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Hong Bao Media launches "Media Savvy" YouTube series to help executives perform better in media interviews

Hong Bao Media launches "Media Savvy" YouTube series to help executives perform better in media interviews

Press releases   •   Apr 02, 2016 09:45 +08

In HBM's "Media Savvy" YouTube series, ex-CNBC anchor Mark Laudi discusses contemporary media issues and investigates what senior executives and government officials can take away from them for their own media strategies and appearances.

Bahrain Polytechnic hosts ex-CNBC anchor for fast-track presentation workshop
Hong Bao Media now offers mediation services

Hong Bao Media now offers mediation services

Press releases   •   Aug 31, 2015 16:22 +08

Hong Bao Media now offers mediation services to encourage dialogue and discussion between conflicting parties.

Hong Bao Media (HBM) on MyNewsDesk

Hong Bao Media (HBM) on MyNewsDesk

Press releases   •   Apr 14, 2015 16:29 +08

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Media Savvy: Be careful with on-camera stunts like that of the Malaysian Sports Minister

Media Savvy: Be careful with on-camera stunts like that of the Malaysian Sports Minister

News   •   Feb 02, 2019 10:56 +08

The Malaysian Youth and Sports Minister's recent appearance on the BBC's HardTalk program was impressive, and while there is always room for improvement it was in many ways exemplary for other local business and political leaders. His interview technique embodies these key learnings.

Krystal Choo tickles listeners with impressive radio interview

Krystal Choo tickles listeners with impressive radio interview

News   •   Oct 22, 2018 07:07 +08

Krystal Choo, CEO and Founder of Tickle, caught our ear as she shared her experiences in her recent radio interview - including how she came up with her brand name. She sets a good example not just for women in technology, but for all business leaders.

Jeffrey Goh: Keeps his cool despite being in 'The Hot Seat'

Jeffrey Goh: Keeps his cool despite being in 'The Hot Seat'

News   •   Oct 03, 2018 08:35 +08

Our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018 this week brought us back to the eighties with stories on how we used to withdraw cash ... from a post bank. And, despite being in 'The Hot Seat', Group CEO of NETS Jeffrey Goh kept his poise throughout this 17-minute broadcast interview on MONEY FM 89.3.

Zenith's Helen Lee reaches the top in her career ...and media interviews

Zenith's Helen Lee reaches the top in her career ...and media interviews

News   •   Sep 18, 2018 12:02 +08

The campaign by successful local business leaders holding signs saying "It did not define me" aims to highlight that you can succeed in life, even without being top of the class in your PSLE. And it's a pretty good indicator of success in media interviews, too, as Zenith's Helen Lee demonstrates.

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Two corporate social media disasters this week – but two vastly different reactions

Two corporate social media disasters this week – but two vastly different reactions

Blog posts   •   Nov 30, 2018 08:14 +08

Two companies say something explosive to customers, but we see two different reactions by social media users. In the first story, Kolkata's South City Mall criticises a nursing mother for breastfeeding on its premises – and is pilloried. In the second, DHL criticises the recipient of a parcel for complaining about a late delivery, yet users come to DHL's rescue.

The next big trend in content marketing: Going live

The next big trend in content marketing: Going live

Blog posts   •   Nov 29, 2018 15:14 +08

It's ten years since marketers took to content marketing in a big way, producing credible, thought-leading video content to engage their current and prospective customers, and to drive sales. Now, another trend is ready for the big time: live video webcasts.

Why Jimmy Kimmel cut Kanye West off when asking about Donald Trump

Why Jimmy Kimmel cut Kanye West off when asking about Donald Trump

Blog posts   •   Aug 12, 2018 16:36 +08

The discussion over Kanye West's pregnant pause, when Jimmy Kimmel asked him about Donald Trump, is missing some important nuances. Worse, any camera-shy Asian business leader who watches West getting cut off will wonder whether they can still take time to think before answering questions, or if they should take part in live TV interviews at all.

Can you tell what is wrong with this interview?

Can you tell what is wrong with this interview?

