Singapore

2016

ajf-2016-profiles-3Toh Yong Chuan. Senior Correspondent, The Straits Times. Former civil servant Yong Chuan switched to journalism and quickly made his mark as an award-winning news reporter and feature writer. He will examine how NGOs help migrant workers who are injured, engaged in disputes with their employers or in distress. He hopes to produce a first-person account by spending two days a week as a volunteer case worker with an NGO.

ajf-2016-profiles-14Neo Chai Chin. Correspondent, Today. Chai Chin is an alumnus of the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information and has been a journalist for nine years. She wants to develop a package of stories about Singaporeans involved in environmental conservation overseas and use that to discuss vulnerable ecosystems and wildlife in the region.

 

2015

ajf2015-fellows-16Chairul Fahmy Hussaini. Chairul is the deputy digital editor for Singapore’s Malay-language daily, helping to strengthen the paper’s online business and guide its coverage of key events. He also serves as a political correspondent. He wants to write about the changing business of journalism.

 

2014

ajf-2014-17Quek Sy Mung. Chief Sub-editor for Chinese daily Lianhe Zaobao.

 

 

2013

AJF-2013-Profile-Photographs-LowRes-12Lee Ching Yee. Correspondent at the Singapore Press Holdings. Project: Examine the pros and cons of fresh round of discourse over the privatization of public transport.

 

2011

AJF 2011Serene Luo. Journalist, The Straits Times. Youth beat reporter and deputy to the editor of The Straits Times Schools publications. Topic: engaging young readers.

 

2010

Lyn Chan. Head of the multimedia creative team for RazorTV, the web TV arm of The Straits Times. Nominated by Singapore Press Holdings. Plans to study the business aspects of media convergence.