Meet the Team

Deng Pangilinan
President
Founder of iorbit news online. Four time president of the Pampanga Press Club. Freelance photo journalist and broadcast journalist for 20 years. Editor of Balacat News and a member of KBP.
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Noel Tulabut 
EVP
A seasoned journalist, Noel G. Tulabut is the only Pampanga-based media man who has covered the United Nations General Assembly and the World Leaders Summit at UN Headquarters in New York City. He writes column articles for Sunstar Pampanga.
Tonette Orejas
VP for Broadcast
Writes for the Philippine Daily Inquirer and hosts programs on CLTV36. She has received the SOPA (Society of Publishers in Asia) award twice. Several of her special reports defended communities at risks, helped correct injustices and corrected wrong policies. Ms. Orejas was a fellow of the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility. She is a member of the Multi-Sectoral Governance Council in the City of San Fernando and chaired the City of San Fernando Water District from 2013-2015.
Minerva Zamora-Arceo 
VP for Print
Minerva Zamora-Arceo is the current editor of The Voice. She is also a former editor of Angeles Observer. For the past 18 years, she has been working with the print and broadcast media in Pampanga.
Astrud Quiambao-Aguinaldo
Secretary
She has over 10 years of experience in broadcast journalism, writing human interest news features. A correspondent of Metro CLTV36, she is currently the Secretary of the Pampanga Press Club.
Ashley Manabat
Treasurer
A Reporter for Punto Central Luzon, Correspondent for Business Mirror, The Angeles Observer, The Voice. He is also Columnist for Balacat News. 
Raymond Rendy Ocampo Isip
Auditor
Current Auditor of the Pampanga Press Club, he is also a member of the Capampangan In Media or CAMI. His media affiliations include Manila Standard Today and Kyodo News Agency, among others. He is now OIC of the Corporate Communications Office at CIAC.
Eric Jimenez
Chairman
Current Editor of The Angeles Observer, he was two-time President of the Pampanga Press Club (1999 & 2014-15) and member of the Capampangan in Media Inc. A former assistant Professor at AUF and HAU, he is currently assistant manager of the Communications Department of CDC.
Ding Cervantes
Board of Directors
Took up Philosophy at the University of Sto. Tomas but landed in Journalism. Started as a government writer then moved on to Philippine Star as reporter. Edited, co-authored books, contributed to local and foreign publications.
Reynaldo Navales
Board of Directors
He is a senior reporter at Sunstar Pampanga for over 15 years. Covers a range of areas (e.g., news, politics, government, business, education) as a full-time general assignment reporter.
Arnel San Pedro
Board of Directors
Arnel P. San Pedro is a former reporter of Manila Times, Manila Chronicle, Malaya and WE Forum. He also served as section editor of Saudi Gazette in Jeddah, KSA; and section editor of Philippine News in San Francisco, California.
Jojo Due
Board of Directors
A photojournalist who has been covering news events in Pampanga for the past 26 years. He is a columnist and contributor of the CL Business Week and The Angeles Observer. Currently a member of the Board of Directors of the PPC, he is a Media Affairs Specialist at the CIAC-CCO.
Arlyn Lukban
Member
Former talk show host and news anchor at Metro Clark Network. Was Lifestyle Writer of Sun.Star Clark and columnist and Features writer of Central Luzon Business Week, The Central Plains Sentinel and The Angeles Observer. Full-time wife, mother of 2 and an eternal lover of life.
Caesar Lacson
Editorial Consultant
Better known as Bong, is the editor of Punto! Central Luzon, a twice-a-week newspaper based in the City of San Fernando (www.punto.com.ph) where he writes his column Zona Libre; chair of the Society of Pampanga Columnists; and past president of the Pampanga Press Club. Author of seven books, he is the Most Outstanding Kapampangan for Mass Media in 2005 and The Outstanding Fernandino Award for Journalism in 2007. He can be read at peryodikit.blogspot.com.
Jess Malabanan
Member
Former Defense reporter and founding officer of the PNP Press Corps, he is a stringer for various international news service agencies including Agence France Presse and BBC World. A seasoned crime reporter, he presently works as correspondent of InterAksyon.com.
Joey Pavia 
Member
A veteran journalist. He is the editor of Central Luzon Businessweek and is news correspondent of the Business Mirror.
Ria de Fiesta
Member
A graduate of AB Journalism at the University of Sto. Tomas, she started as Proofreader at The Manila Standard before joining local daily Sun.Star Pampanga where she was EIC. She was also editor of CL Daily and Headline GL and had a brief stint at abs-cbnnews.com as Night Editor.
Marna Dagumboy-del Rosario
Member
A stringer for the Philippines News Agency (PNA), she has been a journalist for the past 12 years.
Cha Cayabyab 
Member
A graduate of the University of the Philippines Baguio, she worked as Pampanga correspondent for the Philippine Daily Inquirer for two years before joining local newspapers including Sun.Star Pampanga and Headline Gitnang Luzon.
Alessandro Canlas
Member
He is a Cameraman, Director, TD, Editor and Technical Supervisor at PEPTV. His past media affiliations include ACCTN and CLTV 36. A BS I.T. graduate from AMA Computer College, he is also 2010 Owner/Operator of Videonixs Film Broadcast Media.
Jaypee Manalang
Member
Former layout artist, web editor and photo journalist of Headline GL, he also trains young journalists on Desktop Publishing and Photojournalism. His other former stints include graphic renderist at the Francis Ryan Dizon Rivera Architect Firm, and graphic designer for the United Architect Philippines Headquarters.
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