GMA artist Iya Villania is named the new host of “Chika Minute,” the showbiz segment of primetime newscast 24Oras. Beginning June 15, she joins the formidable triumvirate of Mel Tiangco, Mike Enriquez and Vicky Morales in the nightly newscast.
“Iya injects new energy to Chika Minute with her fresh and sassy news delivery. She also brings her active lifestyle to the show, and her star power as she brings us closer to the biggest showbiz personalities,” says assistant vice president for News and Special Programs Michelle Seva.
Currently, Iya co-hosts the weekly lifestyle program Taste Buddies on GMA News TV and is part of the musical-variety program Sunday All Stars on GMA7.
Asked about her new assignment, Iya shared, “I feel honored na sa dinami-rami ng may gusto ng position na ito, sa akin ito napunta. I’m glad that I was chosen.”
24Oras airs weeknights at 6:30 p.m. on GMA7.