SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Research Head (News)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED August 03, 2022

BUSINESS SUMMARY

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. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

    Job Overview

    Oversee the development of stories or research activities by checking the story outlook, news development, historical facts and best story lead or angle that are the subject of investigative reports. Ensures the team supports all in-depth research needs for content production and that all research deliverables meet quality standards and business requirements.

REQUIREMENTS

    • Graduate of journalism, political science, social science, economics, information management, statistics, and other related courses
    • At least five years of related working experience required
    • In-depth knowledge of current events and history, familiarity with the workings of government 
    • Proficiency with Excel required, knowledge of other data processing and management applications preferred
    • Possession of a keen news sense and attention to detail
    • Ability to maintain a network of sources and research partners
    • Good written and oral communication skills in both English and Filipino

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.