1. Writes daily entertainment news and/or features, local and foreign, based on relevant topics, current trends, story requests and/or assigned coverages.
2. Regularly produces entertainment special reports and long/short features; pitches topics and/or works on topics assigned.
3. Attends all assigned entertainment events for coverage, whether face-to-face or online (ex. beauty pageants, movie premieres, press conferences, project launches, etc.), and must write multiple breaking reports and/or special features from these; must also be on the lookout for upcoming showbiz-related events and pitch these for coverage.
4. Can do live on-camera reporting of any assigned event; has very good live interview skills; must be visually presentable with a good reportorial voice.
5. Always willing to work on a flexible and frequently-changing schedule; covers ALL assigned events even on weekends and holidays, or in the late evenings to early morning.
6. Assists the editors and fellow writers on tasks that may be assigned on occasion (copyediting, layout, photo selection, monitoring, sourcing, research, coordination with columnists/contributors, etc.)
- College Graduate, preferably major in Journalism or Communication Arts.
- Preferably 1-2 year experience in a related field; open to fresh graduates with related experience.
Knowledge and Skills:
1. Proficient in reading and writing English.
2. Proficient in information gathering through interviews and research Interpersonal communication.
3. Photo and video editing.
4. Attention to detail.
5. Creative and resourceful.
6. Can work with minimum supervision.
7. Excellent writing and speaking skills.
8. Comfortable in reporting stories live on camera.
Perks and Benefits
- Retirement Benefit Plans
- Special Leave Benefits for Women
- Single Parent Leave
- Medical / Health Insurance
- Paid Sick Leave
- Performance Bonus
- Paid Bereavement/Family Leave
- Life Insurance
- Paid Vacation Leave
- Transportation Allowances
- Maternity & Paternity Leave
Mobile Phone Plan
- Communication Arts