Al Jazeera English Malaysia

Launched in 2006, Al Jazeera English is a global 24-hour, English news and current affairs channel. Part of the Qatar-based Al Jazeera Media Network, the channel now transmits to more than 260 million households in over 125 countries. The channel's mandate is to deliver journalism that has depth and to provide context for the transformative changes taking place across the globe.

Fiona Lawson-Baker
Fiona Lawson-Baker
Senior Producer 

Fiona has more than 15 years experience in factual television across the UK, Australia and Asia. She started her broadcast career at BBC London in long-form current affairs, magazine science and interactive productions. As an AFTRS graduate, she worked for SBS television in production, commissioning and acquisitions. Since 2008, she has worked in Singapore and Malaysia, overseeing productions for Al Jazeera English (AJE), ZDF, Discovery, History and Crime & Investigation Channels. Fiona was integral to the first Malaysian Australian co-production in 2012, The Coral Triangle (3 x 1 hrs). Currently, Fiona is based in Malaysia with AJE sourcing documentaries from the Asia Pacific region for the flagship documentary strand, Witness. In 2013, Fiona oversaw a special Al Jazeera series from China, Wukan: After the Uprising with the festival version premiering at IDFA. She also oversees Viewfinder Asia, an extraordinary project bringing stories from indies in Asia to AJE's global audience.

Astro Satellite Television Malaysia

Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad is a leading integrated consumer media entertainment group in Malaysia and Southeast Asia with operations in 4 key areas of business, namely Pay-TV, Radio, Publications and Digital Media.


With a customer base of over 3 million residential customers or approximately 50% penetration of Malaysian TV households, Astro offers 156 TV channels, including 68

Astro-created and branded channels and 22 HD channels, delivered via Direct-To-Home satellite TV, IPTV and OTT platforms. Astro provides HD, 3D, PVR, VOD and IPTV services through Astro B.yond and Astro On-The-Go.


Fulfilling its promise to bridge the digital divide for all of Malaysia, Astro introduced NJOI as an entry-level DTH satellite TV service and is the country’s first non-subscription based satellite TV, offering 17 TV and 20 radio channels.

Shoba Devi
Shoba Devi
Snr AVP, Citra