Nick Tayag

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Nick is a multi-media writer. Name it, he's written it -- press releases, articles, literary pieces, essays, komiks, TV, spiels, speeches, radio-TV-print ads, brochures, direct mailers, song/jingle lyrics, corporate anthems, and website content. His special focus is scriptwriting for AVPs and documentary videos and writing think pieces. His most recent script for a bio documentary on Filipino master filmmaker Gerardo “Manong” de Leon entitled “Salamat sa Alaala,” was nominated for best documentary in the 2016 URIAN awards.    Trained in video production and educational media technology, Nick is currently the Creative Consultant of VPF Creative Marketing Communications. He also serves as a creative consultant to Chairman Arsenio “Nick” J. Lizaso of the National Commission for Culture and the Arts.    As an advertising copywriter in the 1990s, he won recognition from the Creative Guild of the Philippines for ads he wrote for clients ranging from a resort company to electric appliances. The creatives he developed for a Pag-IBIG Fund and NLEX tollways management company have garnered Anvil awards given by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines.   He also won a UNICEF-PPI Award for Outstanding Story On Children.    He has also published an instructional book : “ Audio Visual Scriptwriting: Beginner’s Guide To Writing For Business and Promotional Videos.” He is currently working on a book on creative conceptualization as well as inspirational booklets. 

The inner net

Dismaying, dispiriting, heartbreaking. Those are the feelings I get when I scan the news and the latest social-…

Gift from heaven

IT seems that in Metro Manila nowadays, consumers are increasingly becoming exasperated about the soaring prices of everything,…


Part Two IN one of his books about patients with neurological disorders, the late neurologist Oliver Sacks wrote…