Updated: August 28, 2016, 1:45PM
Araullo released a statement Sunday clarifying that his political views were not a factor in his decision to resign as reporter for ABS-CBN News.
Read his statement below:
Hi everyone. For clarity :) pic.twitter.com/dA5OSli5Lj— Atom Araullo (@atomaraullo) August 28, 2016
As what has been reported by Fashion Pulis Saturday, Atom Araullo has resigned from his reportorial duties at ABS-CBN News.
The popular news personality, who is known for his coverage of super typhoon Yolanda in 2013, will remain with the Kapamilya Network as an on-cam talent.
"Atom had filed his resignation from his reportorial duties but will remain an on-camera talent of ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs," Senior Vice President for News and Current Affairs Ging Reyes said in a statement to Media Newser Philippines.
She added: "He said he arrived at this decision to be able to pursue other endeavors that would also help him grow as a journalist and as a host. He is aware that the news organization has included him in its future plans and will continue to tap his talent for stories, coverage and events that befit a journalist of his caliber."
Araullo will continue as one of the mainstays of Umagang Kay Ganda and as the host of the current affairs program Red Alert.
Photo courtesy of Red Alert