Express Balita Ilonggo
Format News
Created by Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Developed by IBC News and Current Affairs
Presented by Bingbing Josue
Jun Arbolado
Country of origin Philippines
Language(s) Hiligaynon
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Running time 30 minutes
Original channel IBC-12 Iloilo
Original run July 18, 2011 – present

Express Balita Ilonggo is a local Ilonggo newscast of IBC-12 in Iloilo City under Media ng Bayan in the Philippines. It premiered on July 18, 2011 making it the first-ever regional version of Express Balita. This Panay news program is aired across the region of Panay and the neighboring island of Guimaras, and globally through Global IBC. It covers the island of Panay and Guimaras in Hiligaynon language. It is aired live from IBC news center in La Paz, BOC Bldg., JM Basa corner Mapa Streets, Iloilo City at 5:00 to 5:30 PM from Monday to Friday over IBC Iloilo Channel-12, with simulcast on radio thru DYBQ Radyo Budyong 981 Iloilo, DYJJ Radyo Budyong 196 Roxas, DYRG Radyo Budyong 1251 Kalibo, Aklan and on IBC-TV 2 Roxas. The Panay newscast is anchored by Bingbing Josue and Jun Arbolado.

The network's answer to other regional newscasts of ABS-CBN's TV Patrol Panay and GMA's Ratsada 24 Oras.


The newscast was premiered as the first-ever regional version of the longest-running newscast Express Balita on July 18, 2011, with Binging Josue as the pioneering anchor of the newscast. It was one of the four regional newscasts initially launched by the network along with Express Balita Cordillera of IBC Baguio, Express Balita Bisaya of IBC Cebu and Express Balita Davaoeno of IBC Davao. As part of the launch, IBC upgraded the facilities in Iloilo by constructing a new transmission sitein  Purok 7, Brgy. Alaguisoc, Jordan, Guimaras and renovations in their studio in BOC Bldg., JM Basa corner Mapa Streets, Iloilo City.

On October 1, 2012, Jun Arbolado joined the newscast and became his co-anchor of Josue.


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Awards and recognitionsEdit

Gandingan: UPLB Isko't Iska's Broadcast Choice Awards AwardsEdit

  • Gandingan 2014: The 76th UPLB Isko’t Iska’s Broadcast Choice Awards (Best Regional News Program) - Won

See alsoEdit


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