POSITION DNG Specialist / Cameraman - ABS-CBN Regional (Isabela)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED July 13, 2017


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.


    The Digital News Gathering (DNG) Specialist  is responsible in setting-up/ executing the technical requirements required to transmit video materials using non-conventional equipment/machines in the field.  He is responsible in ingesting and editing videos using a non-linear editing machine on the field.  He should be able to operate various equipment for DNG as well as to troubleshoot.

    1. A DNG Specialist is responsible in setting up/executing the technical requirements required to transmit video materials using non-conventional equipment/machines in the field. To wit:
    • Sets-up, operates and execute 3-point lighting technique (back light, fill light, key light) or using a reflector
    • Unloads, assembles and connects cameras, its attachments and accessories
    • Identifies possible impediments to camera movements in relation to the set or technical requirement in order to provide inputs to resolve them
    • Identifies appropriate camera accessories for different program formats
    • Identifies equipment and parts needed in a DNG kit
    • Identifies essential windows and applications in the DNG computer
    • Sets up a mobile editing setup using the DNG kit
    • Set up and establish a connection with a portable sattelite
    • Sets up and establish an internet connection vis HSDPA
    • Sets up and establish an internet connection via public WiFi hotspot
    • Sets up and establish an internet connection via Ethernet
    2. A DNG Specialist should be able to operate various equipmentfor DNG as well as to troubleshoot
    • Able to compose and execute shots based on the focus, target audience of the news/story
    • Executes camera movements in order to tell a story using a sequence of shots (i. e. video continuity)
    • Execute basic camera movements, audio operations, and lighting set-up
    • Gather audio/video sources of information in tandem with the reporter and producer (e. g. cameraman should be able to produce audio/video requirements used in reporter's annotation)
    • Operates multi/single system camera set-up/operation
    • Assembles an edited video package using a non-linear editing machine
    • Prepare said video package for digital delivery
    3. A DNG Specialist should be able to do technical interpretation of creative requirements
    • Composes and executes shots as instructed by the directornbased on the nature/requirements of the script and scene requirements
    • Assembles an edited package based on the script provided by the reporter


    • College graduate
    • Must already be an accredited news cameraman
    • Computer literate
    • Familiar with linear editing, non linear editing knowledge is a plus
    • Team player
    • Can perform job required within deadlines
    • Resides in Isabela or must be willing to be assigned in the area.

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.