanielsz dies at age 81

By MediaNewser.com | Saturday, November 12, 2016
Ronnie Nathanielsz, a leading figure in sports journalism, has died. He was 81.

As first reported by ABS-CBN News, Nathanielsz died Saturday morning (Manila time), just days after suffering a heart attack while en route to Las Vegas for Manny Pacquiao's big fight with Jessie Vargas on November 5.

"Our dear colleague, friend, mentor, Ronnie Nathanielsz, passed away an hour ago, Friday morning in San Francisco, 1 week after suffering heart attack," wrote Sports U host Dyan Castillejo on her Instagram account.

Armie Jarin-Bennett recalls experience covering Yolanda

By MediaNewser.com | Thursday, November 10, 2016
She was one of the first journalists to cover the devastating aftermath of supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in November of 2013.

Now, in a piece for CNN Philippines Life and Media Newser Philippines, Nine Media Corporation President Armie Jarin-Bennett, who was Anderson Cooper's producer for his coverage on AC360, details her experience covering one of the most powerful typhoons ever to make landfall in recorded history.

Read her entire piece after the jump...

MNP Q&A: Francis Faulve, Reporter for ABS-CBN News

By MediaNewser.com | Saturday, November 05, 2016

Francis Faulve (more commonly known to his peers as Kiko) has been covering crime news for almost seven years now. He has been doing this for ABS-CBN since 2009, just a few years after re-joining the Kapamilya Network after a short stint at rival GMA-7.