TV Patrol Ilocos

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TV Patrol Ilocos
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Created by ABS-CBN Regional Network Group
Developed by ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs
Starring Grace Alba
Bryan Realgo & Various Contributor
Country of origin Philippines
Original language(s) Ilokano
No. of episodes n/a (airs daily)
Executive producer(s) Randy Menor
Running time 30 minutes
Original channel ABS-CBN TV-7 Laoag
Original release 1997-present

TV Patrol Ilocos (formerly TV Patrol Laoag) is the local news broadcast of ABS-CBN Regional Network Group for Ilocos, shown in Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur and Abra in the Philippines. It is a tabloid-style format. It delivers news and current affairs issues in Iloko.

It is aired live daily from ABS-CBN TV-7 Laoag at 5:15 PM, from Monday to Friday, simulcast over ABS-CBN TV-11 & 34 Vigan.


ABS-CBN Laoag reopens as a relay TV station (TV-7). It launches its new radio station: DWEL (MOR Laoag) in 1995, and relaunches TV-7 as originating TV station in 1997. Meeting the need of Ilocanos for news in and out of Laoag and in the Ilocano language, TV-7 premiers its own TV Patrol in 1997. In 2008, it opens its relay station TV 11 & 34 Vigan.

Guerrero - Andal era[edit]

TV Patrol Laoag premiered on September 1, 1997 with veteran journalist Jorge Guerrero as first anchor. When Guerrero left the newscast to join GMA-7, Senior Reporter Victor Andal became the anchor on May 12, 2002. TV Patrol Laoag was then the first Iloko newscast seen entirely in the province of Ilocos Norte and some parts of Ilocos Sur & Cagayan. Andal was also a correspondent of DZMM Teleradyo, a 24-hour news/talk radio station of ABS-CBN in Mega Manila that is broadcast simultaneously on radio and television worldwide via The Filipino Channel, SkyCable, Destiny Cable and digital free TV.

Andal - Soriano era[edit]

On October 27, 2008 TV Patrol Laoag was renamed TV Patrol Ilocos to signify a wider coverage in the establishment of News Bureau in Ilocos Sur. Reporter Monette Soriano joins Victor Andal anchoring the newscast. Andal later left the newscast and followed by the management decision to terminate contract of then remaining anchor Monette Soriano.

Realgo - Rieta era[edit]

On December 14, 2009, TV Patrol Ilocos introduced Ilocos Sur Reporter Bryan Realgo as new anchor. When Realgo left the newscast to focus news operations in Ilocos Sur, then newly hired Hadji Rieta replaced him. Rieta anchored the newscast for one year from March 1, 2010 to 2011 then later transferred to GMA-7.

Alba era[edit]

In 2012, then newly hired reporter Grace Alba became the sole anchor of the newscast.

Area of Coverage[edit]

Note: Northern Parts of Ilocos Sur and Parts of La Union is also covered by TV Patrol Northern Luzon.



  • Grace Alba

Current reporters[edit]

  • Bryan Realgo - He used to anchor TV Patrol Ilocos replacing Victor Andal and Monette Soriano. He is now based in Vigan City as Correspondent for Ilocos Sur. Sit - in anchor for Grace Alba.
  • Dianne Dy - Sit - in anchor for Grace Alba beside Bryan Realgo & Kim Lorenzo.
  • Kim Lorenzo - Sit - in anchor for Grace Alba beside Bryan Realgo & Dianne Dy.
  • Ria Galiste
  • April Rafales
  • Denis Agcaoili
  • Marsman Daguio

Previous anchors[edit]

  • Jorge Guerrero - now an anchor of GMA Ilocos newscast 24 Oras Ilokano[1]
  • Victor U. Andal - He migrated to Canada and hosted a Filipino program on CJSW 90.9 FM Canada. Remained as columnist of a local tabloid in Ilocos Norte. Now a licensed Power Engineer in Canada.
  • Monette Soriano
  • Bryan Realgo
  • Hadji Rieta - Now with GMA News.[2]

Previous reporters[edit]

  • Imee Guerrero-Nicolas
  • Rezlyn Salud
  • Anna Lyn Bagaoisan
  • Ellen Lagat
  • May Ann Martin
  • Mark Magdirilla
  • Randy Menor


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