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2001-2003 | 2004-2006 | 2007-2009

Major Seminars and Workshops: That's me conducting a seminar-workshop for the officers of Optodev, Inc. (an Essilor manufacturing plant) on 17 November 2007

Media Organizations:

  • "Reporting the ASEAN: An Assessment of the ASEAN Media and the ASEAN as a News Topic," seminar for 15 journalists from member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on 7 April and 5 May 2009 at the Kutilang Room, Ambhara Hotel in Jakarta City, Indonesia upon the invitation of the International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) of InWEnt-Germany
  • "State of Human Rights Reporting: What Journalists Should Know," seminar-workshop conducted for 35 journalists from 13 to 14 February 2009 at the Montebello Villa Hotel in Banilad, Cebu City upon the invitation of the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR)
  • "Media Technology Convergence: Issues and Directions," seminar conducted for student participants in the 13th National Press Congress (Media and Global Crisis) on 11 December 2008 organized by the Publishers Association of the Philippines, Inc. (PAPI) at the Benitez Hall, Teachers Camp in Baguio City
  • "Notes on Citizen Journalism," seminar conducted for participants in the Pinoy Citizen Journalism Seminar on 29 November 2008 at the National Institute of Geological Sciences (NIGS) of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, Quezon City upon the invitation of Pinoy Weekly
  • "Reporting the ASEAN: An Assessment of the ASEAN Media and the ASEAN as a News Topic," seminar for 15 journalists from member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on 29 July, 26 August and 18 November 2008 at the Kutilang Room, Ambhara Hotel in Jakarta City, Indonesia upon the invitation of the International Institute for Journalism (IIJ) of InWEnt-Germany
  • "Blogging and Journalism in the Philippines: Journalistic Blogging for the People," seminar for selected WordPress users and developers who participated in WordCamp Philippines 2008 on 6 September 2008 at the De La Salle College of Saint Benilde in Manila
  • "Understanding Selected Socio-economic Indicators," seminar-workshop for Palawan-based journalists during the Journalism for Development Training on 10 May 2008 at the function hall of Dos Palmas Island Resort and Spa in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan

Private Companies:

  • "Palihan sa Pagsusulat ng Balita at Lathalain," seminar-workshop for 15 employees of Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. during its Competence Development Seminar Series 2008 (Part 1: Filipino Writing Workshop) on 29 February 2008 at Room 1403 Asian Star Building, Asean Drive, Filinvest Corporate City, Muntinlupa City upon the invitation of Agatep Associates
  • "Basic Newsletter Writing Workshop," seminar-workshop for 13 officers of Optodev, Inc. (an Essilor manufacturing plant) on 17 November 2007 at the conference room of its office in Laguna International Industrial Park in Biñan, Laguna upon the request of its Human Resource Department

Government Agencies:

  • "Technical and Press Release Writing," seminar-workshop conducted for 52 government employees from 19 to 20 February 2009 at the Institute for Small-Scale Industries (ISSI), University of the Philippines (UP) in Diliman, Quezon City
  • "Training Course on Press Release and Technical Writing," seminar-workshop for 35 officers and staff of the Provincial Government of Lanao del Norte from 6 to 7 February 2009 at Cha-Li Resort and Conference Center in Cagayan de Oro City
  • "Online Journalism: Web Writing for Cultural Content," seminar-workshop for 50 participants during the Regional Culture and Arts Writeshop for Region XI on 22 August 2008 at the Ateneo de Davao University in Davao City upon the invitation of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Department of Tourism (DOT)-Davao City
  • "Technical Writing for Effective Policy Making," seminar-workshop for 30 employees of the House of Representatives (HOR) on 24 July 2008 at Room 14, Ramon Mitra Building, HOR Batasan Complex, Quezon City
  • "Public Speaking," seminar for Rep. Crispin Beltran and selected staff of AnakPawis Party-list on 17 March 2008 at Room 602 (South Wing) of the House of Representatives in Quezon City
  • "Technical and Press Release Writing," seminar-workshop for 25 officers and staff of local government units and private companies from 5 to 6 February 2008 at the School of Labor and Industrial Relations (SOLAIR), University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, Quezon City
  • "Basic Writing and Editing Workshop," seminar-workshop for 15 officers of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) from 26 to 28 November 2007 at Room 108 of the University Hotel, University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, Quezon City

Academic Institutions/Organizations:

