Philippines

2016

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.

 

2015

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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.

 

2014

ajf-2014-15Kris Danielle Panti Suarez. Science and nature editor for Manila-based Rappler.com, 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.

 

2013

_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.

 

2012

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.

 

2011

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.

 

2010

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.

2009

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