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Why we need visuals: Editors Talk (Ep 9)

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Telling stories in a visually engaging way is becoming increasingly important in the ever evolving media landscape. Production editor Lee Kim Siang speaks to deputy visual editor Charmaine Martin to find out more about the benefits, processes and challenges involved.

Synopsis: A monthly podcast conversation inspired by The Business Times column Off The Record, in which editors from the newsrooms of SPH Media, discuss the modern news industry from their insider's perspective.

Highlights of the conversation:

00:47 Role and challenges in the newsroom

02:34 The evolution of graphics

03:43 The impact of graphics in news delivery

08:52 The role of AI in graphic design

10:18 Advice for aspiring designers

Written and hosted by: Lee Kim Siang (

With Charmaine Martin, deputy visual editor, The Business Times

Recording engineer: Joann Chai Pei Chieh

Produced by: Howie Lim

Edited by: Claressa Monteiro

A podcast by BT Podcasts, The Business Times, SPH Media


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