June Sebastian

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June Genevieve R. Sebastian

June Genevieve R. Sebastian is a Filipina media personality and educator from Davao City, Philippines. June graduated high school from St. Agnes Academy in Houston, Texas, USA before attending Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland for her double bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and International Relations.

She interned with the United States Congress in Washington D.C., under the office of Congressman Michael Bilirakis of the Second District of Florida. She then became Assistant to the Director for Public Policy and NGOs of the World Food Programme in Rome, Italy.

Upon returning to the Philippines, she completed a diploma course in Media and Communications from the University of the Philippines – Diliman’s College of Mass Communications. Her name has appeared in credits as a host, anchor and producer. She was a Segment Producer and host for ABS-CBN – Davao’s Magandang Umaga Bayan sports and adventure segment.

She started Brightspark Productions in 2002 and served as a Producer-Host for IN3, a lifestyle show featuring what is new and trendy in popular and modern culture with Marigold Haber-Dunca and Jay Esteban. She co-anchored RPN 9’s Newswatch Second Edition, again, with Jay Esteban. Newswatch was replaced by Newscap in 2009 and she continued on as the show’s anchor.

In 2007, she completed the Teacher Certificate Program (TCP) of De La Salle University – Manila (DLSU) and began completing the requirements for a Masters degree in Educational Leadership and Management from DLSU’s College of Education. As she pursued her Master’s degree from DLSU, she taught Political Science and Economics in De La Salle Santiago Zobel School and handled Public Relations and Media for DLSZ. She was instrumental in the development of DLSZ’s ZoobTV channel.

In 2010, she started the Ugnayan Program, to provide leadership training and formation to the youth of Mindanao. Ugnayan’s members then went on to partner with the Mariano Calungsod Regis Elementary School in Malita, Davao del Sur for outreach programs and volunteer engagements.

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