Mick Basa currently reports on stateless people in Southern Philippines as a fellow of the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism.
A freelance journalist, Mick contributes pieces for local and foreign news organisations including Rappler, Davao Today, Philippine Daily Inquirer and Union of Catholic Asian News.
He was Manila Bulletin's reporter in Mindanao for three years from 2009 to 2012. Based in what was once called the Philippines' "typhoon-free" island, he has covered unprecedented natural calamities in Mindanao, including the late-season tropical cyclone Washi which claimed thousands of lives and the 2012 Pantukan landslide.
Areas of Expertise
Journalism, Multimedia Journalism, Motivation and Inspiration