Get a 'Headstart' with Karen Davila on ANC

Posted at 02/18/10 5:30 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Television and radio broadcaster Karen Davila is now on ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC).

The award-winning broadcast journalist will anchor the morning news program “Headstart with Karen Davila” on ANC (Skycable Channel 27) starting March 1 at 8 a.m.

In her new assignment, Davila will set the news agenda for the day by breaking the most significant stories and issues unfolding in the country early in the morning.

“Having an experienced news anchor and investigative journalist like Davila in our fold furthers our goal to bring premium content to Filipinos here and abroad,” ANC chief operating officer Glenda Gloria said.

“Headstart” marks Davila’s first foray in the 24/7 English news channel of ABS-CBN.

Davila has won numerous awards locally and internationally in her 16-year career, including 2 from the prestigious New York Festivals and the 2008 Ten Outstanding Young Men Award for Broadcast Journalism.

She also anchors “TV Patrol World” and “The Correspondents” on ABS-CBN and “Pasada Sais Trenta” on DZMM Radyo Patrol 630.

“Headstart with Karen Davila” will air from Mondays to Fridays on ANC at 8 a.m.

Also debuting on ANC on March 1 is “The Rundown” with Ces Drilon and Ricky Carandang at 8 p.m.