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Filipino Writers and Journalists

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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.

International Writers and Journalists

Spain :: Chabeli Iglesias (broadcast) :: María Isabel Preysler Arrastia (broadcast)

Sri Lanka :: Ronnie Nathanielsz (journalist)

Switzerland :: Carmen Mory (journalist)

United Kingdom :: Elisar Cabrera (writer) :: Jasmine Hemsley (food writer) :: Melissa Hemsley (food writer)

United States :: Arianna Basco (writer) :: Dean Devlin (writer) :: Bambi Francisco (journalist) :: Kristine Johnson (broadcast) :: Vanessa Lachey (broadcast) :: Yay Panlilio (journalist) :: Elaine Quijano (broadcast) :: James Reuter (journalist) :: John N. Schumacher (historian, educator) :: William Henry Scott (historian) :: Eileen Tabios (poetry) :: Akiko Thomson (journalist) :: Corky Trinidad (cartoonist) :: Liz Wahl (broadcast) :: Charlyne Yi (writer)

Local Writers and Journalists

Broadcast :: Martin Andanar (radio, television) :: Sol Aragones (radio, television) :: Atom Araullo (radio, television) :: Kim Atienza (radio, television) :: Christine Babao (radio, television) :: Julius Babao (radio, television) :: Natalio Bacalso (radio) :: Gang Badoy (radio, television) :: Patricia Bermudez-Hizon (radio, television) :: Felipe Buencamino III (radio) :: Private User (television) :: Joe Cantada (radio, television) :: Ricky Carandang (radio, television) :: Dyan Castillejo (radio, television) :: Angelo Ilagan Castro, Jr. (radio, television) :: Diego Castro III (television) :: Rene Cayetano (radio, television) :: Arnold Clavio (radio, television) :: Karmina Constantino (television) :: Cris Daluz (television) :: Ben David (radio) :: Kara David (television) :: Randy David (television) :: Noli de Castro (radio, television) :: Lourd de Veyra (television) :: Thelma Dumpit-Murillo (television) :: Mike Enriquez (radio, television) :: Frankie Evangelista (radio, television) :: Ted Failon (radio, television) :: Gretchen Fullido (television) :: Larry Gadon (radio) :: Buddy Gomez (radio) :: Queenie Gonzales (television) :: Richard Juico Gordon (radio, television) :: Bobby Guanzon (radio, television) :: Yeng Guiao (television) :: Joaquin Henson (television) :: Jamie Herrell (television) :: Precious Hipolito (television) :: Rico Hizon (television) :: Gretchen Ho (television) :: Pia Hontiveros (television) :: Dante Jimenez (radio) :: Private (radio, television) :: Percy Lapid (radio) :: Cheche Lazaro (radio, television) :: Loren Legarda (television) :: Teodoro Locsin Jr. (radio, television) :: Malu Maglutac (television) :: Jiggy Manicad (television) :: Tommy Manotoc (television) :: Ivan Mayrina (television) :: Dianne Medina (television) :: Orlando Sanchez Mercado (radio, television) :: Winnie Monsod (television) :: Tina Monzon-Palma (radio, television) :: Vicky Morales (television) :: Cesar Nucum (radio) :: Ces Oreña-Drilon (radio, television) :: Marga Ortigas (television) :: Grace Padaca (radio) :: Ala Paredes (television) :: Veronica Pedrosa (television) :: Prospero Pichay Jr. (radio) :: Cory Quirino (television) :: Daniel Razon (radio, television) :: Boying Remulla (radio) :: Gilbert Remulla (television) :: Chiqui Roa-Puno (television) :: Ernesto Rondon (radio) :: Roberto San Andres (radio) :: Korina Sanchez (radio, television) :: Bernadette Sembrano (radio, television) :: Howie Severino (television) :: Zenaida Silva (radio, television) :: Arlene Sinsuat de Castro (television) :: Jessica Soho (television) :: Jay Sonza (television) :: Ali Sotto (radio, television) :: Anthony Taberna (radio, television) :: Jay Taruc (radio, television) :: Joe Taruc (radio) :: Mel Tiangco (television) :: Raffy Tima (television) :: Koko Trinidad (radio) :: Ben Tulfo (radio, television) :: Erwin Tulfo (radio, television) :: Mon Tulfo (radio, television) :: Raffy Tulfo (radio, television) :: Mariz Umali (television) :: Jose Mari Velez (television) :: Amelyn Veloso (television) :: Freddie Webb (radio, television) :: Pinky Webb (radio, television)

