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Bernabe Almirol Joins Philippine Resources Journal team

by Marcelle P. Villegas - August 25, 2021

We would like to introduce you to Bernabe “Abe” Almirol, the newest member of the Philippine Resources Journal editorial team.

Abe has over two decades of experience in journalism, research, social media, and communications.

Since November of 2020, he is an Assisting Professional for Information, Education and Communication for the DENR Forestland Management Project in Nueva Vizcaya. Here, he is a consultant fielded by Orient Integrated Development Consultancy, Inc. where he provides technical assistance and training to DENR field implementing units for the Forestland Management Project. This project is funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

Since May 2017, Abe has been the CEO of Bernabe Almirol PR and Writing Services. His company is a public relations, communications, and research consultancy based in Nueva Vizcaya.

In the recent past, he worked as a Freelance Correspondent for The Manila Standard, and for GMANews.tv.

His past work experience also includes being the Senior Communications Advisor, Communications Specialist and Community Relations Supervisor at OceanaGold (Philippines) Inc., Didipio Mine in Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya.

Additionally, he was formerly the Community Affairs and Land Acquisition Manager for FCF Minerals Corporation (Metals Exploration PLC).

Earlier in his career, he served the local government with various roles such as: Political Affairs and Networking Officer at the Office of Senator Manuel Villar and Villar Foundation, Inc., Administrative Officer IV at the Provincial Government of Nueva Vizcaya, and as Public Relations Assistant at the Office of the Governor - Province of Nueva Vizcaya.

Abe graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature/Letters at Aldersgate College, Nueva Vizcaya. His first attempt to finishing a college degree is when he took up Electrical Engineering at Adamson University which was not successful due to financial difficulties.

Other than being a seasoned journalist, Abe is also a graphics artist, photographer, mountaineer and a chess player.


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