MediaCorp appoints Head for TV programming and production, Channel U

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MediaCorp appoints Head for TV programming and production, Channel U

Singapore, September 22, 2008
- To better meet the growing business goals and objectives of Channel 8 and Channel U, as well as to expand our channel management and aggregation business overseas, MediaCorp announces organizational changes with effect from 1 September.

Ms Pang Siew Moi will be appointed as Executive Vice President, Network Programming and Promotions, Channel U. Siew Moi’s career can be traced back to the then Singapore Broadcasting Corporation as a Producer/Presenter before she made her mark as Group Editor of MPH Magazines and then as Managing Director of Blu Inc Media Pte Ltd. Siew Moi was previously Managing Director of MediaCorp's publishing business.

Khiew Voon Kwang, Senior Vice President, will continue to head Network Programming and Promotions, Channel 8. Concurrently, he will oversee the growing channel management business overseas as well as the new initiatives in channel aggregation.

Both Siew Moi and Voon Kwang will report to Chang Long Jong, Dy CEO (Television).


Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp

For more information, please contact:

Clarence Pong
Assistant Vice President
Corporate Communications
MediaCorp
Tel: (65) 6350 3343
Fax: (65) 6251 5628
E-mail: clarencepong@mediacorp.com.sg


About MediaCorp

MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies and digital media.

It pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, hitting the radio airwaves in 1936 and beaming the first TV pictures in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 55 products in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), that reaches to all adults in Singapore each week.

Among them are industry firsts such as the first in the world to use Digital Video Broadcast technology for outdoor digital television, and Asia’s first Digital Audio Broadcast radio service. Initiatives in the digital space include a highly successful online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand and High Definition TV broadcast.

Beyond Singapore, the diversified group is making its presence felt through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, the only Asian owned English news channel.

In 2007, it entered into a financial and strategic relationship with Indonesia's most integrated media company PT Media Nusantara Citra and its parent, Global Mediacom. MediaCorp has a stake in Nanjing-based Dahe Media Pte Ltd, a leading Chinese outdoor advertising firm, and International Media Corporation in Vietnam, set up to develop and produce entertainment and economic news content as well as to provide channel management services.

Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asia Television's Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s vision is to become Asia’s top media company, delivering valued content to the world.

For more information, please visit www.mediacorp.com.sg