24 Oras Bikol

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24 Oras Bikol
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Created by GMA Bicol
Developed by GMA News and Public Affairs
Directed by Julius Lilao
Starring Elmer Caseles
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Bicol
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Running time 30 minutes
Original network GMA Bicol
Original release September 17, 2012 - November 7, 2014 (as Baretang Bikol)
November 10, 2014 – April 24, 2015

24 Oras Bikol, formerly Baretang Bikol, was the regional newscast of GMA Bicol which premiered on September 17, 2012. The newscast covers Bicol Region along with parts of Southern Tagalog, Central Luzon and Eastern Visayas.[1][2] It airs live every weekdays from GMA Bicol studios. Its anchor is the veteran local broadcaster Elmer Caseles.

Following changes in now-main newscast 24 Oras, Baretang Bikol was rebranded as 24 Oras Bikol since November 10, 2014.[3]


After almost 2 years of airing due to streamlining process happened to all the network's regional stations, 24 Oras Bikol went off air on April 24, 2015.

Area of Coverage[edit]

Final Anchor[edit]

  • Elmer Caseles

Final Field Reporters[edit]

  • Avril Daja (Now on GMA Dagupan)
  • Mark Bongat (Now on GMA Dagupan)
  • Kaye Botastas (Now on GMA Dagupan)
  • Chariza Pagtalunan
  • Michelle Chua (Now on ABS-CBN Batangas)
  • Maila Aycocho (Now on ABS-CBN Naga)
  • Michael Biando

Former Main Field Reporters[edit]

  • Michael Jaucian


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