Resumé

 

 

Journalism Experience


COSMOPOLITAN.COM, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Editorial Fellow (June 2018 - Present)

  • Writes viral news stories

  • Builds galleries, horoscopes, E-commerce, and print stories on the Hearst CMS

  • Contributes to lifestyle, beauty, style, and entertainment features

  • Writes copy and schedules posts for Facebook and Twitter

  • Identifies content to be re- promoted

  • Writes copy for video posts on the website

  • Assists the editorial staff as needed

TEENVOGUE.COM, NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Freelance Contributor (May 2018 - Present)

VanityFair.com, New York, New York

Freelance Contributor (March 2018 - Present)

 

PAPER Magazine, New York, New York

Weekend Editor (March 2018-Present)

  • Reports, writes and edits ten articles every weekend\

  • Operates the PAPERmag.com CMS 

  • Conducts interviews

  • Coordinates with agents and PR representatives

 

SAVEUR Magazine, New York, NY 

Production Assistant (Sept. 2017 - present)

  • Pioneered style change for new video content

  • Pitches, shoots and edits videos for SAVEUR.com and SAVEUR social media

  • Coordinates and schedules shoots

  • Schedules social media posts

  • Operates Facebook Live and Instagram Stories

  • Subtitles videos

  • Updates and manages archives

  • Assists digital team in day-to-day tasks

 

BuzzFeed, New York, NY

Freelance Contributor (Aug. 2017 - June 2018)

  • Builds content using the BuzzFeed CMS

  • Pitches and writes listicles

  • Edits videos for social media

  • Writes captions

  • Creates GIFs and edits photos to be used in articles

  • Researches trends

 

IR Insider, New York, NY

Editor (Oct. 2017 - present)

  • Edits articles for the Southeast Asia and Oceania regions section of the NYU International Relations Society’s online news site

  • Coordinates and works with staff writers to improve writing style

 

BUST.COM, New York, NY

Contributor (October 2017)

  • Pitched and write a Q&A with Leanne Friedman, who founded feminist music collective Femmelody

 

Bedford+Bowery, New York, NY

Contributor (May 2017)

  • Pitched, shot and edited a video on "barlour" (alcoholic ice cream parlour) Tipsy Scoop in Kips Bay

 

The New York Observer, New York, NY

Editorial Intern (January - May 2017)

  • Pitched original ideas, reported on and wrote articles for different sections of Observer.com

  • Covered events through writing and photography

  • Fact-checked stories for publication

  • Uploaded and published articles via WordPress

  • Transcribed interviews

  • Sourced photos

 

NYU Now, New York, NY

Video Producer/ On-set Crew Member (January - May 2017)

  • Co-anchored two episodes of the weekly newscast

  • Produced, shot and edited video news and features packages

  • Edited voice over

  • Wrote scripts using AP’s ENPS software

  • Shot live segments

  • Operated the teleprompter

  • Manned set cameras

  • Cued-in audio and graphics for the live cast

 

Pepper, Makati City, Philippines

Editorial Assistant (April - July 2016)

  • Pitched and wrote stories for the online food blog

  • Conducted and transcribed interviews

  • Facilitated photoshoots

  • Covered events

  • Contacted featured chefs, restaurateurs and connoisseurs

  • Called-in products

Editorial Intern (late May - July 2015)

 

The Fordham Ram, New York, NY

Culture Writer (January - May 2015)

  • Pitched, wrote, and covered events for the culture section of The Fordham Ram

  • Wrote a critique on Fordham Experimental Theatre's performance of

 

Flash Magazine, New York, NY

Culture Writer (January - May 2015)

 

Candy Magazine, Mandaluyong City, Philippines

Freelance Writer/ Contributor (September 2014 - November 2015)

  • Wrote articles and short reviews for the magazine (both print and online)

  • Compiled and edited stories

  • Covered events

  • Interviewed important personalities and transcribed interviews

 

Rogue Magazine, Makati City, Philippines

Print Editorial Intern (March - June 2014)

  • Conducted research needed for editors' articles

  • Wrote short front-of-book pieces for the print magazine

  • Transcribed interviews

  • Assisted in photo shoots

  • Proofread draft prints 

THE GUIDON, Quezon City, Philippines

Features Writer (June 2013 - May 2016)

 

 

Education


New York UNiversity, New York, NY

Masters in Journalism (Magazine Program) — December 2017

  • Reported on New York Fashion week, "Illegal Fashion Runway" art show, gentrification, and made this GQ Manual front of book project.

  • Relevant courses: Journalism Ethics, Front of Book, Advanced Multimedia, Digital Newsroom

 

Ateneo De Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines

Bachelor of Arts in Literature (English) — May 2016

  • Won the Raul Locsin Award for Student Journalism, Features category

 

Fordham University, New York, NY

Non-degree program

  • Relevant courses: French III, Hollywood Film Genres and Analysis, Sound as Text, Screenwriting II

 

Skills


Languages:

English (fluent), Filipino (fluent), French (basic)  

Multimedia:

DSLR photography, video, audio

Software:

Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Audition, ArcGIS Story Maps, QGIS, Google Apps, AP ENPS, WordPress, Microsoft Office, Pages, Keynote, GIF-generating apps

Social Media:

Instagram, SnapChat, Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, Medium