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Avril Hong



Avril presents the hourly business updates on Channel NewsAsia.

She joined Mediacorp in 2013 as a producer for news radio station 938LIVE (re-branded 938NOW). Over the course of her work, she has covered a wide range of topics from elections to the economy, interviewing newsmakers and analysts.

Of particular interest to her are issues related to international news, the environment, and aviation.

Avril’s career highlights include covering the Singapore General Election, the Paris and Singapore Airshows, high key diplomatic visits during the annual Shangri-La dialogue, as well as the birth of a baby elephant.

Outside work, Avril loves travelling and water sports. When she gets the time, she can be found exploring a foreign land or befriending marine life.

Avril obtained her Bachelor of Communication Studies (Honours) from Nanyang Technological University's Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information where she picked up technical skills in reporting and working across various broadcast and social media platforms.

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