Broadcast Media Workers and Dependents To Train under TESDA-KBP Program

Two-hundred sixty-five broadcast media workers and dependents will undergo skills training under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA). The training will be implemented as part of an agreement between the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) and TESDA signed last December 2013. KBP president Herman Z. Basbaño said that the program aims to train broadcast media workers to better cope with the…

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 as KBP president Herman Z. Basbaño listens. Last July 8,…

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 2012 but failed to pass the House of Representatives, The…

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 last May 22 at the Crown Plaza Hotel. Padaca said…