Tuesday 1 December 2015

MediaCorp 2015

Eat List Star – an all-new talent search for the next big culinary personality
27 November 2015

Eat List Star, a search for the best new culinary talents, is calling for entries from professional chefs and talented cooks in Asia-Pacific. Eat List Star is MediaCorp’s first programme under its Eat List umbrella of food-centric initiatives. The competition is supported by award-winning chefs and celebrities, and aims to identify and groom a new generation of food personalities who can cook, host and charm. It will give them the chance to develop their culinary careers, build a fan base, and land long-term media and business development contracts with MediaCorp.

Chan Yeng Kit and Yap Chee Keong appointed to MediaCorp board of directors
02 November 2015

MediaCorp today announced the appointments of Chan Yeng Kit and Yap Chee Keong to its board of directors, effective immediately.

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production, Les MISÉRABLES opens in May 2016
19 October 2015

Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Boublil & Schönberg's legendary musical, LES MISÉRABLES, will open at Singapore’s Esplanade Theatre in May 2016 with tickets going on sale from Monday 2nd November.

Cheah Chee Kong appointed as Chief Content Officer, MediaCorp
19 October 2015

MediaCorp today announced the appointment of industry veteran Cheah Chee Kong as Chief Content Officer, a move that underlines the Singapore company’s commitment to creating quality content.

MediaCorp raises over $90,000 for charity
09 October 2015

Singapore, 9 October 2015 – MediaCorp has raised over $90,000 from three recent charity auctions for President’s Challenge and MediaCorp Cares, the company’s flagship corporate social responsibility programme.

MediaCorp and Crème Simon forge media-for-equity partnership
28 September 2015

MediaCorp and Crème Simon Singapore today announced an agreement in which the Singapore media company will take a stake in the iconic heritage French skincare company in exchange for advertising products and services.

President’s Star Charity 2015 to shine a light on the heroes among us
23 September 2015

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Instead of the superlative costumed versions from the pages of comic books, the ones that truly make a difference in our lives would most likely come from our humble neighbourhoods. President’s Star Charity 2015 (PSC2015) will shine a light on the heroes amongst us on the show on Sunday 18 October 2015 from 7.30pm-9.30pm, LIVE on Channel 5.

Over 3 million people accessed MediaCorp's production of Singapore's General Election 2015 results
22 September 2015

MediaCorp's comprehensive coverage of the 2015 General Election results across multiple platforms – television, radio, online - reached over 3 million people in Singapore on the night of 11 September and into the early hours of 12 September 2015.


MediaCorp pledges support for SMEs in nationwide campaign
18 September 2015

As part of its continuing support for Singapore’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) MediaCorp is participating in 99%SME, a nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness of SMEs in Singapore.

MediaCorp sparkles at the Sparks Awards 2015
28 August 2015

It is double joy for MediaCorp at The Sparks Award for Media Excellence 2015, a platform organized by Marketing Interactive for media owners to demonstrate innovation and effectiveness to advertisers, agencies and clients.

General Election 2015: MediaCorp’s Nomination Day coverage
28 August 2015

MediaCorp will be providing comprehensive coverage of General Election 2015 from now till Polling Day on 11 September and after.  

Record viewership for MediaCorp's productions of National Day Parade 2015 and National Day Rally 2015
25 August 2015

Befitting the nation’s SG50 celebrations, MediaCorp received record viewership for its telecast of the National Day Parade on 9 August 2015 and the National Day Rally on 23 August 2015 across its seven television channels and on its over-the-top video service Toggle.

MediaCorp broadcasts Prime Minister’s National Day Rally 2015 speech ‘live’ for Singapore and worldwide audience
17 August 2015

MediaCorp will broadcast Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s National Day Rally 2015 speech ‘live’ on Sunday, 23 August 2015 from 6.45pm on TV, radio and online for a worldwide audience for free on MediaCorp’s over-the-top video service Toggle and Channel NewsAsia website.

Watch and share the excitement of Singapore’s 50th National Day Parade via exclusive video highlights on the new @MediaCorp Twitter account
06 August 2015

In its first-ever TV partnership in Southeast Asia, Twitter announced a collaboration with MediaCorp to showcase premium video highlights of Singapore’s 50th National Day Parade (NDP) exclusively on the new @MediaCorp Twitter account (https://twitter.com/mediacorp). 

MediaCorp broadcasts key National Day Programmes ‘live’ for Singapore citizens and worldwide audience
04 August 2015

To mark Singapore’s Golden Jubilee celebrations this year, MediaCorp will broadcast a series of key National Day programmes across its multiple platforms.  Specifically for worldwide audiences, these programmes are available online – for free – on MediaCorp’s over-the-top video service Toggle (www.toggle.sg) and also on Channel NewsAsia website at channelnewsasia.com/nd2015.

MediaCorp selects eight innovative start-ups for its Mediapreneur incubator
23 July 2015

Singapore media company MediaCorp today announced the selection of eight innovative start-ups for the Mediapreneur, its incubator programme to nurture high potential technology companies for the media industry.

Mega These are the Days music video featuring Singaporeans from all walks of life released
14 July 2015

MediaCorp today unveiled the music video (MV) of These are the Days, the winning entry from SG50: The Gift of Song, a song-writing competition organised by MediaCorp to celebrate the nation’s 50th birthday.

MediaCorp partners with Spartan Race, the world’s leading obstacle race company – debuts in Singapore 15 November 2015!
10 July 2015

MediaCorp has partnered with Spartan Race, Inc., the world’s leading obstacle race company, to bring Spartan Race to Singapore. A timed obstacle-course event, the Spartan Race is the ultimate challenge of strength, as well as mental and physical endurance. 

