Bonz Magsambol

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About Bonz Magsambol

Bonz Magsambol is a multimedia reporter for Rappler, covering the Senate. Prior to this, he wrote stories about education and health. He first joined Rappler as a social media producer in 2016.

In 2023, he was selected as a journalism fellow by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics, and was also named as one of the Jaime V. Ongpin Journalism Seminar fellows.

Before joining Rappler, Bonz was part of the ABS-CBN News Investigative and Research Group, where he was involved in mining government data and producing election-related datasets for the coverage of the 2016 elections.

Bonz graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Development Communication at the University of the Philippines Los Baños, where he teaches journalism.

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