Luchi Cruz Valdez is now the head of TV5 News and Public Affairs division as part of the network’s revolutionizing plans now that it is led by renowned businessman Manny Pangilinan.
Luchi resigned from her position as the kapamilya network’s vice president for news production and current affairs last year following internal management conflict with her fellow network executives.
Prior to her post as ABS-CBN executive, Luchi was a top news executive at GMA-7. She transferred to ABS-CBN in 2002 while she was still in contract with the kapuso network. Right after her transfer, GMA sued her for breach of contract but she won the case in July last year. Four months after that, she was suspended by the big bosses of ABS-CBN after she reportedly fought intramural with one of her fellow executives at the radio/TV giant network.