Batch M. Natano is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication major in Journalism at the University of Rizal System-Angono Campus, Philippines. At present he is finishing his master’s thesis for the degree Master in Communication specializing Communication Research at the Graduate School of Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
He is a writer by heart and a college instructor and lay-out artist by profession. He had won various writing competitions, and among these are Poetry Writing Contest in Regional Higher Education Press Conference, Semi-Finalist for Jun Lana‘s Scriptwriting Workshop, and other contests in college. While studying in college, he is contributing news articles for the Rizal Weekly Post, a weekly newspaper in Rizal province.
School’s Publication is where his passion in writing begins. He twice served as an editor for school’s publication both high school and college.
As a college instructor, he taught English and communication related subjects in URS-Antipolo Campus and AMA Computer College East Rizal. Also, he is a self-confessed artist where most of his art works are expressed in lay-outing newspaper, magazines and literary folio of various schools as his part-time job.
Batch or Batchoy, as he fondly called by many, believes that:
“The best thing about failure is the experience and the lesson it teaches.”