Monday, March 14, 2011

Christine Tan Singapore

Christine Tan (pronounced Tahn) is a Singaporean financial journalist with CNBC Asia and is the Singapore anchor for Worldwide Exchange, the global business-news program broadcasting live each weekday from Asia, Europe and the United States. In addition to Worldwide Exchange, which she co-anchors with CNBC Europe's Ross Westgate and CNBC US' Nicole Lapin, Christine Tan also anchors CNBC Asia's award-winning and longest-running feature program, "Managing Asia," which she interviews key executives and leaders of Asian companies.

Christine Tan Biography

Christine Tan is the Singapore-based anchor for CNBC's longest-running feature program "Managing Asia". Christine Tan also anchors "Worldwide Exchange", CNBC's groundbreaking program coming live every weekday from Asia, Europe and the U.S. interviewing prominent CEOs and leaders of top companies doing business in Asia.

Christine Tan has more than 16 years experience in journalism, more than half of which was with CNBC. During her career, she has covered the business and financial market impact from major news events like the Asian Economic Crisis, the Dot Com Bubble Crash, 9-11 attacks in the US and SARS Outbreak.

Christine Tan received the Best News Program award at the 2004 Asian Television Awards on behalf of The Asian Wall Street Journal. The same program also won a finalist award at the 2004 New York Festivals for Coverage of a Breaking News Story.

Christine Tan also received Silver World Medal for Best Anchor at the 2009 New York Festivals Television Programming and Promotion Awards. She also won for Best Current Affairs Presenter award at the 2008 Asian Television Awards. Christine Tan was a finalist for Best News Anchor in 2001 and 2002 at the New York Festivals Awards and also a Best Current Affairs Presenter finalist at the 1997 and 2006 Asian Television Awards.

Christine Tan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and English and a Masters of Arts with Honors in Sociology from the University of Auckland, New Zealand.

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