ABUGAN, Faye M.

ABUGAN, Faye M.

Asst. Prof. Faye Martel-Abugan is the Assistant Director of the UST Communications Bureau and the founding head of Tiger Media Network, the broadcasting arm of the University of Santo Tomas. Her passion is mentoring young people who are keen on developing their skills and talents in broadcasting and production. Under her guidance, UST Tiger Radio and Tiger TV have won several awards locally and internationally including 3 Excellence citations from the Student Quill Awards 2020, 11 Student Quill Awards in 2021; and awards from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting Awards from New York City, USA. Aside from being a certified Media Trainor of the Radio Netherlands Training Center, she is also seasoned broadcast producer with over 25 years of experience in broadcast, audio-video and events production.

She teaches professional courses for the Department of Media Studies and Communication at the Faculty of Arts and Letters. She is a multimedia storyteller.  To keep her sanity, she creates short videos on Instagram and vlogs about the life of a middle-aged single mom on her Youtube channel, FayeTH.

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Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Communication, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 1993

Eligibility

  • Teachers Certificate Program (9 Units earned), University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines
  • Short Course on Training the Trainers, Radio Netherlands Training Center, 2008
  • Short Course on Educational Program Production, Radio Netherlands Training Center, 2006

Research Highlights

  • Paper Presentor/Co-Author, “Asian Media Project for Media Literacy and Cross Cultural Communication in 5 Countries”, Media Education Summit 2018, Hongkong Baptist University

Research Interests

  • Youth and Media
  • Crossmedia communication
  • Multi-media storytelling
  • Hallyu
  • Media Education
  • Campus Broadcasting
  • Intercultural Communication

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

  • Introduction to Communication
  • Communication Theory
  • Broadcast Principles
  • Writing for Radio and Television 
  • Radio Production 
  • TV Production 

Major Recognitions

  • Dangal Awardee, Service Awardee for 25 Years, University of Santo Tomas, 2021
  • Finalist, Best College Television Adviser, Intercollegiate Broadcasting System Len Mailloux Management Awards (2021)

Professional Activities

  • Member, Intercollegiate Broadcasting System, New York, USA
  • Member, College Media Advisers, New York, USA
  • Member, Philippine Association of Communication Educators (PACE)
  • Consultant, FLM Creatives and Production
  • Acting Station Manager, UST Tiger Radio, University of Santo Tomas

Selected Publications

Selected Publications