SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Corporation
POSITION Researcher (Halalan Debate)
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED December 01, 2021

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/data/fact/content from various sources for the production of the program to be published on different ABS-CBN platforms, be it on TV or Digital, taped or live.
     
                                                                                                                                                  
    MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
    1. Establishes and builds a network of reliable sources who may provide the program with exclusive stories;
    2. Pitches,pursues and develops a story for purposes of long-form and in-depth production and reportage as required by the program concept, equity, and branding while taking into account the dynamics and trends of digital content;
    3. Participates in brainstorming meetings and pitches viable topics/stories for future episodes;
    4. Does intensive background research and checking on assigned topics inclusive of but not limited to the following:
      1. related documents and relevant statistics/data/survey
      2. case studies/relevant SMEs/guests/personalities
      3. pertinent video material/s
    5. Does the coordination of the approved story or case studies/guests of the episode;
    6. Identifies the audio-visual requirements of the assigned script or segment;
    7. Prepares and coordinates with graphics artists for all script or segment requirements;
    8. Researches file video materials needed for the script or segment;
    9. May be asked to transcribe interviews as needed in the script or segment;
    10. Provides data, information and video support to Immediate Superior, Correspondent/Segment Producer/Field Producer/Digital Producer, anchor/host and guests in the production of stories;
    11. Allocates program resources efficiently and cost effectively during coverage;
    12. Monitors competition and identifies its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and constantly assesses program position in relation to it;
    13. In collaboration with the Executive Producer/Immediate Superior and Digital Producer, supervises technical/logistics work during pre-production, actual production, and post-production and
    14. Ready to multi-task or perform other researcher work assigned by the Executive Producer/Immediate Superior.

REQUIREMENTS

    Preferably with a degree in Mass Communication / Journalism / or any related course.

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.