Wanted: Sports editor for Yahoo!

Yahoo! Southeast Asia is looking for a sports editor based in the Philippines. This candidate must have at least 5 years of experience in sports journalism, must be Web savvy. The candidate must also have an experience in commissioning content and managing a group of contributors and must be active in social networks. The candidate will report the Yahoo! Southeast Asia country editor for the Philippines.

The candidate is also expected to do the following:

1. Run the daily operations of a sports property, including editing and writing content
2. Curate content from existing sources and publish them
3. Develop “special coverage” sections and commission content
4. Manage a group of bloggers and contributors
5. Manage and curate social content
6. Develop Web-based “special sports” events targeting a younger audience
7. Onboard fresh, young-oriented content

Continue reading

Job openings sa Yahoo! Southeast Asia

Ang Yahoo! ay naghahanap ng reporter/producer at interns. Eto ang details:

PRODUCER/REPORTER:

Yahoo! Southeast Asia is looking for a producer/reporter to develop stories for the web.

  • The candidate must have 3 to 5 years experience in television production, a news wire agency, or online news media.
  • The candidate must be knowledgeable about online journalism and ready to use multimedia technology to find and develop stories for the Internet.
  • Willing to work with little supervision but can plan coverage, edit stories, and has sense of immediacy for news.
  • Teamplayer who is willing to work for a regional team.

Send your letter of application explaining why you’re interested in this job along with your resume to eoliva[at]yahoo-inc[dot]com.

Reposted from ErwinOliva.com:

Continue reading

Yahoo! Purple Hunt

Yahoo! Purple HuntSumali ka na ba sa Yahoo! Purple Hunt?

Sa Purple Hunt, ipinapakilala ang iba’t ibang serbisyo ng Yahoo! Philippines sa Pinoy netizens.

At habang nadidiskubre mo ang mga magagawa ng Yahoo! Philippines para sa iyo, pwede kang manalo ng digital camera, cellphone, laptop, o pati kotse.

Nasa ikatlong bahagi na ng contest na ito ng Yahoo! Philippines, at anim na Blackberry Storm ang mapapanalunan. Nasa iba’t ibang lugar sa Kamaynilaan ang Purple Crew, dala ang mga cellphone.

Para makasali, gaya ng sa treasure hunt ay kailangang malaman mo ang eksaktong lugar na kinalalagyan ng Blackberry Storm.

Continue reading

Bagong taon na naman

Taghirap at puno ng kontrobersiya ang lumipas na taong 2007. Pero nagdala rin ito ng magandang pagbabago sa akin. Eto na ang long-delayed (parang Palm Web OS, kay tagal nating hinintay) New Year Entry ko. Simulan natin sa kategorya ng Buhay at Pag-ibig:

Noong Enero, magkakasama kami ni Mhay at ng kanyang parents na um-attend sa kickoff ng UP Centennial celebration. Magkakasama naming pinagmasdan ang makukulay na fireworks habang taas-kamaong umaawit ng UP Naming Mahal.

Nang sumunod na buwan, sinamahan namin ng tiyo ko si Nanay Diding sa isang ospital sa Lucena para ipatanggal ang tubig na nagpapasakit sa kanyang tuhod. Nakauwi rin ako sandali sa Marinduque ang ihatid ko si Nanay.

Continue reading