Assuming A Greater Challenge: NNCRVII Appoints New Champions to Causes

I have always used my social media influence to promote awesome things: from great personal reflections, to events with a blast; but what I'm most notable for is my inclination towards anything for social good. 

So it comes as no surprise that I became part of one of the fastest emerging organization of media practitioners in Cebu assembled by the National Nutrition Council that would help sustain efforts for nutrition campaigns, advocacy and events.

Malnutrition is one of the effects of poverty that has been putting the country at bay in terms of human and economic advancement.

MEDIA INFORMATION NETWORK FOR NUTRITION AND DEVELOPMENT 7 (MIND 7) has been involved with projects and events that NNC Region 7 has been fighting for these past few years.

Yours truly, was just entrusted the position as Secretary and was blessed enough to land in a national daily via coverage by Ms. Cheryl Baldicantos of Manila Bulletin. As I assume a new responsibility, I promise to do everything in my power to help strengthen the flow of relevant information to the general public.

Soft copy of Manila Bulletin Nov. 29.
Photo taken by top photojournalist Ms Cheryl Baldicantos.

“The region recognizes the importance of effective information dissemination, and the influence you, members of the local media have in shaping the public’s opinion on food and nutrition.

"Though of different media used to hand-out nutrition information to the public, from radio, television, print and other social media, each of you have done us proud this past year.” NNC 7 Regional Nutrition Program Coordinator, Dr. Parolita A. Mission challenged the press for more stories and space on issues of nutrition.

The general assembly of the Media Information Network for Nutrition and Development was celebrated last November 26, 2012 at the Cebu Grand Hotel in Escario Street.

The event was coincided with the induction of officers and a Christmas Party.

Other officers for 2013-2014 are

  • President - 
    • Mr. Jun P. Tagalog, manager of DYLA 
  • VP for Print – 
    • Ms. Phoebe Jen D. Indino, correspondent of Manila Bulletin; 
  • VP for Radio - 
    • Ms.Annabel A. Lagrosas, BPA II of DYMR;
  • VP for Social Media - 
    • Mr. John Ciocon, Managing Director of John Ciocon Creative Agency; 
  • VP for NGA IOs - 
    • Ms. Marie A. Nillama, IO of DPWH. 
  • Elected new secretary is 
    • Mr. Jaysee Pingkian, Board of Trustee of Cebu Bloggers Society Inc.; 
  • Treasurer - 
    • Ms. Mitchelle Palaubsanon, Reporter of The Freeman and 
  • Auditor - 
    • Mr. Jose Marie C. Lanza, Sation Manager of Love Radio. 

The officers will serve the association for two years.

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