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Raffy Tima

GMA Network Incorporated
News Producer / Anchor
Raffy Tima is a senior news producer and news anchor with GMA Network and its affiliate, GMA News TV in Manila, Philippines. He is considered a pioneer in drone journalism in the Philippines. Tima was one of GMA’s main reporter during the 2000 to 2004 series of kidnappings by the Abu Sayyaf Group, an Islamic extremist group in southern Mindanao, and the all-out war waged by the Armed Forces of the Philippines against the Islamic separatist Moro Islamic Liberation Front in central Mindanao. Tima has also covered the War in Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2004.A recipient of numerous commendations including most outstanding news producer in 2004 for his coverage of that year's general elections, Tima is currently a senior producer for GMA news, an anchor on GMA News TV's noontime programme Balitanghali with Connie Sison, and former presenter on the public affairs show, 100% Pinoy. He is likewise one of the first presenters of Reporter's Notebook as well as i-Witness, which has won several Peabody awards.Twitter: @raffytima

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