Negros Press Club New Updates

NPC, RCBE Ready for 3rd Media Awards Set Oct. 15

The Negros Press Club (NPC) and Rotary Club of Bacolod East (RCBE) started its preparation for the 3rd Media Excellence and Media Lifetime Achieve-ment awards set on October 15 at the Social Hall, Provincial Capitol Building, Gatuslao Street, Bacolod City.

Negros Press Club President Teresa Ellera (2nd from left) with her officers Eugene Adiong, Erwin Nicavera, Mae Marañon, Admin. Secretary and Dolly Yasa meet with Rotary Club of Bacolod East Assistant Governor and Past President Sonya M. Verdeflor (3rd from left) at the NPC office and discuss preparations for the 3rd Media Excellence and Media Lifetime Achievement Awards set on October 15 at the Social Hall of the Provincial Capitol building at Gatuslao Street, Bacolod City.*

2016 NPC Fun Games

Negros Press Club president Teresa Ellera awards the cash prize to Sports Journ red team for securing the 1st and 2nd runners-up honors in Basketball and Volleyball during the 2016 NPC Fun Games at BAYS Center over the weekend. In photo: (from left) Buddy Ferrer, Hernando Garciniego, and Jerome Galunan Jr.*

NPC Availed Kasanag Medical Services

April 25, 2016
Negros Daily Bulletin

Last Saturday, the members of the Negros Press Club were recipients of the medical services of Kasanag Foundation Inc. With the cooperation of the Philippine Army, its Civilian Military Operations group, the medical mission was a success. Members of the media were able to undergo medical examinations to include Fasting Blood Sugar testing, Blood Pressure identification. Experienced Medical Doctors headed by Dr. Francis Balzomo who is running for City Councilor of Bacolod City rendered their services for free. Free medicines were given to patients, to include the family of media practitioners. Aside from free medicines plus free reading eyeglasses.

John Chiong - Founder of Kasanag Foundation Inc., President of Citizens Crime Watch with Cancer Survivor Emir Rojas, NPC President-Teresa Ellera Dulla and Joery Llanera deliver their respective messages at the Medical Mission in partnership with the Kasanag Foundation Inc., and the Negros Press Club at the NPC Building, San Juan St. Bacolod City.*(Jun de los Reye/NDB photo)

March 22, 2016
Arman Toga
Negros Daily Bulletin

MEDICAL SERVICE FOR PRESS PEOPLE. Negros Press Club President Teresa Ellera (center) and John Chiong, chairman of civil society group Kasanag, Inc., (2nd from right) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the NPC office as partners in bringing health services to club members and their families. Kasanag will conduct medical services on April 23, Saturday at the NPC office. Witnessing the signing are NPC officers Eugene Adiong, Rox Estrella, Edgar Lucasan and Erwin Nicavera, and a Kasanag lady officer.* (Arman Toga)

United and reunited

(Published in the Sun.Star Bacolod newspaper on March 07, 2016)

FOR an organization as old and as diverse as the Negros Press Club, it is such a rare feat for the club to have lived this long and endured the tests of time.

March 5, 2016

The turn over of leadership: Negros Press Club President Teresa Ellera accepts the pen from Past President Dolores Epacta as a symbol of leadership in the oldest Press Club.

NEGROS PRESS CLUB 2016-17 Officers Sworn Into Office

March 1, 2016

NEGROS PRESS CLUB 2016-17 Officers being sworn into office last night at NPC Building by Bacolod Councilor, Atty. Archie Baribar. From left, Baribar, Teresa Ellera (President), Babes Gantalao (VP), Erwin Nicavera (Secretary), Glazyl Masculino (Treasurer), Shiela Mae Gelera (Auditor), and Board of Directors Mark Salanga, Serge Santillan, Merlinda Pedrosa, Hernand Garciniego, Dolly Yasa, Edgar Lucasan, Eugene Adiong, and ex-oficio Dolores Epacta. Induction ceremony will be on March 5, 2016 at 6PM at SMX Convention Center in Bacolod City.* (Archie Alipalo photo)

Sun.Star Bacolod reporter elected 80th Negros Press Club president

Monday, January 18, 2016

SUN.STAR Bacolod reporter Teresa Ellera was elected the 80th president of the Negros Press Club (NPC) during its annual general assembly and election of officers for 2016-2017 held at the NPC Building in Bacolod City, January 16.

BACOLOD. Sun.Star Bacolod reporter Teresa Ellera and dyAG reporter Rico Gantalao (right) being proclaimed by election committee member Edmund Aspero as the new president and vice president of the Negros Press Club, respectively, after the election Saturday. (Archie Rey Alipalo)

Teresa Ellera, 45, also a co-anchor of DyRL’s Mercado Publiko program hosted by veteran broadcaster Vic Mercado, garnered 56 votes to win against Aquilino “Boy” Ciocon of DyAF, who garnered 29 votes.


By Edith Colmo
Negros Daily Bulletin

For three consecutive years, the Negros Press Club has elected lady journalists to lead the group of its members in the fourth estate.

Over the weekend, Teresa Ellera-Dulla, news reporter of Sunstar Bacolod won the presidency against her male opponent by 56 votes over Aquilino “Boy” Ciocon of Radio Veritas who got 29 votes. Ellera succeeds Dolores Epacta, editor of Negros Weekly, as immediate past president. Epacta succeeded Carla Cañet, reporter of Sun Star Bacolod who served as president of NPC in 2014.

Newly-elected officers and Board of Directors of the Negros Press Club. President - Teresa Ellera, Vice- President - Babes Gantalao, Secretary - Erwin Nicavera, Treasurer - Glazyl Masculino, Auditor - Sheila Gelera, Board of Directors - Mark Salanga, Serge Santillan, Merlinda Pedrosa, Hernan Garciniego, Dolly Yasa, Edgar Lucasan, Alvin Grava, Eugene Adiong and Rox Estrella.* (Jun de los Reyes/NDB photo)