January 2010-June 2010
Worked as a Filipino news writer for the presidential campaign of Noynoy Aquino
September 2009-December 2009
Worked as a Filipino news writer for Team Chiz
Worked as managing editor/ marketing director of Pinoy Parazzi
Worked as operations officer of Condo Central Magazine
Worked as a member of communications group of Michael T. Defensor
Worked as operations officer of www.condo.com.ph
Edited the nation and metro sections of Diyaryong Mulat
Worked for Advocacy Asia
Wrote column for Kabayan Star (Hong Kong)
Wrote for www.makeitstrong.org
Wrote for Bagong Umaga
Worked as news editor of Patok sa Balita.
Edited the news section of Patok sa Balita (USA).
April 2003-October 2003
Wrote radio scripts for Creative Collective Center, Inc. (CCCI).
Worked as a media consultant for the City Government of Valenzuela.
December 2000-March 2003
Wrote radio scripts for Pitlag: Kuwento ng Buhay, Isyu ng Bayan, a weekly political drama aired on Radio Mindanao Network, produced by Pathways Production, Inc.
Commissioned by the Bank of Philippine Islands (BPI) to write several street plays for the centennial celebration of the Philippine Revolution.
Proofread an issue of Mantala, a literary journal published by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA).
Proofread an issue of Ani, a literary journal published by the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP).
Contributed illustrations and photos to Daluyan, the official publication of the Sentro ng Wikang Filipino, University of the Philippines System.
Date of Birth December 3, 1973
Place of Birth Caloocan City
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 5 ft. 6 in.
Weight 130 lbs.
Hobbies/ interests Reading novels, essays, and poems, watching movies, film making, playing basketball, listening to music, and cooking
Special skills/ talents Drawing, sculpting, video making, and carpentry
Kondrad Adenauer at the Ateneo de Manila University
(Diploma in Radio Journalism)
University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
(BA Philippine Studies major in Malikhaing Pagsulat and Art Studies)
Caloocan High School, Gracepark, Caloocan City
(3rd-4th High School)
San Sebastian School, Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro
(1st-2nd year High School)
Daanghari Elementary School, Navotas, Metro Manila
Member, UP Alpha Sigma Fraternity
artists based in Metro Manila, 1995-1996
UP National Writers’ Workshop
1997, Samal Island, Davao City
Ricky Lee’s Scriptwriting Workshop for Film and Television
1996, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
1995, Cubao, Quezon City
1994, Baguio City
Awards and citations received
Sponsored by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA)
Sponsored by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), the Filipinas Institute of Translation, Inc., Unyon ng mga Manunulat ng Pilipinas, and the UP Institute of Creative Writing
Co-textanagista of the Month (February)
Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA)
Finalist, Radio: Best Drama Series, Pitlag: Kuwento ng Buhay, Isyu ng Bayan (episode writer, Tanod ng Kalikasan)
Finalist, Radio: Best Educational Program, Pitlag: Kuwento ng Buhay, Isyu ng Bayan (co-episode writer, May Katipunero ba sa Pamilya N’yo?)
Gawad Ka Amado
Sponsored by the Amado V. Hernandez Resource Center
1st place, poetry in Filipino, 2nd place, play in Filipino
3rd place, play in Filipino
Gawad Rogelio Sicat
Sponsored by the Department of Filipino and Philippine Literature, UP Diliman
1st place (co-winner), poetry in Filipino
1st place, poetry in Filipino
Pelikula at Lipunan
Sponsored by MOWELFUND
2nd place, film criticism in Filipino
Poetry Writing Contest
Sponsored by the Pandaylipi, Inc.
3rd place, poetry in Filipino
1st place, essay in Filipino, 2nd place, poetry in Filipino
3rd place, film criticism in Filipino
Sponsored by the Komisyon ng mga Wika sa Pilipinas
honorable mention, poetry in Filipino
Sponsored by the Gapas Foundation, Inc.
honorable mention, short story in Filipino
Short stories, poems, essays, comic scripts appeared in Sunday Inquirer Magazine, Inquirer Libre, Philippine Panorama, Diyaryo Diretso, Filipino Magasin, Pilosopong Tasyo, Philippine Collegian, Malate Literary Journal, Kalasag, Lagda, Ladlad 2, 45, Ani, Mantala, Ng, Aklat Likhaan, Balikas, Gapas Komiks, Bongga Diaryo, Daily Intriga, Diyaryo Mulat, Pinoy Parazzi, and Saksi.
Co-director/ Producer/ Actor/ Writer
Shown at the UP College of Fine Arts and the UP College of Mass Communication, 2000
Zer (short feature video)
Shown at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1997
Shown at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1994
Low-price(d) Art: Ang Presyo ng Pagiging Artist sa Pilipinas o Kung Bakit may mga Ulong Ganito ang Histura