Topics: Newspapers, Magazines
Media training should build you up, not tear you down
It’s true media training should put your spokespeople through their paces. But I am not at all a fan of mock interview exercises which result in humiliation, fear, and ultimately defeat.
Winner of Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 announced in Malaysia
JUST ANNOUNCED: The winner of the annual Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 in Malaysia
Winner of Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 announced in Singapore
JUST ANNOUNCED: The winner of the annual Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 in Singapore
Joachim Sebastian expertly sells his message of selling online
Business has moved on to B2B eCommerce and to mobile commerce, but when it comes to getting your message across, some things just never change.
Agatha Yap in supersize media performance
You would think that an interview with McDonald's would be a fairly lighthearted and easy-going affair. But Agatha Yap certainly got some upsized questions when she appeared in an interview on Money FM 89.3.
Mindy Teo lives her freedom in radio interview
You've heard of co-working spaces, now co-living appears to be the in thing of this generation. There is rising demand for community living spaces due to low housing affordability. Our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 in the Best Broadcast Interview category this week appeared was all about co-living spaces in Singapore.
Adrian Choo sets the pace for radio interviews and for over-40 job seekers
Widespread downsizing and increasing use of technology is forcing workers over the age of 40 to look for a job. Our nominee this week, Adrian Choo, showcases his agility, both for his radio interview and the careers of his listeners.
Dealing with questions about your financials: Axiata Digital Service CEO shows the way
Business leaders love talking about their financial results - when they're good. But when your business is losing money, you would obviously rather not talk about them. But Mohd Khairil Abdullah, CEO of Axiata Digital Service (ADS) handled the questions with aplomb on BFM's ‘The Breakfast Grille’.
Popular Holdings CEO Chou Cheng Ngok showcases story-telling prowess in CNA interview
Our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 this week brought us back to the eighties with an interview with Popular Holding’s CEO Chou Cheng Ngok, discussing how he started the book store chain, and the challenges he faced over the years.
Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019 to recognise local Senior Business Leaders for their media skills
Hong Bao Media has officially launched the third edition of the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2019, to recognise local Senior Business Leaders for their media skills, to realise Hong Bao Media's vision of ensuring every Asian business leader is a world-class presenter.
How to identify "fake news": The proactive role consumers need to play
The discussion about policing fake news misses one important point. Sure, people shouldn’t publish rubbish and pass it off as news. But news consumers must become better judges of whether stories are truthful.
Guerrilla media: how corporate spokespeople need to prepare for interviews in a new era of journalism
The pen is mightier than the sword. But the nature of the pen, like the sword, has changed dramatically. And corporate spokespeople and those who are focused on building their personal brand must prepare for it.