Team Summit Express: The Authors

Welcome to The Summit Express, a reliable online news portal in the Philippines!

As the name implies, The Summit Express news blog deals with the philosophy for two relevant things - "summit" (the highest in all points from the adjacent sites | an online discussion) + "express" (to convey a thought or feeling in words | deliver message in the fastest and accurate manner).
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This news blog aims for uncompromised journalism to deliver the freshest and most relevant stories for the Filipinos worldwide.

Meet our writers and the people behind this site:

1. John Eagle - Editor/Admin

Administrator and founder of The Summit Express. He is a licensed Electronics and Communications Engineer (ECE) and currently working in one of the country's largest companies. He is a social media addict and lives on the internet. He writes about the latest news on technology, entertainment, weather, events, politics and various bulletins.

2. Mini Malabanan -nation, feature, trending and viral news writer

A work-from-home mom based in Laguna, Mini discovered her passion in writing almost 20 years ago. More than writing, the 30-something writer enjoys cleaning up the mess of her adorable kids, Teo and Yanna, as well as her husband, Aj.

3. Joey Boy Capos-sports writer

When away from his laptop, Joey loves spending his extra time in the kitchen. He wrote his first fantasy novel at the age of 20. But until today, it remains unpublished. Joey is a semi-professional benchwarmer and being paid to do high fives and chest bumps to his teammates.

4. Michael Santiago - politics and editorial writer

Michael is a graduate of Media Studies from the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan. He has been writing socio-political news and editorial articles for The Summit Express since 2014.​

5. Ana Dumaraog - movie reviews, entertainment writer

Accidental geek but perpetually curious, Ana rekindled her love for writing several years back and brilliantly married it with everything pop culture. The result is a passionate young writer who could ramble (and of course pen) about films and series multiple hours a day.

6. Sally Mae Echavezfeature, trending and viral news

Sally Mae is a writer by day and a reader by night. After working in the corporate world for a decade, she finally let loose and followed her passion. She has been writing for a few news and social media websites.

7. Jhanno_SJY - Tech support/ web developer

8. Other Contributors/photographers (Jeff O., JE, Rein, Kyle Kam)

Be part of our growing community, we're still looking for a part-time writer who has a knowledge in writing trending/viral/sports news stories.

If you just want to share your story, scoop or news tip, e-mail us at or tag either of our social media accounts - Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.