Saturday, 17th February 2018
6:30:26pm

Popular

Over 100 join TCT journ summit

Rate this item
(0 votes)

Writers urged to take on journalists’ task

Special for The Capiz Times

 

ROXAS CITY—To celebrate its 33rd year of prominence in the local media for being “The Voice of the Capizeño,” The Capiz Times (TCT) hosted its Journalism Workshop on Oct. 17–18, 2014 at the Hall of the Governors of the Capiz Provincial Capitol here.

 

The workshop was the third in a row since its revival in 2012. Before the revival, the last workshop was held in 1999 during the term of Ms. Fe G. Villaruz, then editor-in-chief.


For two days, more than a hundred participants including some 19 members of the Philippine National Police (PNP) representing the 17 municipalities of Capiz were taught basic concepts in news writing, feature writing, opinion writing and photojournalism, among other skills.


Aside from the PNP, participants came from three college campuses in Capiz, namely: Filamer Christian University and the Capiz State University (CapSU) campuses in Dumarao and Sigma towns.


High school students who represented the biggest number—with more than 70—came from seven schools in Roxas City and selected towns, as follows: Capiz National High School; Roxas City School for Philippine Craftsmen; and St. Mary’s Academy of Capiz, all of Roxas City; and Comm. Luis R. Asis National High School in Panay; Malonoy National High School in Dao; Pontevedra National High School; and Dumalag National High School. A lone gradeschooler participant came from Pontevedra Elementary School.


No less than Atty. Antonio Barrios Ortiz, the paper’s founder, graced the opening program. In his keynote speech, Ortiz underscored the essence of the individual in carrying out the journalistic task. Among others, he placed importance on the development of the young writer who needs to learn the ropes of the trade so he could best handle the hard task of seeking the truth not just for himself but for the rest of the community.


The assembly featured a big number of local and national media practitioners who provided input on the new categories this year including blogging, broadcasting and live TV interviewing.

 

Mr. Carlos Arnaldo, a freelance communication specialist who previously worked for international media entities and is currently based in Manila, shared his expertise in journalism and writing; while Dr. Cesar Yap, Roxas City councilor, wowed his young audiences with a humorous slide presentation on column writing, stressing on the necessity to write and the motivations in doing it.


It also highlighted a number of resource speakers who shared their best practices to the participants. First, Jose Arsenio Quinzon briefed the students on the basic concepts in journalism and beat reporting. He was backed by Pagbag-o editor Gerry Pagharion, who also shared tips in journalistic ethics and writing. Then, Mr. Glenn Beup, Pueblo de Panay consultant, shed light on journalistic ethics, using examples based on his experiences as a media practitioner in and outside Capiz.


Meanwhile, Mr. Niño Manaog led the students in learning a style-sheet, a set of proofreading marks and revision symbols which they can use in reading their own copies for publication. Most important, Manaog allowed the participants to correct a sample article using said stylesheet. Manaog also lectured on feature writing, editorial writing and photojournalism, using articles published in TCT in the past year.


Other resource speakers included TCT columnist Mr. Christian George Acevedo, who shared his blogging expertise and Mr. Joey Balatayo, adviser of The Quest, the official paper of the CapSU Roxas City Main Campus, who presented his layouting and publication techniques.


Members of the local broadcast media likewise gave input on the new segments of the workshop, as follows: Mr. Donnie Degala, anchorman at DYOW Bombo Radyo Roxas lectured on covering sports; Mr. Rexam Laguda, OIC manager of IBC-dyJJ, presented the basics in broadcasting for both radio and TV formats; and Mr. Allen Hervias, host of the Capiz Provincial Press Bureau’s “Pag-ulikid” TV program, assisted young enthusiasts on live interviewing; their actual lecture-workshop was aired live on WESFARDELL, a local cable TV channel.


And for the second time, SPO1 Donna Asmod of the Capiz Provincial Police Office provided the participants community-based police awareness, and also gave them rules of thumb on media and community relations. Asmod also led the 18-member PNP delegation who studied the courses along with their younger counterparts.


