When in Manila’s #MeetTheTeam: Isa Rodriguez

When in Manila recently reached two million likes on Facebook! This was a humbling milestone for the When in Manila Team. As we met together to brainstorm on how to improve, we thought it would be best to reach out to our readers on a more personal level. After all, When in Manila is a essentially a community. We’re not merely content producers who dish out new articles daily–we want to establish a sense of community and constant exchange of ideas with our readers. To make this possible, we’re happy to launch a new series: When in Manila’s #MeetTheTeam! 

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Meet Isa Rodriguez, our Senior Features Editor!

What do you do for WIM?

I create content and write about anything and everything that tickles my fancy.

How did you find out about WIM?

I was a student jock for Mellow when I met Vince & signed up to be a contributor for WIM.

What’s the best part of working for WIM?

Being able to reach so many different people.

What was your most memorable experience working for WIM?

All the good food I’ve had, great trips I’ve taken, and friends I’ve met!

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What were the challenges along the way?

Always a challenge dealing with closed-minded people online.

Describe what the normal day working with WIM is like.

A different adventure everyday via my laptop screen! I’m presently in law school so I don’t have a lot of free time but working on WIM articles are a welcome break from studying.

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What are the things that you enjoy writing about/featuring the most?

Travel, food, dogs.

“I wish WIM readers would know that_______________.”

We are all just storytellers with different stories to tell. 🙂

Dreams for WIM:

It’s happening now! We’re growing into such a big, fun community with people writing from all over the globe!

Future dreams for yourself as a blogger/admin for WIM:

I dream of social media without any trolls!

3 Successful WIM Stories

My most successful WIM stories are the ones I had so much fun writing!

Isa Rodriguez

Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter: @sisasaid

Personal Blog/Website: sisasaid.blogspot.com


Stay tuned to meet the rest of the team! If you have any questions and suggestions for Isa or for any of the team, feel free to comment below! Would you like to be part of the team, too? Click this link to know how.