Journalist Maria Ressa formally announced that she is resigning from being the head of ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs effective January 2011.
“My contract ends on Jan. 3, 2011, and I will not be renewing. I have nearly six months of accumulated leaves so I will go on terminal leave beginning Nov. 15,” part of her internal e-mail to the ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs team reads. She held the said post for six years. She will be replaced by ABS-CBN North America News Bureau chief Regina Reyes.