A Tough but Meaningful Life for Journalists

By Marcus Dip Silas

July 2022 FEATURE
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Elroi Yee.
ELROI YEE stepped into the world of journalism through an unconventional path. He had worked his way up in TV, writing scripts and working on TV shows: “Most journalists have a traditional news background, but I actually started in TV production.” But he always felt that his job was solely for the pay.It was only when a Singaporean network channel hired Yee as a local fixer and producer on a documentary project that something sparked in his new role. “Journalism...

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Marcus Dip Silas

is an interculturalist and the author of Founders' Grit, a compilation biography celebrating the accomplishments and achievements of Penang tech and manufacturing entrepreneurs.