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List of notable or famous journalists from Philippines, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Philippines and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Philippines. Here are also famous lawyers from the Philippines and famous Filipino presenters. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Filipino journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Philippines is included when available.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including Boy Abunda and Ramon Magsaysay. Featuring radio journalists, sports journalists, and more, this list has it all. 

This historic journalists from Philippines list can help answer the questions "Who are some Filipino journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Philippines?" These prominent journalists of Philippines may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Filipino journalists.

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Arnold Clavio is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 52 Arnold Clavio is a Filipino radio and television newscaster, journalist, and a TV host in the Philippines. He currently co-anchors GMA Network's late-night newscast, Saksi with Pia Arcangel and ...more

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Atom Araullo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 35 Alfonso Tomas Pagaduan Araullo, better known as Atom Araullo, is a news reporter of ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs shows like Umagang Kay Ganda, TV Patrol World and Bandila. He was also a ...more

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Benigno Aquino, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Dec. at 51 (1932-1983) Benigno Simeon "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr. was a Filipino Senator and a former Governor of Tarlac. Aquino, together with Gerry Roxas and Jovito Salonga, formed the leadership of the opposition ...more

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Bernadette Sembrano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 42 Bernadette Dominguez Sembrano Aguinaldo also known as Bernadette Sembrano or Ate B is a popular reporter, newscaster and television host in the Philippines.

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Blas Ople is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Dec. at 76 (1927-2003) Blas Fajardo Ople was a Filipino journalist and politician who held several high-ranking positions in the executive and legislative branches of the Philippine government, including as Senate ...more

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Bobby Nalzaro is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 54 Bobby Nalzaro is a Filipino broadcast journalist, radio commentator and columnist. He is one of Cebu's tri-media personality. He handles daily commentary program at DYSS Super Radyo, news anchor ...more

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Boy Abunda is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 62 Eugenio "Boy" Romerica Abunda, Jr. is a Filipino television host, publicist, talent manager and celebrity endorser. He is dubbed as the "King of Talk" in local show

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Cerge Remonde is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Cerge Remonde Dec. at 52 (1958-2010) Cerge Mamites Remonde was a Filipino journalist and politician.

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Cheche Lazaro is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 70 Cheche Lázaro, is an acclaimed Filipino broadcast journalist and the founding President of Probe Productions Inc. as well as an Editor-at-Large of online news website Rappler.

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Cristy Fermin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 99 Cristinelli "Cristy" Fermin is a Filipino talk show host, showbiz reporter, and yellow journalist, known widely for her tabloid journalism. She finished Criminology at the Lyceum of ...more

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Dong Puno is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 72 Ricardo "Dong" Puno, Jr. is a Filipino television public affairs host, media executive, newspaper columnist, and lawyer.

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Dyan Castillejo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 50 Dyan Castillejo is a Filipino former tennis player, and sports reporter. She has represented the Philippines in the Fed Cup. Castillejo has worked as a sports interviewer for ABS-CBN sports, ...more

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Elita Loresca is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 40 Elita A. Loresca, is a Filipino-American newscaster, has worked for KGET-TV, the NBC affiliate in Bakersfield, CA and WSVN 7 in Miami, FL. Loresca currently works at KNBC in Los Angeles.

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Ely Buendia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 45 Eleandre Basiño Buendia, popularly known as Ely Buendia, is a Filipino musician, writer and director who gained fame as guitarist, songwriter and lead vocalist of the popular Pinoy rock ...more

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Gary Sy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Gary Sy Gary S. Sy, popularly known as Dr. Gary Sy, is a renowned medical practitioner, television host, radio broadcaster, columnist, and author in the Philippines. He is one of the few doctors ...more

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Isabel Preysler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 64 María Isabel Preysler Arrastía, better known as Isabel Preysler, is a Filipina socialite and television host.

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Jaime Licauco is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 77 Jaime T. Licauco, also known as Jimmy Licauco, is a parapsychologist, author, and teacher of management in the Philippines. He is the founder and president of the Inner Mind Development ...more

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Jay Sonza is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 60 Jay Sonza is a veteran newscaster and talk show host. He is currently the station manager of the terrestrial television station UNTV 37, which is owned by his former co-host, Daniel Razon.

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Inday Badiday is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Dec. at 59 (1944-2003) Lourdes Jimenez Carvajal, better known as Inday Badiday, was a Filipino host and journalist who was known as Philippine television's "queen of showbiz talk shows" and "queen of

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Jepoi Sistoso is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Jepoi Sistoso age 30

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Jessica Soho is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 51 Jessica Soho is a Filipino broadcast journalist, documentarian and news director who received a George Foster Peabody Award and was the first Filipino to win the British Fleet Journalism Award ...more

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Jose Antonio Vargas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 37 Jose Antonio Vargas is a journalist, filmmaker, and immigration activist. Born in the Philippines and raised in the United States from the age of twelve, he was part of The Washington Post team ...more

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Kara David is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 42 Kara Patria David is a Filipino journalist and television host. She is the news anchor of News to Go at GMA Network, as well as a host and writer for i-Witness. She recently began hosting Power ...more

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Korina Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 53 Korina Maria Sanchez-Roxas, professionally known as Korina Sanchez, is a Filipina broadcast journalist, magazine show host, radio anchor and newspaper columnist. She currently serves as the ...more

