Achievements, Experience and Workshops

This photo was taken last March 2015 at the Blue Feather Awards for Journalism which was held at The Top of the Apo View Hotel, Davao City. In this event, my story “Urban Bight” was awarded Best Original Community News Story. Blue Feather Awards for Journalism is held annually for mass communication students who are enrolled in the journalism class. Our outputs are judged by established media persons in Davao City like SunStar Davao Editor Stella Estremera and multi-awarded journalist Henrylito Tacio.

Awards

  • Humanities and Letters Research Forum March 2016
    Best Thesis Paper
    “The Political Shills of the Presidential Candidacy of Rodrigo Duterte
  • Communication Majors Alliance of Davao Commvergence February 2016
    Champion in Extemporaneous Dialogue
  • Blue Feather Awards for Journalism March 2015
    Best Original Community News Story
    “Urban Blight”
  • SunStar Davao December 2014
    Published front page
    “Urban Blight”
  • 5th Davao Media Freedom Day November 2014
    2nd place in essay writing
  • 2nd Gawad Agong Para sa Pamamahayag September 2014
    Shortlisted in print media category
    “Evacuation Echoes Yearning for Protected Tribal land for Tribal Manobos”

Work experience

  • Department of Trade and Industry February 2016 – April 2016
    Contributor Writer for Asenso Ka! Magazine
  • Design in Motion Multimedia Productions December 2015 – March 2016
    Copywriter
  • Prep (PR, Events and Promotions) September 2015
    Copywriter
  • Philippine Daily Inquirer Mindanao Bureau April 2015 – July 2015
    Correspondent, covering Davao City
  • Blueknight FM (on the Job Training) July 2015 – October 2015
    Radio Jockey
  • Davao Today April 2014-October 2014
    Contributor writer

Events Handled

  • Something Wonderful, Something Musical by Musikademy December 2015
    Production Assistant
  • Atenews @ 60
    Head of the Productions Committee, scriptwriter

Workshops Attended

  • Pluma Comprehensive Journalism Skills Training Workshop July 2015
    Speaker, Feature Writing
  • 4th Metrobank  Foundation Lecture Series in Journalism
    August 2014
    by the Metrobank Foundation Fellowship in Journalism
  • Banaag Diwa Short Story Writing Workshop
    February 2014
    by Atenews, Ateneo de Davao University
  • Arts and Sciences Students’ Congress
    February 2014
    by The University of Immaculate Conception, Davao City, Philippines
  • Basic Journalism Skills Training
    July 2014
    By Atenews, Ateneo de Davao University
  • Copywriting workshop
    September 2015
    Mass Communication Department,  Ateneo de Davao University
  • Advertising Congress
    September 2015
    Mass Communication Department, Ateneo de Davao University
  • Basic Journalism Skills Training
    August 2015
    Atenews, Ateneo de Davao University
  • Davao Media Freedom Day
    November 2013 and November 2014
    Davao Journalists and Media
  • Intermediate Journalism Skills Training
    November 2015
    Atenews, Ateneo  de Davao University
  • Banaag Diwa Awards 2014 – Short Story Writing
    March 2014
    Ateneo de Davao  University
  • Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Forum: Responsible Broadcasting in Radio and Television
    September 2015
  • 15th AdDU Writers Workshop – Fellow
    May 2014
    Ateneo de Davao University


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