Having earned the trust and confidence of industry players, Han Chiang University College of Communication continues to move forward to provide more Malaysians with good and quality education, hence a successful career in their respective fields.
For the seventh successive year, HCUC will be collaborating with OYeah Media Sdn Bhd to scout for talented newscasters for 8TV and ntv7. OYeah is a broadcast professional training company committed to cultivating broadcast talents and focuses on practical exercises.
The northern region’s audition programme will be held at HCUC in July, to be followed by the second one for central region and then for southern region.
HCUC Vice-Chancellor Dr Beh Kok Hooi met with Malaysian popular 8TV news anchor Tan Chia Yong at its campus in Penang on April 1 to discuss the collaboration. Tan is the founder of OYeah Media Sdn Bhd as well as the audition programme’s director. He has more than 20 years of experience in his field and a strong following of audience, especially the Mandarin-medium group.
HCUC at Jalan Lim Lean Teng will provide its high standard auditorium, a control room and sound-proof TV studio for the “scouting of talent” workshop in July. The target participants are undergraduates and teenagers. The auditorium can accommodate up 140 participants at one time.
“We are pleased to offer our facilities to them to host this important event in the northern region,” Dr Beh said.
HCUC churns out a large number of mass communication, business, logistics and supply chain management, accounting, multimedia, computing and Chinese Studies graduates each year. Over the years, many of them have had found jobs in their respective fields of studies. Those from School of Communication and Media found jobs at TV or Radio Stations, production houses, post-production companies, media and advertising companies as well as the corporate bodies.