Marga Ortigas

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Marga Ortigas
Born Margarita Ortigas
Occupation Journalist
Years active 1991-present

Margarita Ortigas, generally known as Marga Ortigas, is a broadcast journalist, currently working for Al Jazeera English.


Al Jazeera English

At Al Jazeera English, Ortigas is a correspondent, now based in China.[1] [2] In November 2013, she returned to the Philippines to cover the devastation of the super-typhoon in her homeland.

She recently received a special prize from the International Committee of the Red Cross for her Humanitarian Reporting. [3]

Early career

Previously, Ortigas was a field producer, editor, and reporter with CNN International news. Before that, she was anchor, reporter and producer at ABS-CBN, and also at GMA Network, in the Philippines.[4][5][6]



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