Poh Kok Ing
Kok Ing is an accomplished co-host and program editor of World Tonight, a dynamic and immersive hour-long ‘live’ broadcast covering breaking news and major stories from Asia, EMEA, and North America.
His exceptional skills in storytelling and production have earned him recognition as an award-winning producer and series producer for CNA's weekly documentary programme On the Red Dot, where he spent eight years uncovering compelling stories of people from all walks of life in Singapore.
Kok Ing's diverse range of stories includes sensitive topics such as casual racism, addiction, and the struggles of the homeless. He and his team were granted unprecedented access to Project 4650, an interim housing scheme for the homeless, where they documented the challenges and triumphs of those striving to break the vicious cycle of poverty. Kok Ing's commitment to shedding light on important social issues has helped him earn the respect of his peers and audiences alike.
Before joining Mediacorp, Kok Ing was a Content Producer at SPH STOMP, Singapore's first citizen journalism website, where he gained a keen insight into the concerns of his fellow Singaporeans. He has also been a passionate educator and an English Language teacher at Pasir Ris Secondary School. There, he introduced innovative teaching methods such as lip-syncing competitions to engage and inspire his students.
Throughout his career, Kok Ing has realised that every person has a unique story to tell, and that understanding and validation are universal needs. He strongly believes in the interconnectedness of all living beings, and his work reflects his deep respect and empathy for people from all walks of life.