Cruz, Nathaniel

Nathaniel Cruz (Nathaniel Agustin Cruz)

Nathaniel Cruz (Nathaniel Agustin Cruz), sometimes called Mang Tani, is a meteorologis and climate broadcaster. He used to be born in Manila on 22 February 1960. He’s the second one amongst 5 youngsters of Ernesto de l. a. Merced Cruz and Cecilia Sanchez Agustin of Baliuag, Bulacan. He’s married to Gloria Concejo with whom he has 3 youngsters. He completed his basic training at Sabang Fundamental College, 1972, and his secondary training at Mariano Ponce Prime College, 1976, each in Baliuag. He graduated with a bachelor of science level in agricultural engineering from Los angeles Salle–Araneta College, 1981. He enrolled in a meteorologist coaching route on the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services and products Management (PAGASA), 1981-82 and earned a grasp of science level in meteorology from the College of the Philippines (UP), 1999, beneath a scholarship from PAGASA. He’s pursuing a doctorate in meteorology, additionally at UP. He’s a member of the Philippine Weathermen Staff Affiliation, the Philippine Society of Agricultural Engineers, the Delta Phi Omicron Fraternity, the Nationwide Analysis Council of the Philippines, and the Philippine Meteorological Society.


He labored at PAGASA from 1982 to 2010, serving because the company’s reputable spokesperson liable for bringing climate updates to the general public. In 1989, whilst on depart from PAGASA, he used to be hired as a forecaster for the Arab-American Oil Corporate in Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia. Starting in 2006, whilst with PAGASA, he supplied occasional on-cam climate reside feeds to GMA’s information systems. In 2008, whilst once more on depart from PAGASA, he used to be a climatologist for the Bangkok-based Asian Crisis Preparedness Middle. In 2010, he left PAGASA and moved to Darwin, Australia, to turn into an aviation forecaster for the Bureau of Meteorology. After his spouse recovered from a stroke in Australia, he returned to the Philippines in 2012 and authorised the invitation of GMA Community to turn into its resident meteorologist for its climate arm, GMA Climate. He supplies the elements information for “I M Able,” the inside track phase for the systems 24 Oras (24 Hours), Saksi (Witness), Unang Hirit (First Blow), GMA Weekend DocumentState of the Country with Jessica SohoInformation to MoveBalitanghali (Afternoon Information), and GMA’s and GMA Information TV’s common climate updates. On tv, Mang Tani translates complicated climate information and simplifies technical phrases, local weather exchange problems, and crisis advocacy issues in Filipino with out the gimmickry that characterizes maximum broadcasters who handiest learn scripts in regards to the climate. He hosted Hamon ng Kalikasan (Problem of Nature), 2012, the primary broadcast meteorology program within the Philippines, with science and climate marketing consultant Karen Cardenas.


At PAGASA, Mang Tani used to be awarded 4 occasions because the company’s fashion worker. The Baliuag municipal govt awarded him the Dangal ng Lahi Award in 2006 and the Bulacan provincial govt awarded him the Dangal ng Lipi Award in 2009. He won the Maximum Dependable Weatherperson Award from Media Newser Philippines in 2013 and used to be tagged the Maximum Understood and Preferred TV Climate Presenter/Forecaster within the Philippines by way of the Philippine Public Protection and Order Make stronger Crew in 2014.



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