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GAHOL, ANDREW GARCIA

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism

CONTACT DETAILS Address: 3rd Street, Our Ladys Village, Pangpang, Sorsogon City, Sorsogon, Philippines E-mail: andrewgahol_420@yahoo.com Mobile Number: +639291543968 OBJECTIVES y To secure a position in your company y To gain more knowledge and experience that will help me in my career y To be able to share my journalistic skills and knowledge to your company and at the same time earn income y To find a creative outlet to develop my skills PERSONAL INFORMATION Age: 21 years old Birth Date: April 20, 1990 Nationality: Filipino Gender: Male Marital Status: Height: Parents: Single 5 9 Larry G. Gahol, Marilou G. Gahol

QUALIFICATIONS Qualification: Bachelors/College Degree Field of Study: Journalism University: Bicol University, Legazpi City, Philippines Grade: On-going Graduation Date: March 2012 EDUCATIONAL BACKGORUND TERTIARY LEVEL Bachelor of Arts in Journalism Bicol University Legazpi City (2009-present) University of Sto. Tomas Espana, Manila (2007-2008) St. Louise de Marillac College of Sorsogon Sorsogon City, Sorsogon

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

SECONDARY LEVEL

EXPERIENCE Experience Level:

Student seeking internship or part time jobs

SKILLS Relevant Skills: y Can adapt different writing styles in multiple journalistic writing areas such as feature writing, news writing, editorial writing, column writing, science feature writing, investigative writing and interpretive writing y Specializes in writing editorial and feature articles that focus on science, socio-political issues, health, entertainment and music y Adept in writing film and music reviews y Good communication and interpersonal skills y Skilled in copyediting and proofreading y Result-oriented and can work under time pressure Other Skills: (Proficiency: Advanced Highly experienced; Intermediate Familiar with all the basic functionalities; Beginner Just started using or learning the skill) y Lay-outing - Intermediate y Photo Editing - Intermediate y Graphic Design/Editing - Beginner y Computer Troubleshooting - Beginner y Microsoft Office Programs - Advanced LANGUAGES (Proficiency: 0 = Poor 10 = Excellent) Filipino 10 English 10 Spanish 3

Mandarin Chinese 2 French 3

ACHIEVEMENTS AND INVOLVEMENTS TERTIARY LEVEL Journalistic Experience: y Feature writer, The College of Science Journal, The Official Student Publication of the University of Sto. Tomas College of Science (2007-2008) y Staff Writer, Budyong, The Official Student Publication of Bicol University College of Arts and Letters (2010 present) y Best Feature Story for BaranGAY BUPC: Out and Proud, 3rd Rayterista Pub Awards (2011) y 1st Place, College of Arts and Letters Essay Writing Contest (2009) y 1st Place, College of Arts and Letters Essay Writing Contest (2010) y Writer, BURUGKUS, The Official Newsletter of the Bicol Meet 2010 y Writer, Shedding New Light On Judas, a feature story published on the August 15, 2010 issue of The Freeman, Cebu. y Writer, The Centenarian Mom, a Mothers Day special feature published in Manila Bulletin on May 8, 2011

Writer, 400 Years of Philippine History in Just 60 Minutes, a feature on the San Agustin Museum published in the June 2011 issue of Cruising Magazine. y Writer, A Global Stand While Walking, End World Hunger 2011, a news feature published in Manila Bulletin on May 28, 2011. y Resource Speaker, Editorial Writing, Bascaran National High School Press Conference y Writer, Vertical Horizons and the the Bioclimatic Design, an interpretive article/presentation presented at the Sangguniang Panglungsod of Legazpi City as part of an event dubbed Turning Albays Disaster Image to an Engineering Powerhouse Other Achievements/Positions Held: y Consistent academic scholar in Bicol University since 2nd year y Deans lister, 2nd semester, Academic Year 2010-2011 y Member, Blue Feather Honor Society, the official honor society of Bicol University y Auditor, Bicol Organization of Neo-Journalists (BONJOUR) y Webmaster, The Blue Feather Honor Society of Bicol University y Best Debater, UST College of Science Debate Championships. y Team Champion, UST College of Science Debate Championship y 1st Placer, Essay Writing Contest, UST Science Speechfest y 3rd Placer, Extemporaneous Speaking Contest, UST Science Speechfest y 5th Best Debater, 1st Interuniversity Science Open y 2nd Place, Team Competitions, 1st Interuniversity Science Open y Champion, College of Arts and Letters Quiz Bowl (2009) y 3rd Placer, College of Arts and Letters Quiz Bowl (2010) y Champion, Bicol University Intercollegiate Quiz Bowl (2009) y 5th Placer, Bicol University Intercollegiate Quiz Bowl (2010) y Top 10 finalist, Spelling Bee Contest organized by Alpha Phi Omega, Bicol University Chapter (2011) y Champion, Scrabble Competition, College of Arts and Letters Intramurals (2009) Seminars Attended/Facilitated: y Participant, PLUMA, the 3rd Journalism Day with the theme Credible Journalism in the Age of Media Convergence y Delegate, 3rd Rayterista with the theme The Journalists Role in Achieving the 8 Millenium Development Goals y Delegate, 6th College of Arts and Letters Congress with the theme Ethical and Responsive Governance Adressing the Challenges of the Times y Delegate, 7th College of Arts and Letters Congress y Organizer, 2nd Bicol University Documentary Festival y Organizer, Special Screening of The Cove in Pacific Mall Cinemas organized by BONJOUR and Earth Island Institute Philippines y SECONDARY LEVEL Journalistic Experience: y Qualifier, Editorial Writing, National Secondary Schools Press Conference (2003) y 3rd Placer, Editorial Writing, Regional Secondary Schools Press Conference (2003) y 1st Placer, Editorial Writing, Division Secondary Schools Press Conference (2003)

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2nd Placer, Editorial Writing, Division Secondary Schools Press Conference (2004) Staff Writer, Gazers, Official Publication of St. Louise de Marillac College of Sorsogon (2002-2004) Associate Editor, Gazers, Official Publication of St. Louise de Marillac College of Sorsogon (2005-2006) Editor-in-Chief, Gazers, Official Publication of St. Louise de Marillac College of Sorsogon (2006-2007) Literary Achievement Award

Other Awards Received: y Consistent honor student in high school y Graduated from high school as 5th Honorable Mention y Mercury Drug Academic Excellence Award in Math y Best in English WORK EXPERIENCE: Correspondent/Student Trainee, Philippine Information Agency Regional Office 5, Legazpi City Work Description: y Gathers news and other information material for the agencys radio program Ugnayan sa Bicol y Reads/announces radio news during on-the-air radio programs y Assists the radio announcer during on-the-air programs JOB PREFERENCES Expected Monthly Salary: Willing to Travel: Willing to Relocate: Possesses Own Transport: Yes Yes No

CHARACTER REFERENCES MA. JULIETA B. BORRES, Ph.D Dean, College of Arts and Letters Bicol University, Legazpi City (052) 481-5280 ANACITO DEMATERA Philippine Star Correspondent Print and Broadcast Media Department Head Bicol University Mobile number: 09102823295 RUTH MERCADO Editor The Freeman, Cebu Mobile Number: 09192704220

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