Toward the end of the second day, Manaog led the discussions on photojournalism, which allowed some participants to show their prowess in the said field. Despite the time constraint, the photojournalism workshop gathered six entries which were later posted on Facebook. The top three winners were announced on Oct. 31 via an update on TCT’s Facebook account.


All programs and workshops for the two-day summit were hosted by Ms. Dolly Buday, the producer host of “Today with Dolly,” a TV magazine aired on Alto Cable.


This capability-building initiative gained the full support from the Capiz provincial government led by Gov. Victor Tanco, Sr. and Vice-Gov. Esteban Evan Contreras; the Roxas City government headed by Mayor Angel Alan Celino; CPPO headed by Police Supt. Ulysses Caton; and the Metro Roxas Water District led by Engr. Glenn Gonzalo Delgado. (Manuel San Andres)

Read 3528 times

Leave a comment

  • JustinCig
    JustinCig
    Saturday, 17 February 2018 02:05

    where i get viagra in bangalore
    viagra without doctor
    order free viagra
    viagra no prec
    sildenafil 50 mg efectos en la mujer
    viagra coupons
    quando il viagra generico in italia
    viagra tablets
    can u take cialis viagra together

    Report
  • Peterbet
    Peterbet
    Friday, 16 February 2018 21:16

    do you tell doctor get viagra
    viagra no pres
    viagra online store com
    viagra without a prescription
    nome de generico do viagra
    viagra coupons
    reliable online viagra forum
    viagra prices
    viagra cuantos mg tomar

    Report
  • AlbertoGof
    AlbertoGof
    Friday, 16 February 2018 15:34

    alfin sildenafil 50 mg
    viagra without a doctor
    viagra generic in mexico
    viagra without a doctor
    viagra sale uk online
    viagra price
    does viagra pill look like
    viagra coupon
    order viagra pills

    Report
  • JeromeLopay
    JeromeLopay
    Friday, 16 February 2018 06:19

    buy viagra liverpool
    viagra no prescription
    qual o nome dos genericos do viagra
    viagra without prescription
    how long does it take viagra pill to work
    viagra cheap
    where can you buy generic viagra
    viagra tablets
    ferrari sildenafil tablets 130 mg

    Report
  • Rogerspeat
    Rogerspeat
    Thursday, 15 February 2018 23:47

    windows movie maker
    windows update
    microsoft windows 7 updates
    windows 8
    microsoft word

    Report
  • Charleshoaxy
    Charleshoaxy
    Thursday, 15 February 2018 02:38

    login microsoft online
    windows 8.1
    troubleshoot windows 10
    windows live sign in
    windows photo gallery

    Report
  • Leeanndek
    Leeanndek
    Tuesday, 13 February 2018 15:16

    appetite suppressants that work
    supplements for weight loss
    alli weight loss reviews
    weight loss tablets

    Report
  • Kerryememy
    Kerryememy
    Tuesday, 13 February 2018 01:24

    windows 365
    windows live
    microsoft support
    win 10
    microsoft office login

    Report
  • Hectormug
    Hectormug
    Monday, 12 February 2018 00:01

    autocad 2017 serial key
    autocad 2018
    used autocad lt software for sale
    autocad 2007
    autocad 13 price
    autodesk autocad
    serial autocad 2002
    autocad 2017
    serial number autocad p&id 2014
    autocad estudiantes
    autocad civil 3d 2011 serial number
    download autocad
    autocad 2013 serial key
    autocad 2014
    autocad lt 2013 download
    autocad gratuit
    download autocad for mac os x
    autocad 2017 download
    autocad lt 2012 for mac download
    autocad software
    autocad 2017 activation code
    autocad 2017 download
    autocad commercial new slm
    autocad inventor
    install autocad license server

    Report
  • MarvinciB
    MarvinciB
    Sunday, 11 February 2018 09:09

    can you buy viagra in cancun
    sildenafil citrate online
    the best place to buy viagra online
    sildenafil
    viagra cialis online prescriptions
    viagra generic availability
    viagra online apotheke schweiz
    generic viagra online pharmacy
    best generic viagra source

    Report