Asst. Prof. Jason Paolo Telles

Assistant Professor of Broadcast Communication
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Email: jrtelles@up.edu.ph

JASON PAOLO TELLES is a current doctoral research student at the School of Media, Film & Journalism, Faculty of Arts, Monash University in Australia. He holds an MA Media Studies (Broadcast) degree from the University of the Philippines Diliman and a BA Communication degree from the University of the PhilippineS Baguio. His research interests are media history, media anthropology, indigenous media studies, ecomedia studies, ecocriticism, and Southeast Asian media. He is the current Executive Director of the Southeast Asian Media Studies Association.

EDUCATION
Master of Arts in Media Studies (Broadcast), University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines
Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Journalism), University of the Philippines Baguio, Philippines

COURSES TAUGHT
Comm 10 (Critical Perspectives in Communication)
MS 11 (Reading Media)
BC 100 (Introduction to Broadcasting)
BC 101 (Broadcast Operations and Performance)
BC 103 (Fundamentals of Broadcast Writing)
BC 107 (Broadcast News)
BC 108 (Field Reporting)
BC 124 (Educational Programs)
BC 130 (Program Planning and Building)
BC 131 (Broadcast Promotions and Merchandising)
BC 195 (Special Topics in Broadcast Communication: Asian TV Drama Cultures)
BC 198 (Broadcast Internship)
Comm 100 (Introduction to Communication)
Comm 150 (Communication Ethics)
Comm 200 (Thesis)
Journ 111 (Magazine Writing and Production)

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Media history
Media anthropology
Indigenous media studies
Ecomedia studies
Ecocriticism
Southeast Asian media

RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

Books & Book Chapters

  • Telles, J.P., Ryan, J.C., and Dreisbach, J.L. (Eds.). (Forthcoming, 2022). Environment, Media, and Popular Culture in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Springer (Asia in Transition series).
  • Telles, J.P. (Forthcoming, 2022). The West Philippine Sea dispute and memefied fish on Facebook. In J.P. Telles, J.C. Ryan, and J.L. Dreisbach (Eds.), Environment, Media, and Popular Culture in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Springer (Asia in Transition series).
  • Telles, J.P. (2021). Trending and othering: Ang kaso nina Carrot Man, Badjao Girl at Panagbenga Hotties. In R.B. Tolentino, L.M. Castillo, & V. Gonzales (Eds.), Hindi Nangyari Dahil Wala sa Social Media: Interogasyon ng Kulturang New Media sa Pilipinas, pp. 103-116. Quezon City, PH: Ateneo de Manila University Press.
  • Telles, J.P. (2018). Imaging indigenous relationships with nature: The case of Igorot music videos. In J.C. Ryan (Ed.), Southeast Asian Ecocriticism: Theories, Practices, Prospects, pp. 87-112. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.
  • Guieb, E.R., & Telles, J.P. (2017). Bubble Gang. In Cultural Center of the Philippines Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (2nd Ed.): Volume 10: Broadcast Arts, pp. 373-374. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines.
  • Telles, J.P. (2017). Digital LG Quiz. In Cultural Center of the Philippines Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (2nd Ed.): Volume 10: Broadcast Arts, pp. 382-383. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines.
  • Telles, J.P. (2017). Tropang Potchi. In Cultural Center of the Philippines Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (2nd Ed.): Volume 10: Broadcast Arts, pp. 471-472. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines.
  • Telles, J.P. (2017). CLTV-36. In Cultural Center of the Philippines Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (2nd Ed.): Volume 10: Broadcast Arts, pp. 499-500. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines.
  • Guieb, E.R., & Telles, J.P. (2017). Orteza, Bibeth. In Cultural Center of the Philippines Encyclopedia of Philippine Art (2nd Ed.): Volume 10: Broadcast Arts, pp. 559-560. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines.

Journal Articles

  • Telles, J.P. (2020). Local film production in the Philippine Cordillera: Processes, motivations, and constraints. Plaridel: A Philippine Journal of Communication, Media, and Society, 17(2), pp. 99-122.
  • Telles, J.P. (2019). Human gaze sa telebisyon: Ang ‘buhay ilang’ ayon sa ‘Born to be Wild’. Katipunan: Journal ng mga Pag-aaral sa Wika, Panitikan, Sining at Kultura, 4, pp. 179-202.
  • Telles, J.P. (2019). Through indigenous lenses: Ecotopia according to vernacular music videos from Benguet, Philippines. Utopian Studies, 30(1), pp. 45-66.
  • Telles, J.P. (2018). Radyo sa Lunsod ng Baguio at ang Rehimeng Marcos (1965-1986). Saliksik E-Journal, 7(2), pp. 150-176.
  • Telles, J.P. (2017). Imaging the indigenous in Philippine environmental documentaries. The Journal of Communication and Media Studies, 2(3), pp. 25-43.
  • Telles, J.P. (2017). Pagpapasahimpapawid ng Lokal na Musikang Country ng mga Kankana-ey, Ibaloi, at Ilokano sa mga Istasyon ng Radyo sa Lunsod ng Baguio (1960-2015). Saliksik E-Journal, 6(1), pp. 61-82.
  • Telles, J.P. (2015). Televised ecotopianism: An ecocritical analysis on environmental risk and risk reduction discourses in Philippine environmental documentaries. SEARCH Journal of Media and Communication Research, 7(2), pp. 61-82.
  • Telles, J.P. (2014). Ba[li]ta: Portrayal of child victims and suspects in 24 Oras reports on crimes against children. Philippines Communication Society Review, pp. 24-46.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

