Ma. Ceres P. Doyo

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Industry Communications or Media
Occupation Journalist
Location Philippines
Introduction a journalist for more than 30 years, writes special reports, features and a column, “Human Face,” for the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
Ceres’ written works have earned awards and citations. She has contributed to several major book projects. Many of her stories are in her book “Journalist in Her Country.”

Her other books are "Bituin and the Big Flood" (2010), "Human Face: A Journalist's Encounters and Awakenings" (2013), "You Can't Interview God: Church Women and Men in the News" (2013) and "Macli-ing Dulag: Kalinga Chief, Defender of the Cordillera" winner of the 2016 National Book Award for Journalism. Her latest book "Press Freedom Under Siege: Reportage that Challenged the Marcos Dictatorship" was launched on March 23, 2019..
Ceres traces her roots to Iloilo and Albay. She finished college in St. Scholastica’s College in Manila and has a master’s degree in psychology from the Ateneo de Manila University.
She was a Jefferson journalism fellow at the East-West Center in the U.S. She serves in the board of the Office of Women and Gender Concerns of the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines.