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Winners of inaugural Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018 announced

Press Release   •   May 24, 2018 11:11 +08

Each week until July 31, 2018, we are shortlisting a local corporate figure who has demonstrated excellence in a media appearance, in the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018.

SINGAPORE, May 24, 2018 – Hong Bao Media, the homegrown provider of a new generation of communications services for a new era of communications, has today announced the winners of the inaugural Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018, which recognises local business leaders for their media skills, and showcases skilled and credible home-grown communicators.

At the same time, Hong Bao Media has launched the awards in Malaysia and fine-tuned the categories to:

  • Best TV Interview
  • Best Online Interview
  • Best Conference Presentation
  • Best Live Webcast

Each week until July 31, 2018, HBM will shortlist local business leaderswho demonstrate excellence in these categories.

Senior business leaders can also be nominated by their communications directors, or they can nominate themselves through our awards website www.hongbaomedia.com/mediasavvy.html.

"All the shortlisted candidates of the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018 demonstrate what we've known all along: that our local business leaders can be just as good communicators as their Western counterparts," said Hong Bao Media CEO and former CNBC anchor Mark Laudi.

Connect with Mark on LinkedIn and watch as he makes the announcement here.

"Our vision is to build a culture of excellence in communication, to maximise the potential of Asian companies in the Asian century.

"We saw 107 candidates nominated, and we selected those who displayed greatest technical skills and confidence, but also authenticity and credibility in their performances," Laudi concluded.

All shortlisted candidates' nominations can be found here:

Razer CEO makes TV interviews look like child's play

David Koh: Cybersecurity chief gives locked-down on-camera presentation

Elim Chew displays a high Sensitivity Quotient in her TEDxNTU presentation

Desmond Kuek: Will you resign?

Are you a demanding boss, Lee Lik Hsin?

Star Alliance CEO: Local business leader is a star media performer

Budget 2018: Iswaran balances selling it, and explaining it

Kurt Wee: you don't need to be big to be media savvy

Candice Ong: the whys and hows of strong new media interviews

How to win at interviews, even if English isn't your first language

Ho Kwon Ping: no-nonsense media presence builds credibility

Cecily Ng: The right recipe for coffee with the boss

Anthony Tan grabs our attention with interview about Uber merger

Liew Mun Leong lands his key points in airport surcharge interview

Appearing well in the media is part of our heritage

TV interview is business as usual for Ho Meng Kit

PBA Group's Derrick Yap shows the human side to robotics in radio interview


For further information:

McGagh Communications

Tel (+65) 6570 9139

Audrey McGagh

audrey.mcgagh@mcgaghcomms.com

Claire Tupaz

claire.tupaz@mcgaghcomms.com

Hong Bao Media provides media solutions for corporate clients. We get your C-suite ready to appear on TV and in print interviews, and we produce your in-house video programs for you.

Our three core businesses are:

  1. Media and presentation skills training for senior leaders
  2. Television business content production
  3. Active investments in a portfolio of internet companies

We operate two Integrated Communications facilities, one in Singapore's Central Business District and another in Kuala Lumpur's Cenral Business District. These consist of green screen television studios for on-camera recordings and webcasts, adjoining intimate training facilities for small groups of senior executives

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