Building a successfull media career (Feb 6)

Dear Member,

You are invited to attend the panel discussion: Building a successful media career.

This event gives you a unique opportunity to hear leading journalists – CNA’s Glenda Chong, BBC’s Rico Hizon and Kiss FM’s Arnold Gay – tell their career stories. The session and Q&A will be moderated by Eugene Leow, Presenter, Editor and Digital Strategist with Singapore Press Holdings.

This FOC event will provide insights on:

The key factors which influenced the panellists’ career success
How TV and Radio are likely to change in the next five years
What factors journalists should consider when building a career in the media
What impact is technology having on the panellists’ careers today
Venue: Singapore Press Holdings News Centre, Room T2.1
Date: 6 February (Tuesday), 2018
Time: 6pm to 8pm

Light refreshments will be provided.

Register with the Secretariat at secretariat@pressclub.org.sg by February 4. Please provide the following info:

Name:
Mobile:
Designation:
Company:

You can bring guests too.

Please note that if you register and do not turn up on the actual day, you will have to pay an administration fee of $10. You are also liable to be barred from subsequent Singapore Press Club events in 2018.

About the panellists

Glenda Chong anchors CNA’s Primetime World and is the co-host of Primetime Asia. An award-winning presenter, she returned to Singapore in March 2011 after serving as China Correspondent for three years in Shanghai. Highlights of her work include reporting on the 2008 Beijing Olympics, covering the devastating aftermath of the 2008 Sichuan earthquake and the 2010 Shanghai World Expo.

Arnold Gay is a radio presenter and former television presenter. He currently co-presents the breakfast show on Kiss 92FM together with Maddy Barber and Jason Johnson. He previously worked at Singapore radio stations Class 95FM and Power 98 FM, and was a broadcast journalist at various TV stations including Channel NewsAsia, CNBC Asia, Bloomberg TV and Reuters TV.

Rico Hizon joined BBC World News in 2002 in Singapore, where he is the presenter of the daily business and finance programme Asia Business Report. He also co-presents Newsday. In his almost 25 years as a broadcast journalist he has interviewed personalities in the financial, political and sporting worlds including Bill Gates, Tony Fernandes and Warren Buffet.

We look forward to welcoming you on February 6 evening.

With warm regards,

Sally J. Clarke

Management Committee Member

Singapore Press Club