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Tima on the set of Balitanghali.
|Born||Rufino Tima, Jr.
January 7, 1975
|Occupation||Journalist, presenter, producer|
Tima was one of GMA’s main reporter during the 2000 to 2004 series of kidnappings by the Abu Sayyaf Group, a Islamic extremist group in southern Mindanao, and the all-out war waged by the Armed Forces of the Philippines against the Islamic separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front in central Mindanao. Tima has also covered the War in Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2004.
A recipient of numerous commendations including most outstanding news producer in 2004 for his coverage of that year's general elections, Tima is currently a senior producer for GMA news, an anchor on GMA News TV's noontime programme Balitanghali with Pia Arcangel-Halili, and presenter on the public affairs show, 100% Pinoy. He is likewise one of the first presenters of Reporter's Notebook as well as on i-Witness, which won the Peabody Award.
|100% Pinoy||Host||GMA Network||from 2006-2007 only|
|Balitanghali||Anchor||Q/GMA News TV||Permanent with Pia Arcangel|
|Puso ng Pasko: Artista Challenge||Contestant||GMA Network||TV special (winner)|
- "Talkative star a huge turnoff for secretive ex-boyfriend". Philippine Daily Inquirer. June 11, 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2011.
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