2019 Plaridel Awards Call for Entries and Entry Form

      The Philippine American Press Club, U.S.A. is proud to announce the upcoming 8th PLARIDEL Awards- excellence in Filipino American journalism. Now accepting entries of articles/stories published or aired between June 1, 2018 thru May 31, 2019. Deadline for submissions is August 31, 2019. Each entry needs to be accompanied by an Entry Form, photo, resume and $15 fee. For Multiple entries from one journalist – one set of photo and resume will suffice. PLEASE...
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2018 Plaridel Awards Press Release

Spirits Rising! 30th Anniversary of The Philippine American Press Club-USA Oct. 4, 2018, San Francisco, Ca: Their souvenir cover said it all. Superimposed on a 1900 sepia colored photograph of the La Solidaridad’s esteemed writers and co-founders, was a similarly posed group photograph of the 2017 Plaridel Awards recipients, organizers and community leaders. Esther Chavez, past president of PAPC and founder of the Plaridel Awards explained that by combining the two photos, she felt the “inspi...
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Fil-Am journalists reap Plaridel Awards, urged to fight fake news

SAN FRANCISCO – Speakers at the 2017 Plaridel Awards, held October 5 at the Philippine Consulate’s Kalayaan Hall, challenged Filipino American media practitioners to be true to their calling as credible and dependable journalists. The 6th annual event of the Philippine American Press Club (PAPC) gave Plaridel and merit awards to deserving Filipino American journalists in the United States in 16 categories. The organization also gave torch bearer awards to outgoing Deputy Consul General ...
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