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PRODUCTION TEAM

Donna May Lina

Executive Producer

Donna May Lina has a wide experience in various aspects of communication and media production. Currently, she is also the Executive Producer for the People’s Television Network’s weather program, Panahon.TV.

Among her notable productions are Retired Chief Justice Artemio Panganiban, Jr’s bio-musical Ageless Passion (2011), Aliw Award Winner for Best Stage Collaboration Manila Symphony Orchestra’s Rockestra (2005), Gawad Urian Best Film for 2001 Batang West Side. She has produced television programs such as A Round of Golf on Solar Sports (2008- May 2012) and Hapinas on QTV (2006),Sa Totoo Lang on Zoe TV 11 (2000-2001), Anak Seal Awardee Next Stop on NBN(2005). She also segment produced for various programs for Cinema One such as Review Night (2000-2001) and Access (2001-2002), Digital Tour on Studio 23 (2000), Kikay Machine on Juice (2002). She also hosted a baseball sports program Ninth Inning (2009) together with Anthony Suntay on Makisig Channel.

A cum laude graduate of Broadcast Communication from the University of the Philippines, she also received the best thesis distinction together with Garlic Garcia for their thesis video, Mabuhay Ka, Iskolar ng Bayan. She received a certificate in film production from the New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies. Donna enjoys watching films and concerts, traveling, dining out, and playing a round of golf. As a leader, she believes in encouraging her team to give only the best and success will surely follow.

George Gamayo

Supervising Producer

George is part of the pioneering team of Panahon TV, and is a homegrown talent of UBE Media. He holds a master’s degree in crisis and disaster risk management from the Philippine Public Safety College where he ranked second in a class of 36. He was recognized by the Universal Peace Federation as a Youth Ambassador for Peace in 2018. The United Nations accredited him to cover and participate in the third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR) and the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union’s Global News Forum 2015 in Sendai, Japan. He wrote the scripts for Project DINA (Disaster Information for Nationwide Awareness), a flagship project of the government that teaches the public what to do before, during and after hazards through audio-visual presentations distributed to local government units in 2013. Aside from climate change and disaster preparedness stories that received various awards, George also produces segments on sports and public service announcements.

George loves to travel. He is also part of BookSail, a passion project of his friends, that brings books and school supplies to students in the country’s secluded islands.

Julius Melo

Julius Melo

Director

After earning a degree in Mass Communications at the Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Julius started his career by doing sports coverages. He rose through the ranks  from Production Assistant to Segment Producer, and is now a TV Director and Executive Producer. 

He has covered the Summer and Winter Olympics, Asian Games, FIBA World and FIBA Asia, SEAgames FIVB and the Suzuki Cup. He also produced the sports documentary, Kwentong Gilas.

Agay Llanera-Reyes

Agay Llanera-Reyes

Head Writer

Agay’s writing career began when she became a copywriter for BusinessWorld Online after graduating with an AB Communication degree from Ateneo de Manila. Since then, she has headed, produced, and written for several TV shows and AVPs. She has also written for magazines, websites, marketing campaigns and live shows.

When she’s not busy being a mom and working for Panahon TV, she writes romance and novellas for young adults. Her stories have been published by Visprint Inc. and Anvil Publishing.

Jazel Villamarin

Jazel Villamarin

Visual Consultant

Jazel Kristin is a documentary director, visual consultant and intermedia artist. Her work has been locally and internationally exhibited in Hong Kong, France, Korea and Singapore. She has collaborated with local and international artists of different disciplines and completed artist residencies at Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, France (2010), Santorini and Athens, Greece (2015) and in CASA San Miguel in Zambales, Philippines (2013 & 2017).

Paul Michael Caisip

Paul Michael Caisip

Officer in Charge/Live Producer

PM is a Mass Communication graduate from the Centro Escolar University of Malolos, Bulacan. From 2010 to 2011, he assumed various positions, ranging from news anchor to field director and station manager, at the CAT8 Network in Nueva Ecija. He was later transferred to its Manila office where he became scriptwriter, researcher, producer and editor.

As Panahon TV’s live producer and part-time video editor, he has undergone several trainings in broadcast, visual storytelling, business writing and mobile journalism, among others.

During his free time, he loves to read, work out at the gym and travel.

Fatima Caberos

Fatima Caberos

Live Producer

Graduating with a Communication degree in Miriam College, Fatima’s journey in media began in 2013 when she worked as a Talent Coordinator for a noontime show. After being a Road Manager in a talent agency, a Content Producer of online shows and a Field Producer for a news and current affairs program, she landed on Panahon TV where she enjoys producing special segments.

During her spare time, Fatima loves to eat, travel, binge-watch movies and TV shows, and read random articles online.

Blueberry Recto

Blueberry Recto

Live Producer

Blueberry is a Mass Communications graduate of New Era University with a passion for music. She has been in the media industry since 2010 and has honed her skills in writing, floor directing and segment producing in a local channel. In 2013 she fulfilled her dream by being an Associate Producer in one of the biggest TV networks in the country. In 2016, she started working for Panahon TV as Live Producer and Segment Producer. Her skills include singing, composing songs and acting.

Kathy San Gabriel

Reporter

Kathy is a veteran broadcast journalist who has a storied experience as a reporter, news anchor, and TV host. She started her career as a reporter and anchor for the Sarimanok News Network or SNN (now ANC). She then transferred to ABS-CBN as anchor for the ABS-CBN News Advisories and a reporter for various beats. She was also the main anchor for state television PTV, anchoring its flagship newscast and special coverages like the SONA. Her major coverages include President Joseph Estrada and Chief Justice Renato Corona’s impeachment trials, the State and Apostolic Journey of Pope Francis, the aftermath of Supertyphoon Yolanda in Tacloban City in Leyte, and Typhoon Ondoy. She was also the country’s media delegate to the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) held in Bangkok, Thailand in June 2014.

