This collection of 51 essays contains the rich memories of Singapore’s leading media pioneers at their broadcasting station on Caldecott Hill. On Air captures the breadth and depth of their experiences over 82 years on the Hill: from the founding in 1936 of the British Malayan Broadcasting Corporation, to Radio and Television Singapore (RTS), to Singapore Broadcasting Corporation (SBC), and finally to what is today, Mediacorp. In this book, the writers have recorded eight decades worth of work and life experiences and have shared precious, untold stories from the Japanese Occupation of Caldecott Hill, to the fascinating behind-the-scenes happenings that cast light on well known and well loved shows. In this book, the authors have recorded many decades’ worth of work experiences, including untold stories from the Japanese Occupation of Caldecott Hill, as well as fascinating behind-the-scenes anecdotes from famous and well-loved programmes. With a foreword by George Yeo and featuring a rare collection of archival photographs, this publication is the first of its kind and provides an insight into the history and development of broadcasting in Singapore.
1. Broadcasting ? Singapore ? History 2. Broadcasting ? Singapore ? Anecdotes 3. Broadcasters ? Singapore ? Anecdotes.