SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Deputy Editor (News and Current Affairs)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED February 16, 2017

BUSINESS SUMMARY

ABS-CBN Corporation is the Philippines' leading information and entertainment multimedia conglomerate. The Company is primarily involved in television and radio broadcasting, as well as in the production of television and radio programming for domestic and international audiences and other related businesses. ABS-CBN produces a wide variety of engaging, world-class entertainment programs that are aired on free-to-air television.

The Company is also one of the leading radio broadcasters, operating eighteen radio stations throughout the key cities of the Philippines. ABS-CBN provides news and entertainment programming for nine channels on cable TV and operates the country's largest cable TV service provider. The Company also owns the leading-cinema and music production and distribution outfits in the country. It brings its content to worldwide audiences via cable, satellite, online and mobile.

The Company has interests in content development and production, cable and satellite television services, merchandising and licensing, mobile and online multimedia services, glossy magazine publishing, video and audio post production, and overseas services, all of which complement and enhance ABS-CBN's strength in content production and distribution.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    The Deputy Editor will provide leadership capacity in setting the news agenda in the assigned area of specialization. This will include searching and editing of local, national or foreign news that affects public interest. He/She will produce special editorial projects as assigned, such as but not limited to: special microsites, special research initiatives, polls, chats, among others. He will prepare and implement strategies to develop the section in terms of content and marketable products.

REQUIREMENTS

    • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or equivalent
    • At least 7 years of working experience in the related field is preferred for this position
    • Has leadership abilities
    • Able to prepare and implement strategies to develop the sections in terms of content and marketable products
    • Comfortable/skilled not only in text, but also in video, graphics, chats, and other multimedia presentations
    • Has excellent copy editing and writing skills
    • Has excellent news sense for content pushed to online and mobile platforms
    • Familiar with online platform. Preferably has presence in social media.
    • Comfortable / skilled not only in text, but also in video, graphics, chats, and other multimedia presentations.

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.