News & Issues

NTC Cracks Down on Illegal Stations

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has started its crackdown on illegal radio stations while the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), the association of the broadcast media in the Philippines, asked its Local Chapters nationwide to submit a list of suspected illegal stations in their areas. NTC Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba speaks to KBP members […]

Poe Tells KBP She Will Support FOI Bill

Senator-elect Grace Poe Llamanzares told the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) that she will support the passage of the Freedom of Information Bill (FOI) and possible amendments to the cybercrime law. Poe made this assurance during the meeting of the KBP last June 19. The FOI was approved by the Senate last December […]

Election Commissioners Thank KBP Members for Support in 2013 Elections

Election commissioners Grace Padaca and Louie Guia thanked the members of the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) for their support in the conduct if the just-concluded mid-term elections. Padaca, a former broadcaster, and Guia, who was just appointed to the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), appeared as guests in the KBP’s General Membership meeting […]

KBP CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY

The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), the association of the broadcast media in the Philippines, celebrates its 40th anniversary this month. The KBP was founded by private broadcasters in 1973, during the period of martial law, to give the broadcast media a unified voice. It underwent several transformations along with the political changes […]

Charo-Santos Concio wins KBP Golden Dove Award for Lifetime Achievement. Failon is Broadcaster of the Year

For the past 21 years, the KBP Golden Dove Awards served as a symbol of excellence in Philippine broadcast media. This year’s Golden Dove Awards was held at the Star Theatre, CCP Complex last April 26, 2013 the eve of the KBP’s 40th anniversary. Top personalities from ABS-CBN led this year’s Golden Dove Winners. Charo […]

KBP AND PHIVOLCS TEAM UP FOR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have teamed up to improve the effectiveness of broadcast media in informing and preparing the public during disasters and emergencies. Speaking about this cooperation, Dr. Renato U. Solidum, PHIVOLCS-DOST Director, […]

KBP STATIONS TO BRING 2013 ELECTION RESULTS TO THE PUBLIC

Radio and television stations belonging to the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) will be able to bring the unofficial election results to the public right after the polls close on May 13, 2013. KBP is among those authorized by Republic Act No. 9369 to receive the election returns transmitted by the Precinct Count […]

21st Golden Dove Awards Categories and Criteria

AWARD CATEGORIES OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUALS KBP Lifetime Achievement Award Ka Doroy Broadcaster of the Year Award BEST STATIONS Best Television Station – Metro Manila Best Television Station – Provincial Best AM Radio Station – Metro Manila Best AM Radio Station – Provincial Best FM Radio Station – Metro Manila Best FM Radio Station – Provincial

KBP ASKS COMELEC TO REVIEW OBJECTIONABLE MEDIA CAMPAIGN RULES

The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), the national association of the broadcast media, asked the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) today to review the provisions of Resolution No. 9615, governing the use of mass media in the election campaign. In a Motion for Reconsideration filed today with the COMELEC, the KBP asked the poll […]

KBP ELECTS OFFICERS FOR 2013

The Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP), the broadcast media industry association, elected its officers for 2013 during its 38th annual Top Level Management Conference held last November at the Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay City.