Rose Tibayan is an award-winning broadcast journalist and digital media entrepreneur. She began her news career as a production assistant with NBC Nightly News in New York City, and went on to become an on-air general assignment reporter and/or anchor at KUAM-TV (NBC) Guam; WINK-TV (CBS) Fort Myers; and WPVI-TV (ABC) in Philadelphia. Today she is leveraging her reporting skills, lifelong passion for entrepreneurship, and instinct for business, as the driving

force of Blackline Review, an online business publication that covers the technology and venture ecosystem in Chicago. In May 2013, the news site received two Telly Awards. Rose holds a Master of Arts degree in medical and science journalism from Columbia University in the City of New York, where she was a Robert Wood Johnson Medical Foundation scholar. In 2011, she was awarded a Kaiser Family Foundation Health Reporting Media fellowship at KTVU-TV (FOX) San Francisco where she enterprised, wrote, and produced an exclusive three-part public health
series called “The Dental Epidemic of Alameda County”. The series received a national 2011 Public Health category award from the Association of Healthcare Journalists (AHCJ). In 2007, she received a Telly Award for “Kansasbio” — a story she produced about the academic, corporate, and government efforts in Kansas City to establish a thriving bioscience ecosystem. Rose is fluent in Tagalog, has traveled to several continents, and loves to ski. ✿


A self-assessment of how well do I do some things...

Alpine Skiing

Driving Stick

Speaking Tagalog