By Cabot Peterson
For UTS student Marivir Montebon, a native of the Philippines who came to the United States ten years ago and became a naturalized citizen in 2015, getting to the U.S. was an instinctive case of “blooming where you are planted,” as she aptly puts it. In an age filled with an endless cacophony pouring forth every day from all aspects of the media, it’s refreshing to find someone who believes that news should not only be a force that produces, as she puts it, “positive energy,” but is also a vehicle to “encourage people to continue doing good things.”
Mother, writer, documentary video producer, magazine publisher and immigration activist are just a few of the titles she wears, interchangeable depending on the day of the week or the time of day. Read full text here.