News Light


News Light is the flagship news program of Light TV News and Public Affairs in the Philippines, it presents round-about newscasts and gives the viewers an alternative view of daily news of which they are part of. With the tagline “Ang mga balitang dapat niyong malaman sa loob ng 30 minuto.” (All the news that you need to know within 30 minutes), News Light aims to deliver today's top stories and headlines.

News Light
Created byZOE Broadcasting Network
Developed byLight TV News and Public Affairs
Presented byPhoebe Dela Cruz-Cabral
Country of originPhilippines
Original languageFilipino
No. of episodesn/a (airs daily)
Production locationsZOE TV Studios, Ortigas, Pasig
Running time30 minutes
Original networkLight TV
Picture format480i SDTV
1080i HDTV
Original releaseMay 2, 2011 (2011-05-02) –
November 29, 2019 (2019-11-29)

News Light airs on Light TV from Monday to Friday at 6:00 PM and 9:30 PM (PST), with news updates at 11:30 AM and 2:00 PM.


Final AnchorEdit

  • Phoebe Dela Cruz-Cabral (News Consultant, Light TV News and Public Affairs)

Final Fill-in-AnchorEdit

  • Sarah Lagsac[1]
  • Christian Mitra
  • Ace Cruz[2]

Final ReportersEdit

  • Giselle Simon
  • Billy Torres
  • Jomar Villanueva

Final Former anchors/reportersEdit

  • Sheryl Hermosa
  • Jenna Serrano
  • Cel de Guzman
  • Joash Bermejo
  • Rhema Penaflor
  • Issa Esteban
  • Ivy Catucod
  • Raissa Puno-Diaz (now with DZRB Radyo Pilipinas 1 738 kHz)
  • Ron Dulay
  • Preciouc Pacho
  • Mark Makalalad (now with Super Radyo DZBB 594 kHz)
  • Amos Manalastas (now with PTV Manila)
  • Famila Nicor
  • Karen Garucha
  • Ar Vargas
  • Jeffrey Batlangao
  • Cecil Legaspi
  • Jaymie Dela Rosa
  • Xandra Cabigquez
  • Jamie Pancho
  • Glenn Batrina (now with DZRB Radyo Pilipinas 1 738 kHz)
  • Annie Bico
  • Lusset Cunanan
  • Ace Cruz
  • Christian Mitra

News Light sa UmagaEdit

News Light sa Umaga
Running time30 minutes
Country of originPhilippines
Home stationDZJV 1458
Light TV
Hosted byAnnie Bico-Cristobal
Ace Cruz
Created byZOE Broadcasting Network
Original releaseFirst incarnation:
March 4, 2019 – August 17, 2020
Second incarnation:
September 14, 2020
– present
No. of episodesn/a (airs daily)

News Light sa Umaga is the flagship morning newscast of AM station DZJV 1458 in the Philippines anchored by Annie Bico-Cristobal and Ace Cruz. The radio program is also simulcast nationwide via DZJV 1458 Radyo Calabarzon, DWZB-FM 91.1 in Palawan and also on Light TV.

Former Radio News AnchorsEdit

  • Daniel Castro
  • Ar Vargas
  • Christian Mitra
  • Sarah Lagsac-Arsenio
  • Liam Eustaquio
  • Aida Gonzales

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "NEWS LIGHT ( AUGUST 23, 2019 )".
  2. ^ "NEWS LIGHT: AUGUST 26, 2019".