SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Researcher (News and Current Affairs)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED April 03, 2018

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

    The Researcher acquires, sorts and communicates information / facts / contents from various sources.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Establishes and builds a network of reliable sources who may provide the program with exclusive stories.
    • Does intensive background research on assigned topics inclusive OF BUT NOT limited to the following: related documents, case studies, pertinent video material. 
    • Provides data, information and video support to Correspondent/Segment Producer/Field Producer in the coverage of stories.
    •  Attends and actively participates in the weekly brainstorming meetings and submits viable topics/story suggestions for future episodes.

     

REQUIREMENTS

    • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in Journalism, Mass Communications or equivalent.
    • At least 1 year of working experience in the related field is an advantage for this position. (Fresh graduates are welcome to apply).
    • Skills or knowledge in News and use of computers and broadcast equipment is an advantage.
    • Must have very good communication skills.
    • Must be willing to work long hours / on field work.
    • Must be open to program-based employment.

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.