Job Description

  • The job entails seeking out testimonies, features, accurate information, competent resource persons, and credible personalities for the production of CBN Asia programs on TV, online, and in live events;
  • Undertaking relevant background research and fact-checking to ensure the information presented on screen is as accurate as possible;
  • Conducting preliminary telephone, video call, or face-to-face interviews to assess the suitability of the story and availability of testimony giver, resource person, or guest
  • Writing briefs, background information, and possible angles of researched stories and interviewees for the production of testimonies, features, news segments, and online programs
  • Assisting Producer in scheduling and briefing of testimony giver and guest before the live or recorded interview begins;
  • Nurturing positive working relationships with testimony givers, resource persons and guests
  • Obtaining informed consent and signed Media Release Form of testimony giver, resource person, and guardian of the minor
  • Gathering supplemental audio-video materials and documentation to support the story ensuring compliance with legal and copyright requirements
  • Editing appropriate videos for inserts
  • Building and maintaining an extensive bank of contacts and useful information from both internal and external sources

Qualifications / Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Broadcast Communication or any related course
  • Sound understanding of biblical principle and spiritual maturity
  • Strong research skills, high degree of accuracy, attention to detail, ability to process a large amount of information, good judgment, and instinct for a good story
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Filipino; knowledge of other dialects and languages is an advantage
  • Excellent people skills across socio-economic classes
  • Good organizational and time management skills; video editing skill is an advantage
  • Resourcefulness and ability to remain determined when trying to track down hard to find information
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, work under pressure, adapt to sudden changes, and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Capability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Computer proficiency (MS applications); knowledge in Adobe Premiere is an advantage
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical principles in relation to media and copyright
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