Jove Francisco

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Jove Francisco
Born Jovenal Mapalo Francisco Jr.
(1969-06-11) June 11, 1969 (age 47)
Manila, Philippines
Occupation Journalist, Radio Commentator
Years active 1994-present

Jove Francisco is a broadcast journalist and he is the former anchor of TV5.[1]He is now working with ANC.


Among 17 other journalists from different international media organizations including CNN, Jove Francisco is the only Filipino reporter to be accepted as a fellow in the Journalist to Journalist (J2J) program of the AIDS Vaccine 2011 Journalist Training Program Fellows by the Washington-based National Press Foundation held recently in Bangkok.

He has been covering health, social media and political beats for 15 years already—spanning four administrations from Ramos to Aquino. He currently co-anchors TV5’s late night newscast Pilipinas News and AksyonTV’s Balitang 60. Francisco also co-hosts Radyo Singko’s Reaksyon.

His name was mentioned by then-Rep. Gilbert Remulla during the congressional investigation on the "Hello Garci" controversy.

On October 10, 2015 according to Media Newser Philippines' report,[2] Jove has transferred to ABS-CBN.



Year Title Position Network
2015–present The World Tonight Executive Producer ABS-CBN News Channel
2014–2015 Aksyon Tonite News Anchor TV5
2012–2014 Pilipinas News
2011–2012 Anggulo Correspondent
2011–2014 Balitang 60 News Anchor AksyonTV
2010–2012 Aksyon JournalisMO TV5
2010–2013 Aksyon Weekend
2008–2010 TEN: The Evening News


Year Title Character Network
2010–2012 Reaksyon Host 92.3 News FM


  1. ^ Avendaño, Christine O. (14 November 2011). "Aquino appeals anew for private love life". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 22 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Jove Francisco moves from TV5 to ABS-CBN News Channel". Retrieved October 30, 2015. 

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