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Paydesk has 36 journalists in Philippines. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography.

Our top journalists in Philippines are Stanley Gajete and D. David Thiessen.

Use our journalist directory to find a member to work for you.

We have journalists in Baguio, Cainta, Cebu City, Cotabato City, Davao City, General Santos City, Imus, Ipil, Lipa, Malolos, Mandaluyong, Manila, Olongapo, Puerto Princesa, Quezon City and Santa Rosa.

Journalists in Philippines



Stanley Gajete

Quezon City, Philippines
Stanley Buenafe Gajete is an international multi-platform journalist and communication specialist from the Philippines. He became a news correspondent for CNN Philippines, & Kyodo News English- Japan's leading wire news agency. 

Stanley has made significant contributions as a Foreign Affairs and Read moreDefense beat reporter for One News and as an editorial project manager at the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ). His team was recognized in 2022 by the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards for story titled “The Shrinking Gods of Padre Faura” a Philippine Supreme Court investigative report (Excellence in Explanatory Reporting category, Regional- South East Asia).

He also held key roles as the Executive Producer at Chinoy TV at ABS-CBN News Channel and as a head news editor/reporter at New Perspective Media in Dubai, UAE. 
 
In his tenure with ABS-CBN Integrated News, he excelled as a Production Unit Manager, Story Producer, and writer for various esteemed TV shows. Stanley also earned the distinction of being a 2020 Konrad Adenauer Fellow, a Cum Laude graduate from the University of the Philippines with a degree in Communication. 

He also completed specialized courses at ABS-CBN University like Broadcast Journalism, Broadcast Voice, Big data journalism, government work, and conflict reporting. Stanley's portfolio extends to esteemed broadsheet newspapers such as the Philippine Daily Inquirer and the Manila Times. Notably, he was selected as a media fellow for the 2017 Lopez Jaena Community Journalism. His exemplary work earned him recognition as one of the top journalists in the Philippines at the UP National Science Journalism Awards in 2017. 
 
Stanley also presented several media & communication research papers at the Asian Media Information and Communication Centre or AMIC Conference.

Stanley contributed as a Communication Specialist at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), further expanding his impact in journalism.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+19
Skills
Arts & Books Food & Drink Current Affairs
+25

D. David Thiessen

General Santos City, Philippines
D. David Thiessen is a journalist based in General Santos City, Philippines. He has been a freelance writer for 8+ years and has written almost every topic imaginable
Languages
English
Services
Content Writing Research Fact Checking
Skills
Research Fact Checking Food & Drink

Richard James Mendoza

Quezon City, Philippines
I am a freelance visual journalist and multimedia specialist based in Metro Manila, Philippines. With a background in information technology and field work, my unique experience puts me at par with my contemporaries. Having covered breaking news, politics, demonstrations, and human interest stories Read morebefore the COVID-19 pandemic, I am now aiming to focus more on human interest and daily life stories, as well as feature stories on religion, and health.
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
Vox Pop Photography Video Rushes
+3
Skills
Breaking News Health & Fitness Cultural
+4

Julie Ann Nealega

Manila, Philippines
Julie Ann Nealega is an intrepid and multimedia journalist based in Manila, Philippines. She is a trained investigative journalist for more than three years with extensive experience in the field as a Segment Producer and Researcher. Her investigative documentaries as a former Producer for ABS-CBN Read moreNews and Current Affairs won a Bronze Medal and one of the Finalists at New York Festivals. 

As a multimedia journalist, she knows photography, videography, and editing by heart. In addition to her traditional media background, she's also a digital strategist for two years in a digital marketing start-up company.

As a passionate journalist with advocacies, she's a co-founder of Postcards from Disasters- a social media-driven campaign fighting for the human rights of disaster victims. She's also currently managing a Philippine Organ Donation Advocacy platform.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+5
Skills
Investigative Reporting Current Affairs Fact Checking
+1

J Gerard Seguia

Manila, Philippines
I'm a freelance editorial photographer - photojournalist based in Manila, Philippines. I've worked with Demotix, NurPhoto, and Pacific Press Agency.  I specialize in Politics, Spot News, Culture, Human Interest stories, Sports, and Editorial photos. I am open for photo assignments anywhere in the Read morePhilippines and around South-East Asia.

