July 15, 2024

Level Up Your Esports Journalism Skills

Level Up Your Esports Journalism Skills: MOONTON Cares & MPL PH Press Corps Host Workshop at NU Laguna

Manila, Philippines – May 31, 2024Aspiring esports journalists, get ready! MOONTON Cares, the social responsibility arm of MOONTON Games, and the esteemed MPL Philippines Press Corps are teaming up once again to bring their highly-successful Esports and Gaming Journalism Workshop to National University Laguna (NU Laguna). This exciting two-day program, happening from June 6 to 7, aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the flourishing esports journalism industry.

Over 100 participants are expected to attend the workshop, where they will have the golden opportunity to learn from renowned esports and gaming journalists from the MPL Philippines Press Corps.

Elevating the Game of Esports Journalism

“We are delighted to offer the MOONTON Cares Esports and Gaming Journalism Workshop to NU Laguna and its students who dream of becoming esports journalists,” says Keith Niño Medrano, MOONTON Games Regional Public Relations Manager. “Through these workshops, we aim to deliver exceptional training led by esteemed members of the MPL Philippines Press Corps, who will provide insightful lectures and industry secrets.” to Level Up Your Esports Journalism.

The program promises a comprehensive and engaging curriculum:

  • Day 1:

    • Sportswriting Fundamentals: Led by Reynald Magallon (Manila Bulletin), a pioneer in MPL Philippines blow-by-blow coverage.
    • Media Ethics: Michelle Lojo (Philstar.com) will delve into the importance of journalistic integrity.
    • Mobile Journalism: AC Coloma (ABS CBN News) will equip students with the skills to leverage their mobile devices for powerful content creation.
  • Day 2:

    • The Power of SEO: Jules Elona (ONE Esports) will shed light on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategies to enhance the visibility and reach of esports content.
    • AI-powered Journalism: Dethan Dario will explore the role of Artificial Intelligence in content creation and distribution for journalists.
    • Esports Journalism in the Age of TikTok: XC Enriquez (Esports by Inquirer.net, Clutchpoints Gaming, esports.gg) will provide insights into crafting engaging content for today’s dynamic media landscape.

Fostering the Future of Esports Journalism

“At MOONTON Games, we strongly believe that esports is for everyone,” says Medrano. “Our goal is to empower students to seize the vast opportunities within the industry by equipping them with the skills to become the next generation of esports and gaming journalists. We extend our sincere gratitude to the MPL Philippines Press Corps and National University Laguna for this impactful collaboration.”

National University Laguna Embraces the Opportunity

Dr. Narro Navarro, Head of Linkages at NU Laguna, expressed his enthusiasm: “The National University Laguna community is thrilled to host this esports journalism workshop in partnership with Moonton Cares. Students will have the invaluable opportunity to learn from industry experts about crafting captivating content, conducting insightful interviews, and gaining a holistic understanding of the esports ecosystem. We look forward to working hand-in-hand with Moonton Cares to equip future industry leaders with the necessary skills and foster continuous improvement.”

Building a Thriving Esports Ecosystem

This workshop marks the second consecutive year that MOONTON Games and the MPL Philippines Press Corps have joined forces to promote the development of esports journalism. This initiative builds upon the success of three similar workshops conducted during MPL PH Season 12, which engaged students from Ateneo de Manila University, University of the Philippines-Diliman, University of Sto. Tomas, Adamson University, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Cavite State University, and National University-Laguna.

MOONTON Cares: Investing in the Future

These educational workshops and partnerships are a cornerstone of MOONTON Cares’ commitment to corporate social responsibility. To level up your esports journalism by promoting positive societal change, humanitarian efforts, and environmental initiatives, MOONTON Cares strives to build a more sustainable future for generations to come.

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