P-Noy appoints YES! Editor-in-Chief Jo-Ann Maglipon and director Mel Chionglo to MTRCB Appeals Committee

President Noynoy Aquino has appointed YES! and PEP.ph Editor-in-Chief Jo-Ann Maglipon and director Mel Chionglo to the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) Appeals Committee, PEP.ph reported yesterday.

The committee assists and gives recommendations to the President on the proper disposition of appeals regarding the disapproval and prohibition of certain movies and TV shows. Under the Office of the President, the committee is independent from the MTRCB.

Maglipon is a veteran journalist in the entertainment industry and has completed a special course on Advanced Publishing from Stanford University, according to PEP.ph. Chionglo, who trained at the Lee Strasberg Institute in New York, has worked as production designer, screenwriter, stage director, TV director and film director. His films include Burlesk King, Xerex and Twilight Dancers.

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