Under his new contract, the award-winning journalist will remain as co-anchor of GTV's 'State of the Nation' and documentarist for 'i-Witness' and 'The Atom Araullo Specials.'
Tuesday's broadcast of 'Unang Hirit' was COVID-19 heavy, but it took one bizarre phone patch interview to make it a top-trending topic on Twitter.
Apolinario was earlier diagnosed with lymphoma, a type of cancer that is linked to the immune system. He was reportedly in critical condition since Wednesday.
The former Kapuso is now the showrunner of the morning edition of Newsroom, anchored by Ria Tanjuatco-Trillo.
More than two dozen programs and personalities of the country's Big 2 television networks were selected as regional winners.