Express Balita Bisaya
Format News
Created by Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Developed by IBC News and Current Affairs
Presented by Dante Luzon
Darlanne Sino-Cruz
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Cebuano
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Running time 30 minutes
Original channel IBC-13 Cebu
Original run July 18, 2011 – present

Express Balita Bisaya is a local news program broadcast of the IBC Regional and aired on IBC-13 in Cebu City under Media ng Bayan in the Philippines with its broadcast center located at Kalunasan, Cebu City. It premiered on July 18, 2011 making it the first-ever regional version of Express Balita. It is aired live daily Monday to Friday at 5:00-5:30pm over IBC Cebu Channel-13, with simulcast on DYTM-TV 12 Dumaguete, DYBD-TV 11 Bacolod and on radio thru DYBG Radyo Budyong 672 Cebu. It is anchored by Dante Luzon and Darlanne Sino-Cruz. This is also the network's answer to other regional newscasts of ABS-CBN's TV Patrol Central Visayas, GMA's Balitang Bisdak and TV5's Aksyon Bisaya.

It has been the most watched news program in Metro Cebu and the Central Visayas region. The program delivers news headlines about the current events in Central Visayas, making them to be the first and the longest running regional Express Balita in the Philippines.


The newscast was premiered as the second regional version of longest-running newscast Express Balita on July 18, 2011, with Buen Alongo as the pioneering anchors of the newscast. As part of the launch, IBC upgraded the facilities in Cebu by constructing a new transmission site and renovations in their studio in Kalunasan, Cebu City.

On October 1, 2012, Dante Luzon appointed as the new anchor of Express Balita Bisaya, replacing Alongo. On April 1, 2013, Darlanne Sino-Cruz joined the newscast and became his co-anchor of Luzon.

Area of coverageEdit


  • Presinto 13 (Police Reports)
  • Global Round Up (World News)
  • Halad Kapinoy (Public Service)
  • Ulat Panahon (Weather Forecast)
  • Sports Page (Sports News)
  • Showbiz Express (Showbiz News)
  • Maayong (Good News)


Current Edit

Former Edit

Reporters Edit

Award and nominationEdit

  • 24th KBP Golden Dove Awards (Best TV Newscast for Provincial) - Won

See alsoEdit


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