Jacob Walse-Dominguez
Writing, Philippines
 
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Professional Experience
Jacob Walse-Dominguez
Mobile Number: 63917.562.5229
Email: jwalsedominguez@gmail.com
Address: Unit 508, FZI Building, Annapolis St. Cubao, Quezon City

Objective: To enter the writing field allowing me to apply my knowledge in journalism, and other skills. An opportunity to obtain a position that will help support me, while applying other knowledge and ability that are not especially writer-centered.


Work Experience:

1. Co-owner, CLOSET, an LGBT-friendly clothing company
2. Reporter: probationary status, at BusinessWorld, Balete Extension, Quezon City from August 2010 to October 2010
3. Internship at an independent fashion label, the I Love You Store at Cubao Expo on May 2010
4. Internship at the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) from April to June 2009
5. Freelance Writer (2009 to Present)

University of Santo Tomas:

2009 to 2010 (Fourth Year, Graduated), Journalism Undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts and Letters, Major in Journalism

1. Poet of the Year (1st place Poetry), USTETIKA
2. Honorable Mention, Fiction, USTETIKA
3. Literary Editor, The Flame, The Faculty of Arts and Letters Journal.
4. Literary Editor, The Journalese, The Journalism Society's Journal, of the Faculty of Arts and Letters

2008 to 2009 (Third Year), Journalism Undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts and Letters, Major in Journalism

1. Published in Palabok, The Thomasian Writers’ Guild literary collection
2. Internal Vice-President of the Thomasian Writers’ Guild
3. Literary Assistant Editor, The Flame, The Faculty of Arts and Letters Journal.
4. Fictionist of the Year (1st place Fiction), USTETIKA.
5. Internship: Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (Summer 2009)

2007 to 2008 (Second Year), Journalism Undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts and Letters, Major in Journalism

1. Published in Dapitan, The University of Santo Tomas, Faculty of Arts and Letters official Literary Journal.
2. Fourth Place, essay writing contest on the “Holocaust: Impact on the youth” for the World Youth congress.
3. Third Place, poetry in the USTETIKA, UST’s annual literary awards
4. Member: Thomasian Writers’ Guild
5. Literary Staff, The Flame, The Faculty of Arts and Letters Journal.
6. P.R.O. of the Thomasian Debaters’ Council (Resigned)

2006 to 2007 (First Year), Journalism Undergraduate, Bachelor of Arts and Letters, Major in Journalism

1. Member: Thomasian Debater's Council

National Christian Life College: 2005 to 2006
4th year High School: 2005-2006
1. First Place: Word Factory




Living Epistle Christian Academy: 2003 to 2005

3rd year High School: 2004-2005

1. 3rd Honor for SY 2004-2005
2. Class Vice-President for SY 2004-2005
3. 1st place, Finalist, Best Debater, Best Speaker- Inter-Christian School Debate
4. Best Debater, Eliminations: Inter-Christian School Debate
5. Best Debater, 2nd Place: Inter-level debate (Internal)
6. 4th Place: Public Speaking contest (Internal)

2nd year High School: 2003-2004

1. Best Essay and Essay writer of the year
2. Best in English

Take The Nations For Jesus Christian Academy: 2002 to 2003

1st year High School: 2002-2003
1. Best in English

Forums/Workshop/Seminars:

 The Silliman National Writer’s Workshop in Dumaguete City (Silliman University, 2010 May 1-21)
 Career Seminar—A seminar held on corporate activity and job opportunities. Held by the University of Santo Tomas (March 2010)
 Tasahan—Isang Paglinang sa Malikhaing Pagsulat (A creative writing workshop) by The Thomasian Writers Guild (TWG) and The Cavite Young Writers Association, Inc. (CYWA) Paneled by Dr. Ophelia Alcantara-Dimalanta, Professor Eros A. Atalia, and Professor Efren R. Abueg, PhD.(2009, May 16)
 Photojournalism Workshop, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ, May 2009)
 Human Rights and Journalists: a seminar on journalist killings throughout the Philippines by the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR, May 2009)
 Circulation Management of the Philippines (CMAP) Shaping the Future of Printed News and Uniting Responsibilities of the New Generation Media. (2009, February 25)
 POEM PROJECT: A seminar held by the Thomasian Writers Guild on Conchitina Cruz, Allan Popa and Mesandel Virtusio Arguelles’ poetic process. (2008, December 10)
 University of Santo Tomas Workshop—Thomasian Writers Guild Members: A literary workshop held by the Center for Creative Writing Studies, UST, for select members of the Thomasian Writers Guild. Paneled by Ophelia Alcantara-Dimalanta, Ralph Semino-Galan and Carlomar Arcangel Daoana. (2008)
 Japanese Elementary 1 and 2 at the Nihongo Center, C.M. Recto St., Manila. (Summer 2006 and 2007)
 The Rub on Writing: Conrado de Quiros Writing Seminar (2006, August 23)
 A series of lectures hosted by the University of Santo Tomas, College of Arts and Letters on the diaspora of the Filipinos. (2006, November)
 A lecture on American Imperialism, hosted by the University of Santo Tomas, Faculty of Arts and Letters. (2006, November)
 A seminar on writing children's stories, hosted by the University of Santo Tomas, Faculty of Arts and Letters. (2006)
 Kwentong Bayan, a semi-annual political forum on the economical, political and social landscape of the Philippines. (Summer 2006)
 
Awards and Recognition
Fourth Place, essay writing contest on the “Holocaust: Impact on the youth” for the World Youth congress. 06-07
Third Place, poetry in the USTETIKA, UST’s annual literary awards 06-07
Fictionist of the Year (1st place Fiction), USTETIKA. 07-08
Poet of the Year (1st place Poetry), USTETIKA 08-09
Honorable Mention, Fiction, USTETIKA 08-09
The Silliman National Writer’s Workshop in Dumaguete City (Silliman University, 2010 May 1-21)

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