MediaCorp appoints new Managing Director, MediaCorp Press

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MediaCorp appoints new Managing Director, MediaCorp Press

Singapore, 16 March 2010 – MediaCorp is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrick Yong as Managing Director of MediaCorp Press from 1 April 2010. He takes over from Philip Koh who will assume the position of Managing Director, Interactive Media on the same date.

Patrick started his career as a journalist before joining MediaCorp in 1998. He was instrumental in setting up the sales team at MediaCorp Press in 2002. His last two years as SVP/Head of Sales (News, Radio, Print and Ethnic) were spent successfully integrating the sales functions of the various platforms under his charge.

In his new role as MD MediaCorp Press, Patrick will report to Mr Shaun Seow, Deputy CEO (News, Radio, Interactive & Print).


Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp Pte Ltd

For more information please contact
Clarence Pong
Head
Corporate Communications and Marketing
MediaCorp
DID: 6350-3343
Fax: 6251-5628
Email: 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, 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 only 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.

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