Karen Davila

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Karen Dávila
Born (1970-11-21) November 21, 1970 (age 43)
Citizenship Filipino
Occupation radio broadcaster, newsreader
Years active 1993-present
Religion Evangelical Christian
Spouse(s) DJ Sta. Ana
Children David
Lucas

Kristin Karen Dávila, professionally known as Karen Dávila (born 21 November 1970), is an award-winning Filipino broadcast journalist and television presenter. Currently, she is a main news anchor in the ABS-CBN News Channel programmes Bandila, and Headstart with Karen Davila. She is also the former host of the shows Wonder Mom, The Correspondents, XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé, Y Speak, and Barangay Dos, and former news anchor of ABS-CBN Headlines, ABS-CBN Insider, TV Patrol and TV Patrol World.

Dávila has also won numerous awards both locally and internationally in her career, including two awards from the prestigious New York Festival and the 2008 Ten Outstanding Young Men Award for Broadcast Journalism.

Personal life[edit]

Dávila graduated from the University of the Philippines Diliman with a degree of Bachelor of Arts major in Mass Communication. She is married to DJ Sta. Ana, Head of Operations for TV5's News5, and together they have two children, David and Lucas.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Program Role Network
2013 My Puhunan Host ABS-CBN
2012-2013 Pinoy True Stories: Engkwentro (Tuesday) Host ABS-CBN
2011 Ako Ang Simula presenter ABS-CBN
2011 It's Showtime (variety show) Special Judge ABS-CBN
2010–present Bandila[2] newsreader ABS-CBN
2010–present Storyline presenter ABS-CBN/ANC
2010–present Headstart newsreader, presenter ANC
2004-2010 TV Patrol World newsreader ABS-CBN
2008-2009 Wonder Mom presenter ABS-CBN
2000-2010 The Correspondents correspondent ABS-CBN
2006-2008 XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé presenter ABS-CBN
2004 Y Speak presenter ABS-CBN/Studio 23
2003-2004 Simpleng Hiling presenter ABS-CBN
2003-2004 Insider newsreader ABS-CBN
2000-2003 Headlines newsreader ABS-CBN
2000-2001 Barangay Dos presenter ABS-CBN
1999-2000 Extra! Extra! presenter GMA
1996-2000 Probe correspondent GMA
1998-2000 Brigada Siete reporter GMA
1998-1999 Mornings @ GMA presenter GMA
1995-1998 Saksi newsreader GMA

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=609994&publicationSubCategoryId=83 Retrieved November 20, 2010 Title: Karen Davila: The Broadcaster as Fashionista By: Tanya T. Lara (The Philippine Star) Updated September 08, 2010 12:00 AM
  2. ^ http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=631730&publicationSubCategoryId=96 Retrieved November 20, 2010 Title: Karen at Julius sasabak na sa Bandila! By: Ni SVA (Pilipino Star Ngayon) Updated November 20, 2010 12:00