Negros Occ. Info. officers reap awards

Information Officers from Negros Occ. garnered several awards during the recent Information Officers Year-end Conference in Iloilo City.

BEST PERFORMING PIO. SSS Information Officer Lawyer Janice Diaz, 3rd from left, shows her trophy and certificate for being one of the best performing PIO in Region 6. From left, PIA6 Regional Director Atty. Janet Mesa, SSS OIC VP Visayas West 1 Dr. Leilani Penebian , and PIA Director General Harold Clavite.* (Llj-PIA6)

Lawyer Janice Diaz, Senior Communications Specialist, Visayas West 1 Division of SSS and DAR Information Officer Drexel Glen Pajarilla were among those who were awarded as Best Performing Information Officers.

Atty. Diaz hosts several radio program in various radio stations in Bacolod City as well as hosts tv program tackling major issues of the SSS.

Pajarilla maintains an information corner in the DAR office. He spearheaded campaigns on ‘Kampanya Kontra Ariendo,’ ‘ Kampanya Kontra Conversion and led the launching of the first office publication ‘ Titulo Dos’ maintained buy a public communications group.

‘Titulo Dos’ also won first place as best news magazine.

San Carlos City bagged the Best Performing Information Office while Central Negros Electric Cooperative was seventh in the region’s best news letter- Livewire.

The year-end conference recognizes the efforts of IOs in their developmental communication activities.

During the program, Philippine Information Agency Director General Harold Clavite spoke on “Enhancing Information Officers Skills on Networking and Social Mobilization.”

Presidential Communications Operations Office Focal Person for ASEAN also gave a talk on “Gains of the Philippines’ Chairmanship of ASEAN 2017.”*(LLJR-PIA)