Bernadette Sembrano

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Bernadette Sembrano
Bernadette-Sembrano-Best-TV-Anchor.jpg
Hailed as one of Best TV Anchors along with her partner, Alex Santos in 9th Gawad Tanglaw
BornBernadette Lorraine Palisada Sembrano Aguinaldo
(1976-02-18) February 18, 1976 (age 37)
Taft Avenue, Manila, Philippines
OccupationReporter, Journalist, Radio Broadcaster
Spouse(s)Emilio Aguinaldo IV
 
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Bernadette Sembrano
Bernadette-Sembrano-Best-TV-Anchor.jpg
Hailed as one of Best TV Anchors along with her partner, Alex Santos in 9th Gawad Tanglaw
BornBernadette Lorraine Palisada Sembrano Aguinaldo
(1976-02-18) February 18, 1976 (age 37)
Taft Avenue, Manila, Philippines
OccupationReporter, Journalist, Radio Broadcaster
Spouse(s)Emilio Aguinaldo IV

Bernadette Lorraine Palisada Sembrano Aguinaldo also known as Bernadette Sembrano or Ate B (born February 18, 1976) is a popular reporter, newscaster and television host in the Philippines. She is a cousin of Stanley Palisada.

Education[edit]

Sembrano graduated elementary and high school from Angelicum School (now Angelicum College), a private Catholic school in Quezon City, Philippines. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of the Philippines, Diliman.

Career[edit]

Sembrano started with Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation as a newscaster before in 1998 moving to GMA Network, Inc. in 2000-2005 where she was the anchor of the first wishing program of the country, Wish Ko Lang. She and GMA had issues with a TV show she is hosting - exposing alleged graft and corruption of a government official, which the network had delayed airing but with certain disclaimer that made her walk-out on an evening news cast. GMA terminated her contract on 20 December 2003 but she continued to worked on for Wish ko Lang until 14 February 2004. [1] She was then wooed by the rival ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation in where she hosted an OFW Drama Anthology entitled Nagmamahal, Kapamilya and the morning show Magandang Umaga Pilipinas and as a correspondent in the ABS-CBN longest investigative journalism show, The Correspondents. She is the current host of Salamat Dok, a weekend current affairs program focusing on medicine and health issues.

Sembrano is also a co-anchor in "TV Patrol Weekend", a newscaster in the DZMM radio station programs like Radyo Patrol Alas Dose, Gising Pilipinas with Nelson Lubao and currently anchoring Radyo Patrol Alas Kuwatro with Alex Santos when she replaced Jasmin Romero. And other news and public affairs programs of ABS-CBN.

And now, Sembrano was back to Umagang Kay Ganda as main anchor/host with Anthony Taberna after a few months when she left the show together with Rica Peralejo, Ginger Conejero and Bekimon. She replaced Pinky Webb, a former main anchor and host of Umagang Kay Ganda who already left the morning show last August 2011. She remains one of the more visible newscasters, television hosts, and correspondents of the ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs.

Private life[edit]

Sembrano is the co-owner and founder of a bookstore specializing in hard-to-find books in Quezon City, Philippines. She formed this business partnership with colleagues in Philippine media and former classmates in college. She married Emilio "Orange" Aguinaldo IV, great-grandson of the first President of the Philippines, Emilio Aguinaldo.

In July 2011 she announced that she has Bell's Palsy and is undergoing therapy.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
2010-presentSalamat Dok!HostABS-CBN
2007–2011; 2011–presentUmagang Kay GandaHostABS-CBN
2005–2007Magandang Umaga, PilipinasHostABS-CBN
TV Patrol WeekendNews AnchorABS-CBN
TV Patrol: Nagmamahal KapamilyaSegment HostABS-CBN
The CorrespondentsCorrespondentABS-CBN
2002–2004Wish Ko LangHostGMA

Radio Shows[edit]

YearTitleRoleNetwork
DZMM Radyo PatrolNews AnchorDZMM

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