Tricia Zafra gives up TV News Reporting to become a Humanitarian Worker

  • 32-year old News Anchor Tricia Zafra gave up her long career to become a Humanitarian Worker
  • She was a Kapuso TV News Reporter for 10 years
  • Now she will work as a communication officer for the humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders

Kapuso reporter Tricia Zafra gave up his longtime career in GMA Network this January 7.

She made the announcement through a blog post, published by SubSelfie, titled Why I Left My Job as TV News Reporter in a Popular Network.

Zafra wrote: “It is not easy leaving a job you’ve had more than a decade. But it is more difficult to resist going after what will make you genuinely happy while you’re still young.

She added that she is heading to another meaningful journey as a humanitarian worker. She will be working as a communication officer for the international and independent medical humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres or Doctors Without Borders.

She continued, “I am grateful I’ve found a place where my background in Broadcast Journalism and Psychology is appreciated.

Finally, I can clearly see a path to fulfilling another dream as a Psychologist.

Tricia Zafra joined GMA Network in 2008. She worked at RPN Channel 9 before being a Kapuso. She served as a news anchor for the weekend edition of GMA News TV’s NewsTV Life. She also has other reportorial tasks in various GMA News programs.

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