Oliver Victor B. Amoroso becomes Senior VP for Integrated News, Regional TV, and Synergy at GMA Network. Under his leadership, GMA Integrated News has consolidated various news platforms, strengthening its position as the leading multimedia news source in the Philippines.
Amoroso successfully integrated GMA News platforms, strengthening its position as the Philippines’ top multimedia news source. GMA Integrated News delivers high-quality reporting, including exposés and special reports. The Weather Center has been upgraded with advanced technology and an expanded team of forecasters.
Under his leadership, GMA Network’s 24 Oras has become the highest-rated weekday newscast in Total Philippines, based on Nielsen’s TV Audience Measurement people ratings for the period January to latest May 2023 readings.
GMA Integrated News, on the other hand, has evolved into a dynamic multimedia newsroom while maintaining journalistic principles. GMA Integrated News, meanwhile, has achieved over 5.11 billion views on social platforms this year and ranks among the top publishers globally, alongside NBC News, BBC News, and Yahoo.
As the News Chief, Amoroso grew Regional TV news operations from three newscasts in 2016 to eleven newscasts in 2022, four of which were launched at the height of the coronavirus pandemic. Heeding the clamor from viewers in urban and rural areas, RTV launched the #LocalNewsMatters campaign which gives importance to community news.
Amoroso also oversees the Network’s regional operations, content and production, and business development, which include 12 TV stations strategically located across the Philippines and handles the Network’s various initiatives and partnerships including sports production.
With Amoroso at the helm, GMA Integrated News, Regional TV, and Synergy recently won local and international awards including the New York Festivals TV and Film Awards Silver World Medal for Limitless, two Excellence honors at the Philippine Quill Awards for the GMA Masterclass Series and ‘Kapuso Barangayan on Wheels’ initiatives, PMPC Star Awards for TV Best News Program for 24 Oras, and received the ‘Best Regional TV Network’ at the Platinum Stallion National Media Awards, among others.
Amoroso, a loyal Kapuso for 16 years, graduated with distinction from Silliman University’s College of Mass Communication.