Providing a head start into the world of radio


KUALA LUMPUR, JULY 29, 2016 – In its bid to combine the two driving factors of radio, music and youth, Planet Radio which is an initiative by CRM, has returned in its fifth year to engage with the new generation of industry leaders.

Planet Radio 2016 aims to take its audience down this journey and more as it opens its doors for students to discover what goes on behind the scene of one of Malaysia’s strongest media platforms today.

Now in its Fifth year, the initiative returns to provide an overview of the exciting multi-discipline career opportunities which the radio industry offers, encompassing areas of voice talents, marketing, sales, engineering, legal, finance and more, making it perfect for graduates who are considering radio as a viable career option.

Organising chairperson, Loke Yin Ling said, “The media industry has evolved tremendously in the recent years and it has been an exciting journey for most of us. The event, a collaborative effort by all 24 radio stations of Commercial Radio Malaysia, our partners as well as our sponsors, aims to tell the story of these experiences to our future leaders who will in time, shape and lead the future of Malaysian radio.”

Loke Yin Ling

Loke Yin Ling, Organizing Chairperson, CRM Planet Radio (Manager, Integrated Promotions (Creative) Star Media Radio Group)

“The seats are exclusively on a first come, first served basis, limited to 500 participants and open to all college and university students aged between 18-25 years. An opportunity not to be missed we invite you on a journey to learn and to debunk the many myths that surround the world of radio,” Loke Yin Ling concluded.

Chief Executive Officer of Astro Radio Jake Abdullah

Datuk Jake Abdullah, President, CRM (CEO ASTRO Radio)

Datuk Jake Abdullah, CRM’s President shared, “It’s a fast-paced and exciting medium that’s constantly evolving and needs a wealth of driven people. Planet Radio 2016 will be an exceptional experience for those interested in joining the industry. The comprehensive program is designed to be educational, entertaining and memorable!”
Planet Radio 2016 is brought to you by TM and will be held on Wednesday,17 th August 2016 from 9.30am to 2.00pm at the Multimedia University, Cyberjaya.

Students interested in participating can find out more here

HANDO speaker

The 5th Malaysian Chief Marketing Officers (CMO) Conference is a full day journey into the minds of some of the sharpest and most inspiring minds in the business.

The market is in a state of flux. Media fragmentation has gone wild. Digital is exciting but also a minefield if handled wrong. Marketers need stamina, focus and a scalable approach to strategies. ROI has never been more confusing.

Hear from these dynamic and feisty brand leaders on how they are facing the New Realities:

• Albern Murty – CEO, Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd
• Raja Teh Maimunah Raja Abdul Aziz – MD & CEO, Hong Leong Islamic Bank Berhad
• Sulin Lau – Head of Marketing Services, Maxis
• Cyril Dhenaut – Head of Marketing, KFit
• Timothy Johnson – Senior VP of Marketing, INTI International University & Colleges
• Eric Wong – Marketing Director, IBM Malaysia
• Srikanth Ramachandran – Executive Director, Moving Walls
• Spencer Lee – Head of Commercial, AirAsia Berhad
• Bala Pomaleh – CEO, IPG Mediabrands
• Rachel Lim – Co-Founder of Love, Bonito
• Edward Ling – Sales Manager, Waze Malaysia

Date: September 6th, 2016 (Tuesday)

Venue: Sime Darby Convention Centre, Jalan Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.

For details, contact Ruby on 03-77262588, [email protected]

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