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Los-Angeles based Filipino American Program inks content collaboration with Philippine-based digital news outlet

March 2, 2021 (California, USA and Manila, Philippines) – As International Women’s Month opens, two news outlets founded by award-winning Filipina American media pioneers Jannelle So and Nobel Prize Award Nominee and Time Person of the Year Maria Ressa, announce a content partnership to tell the stories of Filipinos around the world. is partnering with Jannelle So Productions, Inc. (JSP), founded by Filipino American Pioneer and Los-Angeles-based journalist Jannelle So, to publish video and written stories from SoJannelleTV about the journeys, successes and challenges of Filipinos living in America.

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Gary Valenciano: Melodies from the Heart

We have all felt the power of his songs.🎤🎼 Now, Philippines’ Mr. Pure Energy #GaryValenciano​ has a new single #MakeUsWholeAgain​ timely released on Easter Sunday, to send across his prayer of restoring hope to everyone’s heart in the midst of our unending battle with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Saving by Tweaking your Personal Finance Habits

Did you know that changing some of your #personalfinancehabits​ can give a boost to your savings? Watch #SoEasy​ ways of saving some money by tweaking your personal finance habits!

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Gig Job Apps to Make Easy Money

Most industries are in a state of flux and many have lost jobs because of the ongoing lockdowns due to the pandemic.If you are one of those affected and is currently sidelined, why not consider these online apps to make easy money while waiting for the economy to bounce back up?

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Jannelle So is back on TV!

In 2006 she created, produced and hosted the first and only locally-produced daily talk show for Filipinos in the USA. Regarded as a Filipino-American media pioneer for the show she started, Jannelle successfully ran “Kababayan LA / Today” for eight and a half years, before leaving the show in 2014 to start a family.

Kababayan LA became the longest-running daily Filipino talk show outside of the Philippines. It started syndicating on KIKU TV in Hawaii, becoming Kababayan Today.

Jannelle and the show received numerous accolades, such as:

  • Honorable Mention – The Los Angeles Press Club (53rd Annual Southern CA Journalism Awards)
  • Outstanding Community Reporting – New America Media 
  • Supreme Hero Recognition & City Proclamation – City of Carson, CA USA
  • 100 Most Influential Filipinas in the U.S. – Filipina Women’s Network
  • TOFA Awardee in Media & Publishing -The Outstanding Filipinos in America (8th Annual Awards) 
  • Achievement Award – LA Filipino Association of County Employees
  • Bayanihan Spirit Award – Historic Filipinotown Council, Los Angeles, CA

After a three-year hiatus from the Filipino media and the community, Journalist/Host/Producer/Entrepreneur Jannelle, now also a wife and a mother, is once again back on TV — with a new weekly talk/magazine show called SO Jannelle.

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