MediaCorp consolidates its Production business

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MediaCorp consolidates its Production business

Singapore, 1 September 2009
– MediaCorp, Southeast Asia’s largest producer of English and Chinese content announced today that its International Production Unit and Caldecott Productions International will be merged into a single unit.

The new business entity – Caldecott Productions International (CPI) – will sharpen MediaCorp’s efforts to focus on growing and producing original content for the international markets. The new CPI is headed by its Director, Kenneth Liang who reports to Chang Long Jong, MediaCorp Deputy CEO (Television).

Reporting to Kenneth is Ms Ong Hee Yah, Senior Vice President whose responsibility is to develop the current factual content genres and expand into non-factual areas.

Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp

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Clarence Pong
Corporate Communications & Marketing
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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.

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