In October, (from left) Seow, designer/illustrator; Taahira, producer; Ho, director; He, director of photography showcased their project at the International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film in Germany. PHOTOS COURTESY OF LAHORE LANDING TEAM

Newsmakers

From Lahore to New York

From dealing with scheduled blackouts to food poisoning, four tenacious storytellers went through thick and thin to illuminate the lesser-known side of Pakistan.

As a Deputy Director of Media Relations for the Land Transport Authority, Aaron Chong (MMC’11) is always keen to help the public understand public policies better. PHOTO COURTESY OF: AARON CHONG

Spearheading Communications Leadership

As the Deputy Director of Media Relations at the Land Transport Authority, Aaron Chong (MMC’11) is part of a growing pool of Master of Mass Communication Programme graduates leading communications teams in the public sector.

Associate Chair of Academic, Dr Mark Cenite, and Professor Chris Cummings both gained recognition for their teaching at the Nanyang Awards Ceremony this year. PHOTO: WKWSCI

Wee Achieve

At the annual Nanyang Awards this year, both Associate Chair Dr Mark Alan Cenite and Assistant Professor Chris Cummings from WKWSCI clinched awards for their outstanding teaching.
Low, 34, is based in Singapore as ICANN’s Asia-Pacific Hub as vice president and managing director. He oversees global stakeholder engagement. PHOTO: CLARISSA LIM

Low, 34, is based in Singapore as ICANN’s Asia-Pacific Hub as vice president and managing director. He oversees global stakeholder engagement. PHOTO: CLARISSA LIM

Global Talk

Earlier this month, ICANN Vice President Low Jia Rong (CS’07) spearheaded a global internet governance summit in India. The former diplomat and multilinguist shares the thrills of working in the international circuit.
Research analyst Mahzam was in Afghanistan for a week in February to conduct on-the-ground research on terrorism. PHOTO: HENG HUI MEI

Research analyst Mahzam was in Afghanistan for a week in February to conduct on-the-ground research on terrorism. PHOTO: HENG HUI MEI

Rooted in Research

Research analyst Remy Mahzam (MSc’13) covers the topic of cyber terrorism and online radicalisation, a field of work that takes him to far-flung countries such as Afghanistan to conduct in-depth research.
Chiang won an award for his short film, "Anchorage Prohibited", at the prestigious Berlin Film Festival 2016. PHOTO COURTESY © Berlinale

Chiang won an award for his short film, "Anchorage Prohibited", at the prestigious Berlin Film Festival 2016. PHOTO COURTESY © Berlinale

Facing Up To Harsh Realities

Filmmaker Chiang Wei Liang (CS’ 13) explores the plight of migrant workers in Taiwan in his award-winning short film.
 ST photographer Chern’s feature on the Black Knights won him several local and international awards this year. PHOTO LU YAWEN

 ST photographer Chern’s feature on the Black Knights won him several local and international awards this year. PHOTO LU YAWEN

Flying High

Photojournalist Alphonsus Chern (CS’07) is on a winning streak – bagging three SPH Awards and an Asian Media Awards Bronze title.
Assistant Professor Lin, who specialises in broadcast and digital media research, constantly encourages her students to push their boundaries. PHOTO: LU YAWEN

Assistant Professor Lin, who specialises in broadcast and digital media research, constantly encourages her students to push their boundaries. PHOTO: LU YAWEN

Double Awards

Assistant Professor Trisha Lin Tsui-Chuan is slated for a double win at the 61st Broadcast Education Association Conference in Las Vegas.

Pang, who was recently inducted into the Arthur W. Page Society, also clinched the 2015 Highly Commended Paper Award for an article he contributed to the "Corporate Communication: An International Journal." PHOTO: NICHOLAS TAN

Breaking New Ground

WKWSCI Associate Professor Augustine Pang is the first Asian to join the prestigious Arthur W. Page Society.

For Ng, writing stories that make a difference is the most gratifying part of being a journalist. PHOTO: JUSTIN KOR

Pushing the Limits

Ng Jun Sen might have ruffled some feathers as a journalist, but that has not stopped this year’s SPH Young Journalist of the Year from coming up with stories on thought-provoking issues.

Alumni, Faculty Garner Awards

This year’s NTU Homecoming puts WKWSCI in the spotlight as photographer Edwin Koo (CS’03), actress Joanne Peh (CS’06), founding dean Professor Emeritus Eddie Kuo and part-time lecturer Tim Clark clinch awards for their career accomplishments.