Oon Yeoh

Oon Yeoh - Editor

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Overview

Languages
English (UK)
English (US)
Non-Fiction
Biographies & Memoirs
Business & Management
Career Guides
Entertainment
Health & wellbeing
Music
Nature
Political Science & Current Affairs
Self-help & Self-improvement
Sex & Relationships
Technology
Writing & Publishing

Awards

  • Best English Writer for Nikkei Weekly 1998

Work experience

Senior Consulting Editor

MPH Group Publishing
October, 2011 – Present (almost 9 years)

I am in charge of sourcing for authors, project managing and content editing their work.

New Media Editor

The Edge Malaysia
January, 2009 – June, 2010 (over 1 year)

I was in charge of overseeing the development of the newspaper's official website, design the content strategy and manage the news team for it.

Senior Researcher

Telenor Research & Innovation, Asia Pacific
January, 2007 – October, 2009 (almost 3 years)

I was responsible for concept development for new business ideas involving mobile data.

Deputy News Editor & Online Editor

The Sun (newspaper in Malaysia)
January, 2003 – December, 2004 (almost 2 years)

I helped to clear the national news and also oversaw online operations.

Associate Editor

The Edge Singapore
January, 2002 – December, 2002 (12 months)

I helped start up The Edge Singapore and was in charge of the Corporate, Property and Technology sections of the paper.

Online Editor

The Sun (newspaper in Malaysia)
January, 2000 – December, 2000 (almost 1 year)

I was the online editor for The Sun newspaper, in charge of conceptualizing and project managing the development of the newspaper's first official website.

Editor

Ippon Books Ltd (London)
June, 1995 – June, 1996 (about 1 year)

I was in charge of conceptualizing, project managing and editing specialist judo books involving world and Olympic judo champions from around the world.

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