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Katerina Francisco

As seen in: Freelance, Rappler

Can't not care about things. Writer/reader/adventure seeker. Former journalist @rapplerdotcom, @newsbreakph. Currently in grad school @unimelb. AMDG

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Biography

I'm a Manila-based journalist covering the transportation, local government, and judiciary beats for Philippine news website Rappler.

As a multimedia reporter, I have written breaking news stories, research-heavy explanatory pieces, and feature articles on various issues. I use social media to sh...

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@kaifrancisco — 1,421 followers, 9,147 tweets

For 2018, I’m taking steps into the unfamiliar again. I still have a lot of doubts and fears about my life choices so far (and the state of the world isn’t helping) but I’m also still full of hope, which is probably the more important thing. Hold on tight and pretend it’s a plan!
2017 has been a year of transitions and new things. I made good decisions (like traveling and reconnecting with friends), difficult decisions (like leaving journalism for grad school), and idiotic ones (like hitting a jeep while on a road safety assignment. Long story haha)
@raimarielle SO HAPPY FOR YOU ❤️ congrats to you and Jed!!!!
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What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Basic unit is my smartphone - to record audio, capture photos and videos, send the files, write the story on Notes, email the article.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter, for the 140-character bits of wit.

Why did you become a journalist?

Because I wanted to tell stories that mattered.