Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Irigueño Jimmy Alanis named Director of IBC-13

A prominent Irigueño, who had long been a broadcast journalist at the defunct ABS-CBN DZRB, was recently appointed by President Benigno Aquino III as member of the Board of television network Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC) 13.

A younger brother of the late Eddie Alanis, Jimmy Alanis once lorded over as the number 1 broadcaster in the Bicol Region during the 60s and 70s. He also served as the station manager of RPN DZKI in Iriga City and used to anchor a primetime radio program at DZRB called “Jimmy, Oh Jimmy.” More recently, he worked as the regional television head of GMA-7.

Alanis replaced Eric Canoy as member of the board of IBC-13.

Apart from Alanis, the other newly-installed members of the board of directors of IBC-13 are Lauro Vizconde, Jose Avellana Jr., Manolito Cruz, Ernesto Maipid, Jr., Reynaldo Castro, Jose Rafael Hernandez, Diosdado Marasigan, and Arturo Alejandrino, who replaced Ronald “Ronnie” Rickets.

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