Marga Ortigas

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Marga Ortigas
Born Margarita Ortigas
Occupation Journalist
Years active 1991-present

Margarita Ortigas (generally known as Marga Ortigas) is a Filipino broadcast journalist, currently working for Al Jazeera English.


Early work

Previously, Ortigas was a field producer, editor, and reporter with CNN International news. Before that, she was anchor, reporter and producer at ABS-CBN, and also at GMA Network, in the Philippines.[1][2][3]

Al Jazeera English

Ortigas is a correspondent with Al Jazeera English, and is now based in China.[4] [5] In November 2013, she returned to her native Philippines to cover the massive devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda) in eastern and central parts of the Visayas.

She recently received a special prize from the International Committee of the Red Cross for Humanitarian Reporting.[6]



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