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Meeting with PAJ Executive Officers

Author: DA Communications Group | 10 October 2019

Executive officers of the Philippine Agricultural Journalists (PAJ), Inc., led by President Alfredo Gabot of Philippines Today USA and Pit Games Media Inc., met with Agriculture Secretary William Dar for a courtesy visit on October 10, 2019.

During the meeting, Dar called on the PAJ officers to strengthen their partnership with DA particularly in promoting its programs and elevate the quality of reportage in the sector.

PAJ, organized on September 10, 1976, is a group of newsmen and information writers. The association aimed to improve the craft and standards of journalism by yearly launching the “BINHI Agricultural Journalism Awards.”

PAJ is composed of Fermin Diaz of LaMB Magazine; Noel Reyes, DA spokesperson and assistant secretary for communications and media affairs; Ma. Ruby Lumongsod of Quedancor; Ma. Aileen Garcia of IRRI; Inez Magbual of Best Media Source Corp.; Thelma Tolentino of Farm Book; Michael Alunan of Business Mirror; and Rolly Gonzalo of DWIZ Radio.

Also present were Board of Directors Roman Floresca, Johhny Goloyugo, and Melly Tenorio. (Photos by Gian Carlo Luague, DA-AFID)