  • Telles, J.P. (2015). Iloko on air: Youth audience reception of and reactions to mother tongue broadcasting. In International Conference on Language and Communication 2014 Proceedings, pp. 150-171. Bangkok, Thailand: National Institute for Development Administration.

Short Communications (Reviews, Non-peer reviewed articles, popular media articles)

  • Telles, J.P. (2021). Locating Philippine cinema in Southeast Asian film history: A review of Southeast Asia on screen: From independence to financial crisis (1945-1998) by G.C. Khoo, T. Barker, and M.J. Ainslie (eds.). Pelikula: A Journal of Philippine Cinema, 6, pp. 55-65.
  • Telles, J.P. (2020). Coverage of geothermal energy: A case study. In A.Y. Yang, & J.P. Telles, Coal and renewable energy reporting in the Philippines, pp. 13-14. New York, USA: Climate Tracker & Stanley Center for Peace and Security.

Conference Presentations

  • “Ecocriticism of the mass media of Southeast Asian nations and peoples: Review and prospects.” (Plenary Session). 2021 International Southeast Asian Media Studies Virtual Conference, Southeast Asian Media Studies Association (Online), 25-27 February 2021.
  • “Vernacular country music broadcasting and indigenous cultural mediation in Baguio City, Philippines.” (Plenary Session). Three-Day International Conference on Indigenous Studies, Cape Comorin Trust, India (Online), 20-22 August 2020.
  • “Anthropocentrism and subalternity of the seas in GMA Network’s Philippine Seas.” 3rd ASLE-ASEAN Ecocritical Workshop, University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines, 14-16 June 2019.
  • “The cultures of the peoples of the Philippine Cordillera in radio broadcasting in Baguio City (1959-2010).” 2018 Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference, Arthur L. Cater Journalism Institute, New York University, New York, USA, 10 March 2018.
  • “Shackled airwaves: Baguio radio during the Marcos regime.” Remains of a Dictatorship: An International Conference on the Philippines Under Marcos, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines, 4-5 August 2017.
  • “Cordillera on air: A history of the expression of cultures & issues through radio broadcasting in Baguio City (1959-2010).” 2nd International Conference on Cordillera Studies, Cordillera Studies Center, University of the Philippines, Baguio City, Philippines, 12-17 July 2017.
  • “Imaging the indigenous in Philippine environmental documentaries.” Inaugural Communication and Media Studies Conference, University Center Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 15-16 September 2016.
  • “Televised ecotopianism: An ecocritical Analysis of environmental risk and risk reduction discourses in Philippine environmental documentaries.” 4th International SEARCH Conference, Taylor’s University, Subang Jaya, Malaysia, 28-29 May 2015.
  • Ba[li]ta: Portrayal of child victims and suspects in 24 Oras news reports on crimes against children. Children and Media: 5th Annual Conference of the Philippines Communication Society, Philippines Communication Society, Quezon City, Philippines, 6 December 2014.
  • “Iloko on air: Youth audience reception of and reactions to mother tongue broadcasting.” 6th International Conference on Language and Communication, National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand, 21-23 August 2014.

AWARDS, CITATIONS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS, AND SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Research Training Program Scholarship, Australian Research Council Monash University (2022-2026)
  • International Publication Award, University of the Philippines System (2021)
  • Research Fellowship, Climate Tracker and the Stanley Center for Peace and Security (2020)
  • CSC Research Grant, Cordillera Studies Center, University of the Philippines Baguio (2020-2021)
  • International Publication Award, University of the Philippines System (2020)
  • One UP Faculty Grant Award for Teaching and Research, University of the Philippines System (2019-2021)
  • Fellowship, News Literacy Institute for Fellows in Asia, Stony Brook University and University of Social Sciences and Humanities-Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City (2018)
  • Best Thesis in Media Studies, College of Mass Communication, University of the Philippines Diliman (2018)
  • International Publication Award, University of the Philippines System (2018)
  • Local Faculty Fellowship, University of the Philippine Baguio (2016-2018)
  • CHED Thesis Grant, Commission on Higher Education (2017-2018)
  • CSC Research Grant, Cordillera Studies Center, University of the Philippines Baguio (2016-2017)
  • Graduate Scholar Award, Inaugural Communication and Media Studies Conference (2016)
  • International Publication Award, University of the Philippines System (2015)

 

 

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