Broadcast journalist Melissa Gecolea is an accomplished television host, producer, and writer. This multi-hyphenate Jane of all trades boasts an extensive experience in broadcast media both here and abroad, with a stellar career spanning decades. She is most notably known for the TV program, "On The Money," a personal finance show that airs daily on the ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC), where she works alongside fellow anchors Edric Mendoza and Salve Duplito as co-host and writer.
"On The Money" is certainly on the money when it comes to educating Pinoys on smart money matters, as it has been awarded, "Best Business TV Program" in the 11th Gawad Tanglaw Awards (2013), less than a year after it aired on ANC. It garnered the same recognition in 2016, as the 14th Gawad Tanglaw Awards cited “On The Money” as the “Best Business TV Program” for the second time around.
Melissa Gecolea is also the Executive Producer for “Future Perfect,” another premier ANC offering. The show gives Pinoy viewers the latest news on technology, keeping them up to date with the movers and shakers of the digital world while providing insights on how these trends make an impact on viewers’ daily lives.
No doubt, Melissa Gecolea is one of ABS-CBN’s finest. She is a force to be reckoned with on television—and in real life. Off-screen, this achiever finds time for hiking, kickboxing, traveling, and going on culinary adventures. Journalism meets lifestyle? We’re sure Melissa would say that you’re right on the money.