MediaCorp wins five APEX 2014 Awards

MediaCorp’s Customised Publishing department scored wins for its titles in the following categories:

• Grand Award (Annual Reports - Design & Layout)
— Journeys 2012/2013, published for National University Health System 

• Award of Excellence (Custom-Published Magazines, Journals & Tabloids)
— Lifewise, published for the National Healthcare Group

• Award of Excellence (Magazine, Journal & Tabloid Design & Layout)
— Pure (Jul-Sep13), published for PUB, the national water agency
• Award of Excellence (New Magazines, Journals & Tabloids)
— Beanstalk, published for the Early Childhood Development Agency  

•  Award of Excellence (Annual Reports - Print over 32 pages)
— NHG Corporate Yearbook 2012/2013, published for the National Healthcare Group                            

“The awards are a validation of the quality and commitment that MediaCorp Customised Publishing has come to be associated with,” says Ms Jessie Sng, Managing Director of MediaCorp Publishing Pte Ltd. “With a full understanding of a client’s corporate message and a strong culture of collaboration, the result is a concerted and effective communication of a client’s corporate vision and brand.”

APEX is an annual competition for publishers, editors, writers and designers who create print, Web, electronic and social media. An APEX award symbolises the achievement of performance excellence by communications campaigns in an industry that is constantly refining and redefining creativity. Participation in the competition is open to communicators in corporate, non-profit and independent settings.

The 2014 installment of the Awards saw almost 2,100 entries vying for 100 APEX Grand Awards to honour outstanding achievements as well as 832 APEX Awards of Excellence in 122 individual categories. The works that were eligible for judging were those that were produced or dated in 2013.

These wins add to the already long list of awards that MediaCorp Customised Publishing has earned in recent years. Earlier in 2014, it earned a Merit Award for Front Cover of the Year 2014 (Trade) from the Media Publishers Association Singapore (MPAS) Awards. The award was for ISCA – published for Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

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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.

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.

Our financial and strategic relationship in the region includes International Media Corporation in Vietnam, which was set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content. MediaCorp also has a stake in Singapore-based retail firm Reebonz, one of the region’s fastest growing luxury online retailers and a majority stake in Cubinet Interactive, a Malaysian digital games publisher.

Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asian Television Awards’ Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s mission is to engage, entertain and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity.

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