Melannie Syquia-Hizon is best known for being the wife of Rico Hizon, a Filipino broadcast journalist. He is currently a senior anchor and director for news content development at CNN Philippines.
Rico and Melannie has a son named Migo and the family resides in Singapore.
Melannie Syquia-Hizon Career & Education
A former flight attendant, Melannie Syquia-Hizon works as a GoodNews Pilipinas.com CEO and Operations Director. From Jan 2004 – Dec 2015, she worked as an Art Event Management a self-employed position where she held and curated art exhibitions in Singapore, Jakarta, and Manila in order to promote Filipino art around Asia.
Melannie has also worked as a Public Relations Specialist for Tactica 2001 – 2005 and as a Flight Attendant for Northwest Airlines 1995-1998 as per her LinkedIn.
She is a graduate of Assumption College with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Affairs 1989 – 1993.
Rico Hizon Career & Salary
Rico is currently a senior anchor and director for news content development at CNN Philippines. During his time with BBC World News, he anchored Newsday and Asia Business Report, which is broadcast to more than 400 million households worldwide. He is the first-ever Filipino news anchor to work for two of the world’s most prestigious television news networks – CNBC Asia and BBC World News.
He has a degree in Communication Arts and Business at De La Salle University and taught Radio, Television and Broadcasting courses at the university. Rico has a Doctorate Degree in Humanities, Honoris Causa from the University of Northeastern Philippines.