Famous Journalists from Singapore

List of notable or famous journalists from Singapore, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Singapore and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Singapore. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Singaporean journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Singapore is included when available.

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  • Ashraf Safdar (born 29 February 1980) is a former television presenter and journalist from Singapore. He hosted the talk show Singapore Talking on MediaCorp Channel 5 in 2010, and served as a judge on the International Emmy Award-nominated first season of Channel 5's The Arena in 2007. Once a MediaCorp Overseas Scholar, he has also worked as a reporter for Channel NewsAsia and the Today newspaper. He currently works in the financial services industry.
    • Age: 43
  • Fiona Bruce
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    Fiona Bruce

    Fiona Elizabeth Bruce (born 25 April 1964) is a British journalist, newsreader and television presenter. Since joining the BBC as a researcher for Panorama in 1989, she has gone on to become the first female newsreader on the BBC News at Ten as well as presenting many flagship programmes for the corporation including BBC News at Six, Crimewatch, Real Story, Antiques Roadshow, and Fake or Fortune?. Since 10 January 2019 she has also been the presenter of the BBC One television programme Question Time.
    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: Singapore City, Singapore
  • Genevieve Woo Marn Huong (Chinese: 胡曼虹; pinyin: Hú Mànhóng; born August 3, 1969) is a Singapore television journalist and news presenter with Mediacorp.
    • Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Singapore
  • Janadas Devan (born 1954) is a former journalist, and is the current Chief of Government Communications at the Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore coordinates the Government's public communications. He is also a director at the public policy think-tank Institute of Policy Studies (IPS). Nair was formerly a senior editor of The Straits Times, the flagship English-language daily newspaper of the Singapore Press Holdings. He is the son of C.V. Devan Nair, the third President of Singapore. Devan studied at the National University of Singapore and Cornell University in New York. He is married to literary scholar Geraldine Heng.
    • Age: 69
    • Birthplace: Singapore
  • Koh Buck Song
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    Koh Buck Song (family name "Koh") is the author and editor of more than 30 books. He works as a writer, editor and consultant in branding, communications strategy and corporate social responsibility in Singapore. He has held several exhibitions as a Singaporean pioneer of haiga art, developed from a 16th-century Japanese art form combining ink sketches with haiku poems.
    • Age: 60
    • Birthplace: Singapore
  • Lee Run Hu (Chinese: 李润湖; pinyin: Lǐ RùnHú; 1913–1947) was a Singaporean writer and poet who was remembered for his contributions to the development of Chinese literature and literary writing in Malaya. He was a prolific writer for Chinese newspapers and other publications, championing socio-political issues, and exposing evils by mercenary businessmen and the Japanese government during the Japanese occupation of Singapore. Lee was a reporter, before and after the war. He was an altruistic man who worked out of his interest in social commentary work, and wrote pr bono for local Chinese newspapers. From 1945 to his death, Lee wrote a total of 132 articles for local newspapers.Through his articles Lee obtrusively voiced his opinions, and offended many important people in the Malayan society. For instance, he once wrote about wealthy people who had a penchant of "donating a dollar, and expecting 3 dollars' worth of recognition of patriotism, charity, and generosity". As a result, Lee adopted different pen-names to have his work published. Lee died of illness in 1947 at the age of 34. Upon his death, the local literary circle honoured him with an elaborate funeral, and a commemorative feature in the Chinese newspapers, honoring him with the title of Singapore Cultural Warrior.Fang left behind his wife Liu Peh Chin, son Lee Yew Keng and daughters Lee Yew Koon and Lee Yew Hu.
    • Age: Dec. at 34 (1913-1947)