ajf-2016-profiles-4Timothy James M. Dimacali. Science and Technology Editor, GMA News Online. A self-described and unabashed science geek, TJ reports on science and is a science fiction writer as well. He wants to identify best practices for science reporting, including weather and general science reporting in the Philippines. He aims to write a policy paper that would be useful to news organisations as well as government agencies.




Natashya Gutierrez. Multimedia reporter at Rappler, which has become the third widest-read online news site in the Philippines. She has written investigative pieces on politics, women’s rights and other issues. In Singapore, she would like to work on a feature and mini-documentary on the relationship between abortion laws and women’s empowerment.



ajf-2014-15Kris Danielle Panti Suarez. Science and nature editor for Manila-based, a new social news network. Also produces content as a multimedia reporter.


ajf-2014-14Arlene B. Burgos. Head of social media and mobile at ABS-CBN digital, the top Philippine news website. Also teaches journalism at Ateneo de Manila University.



_DSC1995e 2Edwina M. Aguilar. TV producer and writer at ABS-CBN Corporation, Quezon City, covers socio-political topics especially transparency and accountability issues in government. Project: Urban planning of Singapore.



AJF-2012-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-07Julius Mariveles. Supervisor and news chief of a radio station serving Negros , dyEZ Aksyon radio (English, Filipino, Hiligaynon), Bacolod. President of Negros Press Club. Project: Future of AM Radio.



AJF 2011Imelda Abano. Correspondent, Business Mirror, Baguio City. Writes on human rights, women and children, and other social issues. Topic: Social media.


AJF 2011Regina Bengco. Senior reporter, Malaya Business Insight, Manila. Covers the Philippines President, labour, business and other economic issues. Topic: Libel laws and online media.



Gallardo Froilan. Photo/video editor for Mindanews, a community news website run as a journalists’ cooperative in Mindanao. Wants to document the new breed of Filipino immigrants in Singapore.


Mildred Galarpe. Editor at Sun.Star Publishing, Cebu City. Plans to research media adjusting to the internet.