Young Fil-Am journalist sweeps Plaridel Awards in SF

SAN FRANCISCO – A 23-year-old journalism graduate of George Washington University ran away with five trophies at the Fifth Plaridel Awards held Friday, Oct. 7 to a packed Kalayaan Hall at the Philippine Center on Sutter Street in San Francisco. Christina Oriel of Asian Journal racked up a first in the history of The Plaridel, which provides a platform for previously unknown journalists covering the Filipino American community. She topped in five reporting categories. The Philippine American ...
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Join the Philippine American Press Club

Celebrate and Acknowledge Outstanding Filipino American Journalists with the Plaridel Awards and Three Community leaders with the Torch Bearer Awards Thursday, October 5, 2017 Kalayaan Hall Philippine Consulate General 447 Sutter Street, San Francisco Reception at 6:00pm Program starts at 7:00pm   Tickets at: https://plaridel2017.eventbrite.com  Early bird: $35 After Sept. 30, 2017: $45   Attire: Business
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Fil-Am community journalists shine at 4th Plaridel Awards

WATCH: Fourth Plaridel Excellence in Filipino American Journalism AwardsSOUTH SAN FRANCISCO–Young writers triumphed at the well-attended Fourth Plaridel Excellence in Filipino American Journalism Awards night October 8 at the Fort McKinley Restaurant here. Asian Journal, whose main office is in Los Angeles, was the biggest winner, whose journalists ran away with six awards out of 15. Two of its reporters, Agnes Constante and Allyson Escobar, won multiple awards each. Next came Posit...
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Philippine American Press Club Presents 2015 Plaridel Awards Winners

SAN FRANCISCO (JGL) – Asian Journal, a bi-weekly out in Los Angeles, California, won six of the 15 Plaridel awards for excellence in Filipino American journalism last Oct. 8, in San Francisco, California, when three of its staff matched the awards collected last year by Positively Filipino, an online newsmagazine based in San Francisco. Allyson Escobar of Asian Journal won a rare trifecta by bagging awards for Best Food Story, Best Youth Voice and Best News Story for “Cooking Hawaiian...
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