CV AND PORTFOLIO

Rio is a multimedia journalist with more than 5 years of demonstrated experience in covering freedom and discrimination issues. After spending a year at VOA in Washington DC, right now he is studying Visual Journalism at Ateneo de Manila University, Philippines. Currently, he is able to produce long articles, audio features, and digital video packages. 

His LinkedIn Profile can be seen here.

HONOR / AWARDS

2018
  • 3rd place at Media Ramah Anak Award by Ministry of Women Empowerment and Child Protection of Indonesia (Kemen PPPA) 

2016
  • 1st place at ICRC-QuretaEssay Competition 
  • Nominee in radio at Diversity Award by Serikat Jurnalis untuk Keberagaman (sejuk.org) 

2015
  • Nominee in radio at Apresiasi Jurnalis Jakarta by AJI Jakarta 
  • Nominee in radio at Best Reporting on Children Issues by AJI Indonesia, UNICEF 

NOTABLE COVERAGE

2019
  • Indonesia Presidential Election with NHK World-Japan 

2018
  • Asian Games 2018 with Global News, Taiwan 
  • San Francisco Bay Area with VOA 
  • Gun Regulation Rally in the USA with VOA 
  • New York Women’s March with VOA 

2017
  • Ramadhan in the USA with VOA 
  • Land dispute in Kepulauan Seribu, Indonesia with KBR 

2015
  • 70th UN General Assembly, New York (fellowship) 
  • Rohingya in Aceh, Indonesia with KBR 
  • Banned churches in Aceh, Indonesia with KBR 

2014
  • Banned Ahmadiyya mosque, Indonesia with KBR 
  • Indonesia Presidential Election with KBR 

WORK EXPERIENCE

2018 - now
  • Freelance journalist
  • Correspondent with VOA Indonesian Service, Indonesia 

2017
  • International Broadcaster with VOA Indonesian Service, USA 
2014
  • Reporter with KBR, Indonesia 

FELLOWSHIP, TRAINING & CONFERENCE

2019
  • Mobile Journalism Conference Asia (Mojo Asia), Bangkok, Thailand, by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) 
2018
  • Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Fall School, Manila, Philippines by KAS 
2017
  • PPIA - VOA Broadcasting Fellowship, Washington, DC, USA 
  • Health and Nutrition Journalist Academy 2017, Jakarta, by AJI Indonesia 

2016
  • Better Journalism for LGBTI, Jakarta, by AJI Indonesia and UNDP 
2015
  • SDGs Fellowship, New York City, USA by Copenhagen Consensus Center 
EDUCATION

2019 - now
Diploma in Visual Journalism
Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ)
Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines

2009 - 2013
Bachelor’s Degree in Communication
Universitas Komputer Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia

TALKS

2019
  • SPEAKER at Digital Media Strategy with Ardhanary Institute and Yayasan Tifa 
  • SPEAKER at "Radio and Digital Age" with Universitas Muhammadiyah Bandung 
  • SPEAKER at Basic Journalism Training with Yakoma PGI, Koko Jali 
  • SPEAKER at Media and Tolerance with HMI Bogor, ANBTI 
  • MODERATOR at book launching “Tigress” with Ayu Meutia, Gramedia 
  • MENTOR with Pengembangan Literasi Inklusif Jurnalistik by Kemenko PMK, Ragam Institute 
2018
  • SPEAKER at Homecoming with GKP Purwakarta 
  • PRESENTER with Cahaya Bangsa Classical School 
  • MODERATOR with Media, Pemuda, dan Toleransi by ANBTI, Yayasan Satu Keadilan 
  • TRAINER at Media Literacy with Bandung Lautan Damai 
  • MODERATOR at book discussion “Agama Pelacur” with Bandung Lautan Damai 
  • MODERATOR at report launch “Bahaya Akut Persekusi LGBT” with LBH Masyarakat 
  • TRAINER at Law Faculty Universitas Negeri Semarang 
  • TRAINER, MENTOR at Writing Workshop with Lex Scientia Universitas Negeri Semarang 
  • TRAINER at Youth Interfaith Camp (YIC) 2018 with Jakatarub, GKP 

2017
  • SPEAKER at Montgomery Blair High School, USA, with Liberty’s Promise 
2016
  • TRAINER at Youth Interfaith Camp (YIC) 2016 with Jakatarub, GKP 
2015
  • SPEAKER at Gembira dengan Perbedaan with Konferensi Waligereja Indonesia (KWI) 
  • SPEAKER, TRAINER at Narrative Writing for Interfaith with Forum Pemuda Lintas Iman Sukabumi