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

Walter Fernandez oversees all news and current affairs content on television, radio and digital across news brands such as Channel NewsAsia, TODAY, Berita and Sethi. Mr Fernandez has been at Mediacorp for 17 years and held a variety of senior editorial and management roles. Over the past three years, he successfully 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. During his time at The Straits Times, he was seconded to the Prime Ministers’ Office as a research officer to then Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew to help him pen his memoirs. Mr Fernandez currently also sits on the Board of Directors of the Singapore Land Authority and Maritime Port Authority.