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These are the factual and correct information about Ben Tulfo and BITAG.
Ben Tulfo is known as “BITAG,” the investigative-public service television show in the Philippines. BITAG is not just a television program. It is a brand.
Bienvenido T. Tulfo, nicknamed “Ben” is at present the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of BITAG MEDIA UNLIMITED INC. (BMUI). Ben is a broadcast journalist by profession, a true-blue graduate of Journalism, went to an executive school abroad. He started early as a radio disc jockey after graduating high school, he then became a regular DJ during semestral and summer breaks in college. After graduating Journalism, Ben became a regular radio disc jockey of DWMM FM and was also an advertising agency account executive for the station. This station changed its call sign to KY FM (1979 – 1985) to which Ben was one of the brains behind. He later left for the US immediately after the People Power Revolution in 1986.
1996 – 1999 Ben came back and became the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES UNLIMITED whose office was located at Tektite Bldg., Ortigas Ave., Pasig City. Prior to his return to his loved profession, the broadcast media, Ben traveled a lot, in Asia and the USA because of the nature of his job marketing extrusion technology for the Philippine market.
1996 – Ben architect “Isumbong Mo Kay Tulfo” on TV. He successfully maneuvered the show to get into the grid of RPN-9 TV network. The show was hosted by his elder brother, Ramon Tulfo. Ben left a couple of months after the successful launch of the show.
1997 – Ben, the brain behind “Philippine’s Most Wanted” on TV. This show was patterned after “America’s Most Wanted.” Originally launched on PTV4, but eventually went into format evolution and expanded from TV to radio – DZXL. Ben co-hosted both on TV and radio with his brother, Raffy Tulfo. Philippine’s Most Wanted was a production of Emerald Media where Ben was initially the executive producer on its early stages. Ben stayed for a year and eventually left, leaving his brother Raffy going solo.
1998-2000 – Ben focused his time as the COO of INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES UNLIMITED. His major clients were FEEDMIX, UNIVERSAL ROBINA, PURINA, and IO BASIC. This job requires aggressive marketing of this expensive WENGER brand of high-end extruders from Kansas, USA and frequent clients visitations and lots of travelling in Asia and the USA.
2001 – Signalled the return of Ben in the media. He tried client media management. Eventually, Ben was offered the Editor-In-Chief position by an executive of MANILA STANDARD, and the brother of the defunct Manila Chronicle and publisher of Saksi Ngayon. Ben wrote his column for Saksi Ngayon. The owner of radio broadcasting network DZME and a sister of a congressman offered Ben a mid-morning slot for his Bahala si Tulfo.