By Marisol Bo-oc | 05:22 PM March 17, 2022

Veteran broadcast journalist Pablito “Bobby” Nalzaro died Thursday afternoon, March 17, 2022, GMA’s Balitang Bisdak announced.

He was 58 years old.

There was no mention of the cause of death.

Nalzaro traced his roots to Maribojoc, Bohol.

Nalzaro was born on August 11, 1963 in Dipolog City, Zamboanga del Norte.

He started in radio at the age of 16. In 1980, he was an anchor/reporter of Radio DXRZ (UMBN/RMN) in Zamboanga City while taking up Bachelor in Mass Communication at the Ateneo de Zamboanga University. He was also a reporter of Zamboanga Express, a local newspaper. He later joined The Morning Times.

In 1987, he transferred in Cebu and joined DYMF Bombo Radyo Cebu. He served the station for ten years from an ordinary anchor to acting Station Manager. He resigned in 1997 and joined GMA 7/RGMA Cebu.

He was also a columnist of SunStar Cebu and Superbalita Cebu.

On October 4, 1999, two years after being with GMA Cebu, he became TV news anchor for Balitang Bisdak (formerly 24 Oras Central Visayas from November 10, 2014 to January 29, 2016), to which he still active. Nalzaro was one of the regional anchors for Balita Pilipinas Primetime on GMA News TV from March 5, 2011 to February 15, 2014. He is program director and chief operations officer of Super Radyo DYSS 999 Cebu of RGMA Network, Inc., a subsidiary of GMA Network.

He had served as Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Cebu chapter chairman and KBP regional coordinator.

He also anchored GMA 7’s newscast Balitang Bisdak and handled a daily commentary at dySS Super Radyo.

He had served as Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Cebu chapter chairman and KBP regional coordinator.

His numerous awards include the KBP national award of Outstanding Host.

By Bohol Island News

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