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Petaling Jaya, MY
Friday, January 18, 2019

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NNE EDWARDS is one famous media personality who can truly say, “Yes, I have been there and done that!”

She is the winner of the Special Jury Award at the prestigious Red Ribbon Media Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Web-based Media, winning her a scholarship to attend the 22nd International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Being involved in the field of media, print, radio and TV for the past 25 years, Anne has held exciting tenures at the Star newspaper (Journalist), TV3, RTM, NTV7, Astro (TV Host/ Anchor/ Broadcast Journalist), Bernama Radio (Anchor/ Producer), Bernama TV (Head of News, Current Affairs & Programme/ TV Host/ Anchor), Bloomberg TV Malaysia (Managing Editor) and Perdana Leadership Foundation as the Exec Sec of PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Highlights of her career include covering the 2008 US Elections, 2001 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, reporting from Ground Zero on the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York, One-on-One with former British Premier Tony Blair, Singapore Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew, Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Su Kyi, South Africa’s 1st black President Nelson Mandela and Malaysian PM Mahathir Mohamad.

A prominent Master of Ceremonies for government and corporate events, Anne has to date, trained no less than 100 industry leaders and government personalities including former Chief Judge of Malaya Norma Yaakob to Face the Media.

Education:

        • Masters Of Arts (Journalism), Iowa State University, U.S.A.
        • Bachelor Of Arts (1st Class Honours), University Kebangsaan Malaysia.