VBTC Newsroom

VBTC newsroom


The VBTC newsroom brings together some of Vanuatu’s most experienced and talented journalists.

Led by veteran Vanuatu news journalists Malonie Albert and Stevenson Liu, the newsroom brings you the news that matters seven days a week; 52 weeks a year.

Contact us

Share your media releases, news stories, videos, photos and news with us:

Phone: 23614     | Email: news@vbtc.vu

Meet the news room team

Maloni Albert

Maloni heads the VBTC news team as News Editor. A senior news and current affairs journalist, she makes sure VBTC news is up-to-date and based on facts and evidence. She’s from Erakor Village on the island of Efate.

Stevenson Liu

Stevenson is a senior journalist and a highly experienced and talented news and current affairs journalist. He excels in video editing and camera work. A former executive TV Producer at VBTC, he’s from Ambae.

Premilla Hinge

Premilla is on top of all the national issues including education, parliament and policing. Premilla also hosts TBV’s night news at 7 pm. She is from the island of Pentecost.

Leah Lowonbu

Leah loves to chase the big national stories and also reports on women’s issues, the environment, labour and employment. She is a popular host of the Insaed Long nius tok-back show. She hails from both Ifira and Ambrym islands.

Gabriel Vusi Lai

Gabriel is a senior journalist, with strong experience in national, court, politics and finance reporting. Gabriel is a popular host of the Insaed Long nius tok-back show. He’s a skilled video editor and cameraman and is from Ambae.

Simo Warijo

Simo is a senior journalist and a skilled camerman. A talented sports journalist, he’s now reporting in depth on national issues like citizenship, immigration, foreign investment, agriculture and fisheries. He is from the southern part of Vanuatu, Aneityum Island.

News bulletins

Bislama radio news bulletins

Monday to Friday:
6am; 7am; 8am; 9am; 11am; 12 noon; 4pm; 6pm

6am; 12 noon; 6pm

French radio news bulletins

Monday to Friday: 2pm

English radio news bulletins

Monday to Friday: 3pm

TV news bulletins

Monday to Friday:
7pm; 12 noon (headlines); 5pm (headlines)

TV current affairs

Insaed Long nius
Monday to Friday: 8pm

Le Vanuatu Hebdo
Sundays: 7pm

Brenda Daniel

Brenda looks into and reports on all the important national issues with a focus on health, customs and infrastructure development. She is also a VBTC Online Producer and a talented online reporter. She is from both Efate and Ambrym islands.

Dorinda Mabon

Dorinda Mabon was hosting the Good morning Vanuatu on Radio Vanuatu but she has now taken up a reporting role in the VBTC newsroom. She reports on all the big national news with a focus on politics, youth and provincial news. She comes from Pentecost Island in Penama Province.

Jeneza Moli

Jeneza Moli is a passionate and talented sports journalist who reports on sports locally, regional and internationally. Jeneza is a sports commentator and a popular host of the Insaed Long nius tok-bak show. She is from Pentecost.

Christel Homu

Christel Homu is on top of every sports story from women’s volley ball to the Olympics. She has her eye on sports locally, regionally and internationally and brings you the latest news. Christel is from the island of Ambrym.

Rani Taviti

Rani reports on all the big national issues with a focus on international aid and development projects and small business. He’s passionate about sports commentating and hails from Malekula and Malo islands.

Steeve Ayong

Steeve is a senior journalist who covers the northern province of Sanma. A talented cameraman and TV editor, Steeve is based in Luganville in Santo but is always on the move, reporting on issues in Santo, Malo and the surrounding northern islands. He hails from Ifira and Ambae islands.

Edgar Howard

Edgar is VBTC’s Torba provincial reporter. Talented and experienced, Edgar always find ways to ensure the voices of Torba are heard. From small business to culture and cyclone emergencies he reports from Vanuatu’s northern province known as ‘Last tink tink, last place.’ He is from the island of Banks.
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