Mediacorp and Singapore Polytechnic renew agreement to nurture pipeline of media professionals

11 Mar 2024

Mediacorp and SP have renewed an MOU to provide students with job attachments and various opportunities to learn about the media industry. The three-year agreement outlines several programmes and initiatives, with the aim of nurturing a pool of skilled media professionals. For instance, subject experts from Mediacorp, CNA's parent company, will conduct sharing sessions about trends, norms and what to expect in the media industry. Students could explore podcast projects with meLISTEN or get industry experience by taking on freelance work for content productions or events. "The strategic partnership, spanning three years, is dedicated to nurturing SP students by deepening their engagement with the local media ecosystem and equipping them with the necessary skills to meet industry demands upon graduation," the polytechnic said on 7 March. Central to the collaboration is the establishment of SP's Media, Arts & Design (MAD) digital content creation agency named Re/Define. It will partner Mediacorp’s You Got Watch and Clarity to produce content tailored exclusively for youth, SP said. "We aim to cultivate a pipeline of creative, passionate and industry-savvy talents poised to navigate the dynamic challenges of the industry," said Principal and CEO of SP, Mr Soh Wai Wah. Similar news reported in Berita MediaCorp, 8 World, Warna94.2fm, Oli96.8fm, and Singapore Business Review.

[Channel News Asia]


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