TV host and news reporter Atom Araullo is leaving ABS-CBN after working for the network for over a decade.
“Working with ABS-CBN for over a decade has been amazing adventure,” Atom said in a statement released by ABS-CBN on Friday, Sept 15.
“However, the time has come to explore emerging opportunities and challenges beyond the organization. Although I am taking a new path, I have nothing but respect and gratitude for the company that helped become the journalist I am today. To all the hardworking men and women of ABS-CBN, maraming maraming salamat,” he added.
In a separate statement, ABS-CBN wishes Araullo “all the best in his future endeavors.”
READ: ABS-CBN statement on Atom Araullo's departure from the network. pic.twitter.com/heSzakoO5W
— ABS-CBN News (@ABSCBNNews) September 14, 2017
Meawhile, Twitter netizens has already speculated that Atom Araullo will be transferring to ABS-CBN’s rival, GMA. DZBB Super Radyo hinted that a news personality with the letter “A” in his first and last name will be transferring to the Kapuso network. Hmm.
— it's me jane (@vibar_jane) September 15, 2017
Ma: Buksan mo Tv Bilis, Si atom nasa GMA na.
Me: Ay updated? pic.twitter.com/EWytp9O1Jv
— Adrian (@adimondays) September 15, 2017
The 34-year-old news personality earned several awards including a Bronze World Medal at the New York Festivals Awards for his documentary Warmer in April 2017 and was proclaimed as Best Public Service Program Host for his show Red Alert by University of the Philippines Los Baños’ Gandingan Awards.
Featured image from Atom Araullo | Instagram