POSITION Remote Broadcast Specialist (News and Current Affairs)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED October 11, 2019


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 Remote Broadcast Specialist is responsible for managing the production of news materials in the field by coordinating the activities as he/she receives directives or instructions from the Head of Remote Broadcast Operations and Head of Operations Desk with regards to deployment and production requirements. He/she may also receive instructions from the news desk on specific requirements of the reporter or producer. Acts as producer and video editor, assisting the reporter and producer in the delivery of roduction requirements.
    • Acts as team leader of a Remote Broadcast Team, providing technical and production supervision to the team.
    • Coordinates closely with the assigned reporter and cameraman of the coverage and feeds coverage materials the soonest.
    • During the coverage of an event, delivers the audio-visual production requirements as may be identified by the Newsdesk, reporter or the producer. The Remote Broadcast Specialist may also suggest possible live audio-visual production for airing.
    • Assists in the setting-up of a live shot as may be required by the desk.
    • Updates the Head of Remote Broadcast Operations on the status of the live remote set up and of problems encountered, if any, at the earliest possible time.
    • Acts as video editor and assist the Reporter in putting together his/her live report, it may be a Live VO package, Live silent/SOT, or a VO package as may be determined by the producer or the desk editor.
    • Supervises the set-up and execution of a live interview with a guest or resource person.
    • Assists the remote anchor and the segment producer in the execution of a remote/live segment to include production values that may be required by the producer or the anchor person.
    • Performs news gathering tasks if a reporter or news team is not available during the coverage of an ongoing news event or incident.
    • Keeps himself updated on the event he/she is covering including daily news updates.
    • Conducts oculars of coverage sites as assigned by the Head of the Remote Broadcast Group and prepares a report for submission.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, News Media or related field.
    • With 1-5 years experience in various aspects of production.
    • With strong editing skills of linear editing equipment.
    • With editorial background and good technical understanding.
    • Ability to think and respond quickly and on demand; project management skills, ability to multi-task and work in a collaborative and creative environment; availability to do evening and weekend work, ability to travel.

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