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Mike Enriquez was a Filipino television and radio newscaster. He started his career as a radio broadcaster in 1969, and in 1995, he became a TV anchor for GMA Network, Inc. He was also the Consultant for radio operations of GMA Network, and president of the network's regional and radio subsidiary, RGMA Network Inc., and the Station Manager of Super Radyo DZBB 594 AM.

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How old was Mike Enriquez?

He was 71 years 11 Month(s) 0 day(s) old.

How tall was Mike Enriquez?

He was In feet: 5 feet 7 inch, In meter: 1.702m, In centimeter: 170.18cm and In inch: 67 inches tall.

Mike Enriquez Biography and Wiki:

He was a professional Philippine, Filipino Newscaster. His nickname was Mr. Saksi, DJ, Migs, Booma. Do you know? What was the Date of birth of Mike Enriquez? Where was born Mike Enriquez? He was born in Santa Ana, Manila, Philippines on 29 September, 1951 (Saturday) . When die Mike Enriquez? Where die Mike Enriquez? How died Mike Enriquez? He died at Philippines on 29 August, 2023 (Tuesday) for cardiac arrest. Everybody want to know that how much age of Mike Enriquez? Age of Mike Enriquez was 71 years 11 Month(s) 0 day(s) old. Every person searched that what is the Country, Nationality and Continent of Mike Enriquez? His Country name was Philippines, Nationality was Philippine, Filipino and Asia Continent. Always came question from mind that What religion does Mike Enriquez belong to? He belong to Christian Religion.

Mike Enriquez Height , Weight and Physical Stats:

Do you want to know about Physical Stats of Mike Enriquez? Then here is the right information for you. The Height of Mike Enriquez was In feet: 5 feet 7 inch, In meter: 1.702m, In centimeter: 170.18cm and In inch: 67 inches & Weight was 60 Kg. Also His eye color was Brown. & hair color was Black.

Mike Enriquez Education:

Most of the people search on google for Where studied Mike Enriquez? Mike Enriquez studied from universitiy- De La Salle University-Manila. What is Educational Qualification of Mike Enriquez? So for your kind information, His Educational Qualification was completed degree in Broadcast Management.

Mike Enriquez Family & Relationship status:

As a Celebrity, many people search on google for His family information. So If you need to know marital status of Mike Enriquez, He got married . His wife name was Lizabeth Baby Yumping.

Mike Enriquez Net worth & Luxury:

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Career

He started his career in broadcasting as a staff announcer at the Manila Broadcasting Company in 1969. It began when he visited a friend in that company and accidentally discovered his interest in radio. He since worked in various positions, as a broadcast reporter, a news editor, program director, and station manager, until he became manager of a medium-sized radio network. He also had stints in other radio networks such as Freedom Broadcasting Radio Network and Radio Mindanao Network (RMN), where he became vice president for the company. He was the man behind the huge success of DWKC 93.9, which stayed in the number 1 spot for so many years before he left in 1995. He was the voice behind the Mellow Touch 94.7 signature and introduction. He also became a disc jockey known as "Baby Michael" and played a cameo role as a disc jockey in Andrew E.'s 1992 movie Mahirap ang Maging Pogi (It's Not Easy Being Handsome).

In 1994, after leaving RMN, Enriquez joined GMA to head its radio division and expand its radio networks, with only 4 originating stations at that time.

In 1995, Enriquez was convinced by the network to be the anchor, in what would be his first on-cam appearance.

Months later, the network executives called for him to come back; he anchored a 15-minute newscast, in the early evening slot, together with Karen Davila. The late-afternoon news program, entitled Saksi: GMA Headline Balita premiered on October 2, 1995.

In September 1998, he landed his anchor-duties into the late-night newscast GMA Network News with Vicky Morales. Since his first months on Network News, they decided to change the language to "Taglish", and later, changed to Filipino in early 1999.

In January 1999, he returned to radio via Super Radyo DZBB, with his new program based on his former newscast, Saksi sa Dobol B; in August 1999, he returned to Saksi, with his co-host in GMA Network News Vicky Morales.

In August 2000, he hosted the public affairs program entitled Imbestigador; he was later named "Imbestigador ng Bayan".

On March 12, 2004, he left Saksi to re-join Frontpage anchor Mel Tiangco in GMA's then newly-inaugurated primetime newscast 24 Oras.

