TV Patrol Caraga

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TV Patrol Caraga
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Dapig sa Kamatuuran, Dapig sa Katawhan.
Created by ABS-CBN Regional Network Group
Starring Charmane Awitan
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Cebuano
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Running time 25 to 30 minutes
Original channel ABS-CBN TV-11 Butuan
Original run July 5, 1999 – present

TV Patrol Caraga (formerly TV Patrol Butuan) is the flagship local news program broadcast of the ABS-CBN Regional Network Group in Butuan City.

It has been the most watched and most trusted news program in Butuan and Agusan del Norte[citation needed]. The newscast is a tabloid-style format, delivering news headlines about the current events in the entire Caraga region.

It is aired live daily from ABS-CBN Broadcast Center TV-11 in Butuan City at 5:15 PM, from Monday to Friday. It is also simulcast on ABS-CBN TV-12 Surigao and TV-26 Tandag. It is also shown abroad through ABS-CBN Now and The Filipino Channel.


The program launched as TV Patrol Butuan, aired first on July 5, 1999. It was first anchored by Andy Rara and Michiko Makinano then later with Trinidad Ladringan-Velasco. It is currently presented by Charmane Awitan.

In 2011 TV Patrol Caraga celebrated its 12th year anniversary and revealed their new news banner format on TV. On July 8, 2013, TV Patrol Caraga celebrated its 14th anniversary and updated its graphics, and video and audio packages. On July 7, 2014, TV Patrol Caraga celebrated its 15th anniversary in the history of television as the first in the region.

Current Anchor[edit]

  • Charmane Awitan

Current Reporters[edit]

  • Richmond Hinayon - Sit in Anchor for Charmane Awitan
  • Rodge Cultura - Sit in Anchor for Charmane Awitan
  • Cindy Candawan
  • May Diez
  • Icey Mercado


Logo used from 2011 to 2013
  • Uluhan Sa Mga Nagbagang Balita (Headlines)
  • Pulis Balita (Police Reports)
  • Ronda Patrol (Top Stories)
  • Ronda Probinsiya (Provincial News in Northern Mindanao)
  • Balor (Peso-Dollar Exchange)
  • Lakat sa Panahon (Weather Forecast)
  • Star Patrol (Showbiz News)
  • Tabang Kapamilya (Sagip Kapamilya in Tagalog)

Former Anchor[edit]

  • Trinidad "Trini" Ladringan-Velasco
  • Andy Rara- now TV5 reporter

Previous Reporters[edit]

  • Ritchel Molero - currently OWWA Caraga welfare officer
  • Trini Velasco - currently ABS-CBN Cagayan de Oro News Desk and concurrent Executive Producer to News and Current Affairs Northern Mindanao.
  • Madeleine Veluz - now with Love Radio.
  • Francis Magbanua - currently ABS-CBN Davao News reporter.
  • Rheza Cemine - transferred to Caraga TV and 9TV
  • Michiko Makinano
  • Andy Rara - currently with DXAB Abante Bisaya Davao.

Area of Coverage[edit]

Note:Parts Of Dinagat Islands Are Also Served Of TV Patrol Tacloban

Note:Parts Of Compostela Valley Are Also Served Of TV Patrol Southern Mindanao


See also[edit]