GMA Regional TV’s (GMA RTV) local flagship news program Balitang Bisdak is now in more areas in Central and Eastern Visayas as part of GMA Network’s commitment to further deliver “Serbisyong Totoo” all over the Philippines.
Balitang Bisdak, which airs Monday to Friday at 5 p.m., is simultaneously broadcasted in Cebu, Leyte, Siquijor, Bohol, and parts of Negros Oriental thru GMA Network’s local channels GMA 7 Cebu, GMA 10 Tacloban, GMA 11 Bohol, and GMA 12 Ormoc.
With the tagline, “Balitang Bisdak, bugtong kasaligan, kasandigan ug kadangpan sa mga Bisaya [Balitang Bisdak, the most trusted, dependable and reliable (newscast) of the Bisaya]”, Balitang Bisdak features comprehensive and in-depth delivery of news and information in Cebu and key cities and provinces in Central and Eastern Visayas.
Bobby Nalzaro, award-winning local news correspondent Alan Domingo, and news presenter Cecille Quibod-Castro anchor Balitang Bisdak. Joining the team are various local news teams based in Cebu and local news stringers based in different parts of Central and Eastern Visayas.
“Local news still plays a very important role. While national reports on a wider scope, it is the local stories that directly affect our families and immediate communities which remain very important to us,” says GMA Regional TV Vice President and Head Oliver Victor Amoroso. “With the full support of GMA’s Chairman and CEO Atty. Felipe L. Gozon and President and COO Gilberto R. Duavit, Jr.,Balitang Bisdak begins a new and exciting chapter. We congratulate the men and women of GMA Regional TV in Central and Eastern Visayas.”
GMA Cebu Station Manager Ann Marie Tan also looks forward to reach more audience beginning this month. “We endeavor to bring a new Balitang Bisdak to the viewers of Central and Eastern Visayas. Our Kapusong Bisaya will now have access to news and information not just from the key cities of Metro Cebu but from Negros Oriental, Siquijor, Leyte, and Bohol provinces as well,” says Tan.