2017 Plaridel Awards Call for Entries

The 2017 PAPC Plaridel Awards Call for entries SAN FRANCISCO -- The Philippine American Press Club USA is accepting entries for its Annual Plaridel Awards for Excellence in Filipino American Journalism, which is now on its sixth year. Established in 2012, The Plaridel was created to inspire and empower local journalists by acknowledging and celebrating outstanding journalism. In just five years from inception, The Plaridel has become a benchmark among Filipino American journalists in ratin...
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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 Ame...
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2015 Plaridel Awards Souvenir Program

The Plaridel Awards   2015 Plaridel Awards Souvenir Program     Over a century ago, Marcelo H. del Pilar, a Filipino journalist and publisher went into exile in Europe. His fearless commentaries against the oppressive Spanish rule made his exile inevitable. Through it all, his desire to be a jour-nalist never waned and he continued his writing while abroad. He was unrelenting in his pursuit of truth, fairness, and the upliftment of his constituents. Plaridel was his n...
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2015 Plaridel Awards Winners

October 8, 2015, South San Francisco: Young writers lord it over at the well attended Fourth Plaridel Awards, excellence in Filipino American journalism awards night held at the Fort McKinley Restaurant in South San Francisco. Asian Journal, whose main office is in Los Angeles, California, was the biggest winner whose journalists ran away with six awards out of fifteen. Two of the writers, Agnes Constante and Allyson Escobar won multiple awards each. Esther Misa Chavez, president of the Philip...
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