Walter Fernandez – Editor-in-Chief – Mediacorp Pte Ltd

Mr Walter Fernandez is the Editor-in-Chief of Mediacorp. He has been a journalist and editor for 24 years and has spent the last 18 years at Mediacorp. A member of its senior management, Mr Fernandez oversees all news and current affairs content on television, radio and digital across English news brands such as CNA and TODAY as well as vernacular brands such as Berita in Malay and Sethi in Tamil. He manages some 800 staff in Singapore and around the region. Over the past six years, he has led the digital transformation and integration of the traditional newsrooms in Mediacorp.

Prior to joining Mediacorp, Mr Fernandez was a political and business correspondent at The Straits Times. A Singapore Press Holdings scholar, he graduated from the London School of Economics. Mr Fernandez also sits on the Board of Directors of the Singapore Land Authority and Maritime Port Authority.