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, he now covers politics and social issues in Indonesia.

His LinkedIn profile can be seen here.



WORK EXPERIENCE

2018 - now
  • Correspondent with VOA Indonesian Service, Indonesia 

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

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 

FELLOWSHIP, TRAINING & CONFERENCE

2019
  • Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC), Hamburg, Germany
  • Mobile Journalism Conference Asia (Mojo Asia), Bangkok, Thailand, by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) 
  • Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Fall School 2019, Cebu City, Philippines by KAS 
2018
  • Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Fall School 2018, 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 

    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 

    EDUCATION

    2019
    Postgraduate Diploma in Visual Journalism
    Asian Center for Journalism
    Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines

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

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