Throughout his career as a news anchor, he covered numerous events ranging from the EDSA II, the eve of the US Invasion of Iraq, the Funeral of Pope John Paul II, the siege of Marawi, and the aftermath of Supertyphoon Haiyan in Tacloban.

He was named as one of the most child-friendly personalities by the Southeast Asian Foundation for Children and thrice consecutively by the Anak TV Seal awards.

He was also known for his trademark lines in broadcasting such as "Hindi namin kayo tatantanan" (We will not stop running after you) at the end of his reporting on anomalies and other crimes and his habit of excusing himself whenever he coughed or sneezed on air.

Illness and death

On August 22, 2018, he revealed he went on a medical leave because of a couple of ailments such as kidney disease and diabetes, following his absence in 24 Oras and Super Radyo DZBB. He underwent a heart bypass and later returned to broadcasting on November 26, 2018.

In December 2021, he took another medical leave of absence, during which he underwent a kidney transplant. He returned to his programs on March 28, 2022, in time for GMA's coverage of the 2022 Philippine presidential election. However, he took a leave off-air three months after the election.

He died on August 29, 2023. Several media personalities expressed their sympathy to his death.

Television Programs

Year - Title - Network

  • 1995–1998, 1999–2004 - Saksi - GMA Network
  • 1998–1999 - GMA Network News
  • 1999–2000 - I-Witness
  • 2000–2023 - Imbestigador
  • 2004–2023 - 24 Oras
  • 2005–2008 - Review Philippines - GMA Pinoy TV/Q
  • 2007 - Philippine Agenda - GMA Network
  • 2011–2012, 2017–2022 - Saksi sa Dobol B - GMA News TV/GTV


Awards

Year - Award Giving Body - Category - Results

  • 1999 - Asian Television Awards - Best Newscaster Award - — - Won
  • Golden Dove Awards - Best Male Newscaster - — - Won
  • Ka Doroy Valencia Broadcaster of the Year Award - — - Won
  • 2000 - Asian Television Awards - Best News Presenter - — - Won
  • Golden Dove Awards - Best Newscaster For Television - — - Won
  • Best Public Affairs Host for Radio - — - Won
  • PMPC Star Awards for TV - Best Male Newscaster - — - Won
  • 2001 - PMPC Star Awards for TV - Best Public Service Program Host - Won
  • 2002 - Catholic Mass Media Awards - Best News Commentary - Won
  • Golden Dove Awards - Best TV Newscaster Metro Manila - — - Won
  • Best Public Affairs Program Host - — - Won
  • 2003 - National Consumers Award - Best Newscaster Award - — - Won
  • New York Festivals - Gold Medal - Won
  • 2004 - National Consumers Award - Outstanding Television Host - — - Won
  • US Film and Video Festival - Silver Camera Award  - Won
  • Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption - Outstanding Television Host - — - Won
  • 2013 - School Press Advisers Movement Inc - Award of Excellence in the Field of Broadcasting - — - Won
  • 2014 - BizNews Asia - Broadcast Excellence Award - — - Won
  • 2018 - COMGUILD Media Awards for Radio and Television - Best AM Radio Anchor - — - Won
  • 2019 - Animo Media Choice Awards - Best Male News Anchor on AM radio and Best Male News Anchor on Television - — - Won
  • 2022 - Gawad Lasallianeta Awards - Most Outstanding Male News Anchor - — - Won
  • 2023 - Annual Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands Awards - Most Trusted Radio Presenter - — - Won

FAQ:

What was the profession of Mike Enriquez?

His profession was Newscaster.

What was the real name of Mike Enriquez?

His real name was Miguel Castro Enriquez.

Where was Mike Enriquez Born?

He was born in Santa Ana, Manila, Philippines.

What was the Date of Death of Mike Enriquez?

The date of death was 29 August, 2023 (Tuesday) of Mike Enriquez.

What was the death of cause of Mike Enriquez?

Mike Enriquez death of cause was cardiac arrest.

What was the Date of Birth of Mike Enriquez?

The date of birth was 29 September, 1951 (Saturday) of Mike Enriquez.

Who was wife of Mike Enriquez?

His wife name was Lizabeth Baby Yumping.

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