MediaCorp partners Bridestory to address the growing wedding market
09 July 2015

Bridestory, one of Indonesia’s top wedding portals and Singapore-based media company MediaCorp have formed a joint venture to make Bridestory (bridestory.com.sg) a platform with the most comprehensive services for wedding couples in the region.

MediaCorp, Sheng Siong and Singapore Pools team up in community service relay
06 July 2015

MediaCorp, Sheng Siong Group Limited and Singapore Pools Limited are celebrating the impact of volunteer service through “50 hours of giving”, a project to encourage employees to regularly give their time, skills and expertise to the community.

ABC Australia and MediaCorp sign partnership agreement
26 June 2015

Australia's public broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) and one of Asia's leading media companies, MediaCorp, have signed a partnership agreement between their international platforms.

MediaCorp forms Digital Group to sharpen digital strategy
26 June 2015

Singapore's multimedia company MediaCorp has created a Digital Group to focus on products and services for online consumers and marketers.

2 in 3 people in Singapore watched the 28th SEA Games on MediaCorp’s multiple platforms
22 June 2015

Providing the largest sporting event coverage in the history of Singapore broadcasting, MediaCorp’s 400 member crew produced and broadcast over 800 hours of live sporting action in High Definition, which was watched by record viewers over the two weeks of the 28th Southeast Asian Games. 

MediaCorp kicks off new Saving Gaia campaign in celebration of World Environment Day
05 June 2015

Saving Gaia, MediaCorp’s green initiative returns today with a brand new campaign to raise public awareness of environmental issues.

MediaCorp delivers a digital 28th SEA Games
28 May 2015

Now you can catch the 28th South East Asian Games on Toggle, MediaCorp’s over-the-top internet video service, anytime, anywhere and on demand. 

MediaCorp and KLN form strategic alliance
24 April 2015

Singapore-based media company MediaCorp and KapanLagi Network (KLN), an Indonesian digital media company, announced that MediaCorp has invested in a 52 per cent equity stake in the KLN Group which owns several of Indonesia’s most successful web portals including kapanlagi.com.

Singaporeans have chosen MediaCorp’s “gift of song” to the nation
15 April 2015

These Are The Days” by songwriter Lee Chin Sin is the winning song entry for SG50: The Gift of Song, a song-writing competition organised by MediaCorp to celebrate the nation’s 50th birthday.

MediaCorp sets up first Native Advertising unit
13 April 2015

MediaCorp has created a native advertising unit offering its customers the opportunity to tell more compelling brand stories across multiple platforms, focusing on content that is useful to users.

MediaCorp Announces Stellar Jury Representation from Singapore at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2015
06 April 2015

MediaCorp, the official country representative of Lions Festivals, is honoured to announce a total of  ten judges from Singapore who will be part of the esteemed jury panellists at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2015.

Toggle – A Brand New Experience
31 March 2015

Come 1 April 2015, Toggle will introduce a refreshed website, Toggle.sg, offering users a brand new viewing experience and exciting new entertainment and lifestyle content, including videos on demand -- for free.

Watch highlights of State Funeral of Mr Lee Kuan Yew online
30 March 2015

MediaCorp broadcasted Farewell to Lee Kuan Yew, our live coverage of the State Funeral of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, yesterday afternoon. In response to overwhelming requests from the public, we are showing highlights of the proceedings on http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/specialreports/rememberingleekuanyew/videos, toggle.sg and the Toggle app. 

MediaCorp to live stream State Funeral Service for Mr Lee Kuan Yew on YouTube
27 March 2015

MediaCorp will live stream Farewell to Lee Kuan Yew, the live coverage of the state funeral service of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, on Sunday, 29 March at 12.00pm (GMT 0400hrs) on YouTube.

MediaCorp announces special programming and coverage to mark the passing of Singapore’s founding father, Mr Lee Kuan Yew
23 March 2015

MediaCorp announces special programmes and coverage on television and radio and in print to commemorate the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister.

MediaCorp appoints Shane Mitchell as Head, Digital
02 March 2015

MediaCorp today announced the appointment of Shane Mitchell to accelerate the growth of its digital business.

MediaCorp reorganises to sharpen customer focus
26 January 2015

MediaCorp today announced a major reorganisation moving away from traditional media lines towards a focus on consumers and their preferences.    

Media start-ups to benefit from deeper mentoring and investments from MediaCorp incubator
21 January 2015

MediaCorp today announced the appointment of Dr Francis Yeoh to spearhead the next phase of the Mediapreneur, its incubator programme.

Catch the best moments of the 28th SEA Games on MediaCorp
20 January 2015

The Singapore Southeast Asian Games Organising Committee (SINGSOC) and MediaCorp today announced that MediaCorp is a main sponsor of the 28th Southeast Asian Games. As Host Broadcaster and Media Partner, MediaCorp will provide the largest sporting event coverage ever undertaken of any event in the history of Singapore. MediaCorp’s sponsorship is worth over S$14.6 million of cash and value-in-kind.

14 January 2015

SG Care & Share Day is the inaugural volunteering event in the SG50 calendar that serves to kick-start a positive experience for volunteers, beneficiaries and charities alike.

MediaCorp’s SG50: The Gift of Song - Vote for your favourite song and decide on our gift to the nation
07 January 2015

MediaCorp today unveiled the three finalists’ songs from SG50: The Gift of Song, a song-writing competition organised by MediaCorp to celebrate the nation’s 50th birthday. The songs will be put to a vote by the public between 8 January and 1 March 2015.