Journalism Experience

BUSTLE, New York, New York

Movies Writer (March 2019 - Present)

  • Reports, researches, and writes quick-turn articles, explainers, and listicles

  • Interviews commercial and independent film actors

PAPER Magazine, New York, New York

Weekend Editor (March 2018 - Present)

  • Reports, writes and edits ten articles every weekend

  • Operates the CMS 

  • Conducts interviews

  • Coordinates with agents and PR representatives


Editorial Fellow (June - December 2018)

  • 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


Freelance Contributor (May 2018 - Present), New York, New York

Freelance Contributor (March 2018 - Present)

SAVEUR Magazine, New York, NY 

Production Assistant (Sept. 2017 - present)

  • Pioneered style change for new video content

  • Pitches, shoots and edits videos for 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

  • 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)




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




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


DSLR photography, video, audio


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