About Ryan Macasero

Ryan covers Cebu and the Visayas for Rappler.

He is particularly interested in people stories, development issues and local policy making.

He previously worked for Rappler from 2013 to 2016 as a social media producer, editor for the #BalikBayan section, and correspondent in Cebu, before returning in 2019.

He graduated from California State University, East Bay, with a degree in International Studies and a minor in Political Science.

Outside of work, Ryan loves exploring the local music scenes of Cebu and Manila. He also performs spoken word poetry throughout the country.

Follow him on Twitter @ryanmacasero or drop him leads for stories at ryan.macasero@rappler.com