Sherbien Dacalanio awarded as CNN iReport Spirit Honoree

Filipino freelance photographer and journalist Sherbien Dacalanio has been awarded an iReport Spirit Honor by CNN. iReport is the news organization's citizen journalism initiative that allows people from around the world to contribute writeups, photos and video of breaking news stories from their respective localities.

Sherbien DacalanioSherbien started contributing to iReport in 2010 with interesting and positive news from the Philippines. Before entering the iReport scene, Sherbien reportedly joined ABS-CBN as a segment producer of a show of veteran journalist Korina Sanchez.

CNN describes Sherbien as someone who is “very eager to learn and is always asking for advice on how he can improve as an iReporter.” He already uploaded 640 iReports at the time of this writing.

In his Bio page, the honoree thanked the CNN iReport team for the award. He also promised to do “more interesting stories for iReport.”

CNN honors iReporters “in recognition of their hard work and sense of collaboration, which embody the spirit of CNN iReport.”

Photo from: ireportawards.cnn.com
References: CNN.com, Wikipedia.org