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Company Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation
Country Philippines
Key people Maria Ressa
(Head - News and Current  Affairs)
Dave Llavanes Jr.
(News Production Head)
Neil Edward Santos III
(Head, News Gathering Group)
Nick Mendoza
(News Desk Officer, 1988-present)
Gina P. Borinaga
(News Manager)
Mayet Camacho
(Current Affairs Director and Managing Director, IBC and INN)
Liza Cabrera
(Head, Regional News and Current Affairs)
Gene Orejana
(Station Manager, DZTV Radyo Budyong 1386)
International bureaus Asia Pacific
North America
Middle East
United States
Slogan Pinoy Ang Dating!
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IBC News and Current Affairs (formerly IBC News and Public Affairs and also known as IBC News) is the news division of the Philippine media conglomerate Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation. The organization is responsible for the daily news, information and public service gathering of our news programs.

It serves the main IBC, the IBC Regional Group, the UHF news channel IBC News Network, the cable channel DZTV TeleTrese, the flagship radio stations DZTV-AM and the regional radio networks DYBQ Iloilo, DYJJ in Roxas, and DYRG Kalibo and a news website


The division operates mainly and headquartered at IBC, Ground Floor, Broadcast City, Old Balara, Capitol Hills, Diliman, Quezon City while the IBC regional stations also have their local news divisions, which is a big help in newsgathering for the whole network. It also has a news bureaus in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Korea, Taiwan, the United States and the Middle East with the help of IBC Global Ltd., these make IBC News and Current Affairs ahead among the other news organizations in the country as they were the largest and the most comprehensive when it comes to local and international newsgathering.

The division is currently headed by long-time journalist and IBC News head Maria Ressa. It is further subdivided into different subgroups:

Aside from regular programming, it also operates the IBC News Network, the first and the only 24-hour Filipino language free TV news channel in the country. The division also operates a news website in partnership with The Philippine Star and The Manila Times.


Current programs on IBCEdit

Current programs on IBC News NetworkEdit


Future information Previously air shows

Current programs on IBC RegionalEdit

Regional Express BalitaEdit

Main article: Express Balita#Express Balita on IBC Regional




Other regional programsEdit

  • Birada (IBC-6 Palo, Leyte) (2016-present) (located at IBC Compound, Government Center, Candahug, Palo, Leyte, Philippines
  • Dakbayan sa Sugbo (IBC-13 Cebu)
  • Good Morning Leyte (IBC-6 Palo, Leyte) (January 14, 2013-present)




IBC News Network

Current Affairs personalitiesEdit


IBC News Network


Regional CorrespondentsEdit

  • Franz Soliman (IBC-6 Baguio)
  • Diane Rivera (IBC-6 Baguio)
  • Joel Rigonan (IBC-6 Baguio)
  • Venus Tanada (IBC-6 Baguio)
  • Mara Floresca (IBC-6 Baguio)
  • Mark Morallos (Good Morning Leyte, Birada) (anchor) (IBC-6 Leyte)
  • Allan Amistoso (Good Morning Leyte, Birada) (anchor) (IBC-6 Leyte)
  • Roel Monteza (reporter) (IBC-6 Leyte) (PDRRMO - Leyte)
  • Sheryme Seso (reporter) (IBC-6 Leyte)
  • Aina Dondoyano (reporter) (IBC-6 Leyte)
  • Jerry Uy (reporter) (IBC-6 Leyte)
  • Sherry Mae Cruz (reporter) (IBC-6 Leyte)
  • Hayra de Belen (reporter) (IBC-6 Leyte)
  • Julie Alipala (1995-present) (IBC Zamboanga)

Former Newscasters/Personalities and ReportersEdit


See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

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