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“The Dean of Kalinga Journalists”

AUGUSTUS ULAT SABOY (03 May 1928 – 05 June 2002)




Elementary (6th Grade) – Balbalasang Elementary School, Balbalasang, Balbalan, Kalinga (1939-1940)

Intermediate (7th Grade) – St. Mary’s School, Sagada, Mt. Province (1941)

Secondary (Academic) – Kalinga Academy, Lubuagan, Kalinga (1949)

TertiaryBaguio Colleges Foundation, Baguio City (BSE, 1950); Silliman University, Dumaguete City (3rd Yr. BSE, 1950-1953); Baguio Colleges Foundation (BA, 1958-1963); Baguio Colleges Foundation (2nd Yr. Law, 1968)


Student Work Scholarship, Silliman University (1950-1953)

BIBAK Student Leadership Scholarship, Baguio Colleges Foundation (1958)

Presidential Scholarship on Journalism, Baguio Colleges Foundation (1959-1962)

Commission on National Integration (CNI) Scholarship, Baguio Colleges Foundation(1967-1968)


Cultural Community Officer (Unassembled) – Tuguegarao, Cagayan (1978)



Stope Mapper, Baguio Gold Mining Company – Itogon, Benguet (1954-1955)

Wagon Driller, Guy F. Atkinson Company – Ambuklao Dam Project, Bokod,  Benguet (1955-1957)

News ReporterThe Mountaineer– La Trinidad, Benguet (1957-1958)

High School Teacher, St. Paul’s Memorial High School– Balbalasang, Balbalan, Kalinga (1959-1960)

Public Information Officer, Baguio Colleges Foundation – Baguio City (1960-1961)

Provincial Editor, Baguio Midland Courier (1962)

Provincial Scout Executive, Mountain Province Council, Boy Scouts of the Philippines (1963-1965)

Managing Editor,The Mountaineer – La Trinidad, Benguet (1968-1969)

Correspondent, Philippines News Service (PNS) – Mountain Province (1960-1972)

Provincial Scout Executive, Kalinga-Apayao Council, Boy Scouts of the Philippines (1973-1974)

Correspondent, The Manila Times

Boy Scouts of the Philippines (1988-1990)

Staff Writer & Columnist, Baguio Daily Vibrations – Baguio City (1988-1990)

Editor, The Highland Sentinel – Baguio City (1993-1995)

Editor, The North Luzon Times – Tabuk, Kalinga (1999)


Press Relations Officer, Province of Benguet (1967-1968)

Press Relations Officer, Province of Kalinga-Apayao (1968-1969)

Provincial Secretary, Province of Kalinga-Apayao (1969-1970)

Chief of Staff, Office of Congressman Felipe B. Almazan, House of Representatives, Congress – Manila (1971-1973)

Information Writer, Joint Executive-Legislative Tax Commission (JLETC) – Manila (1973)

Regional Supervising Information Officer II, Department of Public Information (DPI), Region II – Tuguegarao, Cagayan (1974-1975)

Senior Reporter and Bureau Chief, Philippines News Agency (PNA), Bureau of National and Foreign Information (BNFI), DPI – Manila (1968-1969)

Executive Assistant, Office of the Governor, Province of Kalinga-Apayao (1976-1977)

Provincial Secretary, Province of Kalinga-Apayao (1978-1979)

Provincial Administrator, Province of Kalinga-Apayao (1980-1983)

Provincial Planning and Development Coordinator, Province of Kalinga-Apayao (1983-1984)

Bureau Chief, Philippines News Agency (PNA), Kalinga-Apayao Bureau (1984-1985)

Station Manager, Radyo Ng Bayan Kalinga-Apayao (DZRK), Bureau of Broadcasts (1986-1987)

Consultant, Public Affairs and Information, Kalinga Special Development Authority (KSDA), Province of Kalinga-Apayao (1990-1991)

Provincial Executive Officer, Cordillera Bodong Commission, Cordillera Executive Board (CEB) for Kalinga-Apayao (1980-1989)

Chief Regional Development Officer and Board Secretary, CEB – Baguio City (1989-1990)

Provincial Information Officer, DENRPENRO – Kalinga-Apayao (1990-1991)

Information Writer, DOTC-CAR Regional Office – Baguio City (1991-1992)

Chief Correspondent, Philippines News Agency for Cordillera Administrative Region – Baguio City (1993-1994)

Senior News Editor, Philippines News Agency– Baguio City (1994-1995)

Consultant on Tourism and Media Services, Office of the Governor, Province of Kalinga (1996)

Member/Director, Cordillera Executive Board (CEB) – Baguio City (1996)

Consultant, CEB– Baguio City (1998)

Provincial Information Officer, Province of Kalinga (2001-2002)



Graduate , 3th National Training School for Scout Executive, Boy Scouts of the Philippines – National Scout Reservation, Mt. Makiling, Los Banos, Laguna (1963)

Participant, First Provincial Correspondents Seminar-Workshop, Philippines Press Institute – U.P. Padre Faura, Manila (1964)

Executive Officer, Mountain Province Contingent, 3rd National Jamboree, Boy Scouts of the Philippines – Cebu City (1964)

Participant, 1st Community Journalism Seminar, National Press Club– Manila (1967)

Participant, Northern Luzon Journalism Seminar-Workshop, Federation of Provincial Press Clubs of the Philippines – (Teachers Camp, Baguio City (1968)

Participant, Seminar-Workshop for Provincial Journalists on the New Society – DBP Auditorium, Makati (1973)

Executive Officer, Kalinga-Apayao Contingent, Golden Jubilee National Jamboree and First Asia-Pacific Regional Scout Jamboree – Mt. Makiling, Los Banos, Laguna (1974)


Participant, Seminar-Workshop on Nespaper Cooperatives, Department of Public Information-Development Academy of the Philippines – Antipolo Hotel, Antipolo, Rizal (1974)

Participant, First National Seminar on Codification of Ordinances, Civil Service Academy-Department of Local Government-Development Academy of the Philippines – U.P. Law Center, Diliman, Quezon City (1976)

Graduate, First  Development Managers Course, Civil Service Academy-UP Local Government Center-Development Academy of the Philippines – DAP, Tagaytay City (1979)

Participant, First Follow-through Seminar-Workshop on the Development Managers Course – Covelandia, Cavite (1980)

Participant, Trainors Training in Project Program Management, Ministry of Local Government – Hilton Hotel, Baguio City (1983)

Participant, Tourism Master Plan Workshop-Seminar – Mt. Data Hotel, Bauko, Mt. Province (1995)

Participant, Eco-Tourism Seminar for the Northern Luzon Tourism Cluster of the Tourism Council of the Philippines – Baluarte, Vigan, Ilocos Sur (1995)

Participant, National Assembly of Tourism Councils of the Philippines – PICC, Manila (1995)


Member, National  Press Club of the Philippines; Federation of Provincial Press Clubs of the Philippines; Northern Luzon Press and Radio Association; Baguio Correspondents and Broadcasters Club; Baguio Press Club

Secretary, Baguio Press Club

President, Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) – Kalinga-Apayao

Member, Rio Chico Lodge No. 182 (Free and Accepted Masons of the Philippines)

Director, National Board, Development Managers Association of the Philippines

President, Development Managers Association of the Philippines, Region II Chapter

Founding President, Kalinga-Apayao Provincial Government Employees Association (KAPGEA)

Director, Chamber of Commerce of Kalinga-Apayao

Secretary-General, Kalinga Bodong Federation

President, Kalinga-Apayao Broadcasters and Writers Club

Chairman and President, Executive Board, Kalinga-Apayao Cordillera Bodong Administration

President, Bulanao Parent-Teachers Association

Chairman, Advisory Board, Kalinga-Apayao Association of Journalists

Secretary (1st Assistant), Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) Regional Tourism Council

Director (Member of the Board), Kalinga Provincial Tourism Council

Chairman (President), Kalinga-Apayao Council, Boy Scouts of the Philippines


Scoutmaster, Troop 6, Silliman University High School, Silliman University, Dumaguete City (1952-1953)

President, Centralized BIBAK Association, Inc., Baguio City (1962)

Editor-in-Chief, The Gold Ore, Official Publication of the Baguio Colleges Foundation (1959-1962)

Associate Secretary, College Editors Guild of the Philippines (1961)

Representative, Baguio Colleges Student Council (1959-1962)

Managing Editor, Baguio Collegian, Graduation Annual of the Baguio Colleges Foundation, Class ’63

President, Northern Luzon Student Pensionados Association (CONISPA), Commision on National Integration (1967-1968)

Team Captain, Baguio-Mt. Provinces Debating Team (1968)


Chief Arbiter, Peace Pact (Bodong) Negotiations for the Restoration of the Tribal Peace Pact Between Sumadel and Botbot (Kalinga) resulting in the full restoration of the peace pact

Member, Negotiations Panel, Cordillera People’s Liberation Army (CPLA) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)

Member, Provincial Ceasefire Negotiations (NDF-Government), Province of Kalinga-Apayao (1987)

Candidate, 1984 Elections for Assemblyman, Kalinga-Apayao Legislative District (Placed No. 2 of Six Candidates; ran as independent)

Candidate, 1987 Vice Gubernatorial Elections (Independent Candidate, placed 2nd)

Candidate, 1992 Congressional Elections, Kalinga-Apayao Lone District (Placed 3rd of  6 candidates)

Chairman, Provincial Secretariat and Campaign Headquarters (LAKAS-NUCD, Kalinga-Apayao 1995 Elections

Pool Reporter, 1st Overseas Goodwill Mission and Seamanship Training to the Republic of China (Taiwan) of the Philippine Military Academy Corps of Cadets (May 1969)

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