Mediacorp transfers ownership of VizPro’s brand to Media International Pte Ltd
Singapore, 2 October 2019 – Mediacorp today announced the transfer of Mediacorp VizPro International Pte Ltd assets to Media International Pte Ltd.
Media International Pte Ltd is wholly owned by Mr Thang Teck Jong (TJ Thang), Executive Chairman, Travelite Holdings Ltd. The transfer of VizPro assets to Media International will include the VizPro brand, website and social media assets.
After the transfer, Media International Pte Ltd will rebrand itself as VizPro Media International Pte Ltd. The new VizPro Media International Pte Ltd, to be headed by CEO Mr Alvin Chen, is not affiliated to Mediacorp. VizPro Media International Pte Ltd has entered into an agreement with Mediacorp, making Mediacorp the preferred partner in promoting its shows.
Irene Lim, Chief Customer Officer, Mediacorp said, “We look forward to collaborating with the new company and other industry partners as they bring powerful live moments to audiences here. Our multiplatform solutions offer show promoters innovative ways to connect with fans across ages and interests.”
Mediacorp is Singapore’s largest content creator and national media network, operating six TV channels, 11 radio stations and multiple digital platforms including CNA, Singapore's most used news app, and Toggle, its digital video platform. Its mission is to engage, entertain and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity.
Mediacorp pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with radio broadcast in 1936 and television broadcast in 1963. Today, it reaches 98% of Singaporeans in four languages weekly and has a growing Asian audience base through CNA as well as entertainment content that is distributed across markets in the region.
The Mediacorp Partner Network brings Mediacorp together with industry-leading brands like ESPN, Edipresse Media, 99.co and VICE to deliver rich content for consumers and effective solutions for advertisers.
Mediacorp is the recipient of industry accolades including New York Festivals, World Media Festivals, PromaxBDA (World and Asia) and Asian Academy Creative Awards. For more information, please visit mediacorp.sg.