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Glenda Gloria is Newsbreak’s new executive director


Manila, Philippines – Veteran journalist Glenda M. Gloria returns to Newsbreak this week to serve as its new Executive Director.

One of Newsbreak’s co-founders, Gloria was associate then managing editor of Newsbreak from its launch as a weekly magazine in January 2001 until February 2008. From February 2008 to January 15, 2011, she served as chief operating officer of ANC (the ABS-CBN News Channel). During her ANC stint, the station broke new ground through new programs and documentaries, live forums, and a huge social media presence.

Newsbreak co-founder Marites Dañguilan-Vitug was reelected chairman of the Board of Public Trust Media Group, Inc., a staff-owned corporation that runs Newsbreak. The Board’s other officers are Gloria (president); Newsbreak co-founder and former managing editor Chay Florentino Hofileña(Board secretary) and business journalist and Financial Times correspondent Roel Landingin (Board treasurer). Former broadcaster and media executive Ma-an Hontiveros was also elected to the Board.

Named Deputy Editor of Newsbreak is Gemma Bagayaua-Mendoza, who helped usher in Newsbreak to the online world in 2006. During Newsbreak’s partnership with ABS-CBN Interactive, she served as Deputy Editor for research and systems (from February 2008 to February 2010) and as Editor-in-chief of (from February to June 2010) where she supervised its social media initiatives, including the online and social media components of the interactive election forum, Harapan 2010.

Newsbreak is turning 10 this month. “We want to revitalize the organization to meet the demands of the new decade,” Gloria said. “We will continue to do excellent journalism, and more.”

Newsbreak will do this with the help of existing and new partners, an expanded pool of contributors, and Fellows.

Newsbreak’s current Fellows are: Miriam Grace A. Go, Aries Rufo, Lala Rimando, Carmela Fonbuena, Jesus Llanto, Purple Romero, Rey Santos, Kristine Servando, Maria Althea Teves, Lilita Balane and Riziel Cabreros. Newsbreak, independent journalism from the Philippines

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  1. Elizabeth Co-Canlas says:

    Desperate california resident desperately seeking for the help of former classmate Ms Glenda Gloria. would appreciate if Ms. Gloria would email desperate woman……….pls do asap before former classmate reach the verge of insanity……calling the attn of ms gloria, pls repond immediately. thank you & God bless!

    bet co-canlas

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