Media Prima appoints Mustapha Kamil as ED

By BERNAMA / Graphic By TMR

Media Prima Bhd has appointed Mustapha Kamil Mohd Janor as its ED, news and editorial operations effective Oct 2.

In a statement yesterday, it also said that Mustapha Kamil had been appointed to the boards of Sistem Televisyen Malaysia Bhd and The New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd (NSTP) effective the same date.

“As an ED, he will be responsible for the overall operations of Media Prima news and editorial functions,” the company said.

“He will provide the strategic direction and oversight of Media Prima television networks and NSTP news operations, and will focus on optimising the group’s news resources in line with Media Prima’s business transformation efforts,” it added.

Media Prima said Mustapha Kamil has 26 years of experience in journalism and had held various positions in the company, including NSTP foreign correspondent in New York, Business Times managing editor and New Straits Times group editor until his resignation in 2016.