This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the prominent Filipino writers of poetry, fiction and non-fiction and journalists; and journalists who have embraced digital media like broadcast and Internet -- who are Filipino or have Filipino lineage. Find more profiles at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.
Image: This painting by B. Gonzalez depicts Dr. Jose Rizal writing his iconic "Mi Ultimo Adios" before his execution.
- Chabeli Iglesias - television
- Susan Calo-Medina - television
- Angelo Castro Jr. - radio, television
- June Keithley - radio, television
- Orlando Sanchez Mercado - radio, television
- Marcelo H. del Pilar - newspaper
- Isabel Preysler - television
- Korina Sanchez-Roxas - television
- Freddie Webb - radio, television
- Pinky Webb - radio, television
- Domingo Calleja Abella - historian
- Aurelio Alvero - essayist, novelist, poet
- Rosa Alvero - educator, essayist
- Joaquin Balmori
- Jesus Balmori
- Isabelo Tinio Crisostomo
- Epifanio Cristobal de los Santos
- Malou Ocampo Fernandez
- Benito Justo Fernandez Legarda
- Soledad Sison Lacson
- Aurelio Lacson Locsin
- Antonio N. Luna
- Isabel Puyat Martel
- Carmen Guerrero-Nakpil
- Alfonso Tanbiensang Ongpin
- Cynthia Ongpin-Valdes
- Sixto Y. Orosa
- Pedro Ignacio Paterno
- Mary Aylett Racelis
- Jose Mercado Rizal
- Alejandro "Anding" Reyes Roces
- Alfredo "Ding" Reyes Roces
- Joaquin "Titong" Reyes Roces
- Luis "Chito" Reyes Roces
- Rafael "Liling" Reyes Roces
- Maria Victoria Rufino-Buenaventura
- Martin "Sonny" Imperial Tinio
- Tomas Carrasco Tirona
- Jose A. Zaragoza
- Miguel A. Zaragoza
How to Contribute
- Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
- After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
- Navigate to the profile. Under the "More Actions" link, choose "Add to Project" and select sub-project to which your ancestor should be included in.
- Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
- Include a photograph, if one exists.
- Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)