WKWSCI Alumni Awards 2020

In 2020, the WKWSCI Alumni Awards was renamed the WKWSCI Spotlight Awards. The WKWSCI Spotlight Awards continues to recognise our alumni who have made an impact in their own fields of work and social causes. Visit the WKWSCI Spotlight Awards website here.

Impact Awards

The WKWSCI Impact Awards recognises alumni whose achievements influence society, industry or a social cause.

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Emerging Star Awards

The WKWSCI Emerging Star Awards recognises meritorious achievements of alumni in the early stages of their career.

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Award recipients

CHEAH WENQI
MATTHEW CHEW
NG KAI YUAN
TAN YANG YI

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Emerging Star Award Recipients

OGS is a digital publisher dedicated to uncovering timeless and overlooked stories across Southeast Asia. Through authentic storytelling and candid perspectives, they explore society, culture and the human condition to connect and inspire the region.

Since 2017, they have journeyed across Singapore and beyond to share everything from light-hearted stories of unexpected friendships to no-holds-barred conversations with persons with disabilities.

In 2019, OGS started O+ and Something Private. Through distinctive graphics, O+ discusses candid perspectives about society, culture, and being human. Something Private is a podcast for Asian women, exploring everything from sex, to health, and the society.

JEREMY KOH

Impact Award Recipient

Jeremy Koh is a senior editor at CNA's International Desk and he oversees the channel's coverage of China and South Asia, while reporting occasionally from around the world.

Previously based in Beijing as a China correspondent, Jeremy won the Journalist of the Year award at the Mediacorp News Awards in 2018.

He has more than a decade of experience reporting on some of the world's most newsworthy events including Thailand's military coup in 2006, Hong Kong's Occupy Central and anti-extradition bill protests, North Korea's 7th Workers' Party Congress (Finalist for coverage of continuing news story, New York Festivals World's Best TV & Films), the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore, and the Sri Lanka bomb attacks in 2019.

He's also covered elections in India, Mongolia and Singapore.

Besides reporting, Jeremy has also produced and presented documentary programmes such as Reporting from Pyongyang (nominated for Best News Programme at Asian Television Awards 2016), and This Side of the Border, a show about those living along the Sino-North Korean border.

Between 2010 and 2012, Jeremy was based in Tianjin where he worked on the Tianjin Eco-city Project under Singapore's Ministry of National Development. He was groomed to be a China specialist under the government's Overseas Development Programme (China).