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"Owe-some" gift from Daddy.

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Feature: Remembering one fine man - a media arm and mentor

by:  Lovely Consing-Boiser



-- To fellow Surigaonons, he was fondly called "Dos Por Dos". To his family and friends, he was "Ynot". While to his colleagues and "compadres" in and outside of politics, he was simply known as Tony.

Tony Consing lived half of his life as a media practitioner. It was in early 70's when he started his career as a radio commentator over a KBS (Kanlaon Broadcasting System) radio station in Manila. He later moved to Mindanao and served in a RMN (Radio Mindanao Network) radio station.

Tony has been a brave, candid but straight to the point critic of controversial public issues on air. Sensible and witty, he unnoticeably created a name and a character of his own. From radio broadcasting, he eventually ventured into print journalism.

As a conventional journalist, he would not mind using an ordinary pen and a scratch paper. He would grab his eyeglasses and would start wri…