Pinky Webb

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Pinky Webb
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Pinky Webb on the set of her morning show Umagang Kay Ganda
Joanna Marie Pagaspas Webb

(1970-06-11) 11 June 1970 (age 52)
EducationDe La Salle University

Joanna Marie "Pinky" Pagaspas Webb (born June 11, 1970) is a Filipina broadcast journalist currently working for CNN Philippines. She is the daughter of Freddie Webb and a sister of Jason and Hubert Webb.


She attended high school at Colegio San Agustin where she was classmates with Kris Aquino. She studied at De La Salle University where she initially took AB Psychology then decided to shift to AB Management. She also took up a few courses at UCLA and Cal State Long Beach on journalism for a semester.


During her career at ABS-CBN, Webb was a first news anchor of ANC Primetime News (1999–2004) and Dateline Philippines (2004–2014) and also host of Umagang Kay Ganda, XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé (from 2008 until the show ended) and TV Patrol Weekend.[1] She was a radio co-anchor of Radyo Patrol Balita Alas Kwatro and the radio commentary program Tambalang Failon at Webb on weekdays with Ted Failon on DZMM. On May 9, 2015, The Philippine Star reported that Webb has resigned from ABS-CBN.[2]

Webb joined CNN Philippines in 2016.[3] The network confirmed her move in a tweet.[4] She debuted with CNN Philippines on April 4, 2016 as the first anchor of its Filipino-language newscast, Balitaan.[5] On September 26, 2016, Webb named as a host for a new current affairs daily program titled The Source.[6]


Year Title Role Network
2018–2019 Business Matters Host CNN Philippines
2017–2018 On The Record One of the host contributors
2016–present The Source Host
2016–present Balitaan News Anchor
2011–2015 TV Patrol Weekend ABS-CBN
Mornings @ ANC ANC
2008–2013 XXX: Exklusibong, Explosibong, Exposé Host ABS-CBN
2007–2011 Umagang Kay Ganda News Anchor
2004–2014 Dateline Philippines ANC
1999–2004 ANC Primetime News


Year Title Role Network
2002–2009 Radyo Patrol Balita Alas Kwatro News Anchor DZMM
2004–2009 Pasada Sais Trenta Sabado Host
2009-2012 Tambalang Failon at Webb

Awards and citations[edit]

  • One of the Best Morning Show Hosts (for Umagang Kay Ganda) - Star Awards for TV (2008, 2009, 2010)
  • Best Female Morning Show Host (for Umagang Kay Ganda) - 1st Media Newser Philippines Awards (2010)
  • Best Radio Anchor (for Tambalang Failon at Webb) - 9th Gawad Tanglaw (2011)
  • Best TV Anchor (for TV Patrol Weekend) - 11th Gawad Tanglaw (2013)


  1. ^ Abs-Cbn Interactive, Pinky Webb is the new "XXX" host[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Archived 2015-08-21 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Pinky Webb officially joins CNN Philippines". Retrieved 2021-08-09.
  4. ^ CNN Philippines [@cnnphilippines] (16 March 2016). "Welcome to the CNN Philippines family, Pinky Webb! @iampinkywebb" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  5. ^ "First on MNP: Pinky Webb to anchor CNN Philippines' first Filipino-language newscast". Retrieved 2021-08-09.
  6. ^ "Pinky Webb to host CNN Philippines' new interview show 'The Source'". Retrieved 2021-08-09.