SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Deputy Editor
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED December 22, 2021

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

    1. Executes special editorial projects assigned or approved by the HEAD, News Digital and/or the Editor-in-Chief including, but not limited to:
      1. Investigative reports
      2. Special pages
      3. Special research initiatives
      4. Polls (where applicable)
      5. Chats (where applicable)
    2. Participates in daily story conferences and editorial planning for special projects
    3. Edits content in assigned section, and approves it for publishing. This includes adding tags and keywords, links to related content, and other media types such as video embeds, art cards, graphics, photos, and others.
    4. Selects video packages from material aired on TV, repurposes, optimizes, and nominates same edited content (text, video, etc.) to syndication partner, and other platforms
    5. Selects and pushes content to other News Digital platforms such as social pages and channels
    6. Ensures that all content published follow best practices in digital publishing
    7. Ensures that key sections of the site are updated with latest content, responsible for planning and executing initiatives for the improvement of sections assigned

REQUIREMENTS

    • 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 digital platforms including social media, and how they operate.

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.