LAPARAN, Leo II, O.

LAPARAN, Leo II, O.

Mr. Leo O. Laparan II is an instructor in the B.A. Journalism Program of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Arts and Letters. Mr. Laparan is a desk editor for news of The Philippine Star. He is formerly research head and writer of Manila Bulletin and managing editor for special publications of Summit Media. He is a member of the Journalism Studies Association of the Philippines and the Philippine Agricultural Journalists, Inc. He used to advise The Flame, the official student publication of the UST Faculty of Arts and Letters. 

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Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Journalism, Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines, 2016
  • Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 2003 

Research Highlights

   

Research Interests

  • Journalism 
  • Journalism Studies 

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

  • Journalism Principles and Practices
  • News Writing I (News Reporting and Writing)
  • Advanced Grammar for Journalism
  • Information Technology in the Newsroom
  • News Writing II (Copyreading and Newspaper Practice)
  • Desktop Publishing/News Editing and Production
  • Feature Writing II (Creative Non-Fiction)
  • Research in Journalism
  • Language in the Media (English Language Studies Elective)
  • Science and Environment Reporting (Professional Elective)

Major Recognitions

  • Agri-Feature Story of the Year, Philippine Agricultural Journalists, Inc. – San Miguel Corporation (PAJ-SMC) Binhi Awards, 2016
  • Best Investigative Report (team story), 1st Sarihay Media Awards, 2015
  • Environment Story of the Year, Philippine Agricultural Journalists, Inc. – San Miguel Corporation (PAJ-SMC) Binhi Awards,  2014

Professional Activities

  • Publication Adviser, The Flame, Faculty of Arts and Letters (2019-2021)
  • Desk Editor, The Philippine Star
  • Trainer, Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication
  • Resource Speaker/Judge, Division Schools Press Conference/Regional Schools Press Conference/National Schools Press Conference of the Department of Education
  • Former Research Head, Manila Bulletin
  • Member, Journalism Studies Association of the Philippines
  • Member, Philippine Agricultural Journalists, Inc.

Selected Publications

Selected Publications

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