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Famous Journalists from The Philippines

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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.

Use this list of renowned Filipino journalists to discover some new journalists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. 

  • Arnold Clavio1

    BirthplaceTondo, Philippines

    Arnold Clavio (born November 2, 1965 in Tondo, Manila), also called Igan, is a radio and...  more
  • Atom Araullo2

    BirthplaceQuezon City, Philippines

    Alfonso Tomas Pagaduan Araullo (Tagalog: [aa'r'aa'uu'y'oh]; born October 19, 1982), popularly...  more
  • Benigno Aquino, Jr.3

    Benigno Aquino, Jr.

    Dec. at 51 (1932-1983)

    BirthplaceConcepcion, Tarlac, Philippines

    Benigno Simeon "Ninoy" Aquino Jr. (November 27, 1932 – August 21, 1983) was a Filipino...  more
  • Bernadette Sembrano4


    Bernadette Lorraine Palisada Dominguez Sembrano Aguinaldo (born February 18, 1976), better...  more
  • Blas Ople5

    Blas Ople

    Dec. at 76 (1927-2003)

    BirthplaceHagonoy, Bulacan, Philippines

    Blas Fajardo Ople (February 3, 1927 – December 14, 2003) was a Filipino journalist and...  more
  • Bobby Nalzaro6

    BirthplaceDipolog, Philippines

    Bobby Nalzaro (born Pablito Galeza Nalzaro) is a Filipino broadcast journalist, radio...  more
  • Boy Abunda7

    Boy Abunda

    Age: 64

    BirthplacePhilippines, Borongan

    Eugenio "Boy" Romerica Abunda Jr. (born October 29, 1958) is a Filipino television host,...  more
  • Cerge Remonde8

    Cerge Remonde

    Dec. at 52 (1958-2010)

    BirthplaceArgao, Cebu

    Glicerio "Cerge" Mamites Remonde (December 21, 1958 – January 19, 2010) was a Filipino...  more
  • Cheche Lazaro9
    Cecilia "Cheche" Aldaba Lim-Lázaro (born 1945 in Los Angeles, California), is an acclaimed...  more
  • Cristy Fermin10

    BirthplaceNueva Ecija, Philippines

    Cristinelli "Cristy" Fermin (born July 23, 1956) is a Filipino talk show host, showbiz...  more
  • Dong Puno11

    Dong Puno

    Age: 74

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    Ricardo "Dong" Puno Jr. (born January 20, 1946) is a Filipino television public affairs host,...  more
  • Dyan Castillejo12


    Dyan Castillejo-Garcia (born September 15, 1965) commonly known by her maiden name, Dyan...  more
  • Elita Loresca13


    Elita A. Loresca (born June 28, 1977), is a Filipino-American newscaster. She has worked for...  more
  • Ely Buendia14

    BirthplaceNaga, Camarines Sur, Philippines

    Eleandre "Ely" Basiño Buendia (born November 2, 1970) is a Filipino musician, writer and...  more

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  • Gary Sy15

    Gary Sy

    Gary S. Sy, popularly known as Dr. Gary Sy, is a medical practitioner, television host, radio...  more
  • Isabel Preysler16

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    María Isabel Preysler Arrastía (born February 18, 1951), better known as Isabel Preysler, is...  more
  • Jaime Licauco17

    BirthplaceSan Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines

    Jaime T. Licauco, also known as Jimmy Licauco, is a parapsychologist, author, and teacher of...  more
  • Jay Sonza18

    Jay Sonza

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceMacabebe, Philippines

    Jay Sonza (born Jose Yumang Sonza on September 20, 1955 in Macabebe, Pampanga, Philippines) is...  more
  • Inday Badiday19

    Inday Badiday

    Dec. at 59 (1944-2003)

    BirthplaceManila, Philippines

    Lourdes Jimenez Carvajal (August 6, 1944 – September 26, 2003), popularly known as Inday...  more
  • Jepoi Sistoso20

    Jepoi Sistoso

    Age: 33
  • Jessica Soho21

    Jessica Soho

    Age: 56

    BirthplaceMetropolitan Manila, Philippines

    Maria Jessica Aspiras Soho is a Filipina broadcast journalist known as the host of the news...  more
  • Jose Antonio Vargas22

    BirthplaceAntipolo, Philippines

    Jose Antonio Vargas (born February 3, 1981) is a journalist, filmmaker, and immigration rights...  more
  • Kara David23

    Kara David

    Age: 47
    Kara Patria Constantino David-Cancio (born 12 September 1973) is a Filipino journalist and...  more
  • Korina Sanchez24

    BirthplaceVictoria City, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Korina María B. Sánchez-Róxas (born October 5, 1964), known professionally as Korina Sánchez,...  more
  • Chris Sheridan25


    Christopher "Chris" Sheridan (born September 19, 1967) is an American television writer,...  more