POSITION Media Assistant
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED September 19, 2023


ABS-CBN is considered one of the country’s leading media and entertainment companies, with service offerings across the different platforms of media, servicing a wide array of customer segments. 
As an organization, ABS-CBN affirms its mission of being in the service of the Filipino and all of its stakeholders worldwide. The company is driven to pioneer, innovate and adapt as it continues to provide information, news and entertainment that connects Filipinos with one another and with their community - wherever they may be. ABS-CBN is firmly committed to pursuing excellence. 

Prior to the shutdown of its broadcast operations in 2020, ABS-CBN was the largest television network in the Philippines. As a radio broadcast company, it operated 22 radio stations including anchor radio stations in Mega Manila, DZMM and DWRR, in the AM and FM bands, respectively. 
The company delivers television programming outside of the Philippines to over 3 million viewers in North America, the Middle East, Europe, Japan, Australia, Canada, and other countries in Asia, through the internet and the Company’s global distribution platform, TFC, using DTH satellite service, cable television channels, IPTV, mobile applications and video streaming services. Its offerings are further complemented by subsidiaries focused on other multimedia services such as film production, music recording, telecommunications, and magazine and book publishing. 


    The “Media Assistant” is responsible for transactions involving “incoming” media for ingest (storage) in ABS-CBN News’ NAS (News Automation System). He / She is required to encode the appropriate “metadata” for all ingested media to enable news platforms and other users to access the same immediately upon the start of the ingest process. He / She is also tasked to perform file based ingest operations, download media using FTP (DNG operations), dub-to-tape operations and file downloading and conversion.


    • Performs single or multiple “ingest operations” on News Automation System (NAS) / technology adopted by ABS-CBN.
    • Performs Baseband or File based ingest operations using News Automation System (NAS) / technology adopted by ABS-CBN.
    • Performs Digital Newsgathering (DNG) operations, download or upload of audio and visual materials using File Transfer Protocol (FTP), cloud solutions, or any technology, service or application adopted by ABS-CBN.
    • Performs multi-format file download / upload and media file conversion, using social media applications or any approved file sharing solution.  
    • Performs metadata input - encode metadata of ingested audio and visual materials in NAS.
    • Performs metadata input in MMR Coverage Log (log of ingested audio and visuals materials in NAS).  
    • Performs input in MMR Coverage Log of all types of discrepancies during shift, including material discrepancies, shotlist inaccuracies, metadata inconsistencies, and other notable items. Perform proper turnover at end of shift to incoming team member.
    • Performs barcode scanning / Excel report for coverage media cards.
    • Performs download and ingest of audio and visual materials from wires service providers, official government social media channels, and sources approved by Newsgathering.  
    • Performs quality check on incoming audio and visual materials for ingest in NAS.
    • Coordinates, Communicates, and works closely with MMR Tech, TechDesk, Newsgathering and news platforms. At all times, must be aware of and respond to all types of communications, including but not limited to verbal, phone, email, and social media apps adopted by ABS-CBN News.


    • College Graduate (preferably mass communication course)
    • Good communication skills
    • Very knowledgeable in NAS tools and applications
    • At least 2 years of experience in news and/or current affairs production

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.