Most of my work can be seen here:

http://www.gettyimages.com/search/2/image?family=editorial&phrase=Gerard+Seguia&excludenudity=false
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering Research
+4
Skills
Music Business Sports
+4

Gilbert Felongco

Malolos, Philippines
Hi,

I bring with me more than two decades of experience in gathering news on conflict,calamities, politics and general topics including human interest stories. I am an amateur photographer and shoot videos as well.  I have covered major calamities in my country for the past five years.  I have Read morealso harnessed interesting contacts over the years as a reporter.
I would like these experience to work for other news agencies.
Best regards,

Gilbert Perez Felongco
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+7
Skills
Fact Checking

Aubrey Dela Cruz

Cainta, Philippines
AUBREY DELA CRUZ is a journalist based in Cainta, Rizal, Philippines with over 14 years of work experience in the broadcast industry.
Languages
English
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
+6
Skills
Technology Medical Film & Theatre
+11

Romero Lopez

Davao City, Philippines
Romero "Rommel" F. Lopez is a journalist, editor, podcast host/producer and educator/trainer.

He is currently the Associate Editor of PressONE.ph.  He is also the host of its weekly news commentary podcast The Press Room. He also writes politics, health, business and science/technology news.

Read moreHe is the Communication Arts program chair of the University of Nueva Caceres – Bataan and a part-time Assistant Professor at the De La Salle University – Dasmariñas and at the Graduate School of the University of Santo Tomas.

He is actively involved with the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) – Media Office where he serves as head of Engagement and Growth. He is also the producer of various podcasts and shows of the Media Office’s Faith Watch YouTube Channel.  He previously served as editor for the print, website and social media teams of Pope Francis’s Apostolic Visit to the Philippines in January 2015 and the International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu in January 2016.  

He is a speaker/trainer in journalism, social media evangelization, digital marketing and PR/Crisis Communication management for various organizations and government agencies. He is a two-time speaker of the Jefferson Fellowship of the East-West Center of Hawaii.

He led the social media team of the Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation; was PR, Marketing and Communication Head of the Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc.; Public Affairs Chief of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies and Corporate Communication Manager of Allied Botanical Corporation, the only Filipino seed company in the Philippines.  He finished his Master of Communication Management from the Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication and is currently a Doctor of Communication student at the University of the Philippines - Open University
Languages
English
Services
Journalism
Skills
Business Investigative Reporting Politics
+8

Cristina Menina

Imus, Philippines
Cristina Menina is a journalist based in Imus, Philippines.
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Documentaries Photography
+1
Skills
Investigative Reporting Fact Checking Natural Disasters
Book

Jeoffrey Maitem

Davao City, Philippines
Jeoffrey Maitem is a journalist based in Davao City, Philippines.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) News Gathering Research
+3
Skills
Fact Checking

Antonio Manaytay

Ipil, Philippines
Antonio Manaytay is a journalist, traditional and digital, based in Ipil, Zamboanga Peninsula, Philippines.
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
Feature Stories Corporate Content Research
+2
Skills
Fact Checking Science & Environment Politics
+4

George Buid

Mandaluyong, Philippines
George Buid is a freelance photographer and journalist based in Metro Manila, Philippines. His work has been published in Zuma Press, Transcontinental Times, InterAksyon, Pacific Press Agency, and news outlet. He is a self-taught photographer who started his career photojournalism and visual Read moredocumentary storytelling in 2014.

He focuses on current news, culture, lifestyle/fashion, labor workers, human interest, current news, and documentary in both visual and written stories. Yet, he occasionally writes and covers science, history, sports, politics, and art. George continuously works on personal projects but is also always open to assignments. He is a member of Press Photographers of the Philippines and the Society of Freelance Journalists.

Buid keeps his doors open for collaboration, projects and assignments.
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
Photography Fixing Journalism
Skills
Current Affairs Social Breaking News
+8

Xave Gregorio

Manila, Philippines
Xave Gregorio is a journalist based in Las Pinas, Philippines. He graduated with honors from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) with a degree in Journalism. With his prior experience as Editor in Chief of TomasinoWeb, the official digital media organization of the UST, he is skilled in multimedia Read morereporting. He specializes in political and crime reporting and can also write feature stories, business news, creative nonfiction and academic papers.
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+8
Skills
Business Arts & Books Cultural
+8
Book

Stephone Chow

Manila, Philippines
stephone chow is a journalist based in Manila, Philippines.
Languages
English Chinese (Mandarin)
Services
Feature Stories Fact Checking
Skills
Cultural Fact Checking

