GMA Network Unveils Raft of Promotions


GMA Network has recently promoted executives from various departments, including Redgie A. Magno, who was appointed first VP for Business Development Department I (drama productions) in the entertainment group.

Under Magno’s leadership, GMA Drama has produced high-rating content for audiences across media platforms. Further, Cheryl Ching-Sy was promoted to senior assistant VP of GMA Drama, creating foundations for the department’s operational success and providing management support to drive content production and development.

Among GMA Drama’s highlights are Encantadia, Sahaya, Someone to Watch Over Me, My Husband’s Lover, Ika-6 Na Utos, My Special Tatay, Prima Donnas, the Philippine adaptation of Descendants of the Sun, First Yaya and I Can See You.

Darling De Jesus-Bodegon was named first VP for Business Development Department III (talk/magazine/musical variety/specials and alternative productions). Under her helm, the department has innovated formats to adapt to the challenges brought about by the pandemic. Her team continued to produce fresh episodes for the Network’s flagship musical-variety program All-Out Sundays and launched the third season of The Clash.

Last month, three promotions were announced in the News and Public Affairs Group. Arlene Carnay was named VP of GMA Public Affairs, and Jaileen Jimeno was tapped to be senior assistant VP. GMA News Online Editor-in-Chief Jaemark Tordecilla now serves as senior assistant VP for News and Public Affairs Digital Media. Victoria T. Arradaza was appointed first VP and head of supply and asset management department.