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 is the regional newscast of GMA Bicol which premiered on September 17, 2012. The newscast covers Bicol Region along with parts of Southern Tagalog and Central Luzon.[1][2] It airs live every weekdays on GMA-7 Naga and GMA-12 Legazpi. 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 effective November 10, 2014.[3]


After almost 3 years, 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]

Main Anchor[edit]

  • Elmer Caseles (now moved to CNN Philippines)

Main Field Reporters[edit]

  • Avril Daja
  • Mark Bongat
  • Kaye Botastas
  • Chariza Pagtalunan
  • Michelle Chua
  • Maila Aycocho
  • Michael Biando

Former Main Field Reporters[edit]

  • Michael Jaucian


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