About Patricia Evangelista
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Patricia Evangelista is a Manila-based trauma journalist specializing in
disaster, conflict, and development issues. She is a multimedia and
investigative reporter for Rappler, producing longform narrative stories,
analysis pieces, and short documentaries.
Before she joined Rappler, she reported for the Abs-cbn News Channel (ANC)
and the Philippine Daily Inquirer the 2009 massacre in Maguindanao, the
disappearances and torture of activists under the Arroyo administration,
and the long national campaign for the legislation of reproductive rights.
Her work in print was awarded by the Union Catholique Internationale de la
Titus Brandsma Awardee for Emergent Journalism
for covering “treacherous grounds for journalists."
Her various television projects have been recipients of a number of local
awards including four
Gawad Tanglaw Awards
and a Catholic Mass Media Award. She is a recipient of two New York
Festivals medals for her work in ANC's
with director Paolo Villaluna.
Her coverage of armed conflict in the southern Philippines as well as the
aftermath of typhoon Haiyan, both for Rappler and Esquire Philippines where
she was a writer-at-large, was awarded the Agence France-Presse
Kate Webb Prize
for exceptional journalism in dangerous conditions.
She is a fellow of the South East Asian Press Alliance, a 2016
international fellow of the
Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship for Trauma Reporting
and of the
2018 John Logan Nonfiction Fellowship
at the Carey Institute for Global Good.
In 2015, she received the
Ten Outstanding Young Men in Nation's Service (TOYM)
for Journalism, the only woman among the 10 recipients. In 2016, she was
Ten Outstanding Women in Nation's Service (TOWNS)
, also for Journalism.
She continues to investigate the drug war launched by President Rodrigo
Duterte through the
with Magnum Foundation photographer Carlo Gabuco, with eighteen reports
published to date. The longform narrative series is a recipient of the
Human Rights Press Award
Society of Publishers in Asia Award
, and is a finalist for the
Osborn Elliott Prize for Journalism
More by Patricia Evangelista
Multimedia and Investigative
The Impunity Series
Jessie's Got a Gun
The Mourners of Mamasapano
The Barber of Guiuan
The Butcher in the Palace, and Other Fabrications
The Rape of Jessica Soho
The First Stone