Editorial Bylines

As a lifestyle journalist, I have written profiles and long-form stories on local and international celebrities and musicians, key industry executives, and worked on gadget reviews and culture pieces as well. My stories have been published on SPOT.ph, PhilSTAR L!fe, CNN Life, and Real Living, among others. Check out some of the stories I wrote for several digital platforms, with quick links per topic:

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Students are obsessed with filming themselves studying — here’s why

Studygram accounts go beyond aesthetic workspaces. 

A Look Back at the Hit Facebook Game ‘Pet Society’

This throwback goes all the way back to 2008, when, in between writing papers and studying for major subjects late into the night, were visits to my block mates’ pets.


Movies and Shows

No Small Feat: Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly on What It’s Like to Play Ant-Man and The Wasp

The duo took some time to talk to international media on being part of the highly anticipated film.

Anya Taylor-Joy Learned the Speed Chess Moves in The Queen’s Gambit Five Minutes Before Filming

As with her other chess scenes, no biggie.

The Cast of Netflix’s 6 Underground Talks About Michael Bay’s Most Explosive Film Yet

A quick chat with stars Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent and Adria Arjona.

Ryan Reynolds’ Upcoming Netflix Film Is About Leaving Your Past Behind in Order to Change the World

Are you ready for 6 Underground?

Here’s How Netflix Brings Great Stories From Korea to the World

Netflix’s Minyoung Kim talks K-dramas, rom-coms, thrillers, and more.

The Stars of Netflix’s Arthdal Chronicles Talk About the Fantasy Drama

They tell us about the world of Arthdal and how the show is relevant today.

This New Korean Drama on Netflix Brings an Imaginary World to Life

Arthdal Chronicles starts streaming on June 1.

After CLOY and Kingdom, Here’s a Peek at Netflix’s K-Drama Slate

Netflix shares the secrets behind the success of their Korean content.

Song Joong Ki on Being “Very Happy” As a Space Sweeper, the Victory Crew + More

Get ready for a space adventure with this Korean film now streaming on Netflix.

This Upcoming Netflix Series Set in Paris Is Your Next Fun Binge-Watch

We talk to Emily in Paris herself about the new show.

In This Dark Comedy, Song Joong Ki Is a Mafia Lawyer With an Anti-Hero Vibe

We can’t deny that Vincenzo reminds us of Big Boss.

We Got to Talk to the Girl From Nowhere and Let’s Just Say We’re in for More Surprises 

Season 2 is looking real exciting.

Netflix’s Sweet Home Is Far From Being One, and That’s What Makes It Insanely Intriguing

It’s helmed by the director of Descendants of the Sun and Goblin!

Beyond Kingdom’s Spin-Off and The Silent Sea, Here’s the 2021 Netflix K-Drama Slate

These are the ingredients that make their Korean content successful.

Falling for a Coworker? This New K-Drama on Netflix Will Hit You Right in the Feels

Forecasting Love and Weather isn’t a walk in the park.

The Many Sides of Netflix’s Newest K-Drama, The King: Eternal Monarch

From parallel universes to characters, and more.

This Netflix K-Drama Is About What Happens When You Sync Your Heart With an App

And we asked the stars of Love Alarm if they’re up for it.

This New Netflix K-Drama Explores a World Where No One Can Hide Their Feelings

Will you sync your heart with Love Alarm?

Alden Richards Wants More of Ethan and Joy’s Love Story in Hello, Love, Goodbye

Will there be a part two in the future?

The Pares Inside Joke in Netflix’s Hayop Ka!, Explained

The cheap, filling dish is related to Nimfa’s aspirations in life.

30 Perfect Pinoy Movie Lines You Can Use in Life

“Ang choice, para lang sa may pera.

6 Things from ‘Goblin’ We Wish Were Real

Our imagination has run wild.


Singer-Songwriter Lauv Wants You to Know How He’s Feeling

The “I Like Me Better” hitmaker gets personal.

Best in Show: LANY Brings Malibu Nights to Manila

Manila and LANY love each other so bad.

Katy Perry Surprises Pinoy Fans at an Online Fan Event

Wondering what went down during the singer-songwriter’s surprise appearance?

Ely Buendia’s Record Label, Offshore Music, Is All About Good Sound and Good Music

This independent record label dabbles in digital and vinyl production.

Paul Jason Klein of LANY on “Good Guys,” the “Wrong Ones” + More

Their third album, mama’s boy, will be out soon!

Meet the OPM Trendsetters of Island Records Philippines

Say hello to Juan Karlos, One Click Straight, Fern., and more.


SPOT.ph Roadtest: Is the Samsung Galaxy Watch4 Worth the Price Tag?

It’s a feature-packed accessory for hardcore Samsung Galaxy fans.

Is It a Frame or Is It a TV? We Roadtest Samsung’s The Frame

It looks like a piece of home décor!

We Got Our Hands on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3 and It’s a Charming Head-Turner of a Phone

This might just be your first foldable phone after a long while.

