CYNTHIA NG News anchor, editor and journalist, Astro AWANI


Cynthia Ng is an anchor, editor and journalist for Astro AWANI, Malaysia’s leading news channel, covering national and international news stories. She anchors AWANI 7.45, the channel's prime time news program. She is also the editor of AWANI Review, the channel’s English-language portal, featuring top personalities with their insights on management, strategy, innovation and trend.

Prior to Astro AWANI, she was a reporter for Bloomberg TV Malaysia covering market and business developments. Cynthia served as the network’s correspondent for Bank Negara, reporting live on the latest from the central bank. She has also interviewed various industry chiefs, including the CEOs/Presidents/Founders of AirAsia, Petronas, KWAP (Retirement Fund Inc.), Telekom Malaysia, Malakoff, Eco World, Sunway Group, Citigroup, Alibaba, Faber Castell, BT Japan, Las Vegas Sands, among others.

During her career in Astro AWANI, she was also producer of Vantage Point, the channel’s flagship English talk show where she engaged thought leaders on issues ranging from politics, education, environment to human rights. She also covered business and general news, including the breaking stories of MH370 and MH17. Cynthia has had extensive experience covering elections, including Malaysia’s 14th General Election.

From 2013 – 2018, Cynthia is the moderator of the Merdeka Award Roundtable, a programme by Petronas, Exxon Mobil and Shell that brings together thought leaders to discuss issues pertaining to nation building. Apart from that, she has moderated in various local and international conferences. Cynthia graduated from UCSI University, Malaysia with first class honours in mass communications, film and television. She has acquired a certificate General Management by Cambridge Judge Business School.