MANILA, Philippines – In a heartfelt statement sent to the press, ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN News expressed their profound sadness over the passing of Mario Dumaual, one of their veteran reporters. Having dedicated over three decades to the ABS-CBN News team, Mario played an integral role in entertainment news reporting, leaving an indelible mark on the industry.
Full statement follows.
STATEMENT OF ABS-CBN AND ABS-CBN NEWS ON THE PASSING OF MARIO DUMAUAL
ABS-CBN and ABS-CBN News are deeply saddened with the passing of one of our veteran reporters, Mario Dumaual.
In the more than three decades that Mario was part of the ABS-CBN News team, he became a pillar of entertainment news reporting and an esteemed mentor to his colleagues.
An excellent and passionate journalist, a loyal and dedicated friend, a devoted family man, Mario leaves a lasting legacy to the industry.
Thank you, and farewell to our Kapamilya, Mario Dumaual.