News5, the fastest-growing news organization in the country today, is in full-swing to activate its young and aggressive news anchors and 45-strong reportorial teams to deliver the most-compelling and up-to-date stories that matter. Having pioneered the use of touchscreen graphics and live-pack video, News5 is set to broadcast all its newscasts in leading-edge virtual studios, another first in Philippine broadcast.
“With the right technology and a team ripen by extensive journalism trainings and on-field experience, we are committed to bring the news in the most relevant hours they are needed; all with a badge of action our viewers demand from us,” says Luchi Cruz-Valdes, Head of News5.
News5’s flagship newscast Aksyon hits primetime at 6pm nightly. Anchored by Cheryl Cosim, Erwin Tulfo and Paolo Bediones, the team goes where the action happens to deliver crucial stories you ought to know. As the nation once again practice its right to vote in the Barangay and SK elections on October 25, News5 deploys its aggressive team to cover the polls in the most-comprehensive way possible.
Early in the day, jumpstart your weekday mornings with Sapul sa Singko at 5-8am. Erwin Tulfo, Shawn Yao, Lourd de Veyra and Martin Andanar will share their breakfast with a perfect brew of news, features and commentary; while Chiqui Roa-Puno and Cheri Mercado are ready to perfect the blend by introducing household and parenting tips to viewers. Three hours of practical information and hard-hitting views are never complete without traffic reports, palengke updates and entertainment buzz to prep up your day.
Raffy Tulfo and Amelyn Veloso will feed the viewers of 30-minute news in Balitaang Tapat at 12nn daily. News5 reporters deliver updates as the news develops in midday.
Meanwhile, the social media’s most active news fan page in the Philippines goes on full-broadcast in JournalisMO at 10:30-11pm nightly. Martin Andanar, Jove Francisco and Cheri Mercado are mobilizing over 150,000 citizen journalists of TV5’s JournalisMO Facebook page to let their views and stories be heard.
The reporting continues 24/7 as News5 gets the weekend covered in Aksyon Weekend, Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30pm to 12mn. Join Atty. Mike Templo and Maricel Halili as they wrap-up the week with stories you shouldn’t miss.
News5 is determined to be one of Asia’s leading news providers by teaming up with the world’s best including CNN and Reuters. Powered by world-renowned Avid Technology, News5 was also the first Filipino news outfit to use an entirely digital news reporting and post-production workflow to increase the visibility of information and drive efficiency to its newsroom through the most sophisticated software tools.