University of the Philippines, Diliman

BA Journalism, Cum Laude (2009)

 

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The Journalism program, the oldest in the college, gives students a strong grounding in the arts and sciences and equips them with skills currently required by the profession. Students are trained to be socially responsible and critical professionals  –  aware  of  the  power  and  the  responsibilities  of  the press, committed to defend press freedom, and living up to the highest professional and ethical standards.

The  Department  of  Journalism  has  pioneered  several  journalism courses  like  Journalism  Ethics,  Environmental  Reporting,  Business Reporting, Online Journalism, and Investigative Journalism. Its curriculum, comparable to many journalism programs abroad, is used as a pattern by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in its design for journalism programs. CHED named the Department a Center of Excellence in Journalism for the 1999-2000 and March 2013-May 2014 terms. Source

INTERNATIONAL AFFILIATIONS

PI GAMMA MU INTERNATIONAL HONORS SOCIETY

Pi Gamma Mu is the oldest and preeminent honor society in the social sciences. Founded in December 1924, The mission of Pi Gamma Mu is to encourage and recognize superior scholarship in social science disciplines and to foster cooperation and social service among its members. Pi Gamma Mu is a member of the National Association of College Honor Societies.


SEMINARS

GETTING RESULTS FROM YOUR CROSS-GENERATIONAL WORKPLACE

Ateneo de Manila Center for Continuing Education, May 2017

13537559_10153936891258218_1253939288407550315_nToday’s workplace comprises four generations: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X’ers, and Millennials. Each of these generations has a different personality, mindset, and strength. The leader’s challenge is how to bring out the best in them and help them work together for the same organizational goals.

In this course, leaders are equipped with better understanding of cross-generational working environments to help them assess the workplace, adjust leadership style, and develop concrete steps to ensure a positive, diverse, and a productive work environment for all.

 

INTRODUCTION TO UX

Xurpas Philippines, May 2017

Xurpas Inc. is the largest consumer technology company in the Philippines. Xurpas’ portfolio includes products and services ranging from mobile casual games, enterprise solutions, HR technology, and e-commerce platforms. Founded in 2001. Publicly listed in 2014.

 

GOOGLE DAY BRAND WORKS

Google Singapore, August 2014

Google Day Brand Works is a 2-day training and brand immersion in partnership with YouTube Singapore to educate advertisers on a new content strategy framework called Hero, Hub, Hygiene. The three pronged approach framework outlines the types of videos YouTube recommends brands to create to grow channel viewership and subscription organically. The framework is defines as such:

  • Hero – large scale videos that reach the masses at scale
  • Hygiene  – always-on videos that are optimized to viewer’s intentions and interest
  • Hub – regularly scheduled content geared around customers’ major passions

 

LEAN WORKSHOP

701 Search Singapore, February 2014

Lean management (Lean Thinking) is an approach to running an organization or project that supports the concept of continuous improvement via systematic and incremental changes in processes to improve efficiency and quality. Especially in IT-based projects, lean thinking is a framework that helps leaders and team member deliver projects with minimized risks and maximized business value.

701 Search Pte Ltd. is a media company focused on the development and operations of online classified ads for consumers and advertisers in Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, and the Philippines.

 

Email Marketing

Epsilon International Singapore, December 2013

Epsilon is part of Alliance Data, with 70 offices worldwide and are recognized by Ad age as the #1 Wolrd Largest CRM/Direct Marketing Network, and the #1 US Agency from All Disciplines. The company supports 15 of the top 20 global brands, and also work with the majority of the top 10 Fortune 500 companies in the following industries: finance, retail, CPG, insurance, automotive, and healthcare.

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