SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Desk Researcher (News and Current Affairs)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED July 08, 2019

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

    Major Duties and Responsibilities
    • Receives and verifies reports, story tips / leads coming from the Desk, Reporters, competition, social media or the concerned public
    • Monitors internal content and writes an Advisory; and monitors competition, online news sources, and social media and informs the Desk of content exclusive to competition
    • During breaking news events, collects basic details and other information from news sources by phone, social media or any other means and post the same in the Advisory Folder
    • Maintains, organizes, and updates the Desk's contact list or directory of resource persons and subject matter experts as reference or resource for stories

REQUIREMENTS

    • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or equivalent. 
    • Skills or knowledge in News and use of computers and broadcast equipment.
    • Proactive in researching news-worthy materials from various sources
    • Open to program-based employment.

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.