Elizabeth Enriquez, PhD

Professor of Broadcast Communication

College of Mass Communication

University of the Philippines Diliman

ELIZABETH L. ENRIQUEZ is a Professor of Broadcasting in the UP College of Mass Communication, where she has been teaching for 28 years courses on media theory, media literacy, media history, and media and gender.


Among her publications is the groundbreaking book Appropriation of Colonial Broadcasting: A History of Early Radio in the Philippines, 1922-1946 (UP Press 2008). She is one of the principal editors of the Broadcast volume in the Cultural Center of the Philippines Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, 2nd ed (CCP 2018).


She earned her BA Journalism, MA Broadcasting, and PhD Philippine Studies degrees from UP Diliman. She was a Fulbright Scholar in the US in 2001-2002 and a Senior Fulbright Scholar in 2011-2012.


She has served UP Diliman in various capacities, including Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (2005-2011) and Director of UP Diliman Information Office (1994-1997). She currently chairs the Commission on Higher Education Technical Committee on Broadcasting. Before joining UP as faculty member, she worked in radio and television for almost two decades. She continues to broadcast over DZUP, the official radio of the University of the Philippines.


Her research interest in the last several years have centered on the history of media, particularly broadcasting, in the Philippines and media and gender.

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