Eunice Juntayas

Reporter

Being Panahon TV's weather reporter allows Eunice to spread her eco-friendly advocacy and to inspire her fellow youth to embrace their uniqueness and creativity. In 2015, she became a volunteer writer for a local newspaper in Laguna where she also hosted school events. As a Panahon TV reporter, she covered the First National Summit on Zika Virus Disease and Angono's Higantes Festival. 

Apart from having been involved in public service as one of Sangguniang Kabataan’s councillors in 2013, she also dabbles in the arts. She has produced numerous short films, and has had her paintings exhibited by the Panbeños Group of Artists in Laguna.

Patrick Obsuna

Reporter

As an Astronomy graduate, Patrick aims to promote public awareness on his chosen field. His thesis paper during his academic years was the first Ethnographic Astronomy research at the Rizal Technological University. Because of his passion for spreading his knowledge, he participates in various outreach programs. Patrick also values the importance of having a weather program that aims to build a resilient country.

Trisha Garin

Reporter

Trisha graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines in Manila. As Panahon TV’s Weather Reporter, she enjoys traveling and meeting new people. With her love for nature and animals, she strives to be part of the protection of natural environment from destruction and pollution. She believes that in every little way, we can all make a difference in saving our mother earth.

Nathan Alibadbad

Nathan Alibadbad

Editor

Nathan is our Post Production Specialist. Nathan’s passion with imparting knowledge is apparent to all of his past students at the Asia Pacific College here in the Philippines where he taught multimedia arts production. Nathan has a plethora of a portfolio under his belt of more than a decade and a half of experience in studio, theatre, television, film production, 3D animation and video editing. With exceptional communication and people skills, Nathan has acquired a clientele from countries spanning from United States, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan and in the Philippines. Nathan continues to deliver exceptionally to the clients of different markets as a Director, Producer, Writer, and Editor.

Nathan has produced different 3D animation shorts, two of which made it for screening in the Animation Festival in Hiroshima, Japan 2002. He has also spearheaded multiple projects for clients in Thailand, Switzerland & Bosnia, Herzegovina; an e-Learning solutions focusing on Education for Peace targeting war-torn countries all over the world.

A sports medalist, actor, youth leader, an advocate of conservation of Philippine indigenous trees, and with multiple award-winning short films to boot, Nathan continues to express his creativity in all projects that he has touched in PanahonTV & UBE Media.

Michael Galang

Michael Galang

Editor/Cameraman

Bon is Mass Communication graduate from St. Dominic Savio College. He started editing when he was in grade school using Movie Maker. He also enjoys playing instruments and different music genres. 

Bon loves playing extreme sports like Street BMX and skateboarding. He is also into film making, and is a part of an SM Cares prgram that helps young PWDs through photography.

Raffy M. Vicente

Raffy M. Vicente

Technical Head/Switcher

Raffy, an information technology graduate, is a Tricaster operator at Panahon TV. He loves reading about new technologies that can help him in his profession. He also maintains his grandmother’s computer shop.

Raffy’s hobbies include assembling computers  and troubleshooting  software. During his spare time, he explores the video editing software Final Cut Pro.

Mark Paguia

Mark Paguia

Switcher

With a degree in Information Technology from the Pamantasan ng Montalban, Mark is responsible for Panahon TV’s daily technical requirements, troubleshooting, maintenance and graphics editing. Currently, he is a cameraman-in-training—an opportunity he takes full advantage of to sharpen his visual skills. He‘s also learning photography, handling a teleprompter, and creating live graphics.

When he’s on break, Mark enjoys hiking and playing basketball. He believes that he can do all things in life through Christ who strengthens him.

Marmick Junee S. Julian

Marmick Junee S. Julian

Cameraman/Audioman  

Marmick studies Business Administration at the Cainta Catholic College. At the same time, he finds fulfillment as Panahon TV’s cameraman and audioman. He dreams of learning to operate bigger types of cameras, and aims to produce independent films.

In his spare time, he plays basketball and billiards. He believes in living life to the fullest as we only live once.

Kent Marthin Eribal

Kent Marthin Eribal

Cameraman/Audioman  

Mark Cris Del Rosario

Mark Cris Del Rosario

Website Administrator

Cris is an Information and Technology graduate from Pamantasan ng Montalban. Being part of PanahonTV since its early years has allowed him to expand his technical expertise in TV production. Currently, he is improving his skills in motion graphics and video editing.

In his free time, Cris enjoys playing basketball. He believes that if one doesn’t take risks, one cannot create a future.

Jearom Andre Martinez

Jearom Andre Martinez

Live Graphic Artist

As graphic artist for Panahon TV, Jearom creates art cards and graphic design for the show’s social media platforms and live broadcast. He graduated at the Interface Computer College, having taken the Diplomat Information Technology Program.  He is now expanding his capabilities to include motion graphics and basic video editing.

Aside from traveling, he also likes to eat—the reason why he has burger tattoo on his forearm.

Jun Bert R. Fabale

Jun Bert R. Fabale

Website Administrator

A Computer Science graduate, Jun works at Panahon TV as website administrator, teleprompter operator, and occasionally does audio and camera operations for the live broadcast. He wants to learn more technical skills and improve his expertise on troubleshooting broadcast equipment.

On the side, Jun helps market food supplements and skin care products. He also plays basketball and climbs mountains.