Ron Cruz is a news anchor for The ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC). He has been part of ANC since 1996, handling various production assignments and newscasts for the channel. Ron began as a production assistant for the Sarimanok News Network (SNN). He then became a writer, producer and host of his own sports segment before producing and anchoring news programs. He has reported on major news stories, among them the Rizal Day bombing incident along EDSA, the Cherry Hills landslide and the historic passing of the Reproductive Health Bill at the House of Representatives. He was the former anchor of [email protected], reporting headline stories and handling the interviews for consumer related issues, corporate news and different advocacies of cause-oriented groups. Ron is currently an anchor of ANC's longest running news program, ‘Dateline Philippines’. He also gives the latest news and covers developing stories at 11am and 2pm on ‘News Now’.