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Paydesk has 53 journalists in Malaysia. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography.

Our top journalists in Malaysia are Nina Muslim and Wen Chen.

Use our journalist directory to find a member to work for you.

We have journalists in Cyberjaya, George Town, Ipoh, Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Petaling Jaya, Putrajaya, Selangor, Shah Alam and Subang Jaya.

Journalists in Malaysia



Nina Muslim

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Nina Muslim is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has over 20 years of experience, starting her career as a journalist at a student newspaper in college and now in Bernama, Malaysia's news agency. She has lived and worked in three countries, and worked in TV, print and now video. She Read morespecializes in human rights, women's rights and social justice, as well as health/medical and environmental issues.
Languages
English Malay
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Journalism
Skills
Current Affairs Natural Disasters Medical
+5

Wen Chen

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Wen is a documentary filmmaker and journalist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has over ten years experience working as a producer, director, writer, videographer and editor in various formats: TV broadcast, digital platform and feature documentaries. She has worked on documentaries for Netflix,Read more BBC, Insider, Euronews, CNA, History Channel and Crime & Investigation Network.
Languages
English Malay Chinese (Mandarin)
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+12
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+6

Samsul Said

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Samsul Said is a Photojournalist based in Kuala Lumpur. He is currently working as a “Freelance Photographer and Videographer”. Samsul Said, is specializing in providing Highquality photograph, especially News, Documentary, Photojournalism and has strong interest in culture. He had been to Xinjiang,Read more China in 2012 for 2 weeks to finish the special project within Malaysia-China travel magazine and represent Malaysia for judging “Xinjiang through the lens”. Samsul also received a Hostile Environment training course for 5 days in Bangkok under Dynamic company organized by Reuters. 

His work has been publish in Time magazine, Wasington Post, USA Today, The Guardian, 
The Telegraph, The huffingston Post, Boston Big Pictures, L.A Times, Bangkok Post, The New York Times Online, China Daily, Lavanguardia, Media Indonesia, Jakarta Post, National Post, International Herald Tribune, Globe and Mail Canada, The Wall Street Journal, The National Post, Times of Oman, Times of India, REUTERS Our World Book (Volume 5) and local newspaper and Magazine such as The Star, The Sun, The News Straits Times Press, The Malay Mail, Sinar Harian, Libur, Dewan Budaya and now he’s  Stringer at Reuters Pictures and Getty Images News Asia Pacific as a freelance basisi in Kuala Lumpur. I will accept any an assignment in ASIA, please contact me here: ******
Languages
English
Services
Photography
Skills
Breaking News

Aminah Farid

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Aminah Farid is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Languages
English Malay
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Research
+3
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Investigative Reporting
+3

Annette Gartland

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I'm an Irish journalist, based in Asia. I'm currently in Kuala Lumpur. I specialise in environmental, health, and human rights issues and have my own website, Changing Times (https://changingtimes.media). I have been a journalist for more than 45 years and am a skilled editor, proofreader, and Read moreFrench-to-English translator. I have worked for major newspapers and magazines in England and Ireland, and for Radio France International, the BBC, Agence France Presse, and euronews.
Languages
English French
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+10
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Fact Checking

Salena Pail

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salena Pail is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Been in the journalism industry for more than 10 years. Experience in features story, press releases,text speeches and blog articles along with on-ground interviews. 
As well as dual-experience in photography and reporting skills.

Read moreApart from Kuala Lumpur, she also cover fixing for Borneo both Sabah & Sabah as well as the sultanate kingdom of Brunei Darussalam.
Languages
English Malay
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+7
Skills
Business Finance Current Affairs
+18

Ushar Daniele

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Armed with ten years of experience on the field as a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, I now assume my role as a independent broadcast journalist. I recently hosted for VICE News in Malaysia and when I am not on camera, I produce news packages and documentaries for international news Read moreagencies like Al Jazeera International, CNN, CNBC. Before moving into broadcast, I was a print journalist and I still write for publications like The New York Times and South China Morning Post.
Languages
English Indonesian Malay
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+11

Muhammad Hafiz Mohd Hidzir

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
An ordinary Malaysian home-grown youth who is shaped with experiences gained and knowledge learned sparked by various of interests who also loves (almost) everything in life that the world has to offer.

