Filipino journalist known for his extensive work in television and radio. He also served a term in the Philippines' House of Representatives from 2001 to 2004 before resuming his broadcasting career.
He grew up in poverty and had to hold several jobs while in school growing up. He attended Polytechnic University, where he studied broadcasting.
He won his first award for his journalistic work in 1993 and has since gone on to received more than 85 honors.
His wife Trinidad, whom he married in 1984, committed suicide in 2009. He has two children.
He and Bernadette Sembrano have hosted TV Patrol together.