Mr P.N. Balji

  • Speaker Profile

    P N Balji has more than 35 years of experience in journalism – in print, TV, Radio and online. In recognition of his expertise Balji was appointed as Director of the Asia Journalism Fellowship, and Adjunct Associate Professor, at the Communications School, at Nanyang Technological University.

    Balji entered print journalism in 1970 when he joined the Straits Times group in Singapore, and rising up steadily up the editorial ranks. From 1982 to 1988 he was Deputy Editor of the The Straits Times and went on to launch The New Paper in 1988.and became the editor two years later. In Nov 2000 he launched Today and became its Chief Executive cum Editor-in-chief.

    He co-hosted a weekly current affairs programme on Channel News Asia called Talking Point and helmed a fortnightly radio programme , Beyond The News. As for his online work, Balji was a guest writer for the theonlinecitizen and now writes the occasional column for yahoo!.

    Content

    The Changing Media World – TV , Print , Radio & Online

    Learning Points

    Participants will gain an insight into The Changing Media Landscape and learn how learn they should react to this in a positive way. They will also learn from the various case studies discussed.