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Patricia Evangelista

Multimedia Manager

Patricia Evangelista, 32, is a multimedia journalist who covers disaster, conflict, human rights and development issues. Before joining online news agency Rappler, she co-created and produced the New York Festivals winning television narrative series Storyline and wrote an opinion column for the Philippine Daily Inquirer that ran eight years. Her body of work across various platforms has earned both local and international acclaim. In 2014, she won the Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for exceptional journalism in dangerous conditions for her coverage of the Zamboanga hostage crisis and the aftermath of super typhoon Haiyan. Her work covering the killings during Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war has won both a Human Rights Press Award and a SOPA award for Excellence in Feature Writing. She continues to document the drug war with the Impunity Series published in Rappler.

Twitter: @patevangelista