Studying for endless amount of knowledge during the day, and develop himself throughout the Read morenight through varied activities related with his interests.
Languages
English Malay
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+4
Skills
Fact Checking

Ersie Anjumin

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Ersie Anjumin is a journalist based in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
Languages
English Indonesian Malay
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Research
+5
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+14

Aulia Aulia Hanafiah

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Aulia Hanafiah is a journalist based in  Asia Pasific

I am a journalist, based in Asia. I am currently in Sumatra, Aceh province. I specialize in environmental, health and human rights issues and have my own website, I have been a journalist for more than 10 years and I am a skilled English Read moreeditor, proofreader and translator. I have worked for major newspapers and magazines in the UK and Ireland, and for Radio France International, BBC, Agence France Presse and euronews.
Languages
English Indonesian Malay
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Services
News Gathering Investigative Journalism Photography
+1
Skills
Politics Investigative Reporting Risk Analysis
+1

Sivanisvarry Morhan

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
I am a dedicated journalist, pursues stories in a local media in Petaling Jaya. With a commitment to reporting, I cover diverse topics, contributing to the local and global media landscape.

To view my full profile, kindly visit linkedin.com/in/sivanisvarry-morhan-4b3583146
Languages
English Malay
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+5
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+10

Ayuni Ayatillah

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Ayuni Ayatillah is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.

She specializes in lifestyle, parenting and women issues topics, with a flair for storytelling and simplified English that appeals to local readers.

She has experience writing for local and Read moreinternational parenting and women issue websites such as Makchic.com, Mom Center and AprilMag.com. She also has experience writing/blogging for numerous brands such as Philips, MILO, Nickelodeon and Dutch Lady to name a few.

She interviews with people and write about their stories in online and print media.

She is good with time management and work best with a defined goal in mind.
Languages
Malay
Services
Feature Stories Fact Checking
Skills
Business Current Affairs Entertainment & Celebrity
+3

Zan Azlee

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I am a multimedia journalist, documentary filmmaker and writer based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I have 16 years experience in the field and my last senior post was as Senior Editor, News Features, at Astro AWANI, Malaysia's first 24-hour news channel. Prior to that 4-year stint,, I was a Read morecontributing correspondent for several international news organisation which included, Al Jazeera International, Global Post, VPRO TV (Dutch), VJ Movement (Dutch) and a few more. I also have conflict journalism experience having reported and produced documentaries in places like Afghanistan, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Tunisia, Turkey and Southern Thailand. I have produced numerous feature documentaries that have gone on to screen in various international film festivals. And I am an author and have written four non-fiction books to date. I also run a boutique media company called Fat Bidin Sdn Bhd that produces non-fiction content for all mediums.
Languages
English Malay
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+6

Mohd Noor Edzuan Sapuan

Ipoh, Malaysia
MOHD NOOR EDZUAN SAPUAN is a Photographer & Videographer base in Malaysia. Specialize in wedding, sport, interior & videography.

Current employer is Airbnb & OYO. Willing to travel for assignments & comfortable to work remotely.

Some of my work can be seen here : 

www.edzuansapuan.my
www.Read morestillsxmotions.com

My Social Media :
instagram.com/edzuan
instagram.com/edzuansapuan
instagram.com/stillsmotions

Thank you.
Languages
English Malay
Services
Photography
Skills
Technology Science & Environment Film & Theatre
+10

Gana Prakash

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Gana Prakash is a journalist.
Languages
English Malay
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries Feature Stories
+12
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+24

Lavanya Balakrishnan

Shah Alam, Malaysia
Lavanya Balakrishnan is an editorial writer from Shah Alam, Malaysia. She is a lifestyle writer with over two years experience and has exposure writing articles, guides and post-event reports for in-house media. Clients she has worked with include Sunway Echo Media, EasyUni, Lavin Pure and TPM Read moreOutdoor. She is also a contributor with a content marketplace.

In 2022, Lavanya picked a cause in community placemaking and is currently following PPS, Stipo and PlacemakingX on resources and online course. 

Lavanya is happy to write articles for mobility, co-working spaces, construction, property, retail and tourism brands who acknowledges the practice and enhancement of placemaking within the company in Malaysia.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Fact Checking
Skills
Research Fact Checking

Gloria Jaymess

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
GLORIA JAYMESS is a journalist based in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
Languages
English Malay
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+6
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+4

Naressa Khan

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I am a versatile writer specializing in content creation, research, and creative solutions. I develop ideal narratives and content leads in various formats, for various market segments. Whether an exclusive feature article, a crisp ad copy, a succinct web page, or an extensive brand book, my work Read moreindicates my passion for translating existential ideas into solid and impressionable audience benefits.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast)
+1
Skills
Arts & Books Film & Theatre Entertainment & Celebrity
+5

Marco Ferrarese

George Town, Malaysia
Marco Ferrarese is a journalist and travel writer specializing on Malaysia, Southeast Asia and India. He earned a PhD in Anthropology with a focus on Malaysia from Monash University. 

Ferrarese has written about travel, culture and extreme music in Asia for a variety of international Read morepublications such as Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia, CNN Travel, BBC Travel, South China Morning Post, NIKKEI Asian Review, Roads & Kingdoms, Southeast Asia Globe, Perceptive Travel and Time Out. 

