I am a bilingual Content Developer based in Singapore. My work in crafting narratives (documentaries, multimedia projects) for news outlets and enterprises has allowed me to pursue projects in places like Japan, China, Indonesia and Pakistan.
1. To leave a deep impact and impression with everything I do.
Co-founded Run and Gun Media (R&G), a content production agency with a ~$250k average annual turnover. Since its inception 2 years ago, R&G Media has been accredited with industry awards, including the Editor and Publisher (EPPY) and Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) awards. Key roles and achievements encompassed:
Produced in collaboration with Channel NewsAsia, this is the story of Yang Changjie, a 29-year-old Miao silversmith who has sacrificed his dreams of pursuing a career in the big city, to continue his family's legacy of crafting highly intricate and elaborate pieces of silver jewellery for the people of his tribe. And in the process, guarding a tradition that goes back to thousands of years ago. Silversmiths of the Hills was broadcasted on Channel NewsAsia throughout 2017 as part of its rebranding efforts.
An exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the world's only Michelin-starred ramen restaurant – Japanese Soba Noodles Tsuta. Based in Tokyo, Japan, the restaurant is the brainchild of second-generation ramen chef, Yuki Onishi. The restaurant is slated to open its first overseas outlet in Singapore come November 2016. I had the privilege of documenting Onishi's culinary journey in Tokyo, just before he makes his big move. The video on Facebook garnered 235k views, 2.3k shares, 2.2k reactions and 739 comments. It was also featured in various local and international publications.
Game developer, techie, royalty. Gusti Kanjeng Ratu Hayu defies the conventional expectations of a Princess. Breaking gender and hierarchial stereotypes in her wake, follow her unorthodox journey as she builds on her family's legacy in one of the world's oldest Kingdoms - Yogyakarta. Produced in collaboration with Channel NewsAsia and Hoods Inc. Productions, ASEAN's Next Generation Leaders - Indonesia was part of a 10-episode series broadcasted on Channel NewsAsia and Channel NewsAsia International. For the full programme, please visit: https://video.toggle.sg/en/video/series/asean-s-next-generation-leaders-angels/ep10/480244
Successfully directed and delivered end-to-end production of promotional content for Channel 5’s highest rated programs and longest running drama serial “Tanglin”.
Successfully supported the Sub-Saharan Africa desk to execute country-specific operations, e.g. developing political and economic country briefs, organising ministerial study missions, reviewing outcomes from ministerial and diplomatic meetings