Martin Andanar (born August 21, 1974)  is a Filipino TV media executive, news anchor, radio commentator, podcaster, audio blogger and voice over artist in TV5. He is the head of News5 Everywhere, the online news video and audio portal of Tv5. He currently anchors Aksyon sa Umaga on Tv5 and Punto Asintado Radio Show on Radyo5 92.3 News FM and AksyonTV, sister stations of TV5. He is also a voice-over talent of News5, AksyonTV, and Radyo5 92.3 News FM. He studied at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, Georgetown University, Northern Illinois University, Asian Institute of Management, National University of Singapore and Federation University Australia


Personal InfoEdit

Martin Andanar is currently a Media Executive and News Anchorman of Tv5. He hosts the following Tv5 news programs; Punto Asintado (Radyo 5 & Aksyon TV) and Aksyon sa Umaga (Tv5 Morning Show) and Crime Klasik on Aksyon TV. He is also the official voice over of all News5 platforms.Martin’s Tv5 management role focuses on developing and championing pioneering projects. Among the projects he developed and currently heads are 1. News 5 Everywhere, the first Filipino Online News TV and Radio Everywhere in the Philippines 2. News5 Kontrabando Online Tabloid and 3. Online Newspaper.As a Community Worker, he founded Sons of Surigao Youth in 2006. Sons Of Surigao Youth’s core programs include: Books for Siargao, a program that sets up children’s libraries in poor barangays in Siargao Island and Youth Leaders for Democracy Seminars, a module that teaches poor communities the importance of volunteerism and good governance to communities. SOS youth has established 36 libraries since 2006.In 2010, Martin founded “Move My Muntinlupa”, a civic organization that advocates volunteerism, ethical leadership and good governance in Muntinlupa City. MMM works closely with Kaya Natin Movement, a good governance organization.Martin’s social work won him a US State Department “civic participation leadership training” scholarship at the Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, Illinois last May 26-June 28, 2008.As a broadcaster, one of his advocacies is citizen empowerment through Internet citizen journalism. In September 2009, he gathered like-minded people, convinced his TV boss and AIM classmate and developed (defunct), a 2010 presidential website that listens to the voices and opinions of Internet citizen journalists.Martin finished his Master in Entrepreneurship with honors at the Asian Institute of Management in Manila and completed college at the Federation University Australia in Ballarat, Australia.On June 2009, he joined social entrepreneurs from all over the world at Georgetown University in Washington DC for an intensive scholarship on Non Profit Management at the Center for Public and Non Profit Leadership.He completed his Senior Executive Fellows Program at the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University on March 2010.In his downtime he manages and an independent podcast production and audio blog Martin initiated. Martin also host's his own podcast show called Martin's Mancave on


Year Title Character Network
2014–present Aksyon sa Umaga Host/Anchor TV5
2011–present Eat-Bulaga! Co-Host  
2011–2013 Crime Klasik Host AksyonTV
2010–2011 Dokumentado Host AksyonTV/TV5 
2010–2012 Sapul sa Singko Host/Anchor TV5 
2010–2011 Aksyon-JournalisMO News Anchor  
2010 Aksyon-Weekend News Anchor  
2008–2010 TEN: The Evening News News Anchor  
2008–2009 Pulis! Pulis! Host 
2004–2008 Sentro News Anchor ABC 
2002–2005 Flash-Report-Special-Edition News Anchor 
1999–2002 Unang-Hirit   Host GMA Network
1999–2002 GMA-Network-News News Anchor  


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