Erwin Teshiba Tulfo is known for being a Filipino news anchor and broadcaster on radio and Television. He currently works with PTV’s flagship primetime news program Ulat Bayan. He was the host of Tutok Tulfo, former co-host of T3: Kapatid sagot Kita! together with his brothers Raffy and Ben, and one of the news anchors of Aksyontogether with News5 Chief Luchi Cruz-Valdes. He helped in the August 2010 hostage crisis in the Philippines.
Erwin Tulfo is the son of Colonel Ramon Tulfo, Sr., who was a member of Philippine Constabulary, and Caridad Teshiba-Tulfo, a housewife. His brothers include Ramon, Ben, and Raffy Tulfo. His sister, Wanda Corazon Teo, was a tourism secretary. On May 8, 2018, his sister Wanda Tulfo Teo resigned from her post after the Commission on Audit revealed she directed the placement of P60 million in tourism ads to Kilos Pronto, a blocktimer show on PTV-4, despite lack of a memorandum of agreement or contract. Kilos Pronto is produced and hosted by Teo’s brothers Ben Tulfo and Erwin Tulfo, both are allied to Rodrigo Duterte. Teo stressed that she ‘did not know’ that her own brothers were running the very specific television show she sent 60 million pesos to. The Tulfo brothers afterwards promised that they will return the 60 million pesos of government funds that they received from their sister. On June 17, 2018 it was revealed that Erwin Tulfo and Ben Tulfo have not yet returned the 60 million in government funds that Wanda Teo gave them during her stint as tourism secretary. In August 2018, Trillanes declared that he would press plunder charges against Erwin Tulfo, Ben Tulfo, and Wanda Teo. On May 31, 2019, Tulfo made an on-air tirade against Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista for refusing to interview with him. Few days later, thousands of petitioners signed a petition demanding Tulfo to apologize. After the controversy, the Philippine Military Academy Alumni Association sought their support for Bautista after his tirade, condemning Tulfo’s remarks against the Social Welfare Secretary and a former Philippine Army chief.
Erwin Tulfo is also showing quite a high level of activeness on numerous social media platforms which happen to be YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok. On YouTube Erwin has had a presence for already 4 years, His channel was created back on January 27, 2017 and it is called Erwin Tulfo. This channel is all about news, opinion on current affairs and politics in the Philippines. It will also tackle public service for the Filipino people. Erwin Tulfo also talks about the Love stories and ‘unusual’ stories for the entertainment of the subscribers. As of December 2021, Erwin’s YouTube channel has over 1 million subscribers. On Instagram his account is called erwintulforeal and here the audience exceeds 201K followers. As for Twitter, Erwin Tulfo joined this social media platform and created his channel back in July 2013. His account is Erwin Tulfo and has more than 22K followers. On TikTok Tulfo’s account is called as on Instagram, erwintulforeal. The audience of this platform reaches 300 followers. The last platform on which Erwin has a presence is Facebook. On Facebook his account is Erwin Tulfo and his account has more than 5 million followers.