Posted November 25, 2014
Written by Gloria Villas
Thirty one (31) out of 48 examinees passed the accreditation exam for the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) held last October 18, 2014 in the province of Aklan.
In this regards, media practitioner from Manila Broadcasting Company (MBC) Stations namely DYYR-Yes FM, DYEY- Easy Rock, DYSM- Love Radio topped this year’s exam who ranked first to third followed by other 14 media practitioners in same stations.
Completing the 31 passers are 14 examinees coming from other stations namely Bombo Radyo, RMN Stations, Ultrasonic Broadcasting System and mass communication students from Northwestern Visayan Colleges in Kalibo.
Meanwhile, the accreditation exam is aimed at raising the standards of professionalism in the broadcast industry.
Prior to the examination, a half day seminar-workshop on media ethics and broadcast code was conducted to enhance the knowledge and skills of media practitioners, journalism graduates and mass communications students in the province.
Furthermore, unaccredited broadcasters are not allowed to announce or comment on-air in KBP member stations unless they are passers of the exam.
It was stated in Article 30 of 2007 Revised Broadcast Code of the Philippines that persons who regularly go on the air shall be required to obtain accreditation with the KBP.