About Istambay sa Mindanao
[Blogging from Malaybalay City, Bukidnon province, Mindanao in Southern Philippines]
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“Istambay sa Mindanao” is Cebuano for “standing by in Mindanao.”
This blog is a view of Mindanao using the blogger’s work as lens.
This is a reporter’s journal on Mindanao and anything linked to it.
ABOUT THIS TAMBAY.
I am a reporter for MindaNews, a news agency based in Davao City, Philippines. I am also presently one of the editors of Bukidnon News.Net.
I have worked as a marketing officer and an executive assistant in my past employments in Iloilo and Metro Manila.
I have worked subsequently as a marketing officer, reporter and editor of Bukidnon’s Central Mindanao Newswatch in Malaybalay City.
I have taught at the Ateneo de Davao University as a lecturer on journalism.
I have served at the Mindanao News and Information Cooperative Center, the cooperative of journalists running MindaNews, in various capacities.
I have worked as coordinator of MNICC’s GSIS Village Summer Training Workshops in 2006 and 2008.
I have also serve as training coordinator of the coop’s Grassroots Documentation and Reporting Training initiatives.
At present I am completing my Master of Arts in Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University as a fellow of the Asian Center for Journalism.
(Istambay sa Mindanao was put up in November 2004. Regular posting in WordPress, however, started only on 29 March 2006. All opinion entries here are solely of the author’s keep and are not officially authorized by his news organizations. Header photo: Driving through Mt. Nebo in Mountain View College, Mt. Nebo, Valencia City, Bukidnon.