Yahoo! International Fellow
senior correspondent, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Company, Manila, Philippines
Project: The Tackling the Elephant in the Room initiative takes aim at a root cause of journalistic corruption, very low pay, by offering economic incentives tied to training.
Trinidad was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Ateno de Manila University. She began her journalism career in 1997 as a reporter for a local TV network, Associated Broadcasting Company (ABC-5). In 1998, she became an economics reporter for ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp., the country’s largest television network. Since 2002, she has been their Manila-based senior political correspondent, covering the bombings by separatist rebels in southern Philippines, the rise and fall of presidents through a “People Power” revolution, and the impeachment attempts and corruption scandals hounding the current administration. She has produced also several shows, including a newscast for overseas Filipinos and a political talk show.
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