Mediacorp and Edipresse Media Singapore join hands to deliver luxury content and experiences to Singaporeans
Singapore, 9 January 2019 – Mediacorp and Asia’s leading luxury media group Edipresse Media have joined hands to create luxury content and experiences for audiences in Singapore. The agreement brings together Mediacorp’s multi-platform audience reach and editorial expertise with Edipresse Media’s leadership in providing premium lifestyle content and event experiences. The deal is part of Mediacorp Partner Network (MPN), an initiative that brings Mediacorp together with partner organisations to deliver a richer experience for consumers and advertisers in Singapore.
Under a multi-year agreement, CNA Lifestyle’s luxury segment will collaborate with Edipresse Media’s Singapore Tatler division to deliver multi-platform content experiences across digital editorial content, TV, live radio and events. Such content will be made available on both Mediacorp and Edipresse Media platforms, utilising the regional reach and influence of both companies. In addition, Mediacorp and Edipresse Media Singapore’s commercial teams in Singapore will together craft holistic solutions for advertisers who are keen to engage with premium audiences across online and offline platforms.
CNA Lifestyle was launched on September 18, 2018 to provide PMEBs (Professionals, Managers, Executives and Businessmen) with the latest in dining, travel, style, wellness and what’s trending in the lifestyle and entertainment landscape in Singapore and across Asia. In October alone, content from CNAlifestyle.com pulled in 2.9 million page views and 1.4 million unique visitors.
Mediacorp will bring the co-produced luxury content with Edipresse Media into its portfolio of digital assets that include over 40 products in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil). Mediacorp properties reach 99% of people in Singapore every week, according to Nielsen Media Index. Eight of the Top 10 most listened to radio stations in Singapore are Mediacorp stations. Over 85% of Singapore viewers tune in to Mediacorp’s seven free-to-air television stations every week. Page views on Mediacorp properties average 200 million views per month internationally*.
Edipresse Media will leverage this collaboration to extend and amplify the reach of Singapore Tatler, the country’s leading luxury lifestyle brand. Its website, singaporetatler.com, offers a 360-degree experience through compelling stories, beautiful imagery, engaging videos and a strong social media presence. Singapore Tatler’s robust print and online presence also puts the spotlight on Asia’s influential elite and nurtures this community of like-minded people who strive to live life to the fullest.
Edipresse Media Singapore’s Managing Director Corinne Ng said, “Collaboration is a hallmark of today’s rapidly changing media landscape. With Singapore Tatler’s strong heritage of over 36 years coupled with Mediacorp’s extensive reach, we are able to provide unique insights into the current luxury landscape and inspiring lifestyle experiences to our audience of discerning individuals.”
Mediacorp’s Editor-in-Chief Walter Fernandez said, “The Mediacorp partnership with Edipresse Media Singapore is a strategic collaboration which will benefit both companies. Working with Singapore Tatler will help CNA Lifestyle to expand its range of lifestyle-related content and better serve its audience online, on air and in the events space. This partnership is testament to the ambitions of CNA Lifestyle to be the largest lifestyle destination in Singapore, and a major player in the region.”
The two parties inked the agreement at a ceremony at Mediacorp Campus, 1 Stars Avenue which was announced on December 4, 2018.
*Adobe Analytics, monthly average, May – July 2018
About Edipresse Media Singapore
Edipresse Media Singapore (EMS) is a leading media company known for producing a diverse portfolio of premium print and digital brands. Setting the standard for engaging content and extraordinary event experiences, the company’s brands include Singapore Tatler, SingaporeTatler.com, Singapore Tatler Homes, and T.Dining by Singapore Tatler. The company established its custom media division in 2010 to leverage its unparalleled expertise in developing branded content, launching magazines and websites, offering content-marketing services, and producing bespoke events. Currently, EMS publishes award-winning titles Audi Magazine and Sands Style, as well as yacht club member magazine Longitude and Horizons for SUTL. For more information, visit edipressemedia.com.
Since 1982, Singapore Tatler has been country’s leading luxury lifestyle brand showcasing how to live a life, extraordinary. It covers a breadth of relevant topics including sustainability and philanthropy alongside the latest luxury lifestyle news spanning art and culture, fashion and jewellery, food and travel, and more. Its insightful content champions only the very best—whether that means how to create positive impact or find that collectable bottle of champagne. Its website, SingaporeTatler.com, has an average of 1.5m monthly pageviews and offers a 360 experience through compelling stories, beautiful images, thoughtful videos and a strong social media presence. Singapore Tatler’s robust print and online presence also puts the spotlight on Asia’s influential elite and nurtures this community of like-minded people who strive to live life to the fullest. Discover the brand at singaporetatler.com.
Mediacorp is Singapore’s largest content creator and transmedia platform, operating seven TV channels, 11 radio stations and multiple digital platforms including Channel NewsAsia (CNA), Singapore’s most used news app, and Toggle, its digital video platform. Its mission is to engage, entertain and enrich audiences by harnessing the power of creativity.
Mediacorp pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with radio broadcast in 1936 and television broadcast in 1963. Today, it reaches 99% of Singaporeans in all four languages, and has a growing Asian audience base through CNA and its entertainment content that is distributed across markets in the region.
Mediacorp’s investments include stakes in Reebonz, one of the region’s fastest growing luxury online retailers, and Vietnam television’s International Media Corporation. The Mediacorp Partner Network brings Mediacorp together with industry-leading brands like ESPN and 99.co to deliver rich content for consumers and effective solutions for advertisers.
Mediacorp was named Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year for the 14th time at the Asian Television Awards in 2017.
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