Additional Honors & Awards

  • Blogger of the Year, Globe Cebu Media Excellence Awards (2013)
  • Best Institutional Website (rafi.org.ph), Cebu Archdiocesan Mass Media Awards (2013)
  • Blogger of the Year, Cebu Bloggers Society Inc. Appreciation Night (2013)
  • Award of Distinction, Cebu Bloggers Society Inc. Appreciation Night (2013)
  • Blogger of the Year, Globe Cebu Media Excellence Awards (2012)
  • Finalist, Search for GoodBlog Awards by Gadgets Magazine (2012)
  • First prize, 2012 World Bloggers Day Blogging Contest Cebu (2012)
  • Best in Newswriting, Cebu Archdiocesan Mass Media Awards (2009)
  • Third prize in News Feature, Sun.Star Cebu Inhouse Editorial Awards (2008)
  • Merit of Internship in College (2005)
  • Third prize in on-the-spot writing contest "The city's role in solid waste management" (2004)
  • First prize in essay-writing on AIDS (2003)
  • High School Campus Journalism Award (2001)

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Co-organizer

Cebu Book Club

October 2012 - Present | Civic Organization

Secretary

Cebu Association of Communication Educators

June 2013 - Present | Education

Vice President-Internal

Cebu Bloggers Society Inc.

January 2010 - Present | Blogging

Judge

Best Cebu Blogs

January 2011 - Present | Blogging

Resource Speaker

Various talks on blogging and writing

Participant

Various seminars related communications

Causes I care about:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Education
  • Reading
  • Responsible Blogging
  • Clear and Effective Writing

Organizations I support:

Summary

I am a well-rounded communications practitioner with substantial experience in journalism, writing, blogging, and editing. I am also the owner of The Memoriter Writing Service, a DTI-registered professional service provider that offers high-grade content solutions to businesses for various platforms. I'm also a part-time college instructor at St. Theresa's College. I was awarded Best in Newswriting in the 2009 Cebu Archdiocesan Mass Media Awards and Blogger of the Year for two consecutive years in the Globe Cebu Media Excellence Awards 2012 and 2013.

Other skills: social media management, content planning, publicity and promotions, project management

I'm open to writing and editing opportunities.

Work History

Work History
Apr 2013 - Present

College Instructor (part-time)

St. Theresa's College

Developmental theaterNews and feature writingNewspaper editing and layoutingInvestigative writing

Feb 2014 - Present

Proprietor | Professional Writer

The Memoriter Writing Service

The Memoriter Writing Service is a DTI-registered professional service provider that offers high-grade content solutions for individuals, small business, non-profits, academe, and other organizations across various platforms.

Jan 2010 - Oct 2013

Communications Specialist for Media and Public Relations

Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.

Content Management of Company Website and SubsitesSocial Media ManagementPublicity and PromotionsStrategic PartnershipsMedia Monitoring, Recording, and ReportingWriting and Editing

Jan 2010 - May 2012

Communications Assistant for Tri-Media and Public Relations

Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc.

Media and Public RelationsInternal CommunicationsMedia Monitoring and RecordingMedia PlanningWriting and EditingStrategic PartnershipsPublicity and Promotions

Feb 2007 - Feb 2010

News Reporter | Business Writer

Sun.Star Publishing, Inc.

Event Coverage (Health, Education, Religion, Social Welfare, Local Politics, Business)ResearchNews and Feature WritingCoordination with co-reporters in getting multiple sources

Nov 2005 - Nov 2006

Production Assistant

SkyCable Cebu (Pacific CATV)

Indoor and Outdoor ProductionsTechnical Set-up, Stage Set-up, and Assistant DirectionPost-Production (Editing)Conceptualization and ScriptwritingAired Ads Monitoring and Reporting

Education

Education
2009 - Present

MA in Media Studies

University of San Jose-Recoletos
2006 - 2007

MA in Literature

University of San Carlos

Completed 15 units only. 

2002 - 2005

AB Mass Communication

St. Theresa's College

Thesis: A Comparative Study of the Production Aspects of Three Local TV Series: Implications to Future Local Producers

Treasurer: Mass Com Organization (June 2003-March 2004) Editor-in-chief: The Star Literary Magazine (June 2003-March 2005) Feature Editor: The Catalyst School Newspaper (June 2003-March 2005)

Head, Journalist Committee, Mass Com Organization (November 2004-March 2005) President: Buhilaman Theater Organization (October 2004-March 2005)

1991 - 2001

Elementary and High School

St. Joseph's Academy

Features Writer for the High School Paper

Member of the Literary Circle in High School

Certifications

Certifications
Dec 2005 - Present

Certificate of Eligibility

Civil Service Commission