Veteran broadcast journalist Tony Velasquez will anchor the noontime newscast “Headline Pilipinas” on DZMM TeleRadyo.

DZMM, ABS-CBN’s flagship AM radio station, continues to revolutionize its delivery of news with the launch of the noontime national newscast “Headline Pilipinas” on Monday (October 10), 12:30pm, that will air exclusively on DZMM TeleRadyo on cable and ABS-CBNTVplus.

The announcement came as a welcome surprise during the station’s 30th anniversary celebration held at the Marriott Grand Ballroom in Pasay City early this week that was attended by past and present anchors, reporters, and employees of DZMM 630, which was established in 1986 at the end of Martial Law.

“Headline Pilipinas,” a stand-alone program on TeleRadyo, DZMM’s news channel on television, will be helmed by veteran broadcast journalist Tony Velasquez, who together with ABS-CBN Cebu’s Leo Lastimosa and ABS-CBN Davao’s Melanie Severino will deliver the latest and most relevant news gathered from all over the country, giving voice to Filipinos from different regions across the country.

ABS-CBN Integrated News & Current Affairs head Ging Reyes said this is just a part of DZMM’s continuous evolution to keep Filipinos updated on things that matter to them, to  help them make informed decisions in their day-to-day lives.

“We are building upon the gains of Teleradyo by transforming it into a nationwide platform.  This way, DZMM continues to be relevant to our news audiences. Expect stronger programming, more current affairs content, and a fusion of style and substance that will continue to improve as technology evolves and as we become more and more present in the digital space,” she said.


ABS-CBN Integrated News & Current Affairs head Ging Reyes with DZMM anchors Kabayan Noli De Castro, Gretchen Fullido, and Ted Failon at the 30th anniversary celebration of DZMM at the Marriott Grand Ballroom last Tuesday, October 4.

Reyes led a “who’s who” list of attendees to the station’s anniversary party, which featured production numbers by singers Jona, Morissette, Kyla, Imelda Papin, Rico J. Puno, Darren Espanto, Arnel Pineda, Noel Cabangon, Jed Madela and actor Piolo Pascual, who sang in DZMM’s latest station ID. DZMM anchors Doris Bigornia, Gerry Baja, Anthony Taberna, DJ Richard, Carl Balita, Marc Logan, Gus Abelgas, and Kabayan Noli De Castro also showcased their singing talent while Radyo Patrol Reporters like Angel Movido, Robert Mano and Raya Capulong danced to the hits of the ‘80s to the present, with anchors Nina Corpuz, Atty. Claire Castro, Maresciel Yao, Toni Aquino, Jasmin Romero, Neil Badion, DJ Chacha, DJ Bea, Gretchen Fullido, and Ahwel Paz.


DZMM anchors Carl Balita, Anthony Taberna, Gerry Baja, and DJ Richard showcase their singing prowess to entertain fellow anchors, reporters, and employees of DZMM in the past three decades.

ABS-CBN president and chief executive officer Carlo Katigbak stressed the station’s strong commitment to public service, a core value of the news organization.

“We have two larger goals, the first is to stay relevant to our audience and continue to deliver useful information that matter to them by the people that matter to them. Our second goal is to fulfill our mission to be in the service of the Filipino people. It means we’re not just journalists and nation builders. We are also advocates that champion the causes that are closest to our values as an organization. It means that we need to help find solutions to the problems that we discuss on air,” Katigbak said, after highlighting DZMM’s many public service programs, including the Teaching Learning Caring (TLC) classroom and clinic-on-wheels that served victims of calamities in the past years.

Other ABS-CBN executives also paid tribute to the men and women who contributed in making DZMM the number one AM radio station in Mega Manila, and TeleRadyo as the number one Filipino news channel on cable.

Charo Santos-Concio, host of “MMK sa DZMM” and ABS-CBN Chief Content Officer said, “Maraming dapat ipagdiwang at ipagsalamat kagaya ng inyong husay, sipag, at tibay sa loob ng 30 taon na siyang dahilan bakit patuloy na nagbabaga ang tungkulin nating magsilbi at tumulong sa ating kapamilya.”

DZMM’s 30th anniversary celebration continues with the airing of a documentary on its beginnings, challenges, and its coverage of some of the biggest news and events in Philippine history, as told by DZMM anchors and reporters in the past three decades. Watch “30/630: Kwento ng DZMM” on “Sunday’s Best” this Sunday (October 9) at 11:30pm after “Gandang Gabi Vice” on ABS-CBN or ABS-CBN HD (SkyCable ch.167).

The documentary, narrated by DZMM anchor Vic De Leon Lima, will be replayed on DZMM TeleRadyo on Monday (October 10) at 5pm and on October 15 at 6pm. You may also watch it on

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Panoorin ang “30/630: Kwento ng DZMM” sa Sunday’s Best


Patuloy na lumalawig ang paghahatid ng balita at serbisyo publiko sa mamamayang Pilipino ng DZMM sa paglunsad ng bago nitong noontime newscast na “Headline Pilipinas,” na mapapanood sa DZMM TeleRadyo sa cable at sa ABS-CBNTVplus simula Lunes (October 10) ng 12:30pm.

Inanunsyo ang programa sa selebrasyon ng ika-30 anibersaryo ng AM radio station ng ABS-CBN, na ginanap sa Marriott Grand Ballroom sa Pasay City noong Martes at dinaluhan ng anchors, reporters, at empleyado ng DZMM 630 sa nakalipas na tatlong dekada.

