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Updated: Aug 3, 2020

One of the most frequent questions I get asked since I started handling Joyce Pring is, “What do you love about Joyce? “Paano siya ka-trabaho?” and “Masungit ba siya?” LOL, siguro dahil seryoso resting face nya.

And I am very happy to answer these questions, as someone who has observed her, worked with her and has become an “Ate” and a friend to her. Joyce is lovable, selfless and genuine. My job as celebrity brand manager is not easy, but Joyce has made my work easier and more enjoyable. Her appreciation and gratitude have made me appreciate what I do even more. Her dedication, hard work and passion for her craft adds to my motivation to learn and improve my work that I have been doing for the past 7 years.

People come in our lives in different capacities, some become just acquaintances, some become friends and some rare ones become family. There are people who are just facebook friends, you may even hide from some of them if bump in to them. Some are lifelong friends, who you see once in a blue moon but feels like no time has passed when you finally catch up and there are people that you crossed paths with perhaps during professional encounters and you would have never thought but they became a family, and that's what Joyce Pring means to me! She has become my family.

I know there are many others that feel the same way about Joyce and since today is her 27th birthday, as a birthday present, I have decided to ask colleagues, clients and friends from the industry this question “What are the two things you love about Joyce Pring?”

And here are some very beautiful anecdotes and messages from industry friends and colleagues that I would like to share with you;

Ms. Pam Mariano, Corporate Communication from Disney Philippines shared that,

“Joyce is very GENUINE.

What you see is what you get. She is not very 'showbiz-y' who wants to please everybody, because in her emanates a confident woman amidst a world filled with longing for validation and approval. I also love how wide and deep she thinks, and how this is coupled with her genuine hunger to not only to know but to understand.”

“Joyce is unashamedly Christian.

People who are in the limelight are always subject to scrutiny, but this has not hampered Joyce from sharing her life testimony. Normal na sa kanya na si Jesus is part of her conversations, and I adore her because of that. She has truly been an inspiration, even for Christians to speak up -- loud and proud -- about their faith.”

Aaron Atayde, Host, Radio and Podcast partner also shared his thoughts for Joyce Pring, 

“One things that I love about working with Joyce is that she always makes me wanna be better. She shows me how to put in the right work to get better at everything that we do, so with every improvement she has, I feel like I need to be able to do the same.

As for one thing I love about being her friend, I love that she will never abandon me. I know that we are locked in this life together, whether we like it or not, til the end of our days.”

Ms. Gela Laurel, her Make up artist and close friend said,

“When I first met Joyce, we clicked right away. It was non-stop chatting. To this day, we continue to chat. I love our life talks during our makeup sessions. Joyce is empowering and always has a positive view in every situation. I also love her sense of humor. Thanks for always laughing with me.” ❤️❤️❤️

When you’re a Team Joyce Pring, you are a family to her, that’s what her video editor Gelo Tan loves about her.

Gelo wrote, “One of the things that I really love about Joyce is that she made me feel that I’m more than just her editor. She made me feel that I am a friend, that I belong to her circle of friends. Aside from that, I also love her genuine heart. The generosity and the kindness that she possesses is incredible. Plus her sense of humor? A total package. Joyce is a blessing to everyone.”

Matt Alcazaren, our client, who accompanied her in her international event says,

“What I love about working with Joyce, is that you don’t even have to work AT ALL.

Just tell her what you want and she'll do all the work! No script needed! Haha With Joyce, you can basically talk to her literally about anything, she'll always have something to say! Best thing about it tho, more than just making friends, she knows how to use her kadaldalan to help and inspire other people.”

Jama, Joyce’s Unang Hirit/Colleaugue, Segment Producer has also said,

“As someone that I have worked I love how her polarities compliment everything that’s good about her.

First, she’s so good in making a resting-bitch-face, creating her “mataray” look but you know deep inside that she’s goofy and warm and ready to give a friendly beso and a hug!

Secondly, Joyce is so kalog and can still make side jokes and some chika but she’s also very focused and serious in delivering the right spiels and making sure that our segments are done well.”

and Gelo Capili her Floor Director, who is always with her since day 1 of Unang hirit said,

“What are the two things i love about joyce? Hmmmm! Well As FD niya sa Unang Hirit, unang una na yung she greets everyone in the set. Kilala niya lahat mula sa mga cameramen, crew, staff hanggang sa artdept. Babatiin niya yon at kukumustahin sa umaga pagbaba ng van. She treats everyone equal. Second siguro yung lagi siyang game sa lahat ng pinapagawa sa kanya. Sobrang open niya to try new things at hindi siya umaatras especially sa mga bagong experiences niya, hindi siya titigil hangga't hindi niya nakukuha ng tama. Iba yung level of professionalism niya.

Sa pagiging kaibigan naman, if you're a friend you're a family too. She treats her friend like her own brothers and sisters. Hindi niya tinuturing na iba yung mga kaibigan niya. Lagi niyang sinasama sa mga achievements niya and hindi siya nakakalimot. Last siguro ay yung sobrang she's easy to talk to. Kapag may problema ka, may pinagdadaanan ka, and daling magshare sa kanya kase alam mong hindi ka niya ijujudge. She's gonna give you good advice with sincerity.

Actually, there are a lot of things that I love about joyce pero yan na lang muna sasabihin ko. Hahaha

Halata naman na ibang klase yun hatid ni Joyce sa mga nakaka- trabaho nya sa field especially sa Unang hirit na laging nasa remote area. Ganyan kasi sya kahit sobrang pagod na hindi nakakalimutang bumati sa mga tao at mangumusta. Nag bibigay sya ng importansya sa kahit sinong taong nakakasama nya.”

From VCM’s General Manager, Ms. Naz Nekoudast,

“First thing I noticed about Joyce besides her unending energy is that she has a very analytical mind. And I love that mind of hers. She gives due time to process anything and everything. I like it that she doesn’t limit her thirst for knowledge just to topics she may enjoy. Well I supposed she really enjoys knowing about everything as much as she can.”

“Second it’s her perseverance and confidence. This girl’s butt does not quit! She finds ways to push upward and forward. It is by understanding her insecurities that she resolves them. And that is a beautiful thing to witness and learn from.”

And last but certainly not the least, From VCM’s Managing Director, here is Ms. Betchay Vidanes a.k.a THE MAMA B.

“Happy birthday sa adhd ng buhay ko!!!!”

(I think Ms. Betchay’s message speaks volume on how energetic Joyce is at work! Hahah.)

As Joyce’s friend and handler, my heart is full receiving all the good comments and heart-felt words given by our dear clients and friends. I’m genuinely happy that her love and selfless character made a significant impact on everyone she has worked with.

From a "Princess" to her family that now has grown in to a beautiful and God-fearing lady, we are so privileged that Ms. Joyce Pring has been one of the most valuable members of our team.

To our dear Princess Joyce Pring, we wish you a spectacular and blessed birthday this year! And we love you! ❤️

Written by: Ronalyn Baguio- Fernandez, Senior Celebrity Brand Manager.

[May 04, 2020]

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