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Dir. Alexander M. Baltazar is the Chief Executive Officer of The EdukCircle – International Center for Communication Studies. He was a chairman of more than a hundred national and international conventions and seminars held in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan, South Korea and Singapore for EdukCircle ICCS programs on different academic fields.

He is the founder and chairman of the EdukCircle Awards, one of the most prestigious and most coveted awards in the country. It is attended by the biggest names in Philippine news and entertainment.

 

As a former journalist, Baltazar worked as a field reporter of the Associated Broadcasting Company (ABC, now TV5) where he covered various beats such as the Philippines Senate, Commission on Elections, Department of National Defense, Department of Justice and the Supreme Court. He was assigned to different major coverage like the eruption of Mayon Volcano, National Elections, ARMM Elections, Impeachment Trial of former President Joseph Estrada and EDSA Dos among many others. He used to work for News on Q (GMA News TV), Thomson Reuters (Manila Bureau) and Nipon Hoso Kyokai (Japan Broadcasting Corporation- Manila Bureau.) He was the founding publisher and editor-in-chief of OFFCAM, a magazine written, edited and published by journalists from ABC, ABS-CBN and GMA with guest contributor from BBC World.
 

Baltazar was a debater in the 16th World Universities Debate Championships held at the University College Cork in Ireland, adjudicator in the 2nd Bestari International English Debate Tournament held at the Universiti Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and founding chief adjudicator of President Jose P. Laurel Debate Cup. He received numerous awards in debate competitions held at the Lyceum of the Philippines and other universities. He was best debater in two preliminary rounds in the 2nd All Asian Inter-varsity Debating Championships at the De La Salle University. In 2012, he was awarded as an Outstanding Alumnus by the Lambda Delta Sigma (Lyceum Debate Society) which also named him Debate Legend. He was a member of the National Collegiate Debate League and the Philippine Parliamentary Debate Union (both defunct).

 

He studied Public Relations from the Australian College of Journalism in Sydney, Australia and Political Science from the Lyceum of the Philippines University. He was a student member of the International Association of Business Communicators (Australia Chapter) and a former member of the Asian American Journalists Association.