Pinky Webb on the set of her morning show Umagang Kay Ganda
|Born||Joanna Marie Pagaspas Webb
11 June 1970
Joanna Marie Pagaspas Webb, known as Pinky Webb (born June 11, 1970) is a Filipino broadcast journalist currently working for CNN Philippines. She is the daughter of Freddie Webb and a sister of Jason and Hubert Webb.
She attended high school at Colegio San Agustin where she was classmates with Kris Aquino. She studied at De La Salle University where she initially took AB Psychology then decided to shift to AB Management. She also took up a few courses in UCLA and Cal State Long Beach on journalism for a semester.
During her career at ABS-CBN, Webb was a host of Umagang Kay Ganda, XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé and TV Patrol Weekend. She was a co-anchor of the radio commentary program Tambalang Failon at Webb on weekdays with Ted Failon on DZMM. She also used to anchor Dateline Philippines on ANC. On May 9, 2015, The Philippine Star reported that Webb has resigned from ABS-CBN.
Webb joined CNN Philippines in 2016. The network confirmed her move in a tweet. She debuted with CNN Philippines on April 4, 2016 as the first anchor of its Filipino-language newscast, Balitaan. On September 26, 2016, Webb named as a host for a new current affairs daily program titled The Source.
Awards and Citations
- One of the Best Morning Show Hosts (for Umagang Kay Ganda) - Star Awards for TV (2008, 2009, 2010)
- Best Female Morning Show Host (for Umagang Kay Ganda) - 1st Media Newser Philippines Awards (2010)
- Best Radio Anchor (for Tambalang Failon at Webb) - 9th Gawad Tanglaw (2011)
- Best TV Anchor (for TV Patrol Weekend) - 11th Gawad Tanglaw (2013)