Jacque Manabat is multi-platform business journalist for ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation. She mainly produces reports on economic issues for the television, radio and digital platforms. She is adept at doing live reports, mobile journalism, and video editing.
Manabat is among a pioneer in maximising the use of social media to fight disinformation in the Philippines. She is one of the journalists in Southeast Asia to venture on TikTok to produce news content in tackling government policies and media literacy. Her great following on Twitter and Facebook has also helped her reach out to the digital natives who have shifted their news consumption preference.
Her social media expertise has made her a fixture in local and international journalism seminars in tackling the shift of communications from the traditional to digital. Manabat is currently taking the Masters of Arts in Journalism at the Ateneo de Manila University with a Master’s Project on the Marcos Digital Revival on TikTok.