Broadcast practitioners and enthusiasts take KBP Accreditation Exam
September 4, 2015 • in News & Events
A total of 111 broadcast practitioners and enthusiasts submitted themselves for the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Accreditation Examination on September 4 at the Davao Mission headquarters in Davao City.
“This is impressive!” says Ms. Virginia Velasco, KBP Examiner, who was not expecting of the number to go beyond 75. “This would mean that you would want to become broadcast professionals!”
“An eye opener, indeed!” says Bernard Cordita, Director of Community Extension Services at South Philippine Adventist College. “I hope to put this new knowledge to good use.” He says of the KBP Broadcast Code.
Rhoen P Catolico of the AdventistMedia said the accreditation exam is aimed at raising the standards of professionalism in the broadcast industry, especially to the church-operated stations. “Examinees who will pass the accreditation exam shall not abuse the power of being behind the microphones and cameras, and that they shall all be responsible in performing their duties to the community and the church,” he explained.
The examinees consist of pastors, a judge, a college president, engineers, professors, students,and company workers. They came from all over Davao region, Cagayan de Oro, and Cavite.
Romhelyn Gay Tuballes from Silang, Cavite, who was also in town, made use of the opportunity and submitted herself to the accreditation exam said, “I really need this for my future endeavors. I love radio broadcasting and I am glad to have come and took the exam.”
Dr. Jonathan C Catolico, Director of Communication and PARL of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the southern Asia-pacific region, came to address the examinees just before the accreditation examination.
The event was facilitated by the KBP Davao Oriental thru the leadership of its chairman and HopeRadio Mati manager, Em. Vladimir Undalok and organized by the Adventist Media whose aim is to equip, enhance, and enrich the members of the church through this kind of gathering and event. [Vecente Macalua]