Shopping and Retail

LIST: Themed Journals for Every Kind of Plan This 2022

Making plans and setting goals can sometimes feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be the case when you’ve got the right tools and resources at your disposal.

This Cool Undated Planner Is All About Taking Things One Step at a Time

Say hello to the Walang Plano planner.

You Can Get More Discounts With This Little-Known Online Shopping Tip

In time for 10.10!

It’s Never Too Early to Plan for 2022 With These #Aesthetic Planners

Check out the vegan leather cover with gold-foil details!


A Visit to Hong Kong Disneyland This Christmas Promises Lots of Fun

Plan your holiday getaway at the happiest place on earth.

This Cool Pop-Up Lets You Step Into the World of Netflix’s Squid Game 

It’s the closest you could get to participate in the games.

I Went On A Solo K-Drama Location Tour

And recreated some scenes like a true blue fangirl!

Home and Design

A Condo in Manila With a Private Theater? Yes, It Exists

And it’s right in the heart of Ortigas.

Must-See Space: This Bright and Airy Three-Storey Home Doesn’t Feel Like It’s in QC

It’s very, very windy, for one.

The Cool Details We Spotted in Angel Locsin and Neil Arce’s House Tour

A dedicated space for walis, because why not?

Must-See Space: This QC Home Boasts a Stunning View of the Mountains

Take it all in by the infinity pool.

A Couple’s 36sqm Scandinavian Condo

Pinterest and travels serve as design inspirations for this duo’s home

An Airy, French Country-Style Family Home

Accent pieces and dainty details complete this dream home

A Modern Version of a 70s Home in Pampanga

This 300sqm property veers away from the usual by going complementary

A Family’s 180sqm Loft-Style Home

More is more in this bi-level masterpiece

Food and Drink

Top 10 Fast-Food French Fries in Manila

For the love of potatoes!

10 Under-the-Radar Cafés in Manila for Your Next Coffee Run 

You can have your coffee al-fresco in most of these spots!


Here are some editorial videos I’ve worked on in various capacities, ranging from conducting interviews to conceptualizing, scriptwriting, shooting, and editing the clip itself.

Unboxing: Chandon Sparkling Wines (2020)

Produced a video at home featuring Chandon’s sparkling wines when the brand was launched in the Philippines.
Where to Shop Online Grocery and Other Eats for Delivery (2020)

Conceptualized, wrote the script, and edited this video featuring online stores for food delivery, including a one-stop cake shop, frozen goods, and fresh produce.
Netflix – 6 Underground press coverage (2019)

Flew to Seoul, South Korea for the 6 Underground press conference. I got to chat with Ryan Reynolds, Mélanie Laurent, and Adria Arjona about this action film from Netflix, directed by Michael Bay. Video courtesy of Netflix.
Netflix – Love Alarm press coverage (2019)

Flew to Seoul, South Korea and caught up with the stars of Love Alarm. I interviewed Kim So Hyun, Song Kang, and Jung Ga Ram and asked them about unrequited love, and syncing their heart to an app, which is the premise of the series. Video courtesy of Netflix.

Social Media

Back in the day when I was in charge of SPOT.ph’s social media, I would post links to the site and other brand-related content on the brand’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, following its design template and editorial guidelines. This task involved ideation, copywriting, making layouts, scheduling posts, and social media monitoring.

I had fun working on this social card. It even got our fans sharing screenshots of their own inboxes!
The brand also does callouts for reader surveys and job openings. For this post, I repurposed the graphics done by SPOT.ph’s art director and created a tile-style design with a short copy about the survey.
When I was on social-media duty, I also experimented on the brand’s Twitter by way of creating Twitter threads to further engage the brand’s audiences and present the article in a snackable format.

Branded Content

I have also crossed over to creating content for native advertising and content marketing, helping clients tell their brand stories to their audience on whichever platform they choose. I’ve collaborated with teams to come up with articles, videos, and social media content for brands under consumer goods, beauty, travel, food, and travel categories.

Here are some videos produced during my stint as Managing Editor in Content Lab, Summit Media’s content marketing department. I collaborated with various teams—internal and external—to come up with relevant content for brands to be housed on their own platforms.

Achieve A Flawless White Look with Heart Evangelista-Escudero (2017)

Wrote the script and helped oversee the shoot. This features Heart Evangelista as she demonstrates a skincare routine using Pond’s Flawless White.
Get #HolidayReady with Chesca Kramer (2016)

Wrote the script and helped oversee the shoot for this video. It features Chesca Kramer getting ready for the holidays with the Pond’s Age Miracle holiday gift set.


During my stint with Summit Books, I collaborated with authors, contributors, and other departments in the production of new titles, from initial pitch to book publication. Below are the books and/or magazines where I served as Books Managing Editor.

Sparkling Magazine, Fall 2016 and Winter 2017 issues
Ampalaya Monologues (2016) by Mark Ghosn
ABC Magazine (2017) by Abbey Sy