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MediaCorp appoints new Managing Director of Singapore Media Academy
Singapore, 4 June 2012 – MediaCorp is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Rabiatul Adawiah as the Managing Director (MD) of Singapore Media Academy (SMA) with effect from 18 June 2012.
Rabia is a veteran in the Education Sector in Singapore, having made significant contribution to the early childhood education industry during the last 16 years. Prior to joining MediaCorp she was the Managing Director of Knowledge Universe. Rabia also brings with her a wealth of experience in Business Development, Marketing, Operations and Curriculum Development.
In her role as MD SMA, Rabia will report to Ms Yeo Mui Sung, MediaCorp CFO and lead the SMA team to operate a viable media education business, working with the Workforce Development Agency and other government agencies for funding and accreditation. She will also explore training opportunities in overseas markets.
Ms Ong Lay Hong, the current MD of SMA, will be on a year’s sabbatical from 1 August 2012.
Issued by MediaCorp Pte Ltd
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MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.
It pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with the broadcast of Radio in 1936 and Television in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to all adults in Singapore every week.
Our industry firsts include the Digital Video Broadcast technology for outdoor digital television, and Asia’s first Digital Audio Broadcast radio service. Initiatives in the digital space include online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand and High Definition TV broadcast.
MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, the first Asian-owned English news channel.
Our financial and strategic relationships in the region since 2007 include a venture with Indonesia's most integrated media company PT Media Nusantara Citra and its parent, Global Mediacom, and International Media Corporation in Vietnam, set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content.
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