COTABATO CITY – The president of the local Kapisanan ng mga Broadkaster ng Pilipinas or KBP – Edgardo Calamba - succumbed to liver disease. He was 49.
Calamba, also the station manager of the Radio Mindanao Network in Cotabato City, died in the hospital in Davao City where he was rushed. He was first brought to a local hospital on May 17 and later transferred to Davao for emergency medical attention.
He started early on his career, climbing up the success ladder from being a utility worker in RMN Davao and becoming a driver and moved on later as a reporter and radio host until he was promoted as a station manager. Calamba had a daughter to wife Imelda. (Rhoderick Beñez)