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Chris Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 48 Christopher "Chris" Sheridan is an American television writer, producer, and occasional voice actor. Born in the Philippines, Sheridan grew up in New Hampshire. He attended Gilford ...more

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Loren Legarda is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 55 Loren Legarda is a Filipino environmentalist and politician, notable as the only female to top two senatorial elections -- 1998 and 2007. During the 2004 Philippine general election, she ran for ...more

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Manuel Teodoro is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Manuel Teodoro is an Colombian-Filipino journalist, born in the United States. He was born in 1960 in New Orleans. His father is a Filipino and his mother was born in Cartagena de Indias. ...more

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Gerry Ortega is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Dec. at 48 (1963-2011) Gerardo Valeriano Ortega DVM, better known simply as "Doc Gerry" or "Ka Gerry", was a Filipino journalist, veterinarian, politician, environmental activist, and community ...more

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Margie Holmes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Margarita Go-Singco Holmes, popularly known as Dr. Margie Holmes, is a popular psychologist specializing in sex therapy in the Philippines.

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Mari Kaimo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 55 Jose Mari Kaimo was born January 21, 1960 in Manila Philippines is a veteran Filipino journalist, host and anchor. Beginning in 1989, he anchored various newscasts on different TV stations ...more

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Maria Ressa is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 52 Maria A. Ressa is a Filipino journalist, CEO of Rappler, and author of Seeds of Terror, a book published by Free Press that contains blow-by-blow account of the hideouts of Al-Qaeda in Asia.

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Max Soliven is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Dec. at 77 (1929-2006) Máximo Villaflor Soliven was a prominent Filipino journalist and newspaper publisher. In a career that spanned six decades, he attained his greatest peak and influence with the Philippine ...more

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Mel Tiangco is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 60 Carmela Tiangco-Cornejo popularly known as 'Mel Tiangco' is a popular television newscaster and television host in the Philippines. She currently co-anchors GMA Network's evening newscast, 24 ...more

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Miriam Quiambao is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 40 Miriam Redito Quiambao is a Filipina television personality, occasional actress and a former beauty queen.

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Ninotchka Rosca is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 72 Ninotchka Rosca is a Filipina feminist, author, journalist and human rights activist who is active in AF3IRM, the Mariposa Center for Change, Sisterhood is Global and the initiating committee of ...more

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Noli de Castro is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 66 Manuel Leuterio de Castro, Jr., better known as Noli de Castro or "Kabayan" Noli de Castro, was Vice President of the Philippines. A radio and TV newsreader and commentator by ...more

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Paolo Bediones is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 44 Paolo Bediones is a Filipino television host, newscaster, and radio announcer. Bediones started his career as a commercial model, and later transitioned to television show hosting. He is best ...more

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Philip Ella Juico is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Philip Ella Juico is the former Dean of the Graduate School of Business of De La Salle Professional Schools, a leading graduate business school in the Philippines.

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Pia Arcangel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 39 Pia Arcangel-Halili is a television newscaster and journalist in the Philippines.

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Pinky Webb is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Pinky Webb age 45 Joanna Marie Pagaspas Webb, known as Pinky Webb is a news anchor on the Philippine television channels ABS-CBN and ANC as well as the radio station DZMM. She is the daughter of former senator ...more

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Quinito Henson is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 65 Joaquin M. Henson, better known as Quinito Henson, is a Filipino sports analyst and television color commentator. His newspaper column, Sporting Chance, has appeared in the Philippine Star since ...more

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Ralph Guzman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Ralph Guzman age 27 Ralph Guzman is a former reporter of GMA Network in the Philippines. He covered the Malacañang Beat. He was previously assigned at the Philippine House of Representatives, having covered ...more

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Ramon Magsaysay is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Dec. at 50 (1907-1957) Ramón del Fierro Magsaysay was the seventh President of the Republic of the Philippines, serving from December 30, 1953 until his death in a 1957 aircraft disaster. An automobile ...more

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Mike Enriquez is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 64 Miguel Castro Enriquez is a popular TV and radio newscaster in the Philippines. He is also the Senior Vice-President for radio of GMA Network, and president of the network's regional and radio ...more

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Randy David is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Randolf "Randy" S. David is a Filipino journalist, television host and a sociologist. He is a professor emeritus of sociology at the University of the Philippines Diliman. He currently ...more

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Rhea Santos is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 36 Rhea Santos-de Guzman is a broadcast journalist, Host and newscaster in the Philippines. She currently co-anchors GMA Network's Unang Hirit and hosts several news and public affairs programs on ...more

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Ted Failon is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 53 Mario Teodoro Failon Etong, professionally known as Ted Failon, is a Filipino broadcast journalist, radio commentator, and a former congressman representing the first district of Leyte, ...more

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Veronica Pedrosa is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
Veronica Pedrosa is a broadcast journalist working for Al Jazeera English.

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Vicky Morales is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines
age 46 Victoria "Vicky" Morales-Reyno is a popular television newscaster in the Philippines. She currently co-anchors GMA Network's night newscast 24 Oras with Mike Enriquez and Mel Tiangco ...more

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Wilma Cruz-Tapalla is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Journalists from The Philippines