MediaCorp caps the year with big wins


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MediaCorp caps the year with big wins

Singapore, 11 December 2012 – MediaCorp bags several awards in five of the big awards ceremony held in Singapore over the past month – Asian Television Awards, PromaxBDA Asia, Marketing Excellence, and Marketing Events Awards, to Asian Publishing Awards.

MediaCorp garnered 29 nominations this year at the Asian Television Awards 2012, and received two Performance wins and seven highly-commended awards including the Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year.

The PromaxBDA Asia Awards recognises Excellence in on-air promotion, branding and advertising around the region, lauded MediaCorp with Gold in the Best Movie Promotions and two silvers in Best Movie Campaign and the Best Integrated Marketing Campaign.

The inaugural Marketing Excellence Awards recognises excellence across the marketing communications services spectrum. MediaCorp’s Corporate Marketing campaign, Someone, pulled in a Bronze win for Excellence in Advertising and an Excellence award in Integrated Marketing (Consumer). ‘Saving Gaia’, MediaCorp’s annual green campaign has also garnered an Excellence award in the Corporate Social Responsibility category.

The Asian Publishing Awards recognizes best multimedia practices in magazine, book and corporate communications sectors. MediaCorp Publishing bagged a win with Style:MEN September 2012 issue, for the Best use of design, layout and presentation together with five recognition of Excellence awards.

Another feather added to the cap of MediaCorp Publishing is winning the coveted title of Best Event Ambiance (Consumer) - BabyCare Festival 2012 - in the inaugural Marketing Event Awards 2012, which recognises and honours the very best of Asia’s events marketing, management and planning industry.

For the full list of awards, please see Annex.


Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp
 
For more information, please contact:
Yeong Lai Lai
Senior Manager 
Corporate Communications
MediaCorp
DID: (65) 6350 3945
Fax: (65) 6251 5628
Email: yeonglailai@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. 

Initiatives in the new digital space include Internet TV-on-demand, High Definition TV broadcast and Over-the-Top (OTT) interactive services. 

Beyond Singapore, MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, one of the first Asian-owned English news channels. 

Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asian Television Awards’ Terrestrial 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.sg.

Annex 

Asian Television Awards 2012 


9 Awards – 2 Wins and 7 Highly Commended Awards

No.

Award

Programme

Status

1

Best Actress in a Leading

Role

Ch8: Unriddle II – Artiste Rui En

Win

2

Best Comedy Performanceby an Actor/Actress

Ch5: The Noose Season 5 – Artiste Michelle Chong

Win

3

Best Comedy Performanceby an Actor/Actress

Ch5: The Noose Season 5 – Artiste Suhaimi Yusof

Highly Commended

4

Best  Entertainment

Presenter/Host

Ch8: It’s A Small World - Artiste Mark Lee

Highly Commended

5

Best Actor in a Supporting

Role

Ch5: Point of Entry Season 2 – Artiste

Devarajan Varadarajan

Highly Commended

6

Best Actress in a Supporting

Role

Ch8: A Song to Remember – Artiste Pan Ling Ling

Highly Commended

7

Best Talk Show

ChU: Let’s Talk 2

Highly Commended

8

Best Cross-Platform Content

Ch5, KIX/KIX HD: Supermodelme Season 3

Highly Commended

9

Terrestrial Broadcast of the Year

Highly Commended


PromaxBDA Asia Awards 

3 Awards – 1 Gold, 2 Silver

No.

Award

Status

1

  Best Movie Promotions – Bruce Lee Movie Specials – Channel 8

Gold

2

Best Movie Campaign – Deepavali 2011 Movie Campaign – Vasantham

Silver

3

Best Integrated Marketing Campaign – ilovebooks.com launch