Lorela Sandoval

Manila, Philippines
As a freelance journalist, I cover safety- and security-related stories such as disaster, terrorism, conflict, and public health, among others. My stories have appeared in both local and foreign publications. Most recent is for Women's Media Center in the US. I was interviewed/reported live for Read moreDeutsche Welle TV in Germany about the Resorts World Attack. I also am a news fixer and researcher for foreign colleagues, media outlets, and television production companies. I am a Thomson Reuters Foundation Training Alumna. For my complete profile, you may check out https://lorelasandoval.com
Languages
English
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering Feature Stories
+10
Skills
Science & Environment Natural Disasters Business
+7

Crispina Belen

Quezon City, Philippines
Crispina Belen is a journalist based in Quezon City Philippines.
Languages
English
Services
Corporate Content Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking Entertainment & Celebrity

Terry Friel

Manila, Philippines
Reporter, editor, editorial manager for more than four decades, now living in my 15th country - the Philippines (Mindanao).
Experienced across text, pix, TV, radio, online - hard news and features. And a range of subjects - politics, international affairs, defense, business, finance, economics, Read moreenvironment, arts, culture, human interest.
Available 24x7.
Languages
English Indonesian Malay
Services
Research Live Reporting Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking

Guill Ramos

Manila, Philippines
I'm a fixer working in Manila,Philippines. Just message me and let's talk about your plans.
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
Feature Stories Research Investigative Journalism
+3
Skills
Entertainment & Celebrity Paranormal Investigative Reporting
+11

Renaud Van Buylaere

Puerto Princesa, Philippines
Renaud Van Buylaere is based in Puerto Princesa, Philippines.
Languages
English French
Services
Content Writing Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking Investigative Reporting Breaking News

Rebelander Basilan

Cebu City, Philippines
I've been a journalist for six years, writing stories related to environment, education, human rights and local governance. In October 2012, I was a fellow at the Graciano Lopez Jaena Community Journalism Workshop, organized by the University of the Philippines in Quezon City. I've also joined Read moreworkshops organized by the Thomas Reuters Foundation, Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication, Philippine Press Institute, Peace and Conflict Journalism Network, UNESCO, UNICEF, International Justice Mission and Oceana Philippines. In 2012, I was awarded Reporter of the Year at the first Cebu Media Excellence Awards (CMEA), and a finalist in the succeeding years. In 2014, a special report on cyber-pornography I co-wrote with three colleagues won the Investigative Story of the Year prize at CMEA. It was also adjudged as the country's best investigative story at the Catholic Mass Media Awards.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Research
+3
Skills
Natural Disasters Fact Checking Politics
+2
Book

Bernadette Chua

Manila, Philippines
Bernadette Chua is a journalist based in Quezon City, Philippines.

Writer-producer-editor, with years of experience in TV and print media. Produced hundreds of stories on a wide range of topics, including food, travel, music, lifestyle, culture, history, news, social issues, politics, and Read morepersonalities. Skilled in research, interviewing, and video production. Writes in English and Filipino.
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries News Gathering
+7
Skills
Social Film & Theatre Research
+10

Michael Joe Delizo

Manila, Philippines
Michael Joe Delizo is a Filipino journalist. He has worked in various media platforms and has covered several beats, including politics, business, conflict, crime, technology, lifestyle and entertainment. 

He is an MA Communication candidate at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, and a Read morefellow of Bloomberg Initiative-Global Road Safety Media Fellowship.
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+7
Skills
Natural Disasters Fact Checking Politics
+2

Lolita Lachica

Manila, Philippines
A seasoned and well-rounded multi-media producer who has produced several documentaries across different topics (investigative, social issues, business, history, science, arts, and lifestyle). 

CNA (Channel NewsAsia), Vice News, ARD Germany, PBS, Dan Rather Reports.
Languages
English
Services
Fixing
Skills
Investigative Reporting Media Training Current Affairs

Rosa May De Guzman

Cotabato City, Philippines
Rosa May de Guzman Maitem is a Filipino journalist based in Cotabato City, specialising in humanitarian and development issues in crisis contexts.
Languages
English
Services
Journalism
Book

Barbara Mae Naredo-Dacanay

Quezon City, Philippines
Barbara Mae Naredo-Dacanay is a journalist based in Quezon City, Philippines.
Languages
English Tagalog
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+3
Skills
Politics Investigative Reporting Current Affairs
+9
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