Film :: Mike De Leon :: Quark Henares :: Dennis Marasigan :: Private :: Fernando Poe Sr. :: Efren Reyes Sr. :: Eddie Romero :: Chito S. Roño :: Jun Urbano

Print :: Antonio Abad (poet, novelist, playwright, essayist) :: Antonio K. Abad (historian) :: Juan Abad (playwright and journalist) :: Dong Abay (poet) :: Alejandro G. Abadilla (poet, essayist) :: Domingo C. Abella (historian) :: Onofre Abellanosa (short story writer, playwright) :: Ramón Abellanosa (journalist, playwright) :: Victorino Abellanosa (playwright) :: Augurio Abeto (essayist) :: Macario Adriático (journalist) :: Abner Afuang :: Marcelino Agana Jr. (playwright) :: Dolly Aglay (journalist) :: Teodoro Agoncillo (historian) :: Faustino Aguilar (editor, essayist, journalist, novelist, poet) :: Larry Alcala (cartoonist, illustrator) :: Lean Alejandro (writer and journalist) :: Potenciano Aliño (translator) :: Rosauro Almario (journalist, editor, essayist, novelist) :: Virgilio S. Almario (poet, editor) :: Tomás Alonso (columnist, translator) :: Tomás Alup Remigio (writer, playwright) :: Aurelio Alvero (essayist, novelist, poet) :: Rosa Sevilla de Alvero (educator, essayist) :: Uldarico Alviola (novelist, editor) :: Encarnación Alzona (historian) :: Ian Amatong (publisher) :: Jacobo Amatong (editor, publisher) :: Nereo Andolong (journalist) :: Boots Anson Roa-Rodrigo (columnist) :: Ninoy Aquino (journalist) :: Pedro Aunario (journalist) :: Cecilio Apóstol (poet) :: Eugenia Apostol (publisher) :: Antonio Araneta Jr. (writer) :: Francisco Arcellana (poet, writer and journalist) :: Tomás Arejola (newspaper) :: Manuel Arguilla (writer) :: Manuel Artigas (historian, journalist) :: José María Asunción (writer) :: Teodoro Bacani Jr. :: Teddy Baguilat (journalist) :: Francisco Balagtas (poet) :: Cornelio Balmaceda (writer, journalist) :: Joaquín Balmori :: Jesús Balmori (journalist, playwright, poet) :: Salvador Barros (poet, fictionist) :: Cirilo Bautista (poet, writer) :: Lualhati Bautista (novelist) :: Manuel Bautista :: Walden Bello (writer) :: Teodoro Benigno Jr. (journalist) :: Conrado Francia Benitez (writer) :: Manuel Bernabé (linguist, poet, journalist) :: Miguel Bernad (linguist, critic, historian, journalist, editor) :: Joaquin Bernas (writer) :: Jorge Bocobo (journalist) :: Evella Bontia (editor) :: Gabriel Bordado Jr. (writer) :: Abenir D. Bornales (poet) :: Carlos Bulosan (novelist, poet, essayist) :: Jose Burgos Jr. (journalist) :: Fernando Buyser (poet, short story writer) :: Fructuoso Cabahug (author) :: Tomas Cabili (educator, journalist) :: Noel Cabrera (journalist) :: Lloyd Cadena (writer) :: Ambrosio Calleja (editor) :: Manuel Pedro Sevilla Camús (printer) :: Carlo J. Caparas (cartoonist, writer) :: Teodoro Casiño (journalist, writer) :: Restituto J. Castro (writer) :: Paz Cea de Conde (writer) :: Carlos Celdrán (cartoonist) :: Enrique Centenera (editor, essayist, novelist, short story writer) :: Olegario Clarín (journalist) :: Francisco Coching (illustrator and writer) :: Florentino Collantes (poet) ;: Renato Constantino :: Marcelino Crisólogo (poet, playwright, translator) :: Isabelo Tinio Crisostomo :: Adrian Cristobal (columnist, playwright) :: Alberto Segismundo Cruz (poet, short story writer, novelist) :: José V. Cruz (writer) :: Julián Cruz Balmaceda (poet, essayist, playwright, novelist, journalist and linguist) :: Mariano Cuenco (poet, journalist, grammarian) :: Miguel Cuenco (editor) :: Amador Daguio (writer, poet) :: Luis Dato (editor, poet, writer) :: Amando Dayrit (columnist) :: Nora Daza (author) :: Kat de Castro (journalist) :: Horacio de la Costa (historian) :: José Corazón de Jesús (poet) :: Luisa Gonzaga de León (translator) :: Martín de Ocampo (newspaper publisher) :: José María del Mar (editor, publisher) :: Clodualdo del Mundo Sr. (novelist, playwright, essayist, short story writer, journalist, screenwriter, teacher, critic) :: Julian Roqueza Hilario del Pilar (poet) :: Marcelo H. del Pilar (newspaper) :: Salvador Vivencio del Rosario :: Epifanio de los Santos :: Guillermo de Vega (historian) :: Jose de Venecia Jr. (journalist) :: Jaime C. de Veyra (journalist) :: Lourd de Veyra (essayist, novelist, poet) :: Vicente de Veyra (anthologist) :: Miriam Defensor Santiago (writer) :: Marilou Diaz-Abaya (writer) :: Lauro Dimayuga (writer) :: Jose Lorenzo "Pepe" Diokno (screenwriter) :: Amando Doronila (columnist) :: Gilberto Duavit Jr. (writer) :: Jesus Dureza (journalist) :: Alex Esclamado (publisher) :: Antonio Yangzon Escoda :: Gerardo Espina (columnist) :: Chit Estella-Simbulan (journalist) :: Damiana Eugenio (author) :: Marjorie Evasco (poet) :: Gabriel Fabella (historian) :: Agustín Fabián (writer) :: Pedro Anselmo Jorge Fajardo (writer) :: Ramon Farolan (columnist) :: Ben Feleo (screenwriter) :: Doreen Fernandez (writer, cultural historian, food critic) :: Private :: Manuel Fernández Yansón (editor) :: Leona Josefa Florentino (writer, poet, journalist, novelist) :: Lina Flor (writer, columnist, fictionist, biographer, lyricist, cartoonist) :: Jose Garvida Flores (poet, playwright) :: Vicente Benitez Foz (journalist) :: Santiago Fonacier (journalist) :: Tomás Fonacier (historian, educator) :: Lázaro Francisco (novelist, essayist, playwright) :: Amalia Fuentes (writer) :: Alejandro Gacrama (journalist) :: Rosalinda Galang (journalist) :: Zoilo Galang (writer) :: Fausto Galauran (novelist) :: Félix Galura (writer) :: Carlos Polistico Garcia (poet) :: Ed Garcia (writer) :: Vicente Garcés (writer, poet) :: Bonifacio Gillego (writer) :: Wilfrido Ma. Guerrero (playwright) :: Betty Go-Belmonte :: Guillermo Gómez Rivera (historian) :: Guillermo Gómez Windham (writer) :: Andrew Gonzalez (writer) :: N. V. M. Gonzalez (novelist, short story writer, essayist and poet):: Raul Santos Gonzalez (columnist) :: Candy Gourlay (author) :: Paulino Gullas (newspaper publisher, poet) :: Vicente Gullas (educator, novelist, poet) :: Delfín Gumbán (journalist, poet) :: Adelina Gurrea (journalist, poet and playwright) :: Raymond Gutierrez (editor) :: Eduardo Gutiérrez David (journalist) :: José Gutiérrez David (poet) :: Samira Gutoc (journalist) :: Cielito Habito (columnist) :: Amado V. Hernandez (poet, playwright, novelist) :: Zoilo Hilario (playwright, poet) :: Huseng Sisiw (playwright, poet) :: Boni Ilagan (playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, journalist, editor) :: Hermogenes Ilagan (playwright) :: Rico Maria Ilarde (screenwriter) :: Reynaldo Ileto (historian) :: Dionisio Jakosalem (writer) :: Andrés Jayme (journalist) :: F. Landa Jocano (writer) :: F. Sionil Jose (writer) :: Felipe E. José (writer) :: Nick Joaquin (writer and journalist) :: Justo Justo (columnist, playwright) :: Private (writer and magazine editor-in-chief) :: Pio Kabahar (composer, playwright, journalist, and director) :: Maria Kalaw Katigbak (journalist) :: Maximo M. Kalaw (writer, novelist) :: Teodoro Kalaw (writer, editor) :: Ester Kintanar (editor) :: Emmanuel Lacaba (writer, poet, essayist, playwright, short story writer, scriptwriter, songwriter) :: Aprodicio Laquian (writer) :: Alex Lacson (poet) :: Arsenio Lacson :: Soledad Lacson-Locsin :: Rey Langit (journalist) :: Reyster Langit (journalist) :: Peter Laviña (journalist) :: Juan Laya (novelist) :: Enrique Laygo (journalist, essayist, writer) :: Ricky Lee (screenwriter, journalist, novelist, playwright) :: Benito Justo Fernandez Legarda :: Florencio Lerma (writer, playwright) :: Manuel Lim (author) :: Francisco Alonso Liongson (playwright) :: Aurelio Lacson Locsin, Sr. :: Raul Locsin (publisher) :: Teodoro Montelibano Locsin, Sr. :: Graciano López Jaena (journalist) :: Honorio López (writer) :: Pedro Lopez (writer, publisher) :: Salvador Ponce Lopez (writer, journalist) :: Iluminado Lucente (poet, playwright) :: Gualberto Lumauig (journalist) :: Bienvenido Lumbera (poet, critic, dramatist) :: Antonio Novicio Luna :: Arsenio Luz (editor) :: Diosdado Macapagal (poet) :: Marilu Madrunio (linguist) :: Francisco Makabulos (poet) :: Armando Malay (journalist) :: Manuel Manahan (editor, publisher) :: Angela Manalang-Gloria (poet) :: Cecilia Manguerra Brainard (novelist, short story writer, editor) :: Edgardo Maranan (poet, essayist, fiction writer, playwright, translator, writer of children's stories) :: Patricio Mariano (poet, novelist, playwright, journalist) :: Paz Marquez-Benitez (editor) :: Private :: Manuel Festin Martinez (journalist) :: Enrique Mendiola (author) :: Mónico Mercado (poet) :: Primitivo Mijares (journalist) :: Resil B. Mojares (historian) :: Antonio M. Molina (historian, educator, linguist) :: https://www.geni.com/people/Joey-Montemayor/6000000185500869849 (writer) :: German Moreno (writer) :: Virginia Moreno (playwright, poet) :: Ramon Muzones (writer) :: Fernando Ma. Guerrero (journalist) :: León María Guerrero III (novelist) :: María Evangelina Entrala Guerrero (poet, short story writer, journalist) :: Carmen Guerrero-Nakpil (essayist) :: Ramón B. Neri (journalist) :: Gregorio Nieva (publisher) :: Tony Nieva (journalist) :: Jose Nolledo (author) :: Lina Obieta Sevilla (writer, columnist) :: Ambeth Ocampo (public historian, journalist) :: Satur Ocampo (columnist, editor) :: Sheila Ocampo-Kalfors (journalist) :: Maria Odulio de Guzman (lexicographer, linguist, translator) :: Poncho Ongpin y Domingo :: Private :: Blas Ople (newspaper) :: Alex Orcullo :: Rosalina Luna Orosa :: Sixto Ylagan Orosa, Sr. :: Román Ortiz y Sansón (translator) :: Camilo Osías (writer) :: Guillermo Pablo (journalist) :: Evelyn Pacheco-Mangulabnan (writer, poet) :: Joji Paduano (editor) :: Raymond Palatino (journalist) :: José Palma (poet) :: Rafael Palma (writer) :: José María Panganiban (essayist, linguist) :: Jose Villa Panganiban (linguist, essayist, poet, playwright, author, and lyricist) :: Loreto Paras-Sulit (short story writer) :: Tish Pascual-Ladlad (editor) :: Pedro Paterno :: Carmen Pedrosa (journalist) :: Jacinto Peña (journalist) :: Gregorio Perfecto (journalist) :: Mariano Perfecto (writer) :: Pascual H. Poblete (writer, linguist) :: Mariano Ponce (newspaper) :: Bernardo Piñol Jr. (journalist) :: Manny Piñol (writer and journalist) :: Nestor Principe (writer) :: Monico Ogtong Puentevella (writer) :: Ricardo Villanueva Puno, Jr. (columnist) :: Cecilio Putong (educator, writer) :: Serafin Quiason (historian) :: Alejandro Quiboloy (writer) :: Gardeopatra Quijano (novelist, short story writer, poet) :: Juan Quijano (writer) :: Susan Quimpo (writer) :: Carlos Felix Lozada Quirino (biographer, historian) :: Mary Aylett Racelis :: Nicolás Rafols (editor, poet, novelist) :: Napoleon Rama (writer, journalist) :: Vicente Rama (writer) :: Benigno Ramos (writer) :: Leticia Ramos-Shahani (writer) :: Narciso Ramos (journalist) :: Vicente Ranudo (poet) :: Manuel Rávago (journalist, poet) :: Mars Ravelo (cartoonist, novelist) :: Claro M. Recto (poet) :: Íñigo Regalado y Corcuera (poet, playwright, lyricist) :: Íñigo