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Lou Albano is a Filipino writer and editor. She is a member of the Oxford Climate Journalism Network and a fellow of the 2022 Executive Leader Program of the Asian-American Journalists Association.​


Currently a managing editor at GMA News Online, she oversees the lifestyle verticals as well as the climate reportage of the website. Apart from managing daily operations, Lou also produces special multimedia content, and leads the newsletter initiative of the website. Ensuring top numbers remains a priority.  ​

Lou is proud to have created Generation Restoration, a digital video documentary series that looks at climate + environment issues with proactive approach.  


​​Before joining GMA, Lou was an online editor at Manila Bulletin, where she also contributed to the paper writing about big data and health, gender and religion. She also worked at Coconuts Media, digital-only startup in Asia, where she covered Metro Manila extensively. Lou started her career in journalism at Summit Media, where she rose the ranks at controversial lad magazine FHM, where she wrote about social issues like drug abuse and violence against women as well as pop culture.  


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