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About the Doodler

Mac Doodler Adel Gabot is the Group Editor of Hinge Inquirer Publications, the glossy magazine arm of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, and oversees the creation of nearly twenty different titles. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Mobile Philippines, Editor-in-Chief of Pinoy Rider Extreme, Editor-at-Large for Game Magazine, and the former Editor-in-Chief of PC Magazine Philippines and Manual Magazine, as well as being Tech Editor and Columnist for Flip Magazine. Adel was also Editor-in-Chief of Images Magazine of Canon Philippines, and has been an occasional Guest Editor-in-Chief of Golf Digest Philippines.

Adel used to write several weekly columns in The Manila Times Op-Ed and Entertainment Sections for several years. He studied Journalism at the University of The Philippines in Diliman, and is an accomplished fictionist, having won a Palanca and several other writing awards. Musically, he has been a finalist in the Metropop Awards.

Adel’s writing is actually his second career; he was a radio broadcaster, voice talent and station executive for almost 20 years before turning to writing full-time. He used to be known as the FM DJ Little David on Magic 89.9 and hosted many music programs. He previously hosted a long running talk show called Twisted with Jessica Zafra (which last ran on NU107), among other things, and created and managed the erstwhile DWKX-FM (103.5 K-Lite).

Online he writes in his personal blog, The Electric Journal of Adel Gabot, and he is the creator and Editor-in-Chief (The Big PWiT) of the new technology blog Philippine Week in Tech, or as it better known, PWiT, and writes there as The Reverse Engineer. Adel is an avid Mac user, having been a former Chairman and Site Administrator of PhilMug (The Philippine Macintosh Users Group), and is moderator for several other tech forums, notably Mapalad (The Philippine Palm Users Group) and PodCentral (The Philippine iPod Users Group). He is also acting Administrator for PilipinasGolf.com.

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