Jove Francisco

Jove Francisco is a Filipino broadcast journalist in the Philippines.

Jovenal Mapalo Francisco Jr.
Jovenal Mapalo Francisco Jr.

(1969-06-11) June 11, 1969 (age 50)
Manila, Philippines
OccupationJournalist, Radio Commentator
Years active1994-present


Among 17 other journalists from different international media organizations including CNN, Jove Francisco is the only Filipino reporter to be accepted as a fellow in the Journalist to Journalist (J2J) program of the AIDS Vaccine 2011 Journalist Training Program Fellows by the Washington-based National Press Foundation held recently in Bangkok.

He has been covering health, social media and political beats for 15 years already—spanning four administrations from Ramos to Aquino. He currently co-anchors TV5’s late night newscast Pilipinas News and AksyonTV’s Balitang 60. Francisco also co-hosts Radyo Singko’s Reaksyon.

His name was mentioned by then-Rep. Gilbert Remulla during the congressional investigation on the "Hello Garci" controversy.

On October 10, 2015 according to Media Newser Philippines' report,[1] Jove has transferred to ABS-CBN.

On April 25, 2018, according to Media Newser Philippines' report, Francisco is joining to a soon-to-be launched English news channel, One News.[2]



Year Title Position Network
2019-present Sa Totoo Lang Co-Anchor One PH/Radyo5
2019-present Wag Po! Co-Host One PH/Radyo5
2018–present One News Now Various Contributors One News
2018–present The Chiefs Executive Producer One News
2016 #NoFilter Executive Producer ABS-CBN News Channel
2015–2016 The World Tonight Executive Producer ABS-CBN News Channel
2014–2015 Aksyon Tonite News Anchor / Segment Presenter TV5
2012–2014 Pilipinas News News Anchor TV5
2011–2012 Anggulo Correspondent TV5
2011–2014 Balitang 60 News Anchor AksyonTV
2010–2012 Aksyon JournalisMO News Anchor TV5
2010–2013 Aksyon Weekend News Anchor TV5
2008–2010 TEN: The Evening News News Anchor TV5


Year Title Character Network
2019-present Wag Po! Co-Host 92.3 News FM
2019-present Sa Totoo Lang Co-Host 92.3 News FM
2010–2012 Reaksyon Host 92.3 News FM


  1. ^ "Jove Francisco moves from TV5 to ABS-CBN News Channel". Retrieved October 30, 2015.
  2. ^ "Jove Francisco joins One News". Retrieved May 23, 2018.

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