Before Atom Araullo became an acclaimed journalist, TV presenter, and Advocate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, he started out as a host on the hit kids’ show 5 and Up.

More From

Nearly every ’90s kid grew up watching the program, which was known for getting child reporters to present topics that were educational and of interest to their peers. Probe Productions, the company behind the well-loved show, recently got Atom to reminisce about his 5 and Up days on Probe Rewind.

The clip shows Araullo having an absolute ball on his first assignment, which was to explore the Science Centrum.


“I tried to escape this life in media, but it keeps pulling me back!” Atom laughs. “I started in 5 and Up, that was my first experience in TV, I had a lot of certainly opened my eyes to the possibilities of working in media.”


More From

This story originally appeared on

* Minor edits have been made by the editors.

Get the latest updates from Female Network
Subscribe to our Newsletter!
View More Articles About:
Atom Araullo Television Reporter

Latest Stories

What You Need to Know About the Work-From-Home Law

Who are entitled to the telecommuting program? Are there differences in pay? When can we start?
Load More Stories