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The office of Malaysia’s Prime Minister has announced the immediate appointment of seasoned journalist, Rozaid Abdul Rahman, formerly the Editor-in-Chief of The Star, as the new Media and Strategic Communications Director.
This 58-year-old veteran replaces Datuk Wan Nurzila Wan Abd Rahman, wrapping up her service earlier this month. Rozaid, previously the Executive Content Officer at The Star Media Group since 4th January 2021, boasts an impressive career history, including his role as Group Editor-in-Chief for Sinar Harian and Sinar Daily, succeeding Datuk Baharom Mahusin.
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Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, Rozaid’s acumen was pivotal in launching the Sinar Daily digital platform. The site officially went live under his watchful eye on 1st January 2022. Notably, his brave 1989 report detailing his journey through a 1.5km tunnel crafted by the Malayan Communist Party at the Malaysia-Thailand border post-peace agreement stands as a testament to his relentless commitment to journalism.
Rozaid’s journey began in April 1984 as a cadet reporter for Utusan Malaysia. His accumulated experience will undoubtedly be a valuable asset in his new role. The news is based on a report by Marketing Interactive.