Ask Me Anything Evening with Veteran Radio Reporter and Diversity Advocate Bob Butler

Tuesday 21st February, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, SPH News Centre, Singapore

The Asian American Journalists Association’s Asia Chapter (AAJA-Asia) and the Singapore Press Club (SPC) invite you to an Ask Me Anything session with Bob Butler on Tuesday 21st February, from 6:30 to 8;30 pm in Singapore, at the SPH News Centre.

From what it takes to be a good radio reporter and the latest trends and innovations that are changing the industry to strategies for promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in your newsroom, this conversation will be moderated by Communication Advisor and MoneyFM “Saturday Mornings” Radio Show Host, Glenn van Zutphen.

Bob Butler is a veteran reporter at KCBS Radio in San Francisco and Broadcast VP at SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists). From 1979 until today, his media career spans over 40 years. An AAJA member and former president of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) in the US, Butler is also an experienced diversity advocate. Through Butler Media, he provides training for the next generation of journalists, especially in Africa, and conducts research on the diversity of newsroom management. More about Bob Butler here.

  • Date : Tuesday 21st February, 6:30 to 8:30 pm SGT
  • Venue : SPH News Centre, room T2.1, 1000 Toa Payoh N, Singapore 318994
  • Tickets for the event only: Free for AAJA-Asia and SPC members ; $5 SGD for non-members
  • Tickets for the event + dinner (Bento Box and 1 drink): $15 SGD for AAJA-Asia and SPC members ; $ 20 SGD for non-members

Session Moderator

Glenn van Zutphen is a career international journalist and is the founder of VanMedia Group Pte Ltd, a worldwide media consultancy. For over 14 years, he has coached more than 2,600 high-performing journalists, business leaders, and entrepreneurs around the world to deliver confident, credible, and clear communication across digital and news media platforms, and conferences. He also is the host of the “Weekend Mornings” radio show on MoneyFM 89.3, Singapore’s most trusted business news station. In 25+ years as a professional journalist, he worked in print, radio, TV, and online news based in the U.S., Japan, Switzerland, Hong Kong, and Singapore for the likes of CNN International, CNBC Asia, NHK Japan, ABC News Radio and others.

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