Jeff Canoy

Jefry Corullo Canoy, known professionally as Jeff Canoy,[1] is a Filipino journalist and radio and TV news reporter, anchor, and host for ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs. He is a substitute anchor for Noli De Castro, Henry Omaga-Diaz and Alvin Elchico on TV Patrol every weeknights and weekends.[2]

Jefry Corullo Canoy
EducationAB Communication
Alma materAteneo de Manila University
  • Journalist
  • Broadcaster
  • News reporter
EmployerABS-CBN News and Current Affairs
Known forHost of Red Alert


Jeff Canoy began as ABS-CBN intern and production assistant in 2006.[3][4][5] In 2007, he became a reporter assigned in the night shift covering stories on law enforcement, disaster, and armed conflicts.[3][5] He worked for Patrol ng Pilipino in 2010 and, with Atom Araullo, won the 5th Golden Screen TV Awards Outstanding News Magazine Program Host in 2014.[6][7] In 2017, Canoy replaced Atom Araullo as TV host of Red Alert, a program on disaster preparedness and education. He was awarded the Best Public Affairs Host from the KBP Golden Dove Awards the following year while the show won Best Public Affairs Program.[8][9]

In 2018, Canoy’s documentary on the Marawi siege with fellow journalist Chiara Zambrano, Di Ka Pasisiil (Never Shall Be Conquered), won the Gold World Medal at the New York Festival.[10] The documentary also won the first Gold Dolphin Award for the Philippines in Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards.[11][12][13] The documentary also won the Creative Excellence Certificate from US International Film Festival,[14] Best Documentary at the Gawad Tanglaw Awards[11] and Best Documentary at the 31st PMPC Star Awards for Television.[15]

The same year, Canoy also became a finalist for Excellence in Explanatory Writing at the Society of Publishers in Asia Awards for his multimedia piece, “Buhay Pa Kami (We Are Still Alive): Dispatches from Marawi”. Canoy also won first prize in the English Essay Category of the Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for the same story.[16][17]

In 2018, he was named a Marshall McLuhan Fellow – a journalism award conferred by the Canadian Embassy in Manila,[18] becoming the youngest recipient of the award.[19]

In 2019, Red Alert won another two awards at the 27th Golden Dove Awards: Best Public Service Announcement and Best Documentary Program.[20][21]

In the same year, Canoy was announced as the newest host of ABS-CBN’s morning news program, Umagang Kay Ganda.[22]


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  2. ^ "Good guy Jeff". Inquirer Lifestyle. 2012-08-10. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  3. ^ a b "Jeff Canoy". TFC. Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  4. ^ "Get To Know New "Red Alert" Anchor Jeff Canoy". Orange Magazine. 2017-10-20. Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  5. ^ a b "Jeff Canoy wins at NY Festivals, named 2018 Marshall McLuhan fellow". Manila Standard. Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  6. ^ "'My Husband's Lover' dominates 5th Golden Screen TV Awards". Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  7. ^ "Stories behind the news". Retrieved 2019-08-08.
  8. ^ "Jeff Canoy wins at NY Festivals, named 2018 Marshall McLuhan fellow". Manila Standard. Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  9. ^ "Kapamilya network bags 25 trophies at 27th KBP Golden Dove Awards". Manila Standard. Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  10. ^ News, ABS-CBN. "LOOK: 'Di Ka Pasisiil' wins Gold World Medal at NY Festivals 2018". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2019-08-05.
  11. ^ a b "ABS-CBN's Di Ka Pasisiil' wins Gold Dolphin at Cannes". Rappler. Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  12. ^ Aguilar, Krissy. "Marawi siege documentary bags Gold Dolphin at Cannes". Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  13. ^ "ABS-CBN documentary bags first Gold Dolphin for Philippines". Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  14. ^ "Marawi documentary "Di Ka Pasisiil" brings home Gold Dolphin from Cannes". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  15. ^ "ABS-CBN tinanghal na best tv station sa star awards | Pilipino Star Ngayon". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  16. ^ News, ABS-CBN. "ABS-CBN's Jeff Canoy wins a Palanca Award". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  17. ^ ""68th Carlos Palanca Memorial Awards for Literature Winners 2018" (Panitikan.PH) | University of the Philippines Manila". Retrieved 2019-07-30.
  18. ^ News, ABS-CBN. "ABS-CBN's Jeff Canoy is 2018 Marshall McLuhan fellow". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2019-08-05.
  19. ^ "Renowned broadcaster visits BU as lecturer on responsible crisis coverage". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  20. ^ "26th KBP Golden Dove Awardees – Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas". Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  21. ^ News, ABS-CBN. "ABS-CBN named Best TV Station in 2019 KBP Golden Dove Awards". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2019-08-10.
  22. ^ News, ABS-CBN. "Jeff Canoy, bagong host ng 'Umagang Kay Ganda'". ABS-CBN News. Retrieved 2019-07-30.