Department of Science and Technology Secretary Mario G. Montejo led the induction of S&T Media Corps officers during the press conference held at Jalaur Conference Room, National Economic Development Authority (NEDA VI).
Composed of the media practitioners from various media entities, the S&T Media Corps aspires to intensify local media with essential knowledge in propagating S&T information. With their pens, voices, and broadcast materials they can aid DOST in reaching out to the public because, foremost, people rely on them for getting news.
For this year, the following are the newly-elected S&T Media Corps officers: Chair: Perla G. Lena (Philippine News Agency), Vice Chair: Joel Franco (RMN DYRI 774), Secretary: Jennifer P. Rendon (The Daily Guardian), Treasurer: Jun Tillafor (News Express), Business Manager: Runji R. Jamolo (Radyo ng Bayan).
The Board of Directors, meanwhile, consist of Tara Yap (Manila Bulletin), Joselito Villasis (Panay News), Niel Gumban ( Aksyon Radyo), Lilibeth A. French (Philippine Information Agency Region VI and Vincent Arboleda (UNTV). (DOSTVI-LMLamasan)