AUTHOR'S CREDENTIALS

Listed below are details on my affiliations and tenure with publications, significant accomplishments in the field of writing and literary-related training/experience.


       Government Publications

1. DILG Region 6
Department of the Interior and Local Government Region 6
~ Webmaster, 26 September 2005-24 September 2007

2. ProHealth VI
Philippine Health Insurance Corporation-Regional Office 6
~ Editor-in-Chief, July 2003-June 2005


       Student Publications

1. The Accounts
College of Management, University of the Philippines in the Visayas
~ Editor-in-Chief, 2001-2002
~ Associate Editor, 1998-2001
~ Editorial Assistant, 1997-1998

2. The Blue Quill
West Visayas State University Secondary Laboratory School
~ Editor-in-Chief, 1996-1997
~ Associate Editor, 1995-1996
~ Editorial Assistant, 1993-1995

3. Bud and Blossom
West Visayas State University Elementary Laboratory School
~ Editor-in-Chief, 1992-1993
~ Associate Editor, 1991-1992


       Commercial & Professional Publications

1. Daily Informer
Western Visayas/regional newspaper
~ Contributor, 1996

2. Estudyante Network Magazine
Western Visayas/regional secondary and tertiary campus lifestyle magazine
~ Staff and Contributor, 2000

3. Files
The weekly magazine of Panay News daily, with Western Visayas/regional circulation
~ Columnist, 1997-1998

4. Glitter
Bi-monthly entertainment magazine with national circulation
~ Contributor, 1996

5. MOD Filipina
Weekly women's household and lifestyle magazine with national circulation
~ Contributor, 1997-1999

6. The Philippine Star
National daily newspaper
~ Contributor, 1996-1998


       Professional Associations

1. Visayas Communicators Network
~ Member, August 2003-September 2007


       Artistic & Literary Groups

1. Arts Council of Iloilo Foundation, Inc.
~ Member and TAGISAN-U.P. in the Visayas representative, 1999-2002

2. TAGISAN
U.P. in the Visayas Filipino drama, dance and literary arts group
~ Founder
~ President, 1999-2002

3. UP Teatro Amakan
U.P. in the Visayas Ilonggo drama, dance and musical arts group
~ Member, 1999

4. College Editors Guild of the Philippines
National organization of campus writers
~ National Council Member, 1997-1999
~ Provincial Chairperson, 1997-1999


       Competitions & Awards

1. Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants [JPIA] 2000 Essay Writing Contest 
~ Qualifier--National Level
~ Third Place--Western Visayas/Regional Level

2. JPIA 1997 Essay Writing Contest
~ Qualifier--Iloilo/Provincial Level

3. IWAG Awardee for Excellence in Journalism [1997]
~ from the Philippine Information Agency [PIA]

4. Esteban Javellana Awardee for Excellence in Creative Writing [1997]
~ from the Esteban Javellana Foundation

5. West Visayas State University Journalism Awardee [1997]

6. National Secondary Schools Press Conference AY 1996-1997 Editorial Writing Contest
~ Second Place--National Level

7. Regional Secondary Schools Press Conference AY 1996-1997 Editorial Writing Contest
~ First Place--Western Visayas/Regional Level

8. Department of Fisheries 1997 Essay Writing Contest
~ Second Place--Iloilo/Provincial Level

9. MOD Filipina Magazine 1996 Valentine's Short Story Writing Contest
~ Third Place--National Level

10. Philippine Information Agency [Iloilo] 1996 Journalism Seminar
~ Best Editorial
~ Best Feature Story
~ Best News Story


       Seminars Attended

1. Integrated Library System Training (Advanced Science and Technology Institute and the Department of the Interior and Local Government)
~ 2-6 October 2005
~ Diliman, Quezon City, Metro Manila

2. Visayas Communicators Network Annual Convention
~ 5 August 2003
~ Sugarland Hotel, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental

3. U.P. in the Visayas Screenplay Writing Seminar
~ April 1999
~ U.P. in the Visayas Iloilo City campus

4. College Editors Guild of the Philippines [CEGP] National Journalism Congress
~ May 1998
~ Lake Sebu, South Cotabato

5. CEGP Iloilo Journalism Congress [as Ad Hoc Committee Chairperson]
~ November 1997
~ Darroca Training Center, Arevalo, Iloilo City

6. CEGP National Journalism Convention
~ October 1997
~ New Washington, Aklan

7. National Secondary Schools Press Conference
~ December 1996
~ Victorias, Negros Occidental

8. Regional Secondary Schools Press Conference
~ October 1996
~ Silay City, Negros Occidental

9. Philippine Information Agency-Iloilo 1996 Journalism Seminar
~ Jaro, Iloilo City


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