Blog posts   •   Jul 31, 2018 13:23 +08

In sifting through dozens of media interviews to find candidates for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards, we see both good media appearances, and those where there is room for improvement. Like this one.

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HBM's Mark Laudi features in Rise Through The Ranks Summit™

HBM's Mark Laudi features in Rise Through The Ranks Summit™

Events   •   Oct 22, 2018 07:25 +08

Registrations are now open for the Rise Through The Ranks Summit™ - a virtual summit featuring more than 35 thought-leaders for aspiring and veteran leaders.It's a free online resource for which Hong Bao Media is the Official Media Partner, and is hosted by the founders of Influence Solutions, Karen Leong and Mukul Deva. They speak to:RON KAUFMAN, New York Times Best-selling Author; TAY BEE KHE...

Nov 12 - Nov 19

This is a virtual summit - please click on the Sign Up button below (it's a free online resource). You can share the link with others, too.

Hong Bao Media Open House is TODAY!

Hong Bao Media Open House is TODAY!

Events   •   Oct 21, 2018 19:20 +08

We are thrilled to be launching the new HBM Integrated Communications Centre today (Nov 23) - incorporating a purpose-built green screen TV studio and training facility! It features:  BIGGER STUDIO - our green screen will now be a massive 7m x 5m! LIVE SHOT of the Singapore skyline that's to die for! DESIGNED for webcast and broadcast; WHEELCHAIR accessible; HOURLY PARKING in the building. Dur...

Nov 23, 09:00 - 21:00 +08

138 Robinson Road #21-02 Oxley Tower Lobby 1

HBM's Mark Laudi to host Asia-Pacific Communications Summit and Awards 2016

HBM's Mark Laudi to host Asia-Pacific Communications Summit and Awards 2016

Events   •   Oct 19, 2016 08:55 +08

HBM's Mark Laudi will be emceeing the Asia-Pacific Communications Summit and Awards 2016 on October 27/28. * A unique international conference for Asia-Pacific PR discussing hyperconnected communications. * Meet 200+ in-house communicators from Asia-Pacific to exchange, learn and network. * Discuss latest trends in PR and recent developments in change, internal or strategic communications.

Oct 27 - Oct 29

Novotel Clarke Quay Singapore 177A River Valley Rd, Singapore 179031

HBM's Mark Laudi to present Crisis Management Asia Masterclass​

HBM's Mark Laudi to present Crisis Management Asia Masterclass​

Events   •   Feb 26, 2016 09:36 +08

Responding to Crises Effectively How companies are seen to react during a crisis can impact their reputation, and value, over many years. In some cases, an ineffective response has destroyed their business. Communications should take a leading role in addressing fear/outrage and influencing stakeholder perceptions and behaviour.

Jul 11, 11:00 - 12:30 +08

Furama Riverfront Hotel

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New Singapore studio!

New Singapore studio!

Can you guess where our new Integrated Communications Centre will be?

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Taking a break during live webcasting workshop

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Morning tea with our participants at the APACD Coaching Day at HBM.

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Taking a break during live webcasting workshop

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Morning tea with our participants at the APACD Coaching Day at HBM.

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Sneak peek at our new studio

Sneak peek at our new studio

Here is a snapshot of our new training room and adjoining TV studio in the Central Business District, Singapore. We will be holding our ...

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Media Savvy: What corporate chiefs can learn from President El-Sisi's 60 Minutes fiasco

Media Savvy: What corpora...

Comments by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to CBS' "60 Minutes" were controversial enough. But his minders made matters worse ...

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Video Savvy - Do you need make-up if you're shooting outdoors? (#5 of 6)

Video Savvy - Do you need...

Southeast Asia's tropical climate doesn't agree very well with make-up, and so it might seem unnecessary to put make-up on when shooting ...

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Video Savvy - What to do with your hair (#3 of 6)

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Beyond make-up for your face, what should you do with your hair? Now, that's not a problem for HBM's Mark Laudi. But Moira gives expert...

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Video Savvy - All about pricing when working with a make-up artist (#6 of 6)

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Make-up artists don't charge much, but they don't work for free. In this final of our six episodes, Moira gives candid insights into how ...

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