Comings and Goings

Fly FM Malaysia's Music Director, Shiva Ruppeni, has been promoted to Head of Programming.

Shiva has been with Fly FM since July 2013 and was a Breakfast Producer before being appointed to Music Director.

24 October 2017

After an almost seven-year career in radio, Adora Sarah Chou has stepped down from radio duties following her last role as Presenter at Power 98 FM, Singapore, for the Saturday Weekend Show. 

9 October 2017

Shandy Lopulisa has recently joined Global Radio, Jakarta, as an Announcer, where he works on the #Ozone (Office Zone) programme that airs from Monday to Friday at 1-4pm (Jakarta time).

Before joining, he was a Producer at Indika FM and a Creative Assistant / Producer at Trax FM Jakarta. He has also worked as an Announcer at Star Radio and Production Assistant at Kompas TV.

3 October 2017

Richard Bradbury has recently assumed an additional role within BFM 89.9, Malaysia, as the Producer and Host of Enterprise Biz Bytes.

Richard first joined the radio station in March 2010 and has produced and hosted shows on the Weekend SupplementThe Evening Edition and That Time of Night. Prior to joining BFM 89.9, Richard was working as a Producer and Host for China Radio International.

28 September 2017

Jimmy Koh has joined So Drama! Entertainment, Singapore, as a Presenter and Producer for 88.3 JIA FM. He hosts the weekday night show, 夜玩家 from 9pm to 12 midnight. He was previously a Freelance Emcee, Host and Actor. 

23 September 2017

Gonzaga Jalu Jagad now works as a Producer at Indika FM, Indonesia, where he is responsible for Indika Pagi programme, which airs from Monday to Friday, 6am to 10pm (Jakarta time).

Previously, he was a Producer / Announcer at Hitz FM until the radio station ceased operation earlier this year.

13 September 2017

Fly FM, Malaysia, has appointed Navin Rishal (also known as Navster) as Music Director.

In his new role, Navin is responsible to develop playlists, set up contest and promotion and analyse music trend that suitable for target listeners. Prior to this, he was a Traffic News Presenter / Announcer for Star Radio and Astro Radio.

13 September 2017

Tim Oh has hung up the mic and left his role as a Radio DJ, where he headed Nights with Tim Oh - Your Man to Midnight on Mediacorp's Class 95 FM.

He was a Radio DJ for 17 years, starting his career at SAFRA Radio's Power 98 before moving to Mediacorp Radio's Lush 99.5 FM 11 years ago.

His career at Mediacorp included stints with 987 FM, Symphony 92.4 FM and Gold 90.5 FM before most recently presenting on Class 95 FM.

10 September 2017

Clare Elise is joining Hi FM, Oman, as Digital Content Editor.

She has previous experience in the Middle East working for ARN’s Dubai 92.


4 September 2017

Former More Radio (UK) Programme Controller Chris Birks has been appointed as Deputy Content Controller and Head of Music at Hi FM, Oman.

Chris was responsible for leading the More Radio rebrand last year and has worked in the UK for Heart, The Hits, Trent FM and spent four years in the United Arab Emirates too.

4 September 2017

Mega Vallentina has recently moved to Urban Radio Bandung, Indonesia, as a Radio Announcer for the #10lagumelulu programme that airs every Monday to Friday at 9am - 1pm (Jakarta time).

Before joining, Mega was a Radio Announcer at Hits Radio Bandung for three years and previously worked at RRI Bandung, PJTV, Inspira TV, Infobdg TV, and Radio B Bandung.

23 August 2017

Athalia Damaria (also known as Atha) is no longer working at Trax FM Semarang, Indonesia, as the Radio Announcer.

Having joined the station in February 2014, Atha presented the Kompak Bareng programme that aired every Monday to Friday, 4pm - 8pm. She is now working as Public Relations Officer at PT Moka Teknologi Indonesia (Moka POS).

23 August 2017

Indian network Big FM has elevated Praveen Malhotra as Chief Business Officer.

With over 23 years of experience across television, radio, digital and new media, Praveen will be accountable on functions related to Revenue, Revenue Assurance, Solutions, Brand Marketing, Customer Marketing, Client Servicing and Innovation. Praveen has obtained her post-graduation degree in Marketing and HRD from Times School of Marketing and XLRI Jamshedpur. 

12 August 2017

Phuket’s English-language radio station Live 89.5 FM has promoted Chris Howson to Station Manager. He oversees daily operations at the radio station and hosts programmes. The station broadcasts a mix of music, BBC and local news, local traffic and events. 

3 August 2017

Kimberly Anne Tan has joined Power 98FM, Singapore as a Radio Presenter. She hosts The Power Breakfast Show on weekdays from 7am to 10am, alongside JK and Michael Tan. She was previously a Producer for the morning show on Class 95FM. Kimberly has her own geek segment on the show where she covers the latest games, movies, comics and book releases.

31 July 2017

Veteran Financial Journalist Apple Ho has been promoted to Deputy Director, News and Public Affairs at Hong Kong Commercial Radio. She now helps oversee the programming of the radio station, in addition to co-hosting Financial Plaza every Monday to Friday 5pm to 6pm.

20 July 2017

Febby Lomena is no longer working as an Announcer at Hitz Radio FM. Having joined the station in September 2014, Febby previously presented the HITZATHLON programme that aired every Monday to Friday. She previously worked as an Announcer at Star Radio Tangerang.

19 July 2017

Jeff Kimmel has joined Media Sales software provider, Wedel Software as President of Sales for North America. He will also be support Wedel’s growing portfolio of regional and national accounts.

21 May 2017

Ryoichi Ueda was appointed the new President of NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation) in January 2017. He took over from Katsuto Momii.

Ueda, 67, joined Mitsubishi Corporation after graduating from university. He later became the President of Mitsubishi International Corporation and also served as Chief Financial Officer and a Senior Executive Vice President of Mitsubishi Corporation.

In June of 2013, Mr Ueda became a full-time board governor of NHK and has served on its Audit Committee since the following month.

6 May 2017

Ninjjamts Luvsandash was appointed General Director of Mongolian National Public Radio and Television (MNB) in February 2017.

With a media career spanning over 20 years, she has formerly been Editor in Chief at Toli Newspaper, Chief of Administration Department of Mongolian National Public Radio and Television, Chief of Media Centre at Cabinet Secretariat of Government of Mongolia, the Press agent of the Prime Minister, Executive Director Mongolian Newspaper Association and Exeutive Director of Ugluunii sonin.

6 May 2017


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