Patricia Evangelista has covered the refugee camps of Myanmar and the killing fields of Maguindanao, and has spent the past 10 years writing for publications such as Rappler and the Philippine Daily Inquirer. Her work as a human rights reporter focuses on torture, extrajudicial killings and reproductive rights, as well as the human toll of disaster and conflict situations.
Evangelista had her start in broadcast journalism as a production assistant for the ABS-CBN News Channel and went on to produce a number of programs and documentaries, including the groundbreaking narrative series “Storyline,” investigative documentary series “Truths” and the human rights short film series “Kinse.”
She is a fellow of the Southeast Asian Press Alliance and is a Titus Brandsma Awardee for Emergent Journalism. Her various television projects have been recipients of a number of local awards including the Gawad Tanglaw, the Catholic Mass Media Awards, as well as three New York Festivals medals.