Veteran journalist Malu Cadeliña-Manar succumbs to cardiac arrestPosted on
KIDAPAWAN CITY – Veteran print and broadcast journalist Malu Cadeliña-Manar “writes 30” Sunday night.
She succumbed to cardiac arrest Sunday night. She was 52-years-old.
She was rushed to Kidapawan Medical Specialist Hospital after complaining of breast pain but breathed her last at about 6:30 late afternoon.
Manar was a public affairs anchorperson of Ronda FM in Kidapawan City and correspondent of online news portal Mindanews and Manila Bulletin national newspaper at the time of her demise.
A multi-awarded radio anchor and writer, Manar used to work for Notre Dame Broadcasting Corporation (NDBC) years. She received numerous awards as a radio personality and has had training overseas as a print journalist.
A very credible broadcast journalist, she fought hard against ‘envelopmental‘ journalism and attacks against the fourth estate.
She retired from NDBC in March 2019, tried her luck in local politics but failed in her bid for a city council seat.
She returned to her “first love,” and hosted daily morning public affairs program over Ronda FM in Kidapawan City.
Mindanao journalists mourn her death.-Edwin O. Fernandez