Balitang Ilokano

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Balitang Ilokano
Format News
Created by GMA News and Public Affairs
Starring Jorge Guerrero
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Ilokano
No. of episodes airs daily
Running time 30-45 minutes
Original channel GMA Ilocos
Original run June 25, 2012 – present

Balitang Ilokano is the regional news broadcast of GMA Network in the Ilocos Region. It premiered on June 25, 2012 weeks after the launching of the regional station GMA Ilocos.[1] The program delivers news and current events coming from the Ilocos provinces, Abra and Parts of La Union and Cagayan in Ilokano. It is initially aired live weekdays from GMA Ilocos studios at 5:05- 5:50 PM, but was moved to the 5:15-6:30PM time slot.

The newscast's anchor Jorge Guerrero left Balitang Amianan (another regional newscast of the network in Luzon) for Balitang Ilokano.

Area of Coverage[edit]

* Note: Parts of La Union are also served by Balitang Amianan.

Main Anchor[edit]

  • Jorge Guerrero

Main Reporters[edit]

  • Brigette Mayor - relief anchor for Jorge Guerrero
  • Argie Lorenzo - relief anchor for Jorge Guerrero
  • Franzes Ivy Carasi
  • Jayvie Baligad
  • Naira Segui
  • Erica Labiano
  • Manny Morales - relief anchor for Jorge Guerrero

Former Reporters[edit]

  • Ivy Hernando
  • Zenna Nacino
  • Mark Masudog


  1. ^ Dimaculangan, Jocelyn (18 June 2012). "GMA-7 invests over P100 million to open broadcast facility in Ilocos". Philippine Entertainment Portal ( Retrieved 15 March 2013.