Ed. Regalado (poet, novelist, journalist) :: Maria Ressa, Nobel Peace Prize 2021 (journalist) :: Fidel Reyes (journalist) :: Jose Sesbreño Reyes (writer, poet) :: Modesto Reyes (editor) :: Narciso G. Reyes (journalist) :: Pedrito Reyes y Puato (writer) :: Severino Reyes (playwright) :: Sofia T. Reyes-de Veyra :: Christopher Ricketts :: Dr. Jose Rizal :: Alejandro Reyes Roces (essayist, journalist, playwright, dramatist, teacher) :: Private User :: Joaquin Reyes Roces :: Private :: Rafael Reyes Roces, Jr. :: Soc Rodrigo (playwright) :: Buenaventura Rodríguez (playwright) :: Eulogio B. Rodríguez (writer) :: Geraldine Roman (editor, journalist) :: Norberto Lopez Romualdez, Sr. (writer) :: Carlos P. Romulo (journalist) :: Florangel Rosario-Braid (writer) :: Arturo Belleza Rotor (writer) :: Private :: Hope Sabanpan-Yu (short story writer, poet) :: Bayani Seraspi San Diego (newspaper) :: Gervasio Bautista Santiago (novelist and magazine editor) :: Luciano P.R. Santiago (historian) :: Bienvenido Santos (writer, novelist, poet) :: Ildefonso Santos (poet, linguist) :: Lope K. Santos (writer, novelist, poet) :: Abraham Sarmiento Jr. (journalist) :: Ric Segreto (teacher, journalist, historian) :: Pedro Serrano Laktaw (writer) :: Lope Severino (journalist) :: Melecio Severino (journalist) :: José N. Sevilla (historian) :: Rogelio Sikat (novelist, playwright, short story writer) :: Jose Maria Sison :: Max Soliven (journalist and newspaper publisher) :: Rafaelita Soriano (historian) :: Juan Crisóstomo Soto (poet, playwright) :: Filemón Sotto (newspaper publisher) :: Vicente Sotto (newspaper publisher, playwright) :: Juan Sumulong (journalist) :: Cesare Syjuco (poet) :: Miguel Syjuco (novelist) :: Tado :: Antonio Tagamolila (journalist) :: Kidlat Tahimik (writer) :: Trinidad Tarrosa-Subido (linguist, writer, poet) :: Francisco Tatad (newspaper) :: Ana Karylle Padilla Tatlonghari (writer) :: Edilberto K. Tiempo (writer) :: Edith Tiempo (poet, writer) :: Rigoberto Tiglao (columnist) :: Ethel Soliven Timbol (journalist and editor) :: Sonny Tinio (art historian) :: Tomas Tirona Jr. :: Cheryl Tiu (journalist) :: Aurelio Tolentino (playwright, poet and journalist) :: Pablo Trillana III (historian) :: Rafael Tumbokon (journalist) :: Lugum Uka (writer) :: Francisco Varona (journalist) :: José García Villa (poet) :: Oscar Villadolid (columnist) :: Antonio Villegas (writer) :: Bernardo Villegas (writer) :: Emilio Virata (writer) :: Mariano Vivencio del Rosario (journalist) :: Salvador Vivencio del Rosario (editor) :: Regino Ylanan (sports historian) :: Amado Yuzon (journalist, writer) :: Nicolas Zafra (historian and educator) :: Gregorio F. Zaide (historian) :: José Zaragoza :: Miguel Zaragoza :: José Clemente Zulueta (writer, historian, bibliographer) :: R. Zulueta da Costa (poet, essayist) :: Antonio Zumel (journalist)

Theater :: Pascual Guerrero Agcaoili :: Salvador Bernal :: Natividad Hizon-Castro :: Amelia Lapeña-Bonifacio :: Tony Mabesa :: Urbano Romero Macapagal :: Severino Montano :: Vincent Maniquis Tañada :: Rolando Santos Tinio :: Lucrecia Reyes Urtula

How to Contribute

  1. Please click the "Join Project" button on the upper right of the project page.
  2. After getting yourself added as a collaborator for the surname, select the profile of the prominent Filipino you wish to add.
  3. 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.
  4. Include in the "About Me" section a brief biographical sketch, summarizing the person's significant contributions and accomplishments. (Required)
  5. Include a photograph, if one exists.
  6. Mark the profile as "public" and not "private". (Required)