Nicanor B. Arriola nicknamed Nikki Is a professional photo and video journalist.
Nikki started his photo and video journalism worked in the early 80s in the Philippines. His photographs depicting realities in life were published in Philippine Daily Inquirer, Daily Globe, Malaya, and Manila times - all major newspapers in the Philippines. Some of his works were known worldwide and were put in coffee table book published by UNESCO. He had been an active member of the Press Photographers of the Philippines with an office at the National Press Club in Intramuros, Manila. He also contributed videos and photos in ABS=CBN and GMA 7.
Nikki had the opportunity to travel a lot in Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and the Netherlands presenting his photo/video-journalism works in international conventions, and conferences, He has also been in Australia, Thailand, and like his European trips his photos and videos were used in audio-visual presentations.
With the support of British embassy in Manila, Nikki was able to do lots of photo/video documentaries about the plight of street children in different cities of the big islands of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. His works reveals the horrors of child labor, child prostitution, child cruelty, and Child Exploitation in the Philippines.
Nikki was the chief photographer of the Philippine times and the photographer and videographer at KSCI-LA 18 at the Kababayan LA’s program Jannelle So.
Nikki is the founder of the international news media base here in the U.S.