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Mike Enriquez

Mike Enriquez 01Miguel Castro Enriquez (born September 29, 1951 in Santa Ana, Manila) is a popular TV and radio newscaster in the Philippines. He is also the Senior Vice-President for radio of GMA Network, and president of the network’s regional and radio subsidiary, RGMA Network Inc.

Mr. Enriquez earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and commerce from De La Salle University. He began his broadcasting career in 1969 as a radio staff announcer for the Manila Broadcasting Company. Since then, he has occupied a wide range of positions from program director to general manager. His last position before joining the Company was as Vice President for FM operations and a member of the board of directors of Radio Mindanao Network, one of the country’s largest privately-owned radio networks. In addition to his executive functions, Mr. Enriquez also anchors 24 Oras, Channel 7’s flagship newscast and Imbestigador, a highly-rated prime time investigative program. He also hosts an early morning news and current affairs program on the Company’s flagship radio station, DZBB. He is the recipient of various broadcasting awards, both in the Philippines and abroad.

Other Information

  • Name: Miguel Castro Enriquez
  • Birthday: September 29, 1951
  • Place of Birth: Santa Ana, Manila
  • Profession: TV and radio newscaster
  • School Attended:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts and Commerce, De La Salle University, 1973
  • Spouse: Lizabeth “Baby” Yumping

Business Interest

  • GMA Network, Senior Vice-President for radio
  • RGMA Network Inc.
  • Manila Broadcasting Company
  • Radio Mindanao Network
  • La Salle Green Hills, Member of the Board of Trustees, Treasurer and Chairman of its Finance Committee

Awards

  • Year 1999 Awards
    • Best Male Newscaster – Golden Dove Awards (KBP)
    • Ka Doroy Valencia Broadcaster of the Year – Golden Dove Awards (KBP)
    • Best Male Newscaster – Star Awards For Television (Philippine Movie Press Club)
    • Best Newscaster – Asian Television Awards (He is the only Filipino to win the said award)
  • Year 2000 Awards
    • Best Male Newscaster – Star Awards For Television (Philippine Movie Press Club)
    • Best Newscaster For Television – Golden Dove Awards (Kapisanan Ng Mga Brodkaster Sa Pilipinas)
    • Best Public Affairs Host for Radio – Golden Dove Awards (KBP)
    • Finalist (The only one from the Philippines) – Best News Presentor – Asian Television Awards on December 2000 in Singapore. He won the same award in 1999.
  • Year 2001 Award
    • Best Public Service Program Host for “Imbestigador” – Star Awards For Television (Philippine Movie Press Club)
  • Year 2002 Awards
    • Best TV Newscaster Metro Manila – Golden Dove Awards (KBP)
    • Best Public Affairs Program Host – Radio Metro Manila – Golden Dove Awards (KBP)
    • Best News Commentary – Radio – “Saksi Sa Dobol B” – Catholic Mass Media Awards.
  • Year 2003 Award
    • Best Newscaster Award – Consumers Union Of The Philippines 14th Annual National Consumers Award.
  • Year 2004 Awards
    • Outstanding Television Host – Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption
    • Outstanding Radio and Television Commentator – Consumers Union of the Philippines 15th Annual National Consumers Awards.
    • Anak TV-Seal awardee.
    • Ranked number eighty (80) Biznews Asia’s 100 Most Influential Filipinos.
  • Year 2005 Awards
    • Anak TV-Seal awardee.
    • Ranked number eighty-eight (88) Biznews Asia’s 100 Most Influential Filipinos.
  • Year 2006 Awards
    • Best Male Newscaster – USTV awards (University of Santo Tomas).
    • Best Public Affairs Host – PMPC Star Awards for Television.
    • Anak TV seal Awardee.
    • Ranked number fifty-four (54) Biznews Asia’s 100 Most Influential Filipinos.
  • Year 2007 Awards
    • 2007 Most Outstanding Male News Presenter of the Year – COMGUILD Center for Journalism
  • Year 2009 Awards
    • 2009, Best News and Public Affairs Program Host – 5th USTv Student’s Choice Awards

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