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Summary

Has a combined 12 years of solid work experience in teaching and communications: seven years in teaching English and Literature in some of the most prestigious academic institutions in the Philippines; and five years doing media work such as press release writing, communication planning, and capacity building, among others. Has gained theoretical knowledge from the premier universities in the country, with concentrations in teaching, literature, communication arts, and professional events management.

Employment History

Oct 2014Present

Business Journalist

Discovery Reports Group LTD

Writes business articles and corporate profiles on global companies for publication on The South China Morning Post-- China's leading newspaper and the most highly awarded news organization in Asia; transcribes interviews; edits articles; proofreads reports; conducts research on companies operating in different sectors and countries

Jul 2015Present

College Instructor

Adamson University, College of Education and Liberal Arts

Teaches general courses such as World Literature, English Communication, Public Speaking, Technical English, and Business English to college students; designs curricula and other learning materials in line with the courses handled; develops assessment and evaluation tools to gauge achievement of learning objectives

Oct 2014Apr 2015

Web Content Writer

The Science Times, Latinos Post, Latinos Health

Wrote articles on the latest health, science and technology, and entertainment news for posting on The Science Times, Latinos Post, and Latinos Health websites

Jan 2010Nov 2014

Information Officer

Presidential Communications Operations Office- Philippine Information Agency

Wrote press releases (news and features) for PIA website (www.pia.gov.ph) posting; prepared information, education and communication (IEC) materials on various government programs, projects and activities for dissemination to media partners; crafted situationer reports, relevant news, and government programs and projects (via SMS) for text blasting to key stakeholders from various sectoral groups; did liaison work and media coverages of local and national events; planned and organized office and inter-agency activities; assisted in the formulation of communication and action plans; hosted media forums and other office and inter-agency activities; conducted trainings on technical writing and other communications-related topics, as necessary

Jun 2010Oct 2010

Lecturer

Cosmopoint International Institute of Technology

Taught English Communication and Remedial English to college students; designed curriculum, and constructed exams utilized in the program

Jun 2006Jun 2009

Curriculum and Instruction Specialist

Philippine Science High School - Main Campus

Taught English and Literature (Filipino, Asian and African, British and American, and World) to high school students; designed curricula, and constructed exams used in the subject/s; organized enrichment activities to facilitate and reinforce students’ learning of the subject/s

Jun 2004Jun 2006

High School English Faculty

De La Salle Zobel School

Taught English and Literature (Filipino, Asian and African, British and American, and World) to high school students; designed curricula, and constructed exams used in the subject/s; organized enrichment activities to facilitate and reinforce students’ learning of the subject/s

Education

Mar 2011Nov 2011

Diploma in Professional Events Management

De La Salle College of Saint Benilde
Jun 2005Mar 2008

Master of Arts in Literature

Ateneo de Manila University



Jun 1998Mar 2003

Bachelor of Secondary Education, Major in English Language and Literary Studies

University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines