Norberto D. Bana, III, is an assistant professor at Colegio de San Juan de Letran in Intramuros-Manila where he has taught communication and journalism courses since 1998. He has also taught at Letran-Bataan, De La Salle University-Manila, St. Paul University-Quezon City, and Asian Institute of Journalism and Communication.
He worked as senior online editor of PhilStar from 2004-2015; previously he was desk editor of The Manila Times in 2003 to 2004.
He earned his master’s degree at AIJC in 2005. Two years later, in 2007, he started his PhD in Creative Writing (Creative Nonfiction) program and in March this year defended his dissertation proposal successfully. He aims to defend his collection of autobiographical narratives late this year, in December.