About Us

Village Pipol Magazine is the 1st FREE Travel, Lifestyle, Entertainment, Technology and News Multimedia Magazine in the country, established in 2007. Fast forward to early of year 2017, when it first introduced New Media services and unique measures in the current fragmented market.

We, at Village Pipol, aim to prove that print is isn’t dead yet, but it can sure be a partner-in-crime: and that’s where the digital story begin. Let’s all enjoy the perks of both world!

Our Team

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Richie De Quiña
Managing Director

Richie is CEO and President of the RED Entertainment Group of Companies. He studied ComSci but is also a Salesman, Marketer, and Sportsman at heart.

As a Brand builder, who in his more than 25 years of experience has managed and built some of the Biggest Brands in the country.

Gwyn Crisostomo
Managing Director

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John Luke Chica
Editor-in-Chief

I’m currently the Creative Director for RED Entertainment, Grafik Crowd, Village Pipol, and RED Sports. Previously, I was handling Marketing for MyPhone, a local mobile phone brand in the Philippines.
Working in the publishing business has lead him to a newfound love as a novel writer.
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Kobe Adam Joshua Laurena
Junior Editor

Kobe Laurena is a writer who loves to tell stories from the perspectives of different people and everyday life. Apart from the pen, he loves to pick up the lipstick to transform into his frustrated drag persona: Anita Good Lovin’. He aspires to combine his love for writing and drag by creating a novel, short story, or screenplay about local drag queens in the future. He also has an obsession with sitcoms, women’s pro-wrestling, and Funko Pops.

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Josh Austria
PR & Marketing Manager

Aside from being a businessman, Josh has been working in PR and media industry for more than a decade. From his years of experience as the Marketing and Advertising Head of Village Pipol Magazine, he has built strong relationships with creative people, brands, and organizations.

Allen Esteban
Digital Manager & Layout Artist

Allen is a graphic designer and desktop publisher. He is a graduate of Architecture but his love for print and digital media led him to become a graphic artist for diverse design companies. If he wants it, he does everything to get it. He loves anything local and he loves to travel. He spends all of his money on magazines and books and considers potatoes as the only vegetable he would eat.

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Zisa Blanca
Layout Artist

Zisa is a graduate from the University of Rizal System, Angono Campus, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts majoring in Advertising. She is an artist, painter, and graphic designer.

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Lord Harvey Monteroso
Content Creator

Having graduated from Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, Lord Harvey doesn’t shy away from using words to create visual images when he writes. He also makes sure to add humor with his in-depth analyses when writing (movies, trailers, tv-series, music videos,…)

Queenie Lastra
Content Creator

Queenie received her bachelor’s degree in Communications Research from UP Diliman. In her free time, she likes to read thriller novels, psychology books, and mangas. She believes in the importance of grit, hard work, and passion to become a great writer in the future.

Arthur Tolentino
Content Creator

Arthur is a creative who has diverse interests from creative writing to hairstyling and pageant coaching. Being passionate that he is, he loves pop culture and loves to talk about anything and everything under the sun.

Rapha Garcia
Content Creator

Rapha is a person who dropped a plan for years to pursue his passion for the arts and writing.  As he puts it: I love the cosmos and I’m here to wander around it.”

Contributors

Kaz Motoda
Content Creator

Kaz is a Bachelor of Fine Arts major in Advertising at the University of Rizal System-Angono Campus. Aside from being an artist, painter, and designer, he is also a social media manager and content creator which keeps him more engaged in media trends.

Mark Anthony Rosales
Content Creator

Mark is an entrepreneur and creative director of Marqed Salon. As a  renowned celebrity hairstylist, he was the first in the country to institute scalp scanning technology into salon services.

Mark is the man behind the great hair days of a myriad of Filipino artists like Gabbi Garcia, Lovi Poe, and Miss Universe Philippines Rabiya Mateo, which certainly made Marqed exactly what it is today— a state-of-the-art yet homey salon that ultimately cares for your holistic growth, starting with hair care.

Kyle Vergara
Content Creator

Kyle is a Hospitality Management graduate from the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde. He is passionate about sharing his travels and food ventures through photography.

His love for the arts blossomed when he started his showbiz career after he joined a reality show in GMA Network titled StarStruck Season 6.

Current Openings
Village Pipol wants you!

Join our growing team and be the better version of yourselves! If you want to work with creative minds, VP is the best place to be. We are looking for interns who are willing to step up and learn more about the complex avenue of the industry.

Village Pipol trains individuals through experience and expert’s guidance. Send your cover letter, CV and portfolio to redentertainmentph@gmail.com. The team will be happy to meet new faces who can change the industry’s play game.