Hosted by EIC Mikael Angelo Francisco, Ask Theory shines the spotlight on Pinoy scientific brilliance, in a fun and entertaining “kwentuhan” format. Each episode of Ask Theory features a Pinoy scientist from one of the various scientific disciplines. In a very casual conversation, guests explain what they do in simple terms, as well as share their fascinating stories: how they got into science, the challenges they face, what motivates them to pursue their fields, what future scientists from the Philippines can look forward to, and so much more.
Episode 24: Paano Ba Maging Isang Science Journalist Sa Pilipinas?
This episode features Kristine Sabillo, a science journalist and digital media manager. She has covered stories about science, politics, technology, and current events for ABS-CBN and Inquirer.net, with a particular focus on topics related to climate, energy, and health.
We talked about telling science stories to the public, the biggest challenges of being a science journalist, the thrills of working with and learning from Pinoy scientists, how science news can go viral with the right angle, the future of science journalism in the Philippines, and more.
Listen to Ask Theory Episode 24: Paano Ba Maging Isang Science Journalist Sa Pilipinas? here:
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Author: Mikael Angelo Francisco
Bitten by the science writing bug, Mikael has years of writing and editorial experience under his belt. As the editor-in-chief of FlipScience, Mikael has sworn to help make science more fun and interesting for geeky readers and casual audiences alike.