He is co-author of the 5th edition of "The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget", having researched chapters on West Malaysia, Sarawak, Brunei and Sabah. 

He is also the author of two fiction and non-fiction books  - one, "Nazi Goreng" (2013) currently banned by the Malaysian government - and several academic essays published by Routledge, Rowman & Littlefield and Marshall-Cavendish.

Know more at www.marcoferrarese.com
Languages
Spanish Italian Malay
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Feature Stories Content Writing
+7
Skills
Current Affairs Arts & Books Film & Theatre
+7

Fitri Hazim

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
I’m a reporter based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Seven years experience in broadcasting and journalism. I’ve mastered in hosting, news anchor, vox-pop, cross-over, voice-over, news writing script and news writing skills. My news angle forte is politics and crimes in dual language Malay and English. 
Read more

Actively working as emcee for wedding event and moderator for talkshow program speaking on current issues.
Languages
English Malay
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+7
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Natural Disasters
+5

Afeeq Nadzrin

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, Afeeq Nadzrin spent his childhood watching films and channel surfing whilst enjoying and admiring the creativity and story-telling visuals executed by various sorts of film directors. After picking up the camera four years ago as a hobby, Afeeq immediately realised Read morethat filmmaking and photography became his passion and a work of art he wanted audiences to become well aware off. 

Since turning and enhancing his talents towards filmmaking, Afeeq has quickly built himself a reputation as one of the youngest film directors in Malaysia after directing two films including a documentary shortlisted for ‘Best Documentary’ in Canberra, Australia. His work life has revolved around his personal interest and creative preferences. Afeeq’s passion is emotional story-telling and is always on the lookout for the idiosyncrasies that colour our lives. The abynormal that makes us normal. 

His inpiration growing up is Bruno Aveillan, Martin Scorsese, Stephen Spielberg and Quentin Taratino.

Afeeq Nadzrin is also an experienced Producer with a demonstrated history of working in the media production industry. Skilled in Cinematography, Photography, Media Producer, Television, and Film. Strong arts and design professional with a Bachelor’s Degree focused in Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management from University of Canberra.
Languages
English Malay
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Documentaries
+7
Skills
Technology Arts & Books Film & Theatre
+5

Radzi Razak

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Radzi Razak is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
Languages
English Indonesian Malay
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Feature Stories
+7
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+7

Avila Geraldine Samuel

Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Avila Geraldine Samuel is a journalist based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.

She writes and covers a wide range of topics from local politics, environment, tourism, culture, to crime, among others. 

She also does freelance jobs - doing serious and laid-back writing based on client needs. Read moreWhen she is not working, she goes places one stamp at a time or just watches the world go by =)
Languages
English Malay
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Investigative Journalism
+3
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Natural Disasters
+6

Shahrim Tamrin

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Shahrim Tamrin is a journalist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He has nearly 16 years’ experience in Journalism and Communications with mainstream & online publications, corporate sector, sports body and inter-government agency.

He started career as a Sports Journalist with theSunDaily in 1997 Read morebefore moving to Asian Football Confederation and United Nations. He made the comeback into journalism with The Malay Mail. Later, he became News Journalist and automotive writer in the New Straits Times, Berita Harian and theSunDaily. 

At present, Shahrim is a guest columnist & freelance journalist writing for various publications including digital news outlets which include ******, ******, ****** and ******. 

Shahrim was awarded with theSunDaily Editorial Excellence Award in 2015 & 2016. In November 2016, he received a special Award from Asean NCAP (New Car Assessment Programme) for his wide range coverage of road safety efforts and issues in South East Asia.

He provided input to the Special Envoy for Road Safety of United Nations in April 2017. In August 2018, he was appointed by the Minister of Transport Malaysia as part of the Recommendations Review Panel (RRP) following the highest casualties ever recorded in a single road crash at Genting Highlands in 2013.

Shahrim was a recipient of a 2018 International Centre for Journalist and World Health Organisation (ICFJ-WHO) Safety Reporting Fellowship to attend the 13th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion in Bangkok, Thailand and 2020 Road Safety Fellowship to attend the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety in Stockholm, Sweden.

Shahrim has successfully undergone training under the ICFJ and WHO 2020 Road Safety Training of Trainers programme.

He sat on the Board of Directors of Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) from January 2019 until January 2022, the only Journalist appointed to the Board.
Languages
English Malay
Services
Journalism
Skills
Breaking News

Skot Thayer

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Skot Thayer is an American journalist based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He specializes in food and culture reporting alongside politics, technology, and humanitarian issues. His work has been featured at The Guardian, OZY, iO9, and Roads & Kingdoms.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Research Investigative Journalism
+2
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+8
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