Ang beteranong mamamahayag na si Tony Velasquez ang mangunguna sa “Headline Pilipinas,” kung saan makakasama rin niya sina Leo Lastimosa ng ABS-CBN Cebu at Melanie Severino ng ABS-CBN Davao upang magdala ng mga balita mula sa iba’t ibang parte ng Pilipinas, at mabigyan ng tinig ang mga Pilipino mula sa mga malalayong rehiyon.

Ani ABS-CBN Integrated News & Current Affairs head Ging Reyes, marami pang pagbabagong maaasahan ang publiko sa DZMM, na pinapalakas pa ang pagbabalita at public service upang matulungan ang bawat Pilipino sa kanyang araw-araw na pamumuhay.

Maliban kay Reyes, naroon din sa ginanap na selebrasyon ang mga bigating anchor at Radyo Patrol reporter ng DZMM. Ang mga tulad nina Kabayan Noli De Castro, Doris Bigornia, Gerry Baja, Anthony Taberna, DJ Richard, Carl Balita, Marc Logan, at Gus Abelgas ay nakipagsabayan sa mga singer na sina Jona, Morissette, Kyla, Imelda Papin, Rico J. Puno, Arnel Pineda, Noel Cabangon, Jed Madela, Darren Espanto, at Piolo Pascual. Humataw naman sina Angel Movido, Robert Mano, Raya Capulong, Nina Corpuz, Atty. Claire Castro, Maresciel Yao, Toni Aquino, Jasmin Romero, Neil Badion, DJ Chacha, DJ Bea, Gretchen Fullido, at Ahwel Paz.

Paalala naman ni ABS-CBN president at chief executive officer Carlo Katigbak, anumang marating ng DZMM, serbisyo publiko pa rin ang nasa puso nito. Aniya, kaakibat ang DZMM sa paghahanap ng solusyon sa mga problema sa lipunan. Kung kaya mayroong mga programa tulad ng Teaching Learning Caring (TLC) classroom and clinic-on-wheels, na tumugon na sa mga biktima ng kalamidad nitong mga nakaraang taon.

Nakisaya rin si ABS-CBN chief content officer, executive adviser to the chairman, at ABS-CBN University president Charo Santos-Concio, na miyembro din ng pamilya ng DZMM dahil sa programang “MMK sa DZMM.”

Sariwain naman ang kasaysayan ng DZMM sa Linggo (October 9) sa pagpapalabas sa Sunday’s Best ng dokumentaryong “30/630: Kuwento ng DZMM,” 11:30pm pagkatapos ng “Gandang Gabi Vice” sa ABS-CBN at ABS-CBN HD (ch. 167). Ipapalabas din ito sa DZMM TeleRadyo sa Lunes (October 10) ng 5pm at Sabado (October 15) ng 6pm sa cable at ABS-CBNTVplus. Mapapanood din ito sa

Sundan ang DZMM TeleRadyo sa Facebook at Twitter (@DZMMTeleRadyo), bisitahin ang at tumutok sa DZMM Radyo 630 sa AM radio o DZMM TeleRadyo sa cable at ABS-CBNTVplus.



About ABS-CBN Corporation

ABS-CBN Corporation is the Philippines’ leading media and entertainment organization. The Company is primarily involved in television and radio broadcasting, as well as in the production of television and radio programming for domestic and international audiences and other related businesses. ABS-CBN produces a wide variety of engaging world-class entertainment programs in multiple genres and balanced, credible news programs that are aired on free-to-air television. The company is also one of the leading radio broadcasters, operating eighteen radio stations throughout the key cities of the Philippines. ABS-CBN provides news and entertainment programming for eight channels on cable TV and operates the country’s largest cable TV service provider. The Company also owns the leading cinema and music production and distribution outfits in the country. It brings its content to worldwide audiences via cable, satellite, online and mobile.  In addition, ABS-CBN has business interests in merchandising and licensing, mobile and online multimedia services, glossy magazine publishing, video and audio post production, overseas telecommunication services, money remittance, cargo forwarding, TV shopping services, theme park development and management, property management and food and restaurant services, all of which complement and enhance the Company’s strength in content production and distribution. The Company is also the first TV network in the country to broadcast in digital. In 2015, it commercially rolled out its digital TV box, ABS-CBN TVplus, to prepare for the country’s switch to digital TV.

About DZMM

DZMM Radyo Patrol 630 is the number one AM radio station in Mega Manila and is the flagship AM radio station of ABS-CBN, the leading media and entertainment company in the Philippines. Known for its slogan “Una Sa Balita, Una sa Public Service” (First in News, First in Public Service), DZMM is known for its breaking news, extensive news coverage, hard-hitting radio commentary, and its various public service projects and programs for the benefit of Filipinos worldwide. In 2007, DZMM launched TeleRadyo, the first to simulcast radio programs on cable television in the Philippines. Currently, DZMM TeleRadyo is the country’s most watched news and information channel on cable TV, offering a unique programming of DZMM radio shows and ABS-CBN content. It is also available in different parts of the country via SKYcable, Destiny TV, and on various local cable providers; on digital television via ABS-CBN TVplus; and overseas via TFC, the Filipino Channel. It can also be viewed at or streamed at


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