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WATCH: Atom Araullo’s documentary trailer is out

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GMA News released a trailer of broadcast journalist Atom Araullo’s first documentary with the network yesterday, Oct. 17.

On GMA News’ Instagram account, the 15-second video flashed shots of Philippine islands and small fishing boats across the sea.

“Pagod, puyat sa laot, dadaanan ka ng bagyo pero kailangan may lakas ka pa para makipaglaban sa mga tuna tulad nito,” Araullo said while carrying a tuna that was almost the same size as him.

“Philippine Seas” is the first documentary of Araullo for I-Witness under GMA News and Public Affairs, which will tackle livelihood issues of local fisherfolk and the current state of Philippine waters.

The documentary will be aired on Nov. 5.

Araullo was a former ABS-CBN reporter and host for more than a decade. His broadcast career, however, started with GMA where he was a reporter for “ATOMic Sports” in 2004.

Source: GMA News Instagram

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