Singapore, 6 April 2010 – Shape Singapore, the leading health and fitness magazine for women, a licensed title from American Media Inc. and published by SPH Magazines Pte Ltd (SPH Magazines), is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeanette Wang, a well-known sports journalist, triathlete and ultra-marathoner as its Associate Editor.
Wang, who graduated with an Honours degree in Communication Studies from Nanyang Technological University, has been a journalist for five years, her last two appointments being at The Straits Times sports desk and art desk respectively.
An avid triathlete, ultra-marathoner and netballer, Wang, 28, is a familiar name in sporting circles. In her free time, she also bakes and plays the guitar.
In her new appointment, Wang reports directly to Susanah Cheok, Group Editor, Fashion & Beauty, SPH Magazines.
Says Susanah Cheok, "We are very pleased and excited to have Jeanette on board Shape. Her journalistic background and domain knowledge on women’s fitness, nutrition, health and well-being make her an excellent choice to edit Shape magazine. With her passion and experience, we are confident that she will drive the magazine forward and take it to a new level."
Says Wang, "I feel truly fortunate and blessed to be given this opportunity to contribute to Shape magazine as Associate Editor. How many people can say that work is their passion? I’m looking forward to walking together with Singapore women on the road to fitness and looking good."
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A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media giant Singapore Press Holdings Limited.
With a proven track record for sterling editorial content and award-winning designs, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic magazine publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in English and Chinese, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobile, parenting, décor, new media and business. All the newsstand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other well-known titles such as Female, The Peak, Home and Décor, Nuyou, Torque, HWM and GameAxis are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.
SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. In addition, its regional IT portal, www.hardwarezone.com(R), is consistently the No.1 online portal as attested by the Hitwise awards over the last 2 years. Its subsidiary, clickTRUE Pte Ltd, is a Pay Per Performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation.
With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to become Asia's publishing powerhouse, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, The Phillippines and Vietnam. Magazines in its fold have achieved strong market presence in their respective sectors, as well as distinguished track records and solid reputation.
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About Shape Singapore
Licensed from American Media, Inc., Shape is the complete mind and body guide for women in Singapore, It covers all aspects of living a well-balanced life, from the latest information on fitness, nutrition, exercise, and health, to invaluable tips on living life to the fullest. Shape is motivating, inspiring and embraces the most desirable lifestyle for women – shaping their looks, as well as their lives. With a readership of 54,000, Shape is the leading active lifestyle guide for women in Singapore. Shape is MPAS Health & Fitness magazine of the year 2010.
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