Editorial Staff

MANAGING EDITOR:

Lorela U. Sandoval is a journalist who has contributed reports to various media outlets in the Philippines and overseas, such as Planet Philippines (key cities worldwide), BusinessWorld, SecurityMatters, Deutsche Welle (Germany), and Iltalehti (Finland), among many others. She now primarily writes safety- and security-related stories. Also, she assists foreign media colleagues wanting to cover stories from the Philippines in terms of logistics, securing interview, and translation, as well as provides investigative research for a multinational firm. You may further check out her profile at https://lorelasandoval.com.

CONTRIBUTING EDITOR:

Deedee Santa Cruz-Espina is an industrial engineer by academic achievement, but a technical writer/editor and facilitator/trainer by profession. She has written many articles on diverse topics for a variety of publications, including annual reports, books, magazines, and online resources, among others. She was the online editor of the web version of the Philippine Star newspaper, philstar.com, when it was still on its fancy, as well as editor at ABS-CBN Publishing Inc. and at the Journal Group of Publications. She has facilitated workshops, consultative meetings, seminars, and trainings that cover wide-ranging themes.

ENGAGEMENT EDITOR:

Chris Sanchez is engagement editor – the culmination of almost two decades as a development professional, journalist, writer, editor, and communications and social media specialist. He has penned successful grant proposals and reports and managed teams at such global organizations as Smarter Good, the ICRC, and ASSIST Asia, and has plied his trade as a storyteller at publications like adobo Magazine and AdEdge and for corporate clients like SM Cares. He has an AB in Political Economy and an MA in Politics, both from the University of Asia and the Pacific, and hails from Manila, Philippines.

ART DIRECTOR: 

Camille Rose Dufourt has more than 10 years experience in the graphic design industry and has worked with design agencies for projects from various industries. She has also served as project manager for publications with the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Office under the Office of the President of the Philippines, and has successfully managed several books and publications that were distributed nationwide and abroad. She graduated Cum Laude with the degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts, Majoring in Advertising Arts from the University of Santo Tomas.

 

CONTRIBUTING WRITERS:

Excel V. Dyquiangco

Marielle Joy E. Opana

Desdemona Diwata Espina