  • "On Journalism Ethics," seminar conducted for participants in the 4th Media Forum (Opinions and Limitations: The Philippine Media Commentary Today) on 21 November 2008 at the University of Makati upon the invitation of the university's Center for Performing and Digital Arts
  • "Opinion Writing and New Media," seminar conducted for selected participants of the Lunduyan 2008 Luzonwide Journalism and Arts Workshop on 27 October 2008 at the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), Condora, Damortis, Rosario, La Union upon the request of the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP)
  • "Editorial Writing for High School Students," seminar conducted for high school students and faculty members who attended the 7th NCR Journalism Training Seminar on 26 September 2008 at the Philippine Normal University (PNU) upon the request of The Torch (official student publication of PNU)
  • "Notes on the Campus Journalism Act of 1991, Journalism Ethics, Copy Reading and Headline Writing," seminar-workshop conducted for campus journalists of Holy Angel University (HAU) on 28 May 2008 at the HAU San Francisco de Javier Building in Angeles City, Pampanga
  • "Review of Writing Style, News Writing, Feature Writing, Editorial Writing, Column Writing, Editorial Management, Copy Reading and Headline Writing," series of seminars and workshops conducted for participating campus journalists during the Lapis Muna! Summer Journalism Workshop on 13, 14 and 16 May 2008 at San Beda College-Alabang
  • "Praxis of Reading Newspapers," conducted for 19 Quezon City high school teachers during the Media Literacy Training on 23 April 2008 at the auditorium of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UP CMC)
  • "Seminar-Workshop on News and Feature Writing," conducted for 12 high school campus journalists of The Cub Recorder (official high school student publication of San Beda College-Taytay) on 2 April 2008 at the Bosay Resort in Antipolo City upon the invitation of SBC-Taytay
  • "Journalism Ethics, Editorial Writing, Feature Writing and Column Writing," seminars conducted for high school and college campus journalists and teachers during the First Akeanon Campus Journalism Writeshop from 1 to 2 February 2008 at Kalibo, Aklan upon the invitation of the Office of the Provincial Governor
  • "Column Writing for Campus Journalists and Basics of Online Publishing," seminars conducted for selected participants during the First Regional Press Convention organized by The Bicol Universitarian (official student publication of Bicol University) on 26 January 2008 at the People's Hall, Albay Capitol, Legazpi City
  • "Column Writing for Campus Journalists," seminar conducted for selected participants during a three-day journalism seminar organized by the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP), The Luzonian and Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation on 2 December 2007 at the Villa Leoncia Beach Resort, Dalahican, Lucena City upon the request of the CEGP-Quezon
  • "On Journalism Ethics," presentation during a plenary discussion of a three-day journalism seminar organized by the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP), The Luzonian and Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation on 2 December 2007 at the Villa Leoncia Beach Resort, Dalahican, Lucena City upon the request of the CEGP-Quezon
  • "Basics of Online Publishing," seminar for selected participants of the Lunduyan 2007 Luzonwide Journalism and Arts Workshop on 20 October 2007 at the Ateneo de Naga University upon the request of the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP)
  • "On Journalism Ethics," presentation during a plenary discussion of the Lunduyan 2007 Luzonwide Journalism and Arts Workshop on 20 October 2007 at the Ateneo de Naga University upon the request of the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP)
  • "Basics of Copy Reading, Headline Writing, Editorial Writing and Feature Writing," seminar for selected campus publication faculty advisers organized by the Manila Archdiocesan and Parochial Schools Association (MAPSA) on 19 October 2007 at The Nazarene Catholic School in Manila
  • "Column Writing for Campus Journalists," seminar conducted for selected participants in the 16th Regional Congress and Student Press Convention on 30 September 2007 at the Tierra del Oro Resort in San Pablo, Laguna upon the request of the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP)-Southern Tagalog
  • "Editorial Writing for High School Students," seminar conducted for high school students and faculty members who attended the 6th NCR Journalism Training Seminar on 27 September 2007 at the Philippine Normal University (PNU) upon the request of The Torch (official student publication of PNU)
  • “Basics of Copy Reading, Headline Writing, News Writing and Sports Writing,” seminar-workshop for 228 campus journalists and faculty advisers at the 2007 Regional Training of School Paper Advisers and Campus Journalists organized by the Department of Education (DepEd)-MIMAROPA on 12-14 September 2007 at the Looc National High School (LNHS) in Looc, Romblon

2001-2003 | 2004-2006 | 2007-2009

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