While working for television, I continued writing for newspapers and magazines. I also wrote the script for a multimedia project for schoolchildren. Here are some of the publications and projects I did.
PUBLISHED STORIES/ARTICLES IN NEWSPAPERS/MAGAZINES
These are the articles I have copies of at the moment. I also wrote articles for Good Housekeeping Philippines and Mabuhay magazine, the in-flight magazine of Philippine Airlines, the flag-carrier of the Philippines. The articles that I have written for the SciTech and Student’s Digests of the Vibal Publishing House, Inc. are not listed here.
“Home in a paper bill”, I am Expat, November 9, 2011
“Overcoming the Dutch Challenge”, Munting Nayon, January 13, 2010
“Surviving Ondoy”, Munting Nayon, October 12, 2009
“When Ondoy Made Heroes of Men”, Munting Nayon, October 3, 2009
“Bohol, the island paradise”, The Manila Times, January 7, 2005
“The Allure of Alona”, Journeys, Air-Sea Guide Philippines, Vol. 1, 2005
“Oriental Mindoro: The Proud Land of the Mangyans”, Malaya newspaper, January 9, 2001
“Silay City: Heritage Village of the Visayas”, Malaya newspaper, Nov. 28, 2000
“Bacolod, city of sugar-sweet smiles”, Malaya newspaper, Nov. 21, 2000
“WG&A’s new kind on the dock”, Malaya newspaper, Nov. 14, 2000
“Siargao, where waves take center stage”, Malaya newspaper, Oct. 24, 2000
“Looking for Christmas”, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Dec. 21, 1996
“Body dumped, burned in front of US Embassy”, Philippine Daily Inquirer, June 4, 1996
“Maid, guard tag Ongpin killer”, Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 30, 1996
“Vizconde Trial: Lawyers quarrel over lost paper”, Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 19, 1996
“Thieves forget odd-even scheme”, Philippine Daily Inquirer, April 24, 1996
“Gang takes truckloads of empty bottles”, Philippine Daily Inquirer, April 13, 1996
PROJECT: Regions, Vibal Publishing House, Inc.
ASSIGNMENT: Freelance Writer, January – June 2006
Project details: The Regions of the Philippines in CD and DVD versions were produced by Vibal Publishing House, Inc. I was tapped by the director of the project to write some scripts for them. These CDs and DVDs are currently being used by students all over the country in their history and computer lessons. Some are also sold through major bookstores in the country.
Here’s the script of this documentary:
NAME OF PUBLICATION: Students’ Digest, Vibal Publishing House, Inc.
ASSIGNMENT: June 1998 – June 2008, Contributing Writer
Publication details: TheStudent’s Digestis a current affairs magazine used by students all-over the Philippines. I wrote for the High School Division regarding specialized government projects and micro-finance.
School Year 1996 – 1997, Contributing Writer, ‘Journalese’, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
School Year 1992 – 1993, Asst. Documentary Editor, ‘Blue Deseret’, Roosevelt College Cubao, Quezon City, Philippines