Rabu, 05 Mei 2010
Label: Virgie Baker
Virgie Baker anchors several Metro TV programs including "Metro Siang", "Top Nine News" and "Archipelago". She has covered some of Indonesia's biggest stories, including the civil unrest in Ambon in 2001 and the Aceh tsunami in 2004.
She was on the initial team of anchors when Metro TV launched in 2000.
Baker was born in Jakarta. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Japanese Literature from the University of Indonesia. She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.
Label: Rini Wulansari
Rini Wulansari is a member of Metro TV sports team as an on-air reporter and production staff.
She began her career in 1998 as a radio host-reporter in Bandung, West Java. She switched to television when she joined Metro TV in October 2000.
Born in Bandung, Wulansari graduated from Bandung Islamic University, West Java, majoring in public relations. She's been active as a board member of HPPI, the Organization of Broadcasters of Indonesia in the Bandung region.
She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English, and is skilled in diving and Aikido.
Label: Prita Laura
Prita Laura is the host of Metro TV's travel program "Archipelago". She also anchors "Metro Siang" and "Public Corner", along with hourly news headlines.
Journalism is Laura's second career, coming from the legal profession. She worked at a law firm after graduating from the University of Indonesia, Faculty of Law, majoring in International Law.
She was born in Klaten, Central Java. She joined Metro TV in 2004.
Laura has served as a volunteer English teacher in the Sekolah Darurat Kartini program, which helps homeless children.
She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.
Label: Sumi Yang
Cat Sumi Yang is an anchor on Metro TV's daily Mandarin-language program "Metro Xin Wen". She also anchors regular "News Flash" bulletins.
Yang was born in Riau, Indonesia. She graduated from the University of Bina Nusantara in Jakarta majoring in information systems.
She joined Metro TV in 2002. She speaks Bahasa Indonesia, Mandarin and English.
Label: Maria Kalaij
Her speciality is business, and Maria Kalaij is a familiar face at the Jakarta Stock Exchange and in the offices of Indonesia's leading companies.
Kalaij reports and anchors on Metro TV's flagship business shows "Market Review" and "Bisnis Hari Ini". She joined Metro TV in 2001 after working at PAS FM Business Radio.
She was born in Manokwari, Indonesia. She holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineeringfrom the University of Diponegoro, Indonesia.
Kalaij speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.
Label: Kania Sutisnawinata
Metro TV's first international English-language news program is co-anchored by Kania Sutisnawinata. The weekly program was launched in September 2006.
Sutisnawinata previously hosted several programs, focusing on business news. After joining Metro TV in 2000, she anchored "Bisnis Hari Ini" and "Market Review". Her television career began as an anchor for SCTV in Jakarta.
An international background as the daughter of Indonesian government diplomat prepared her for her current duties. Born in Jakarta, she lived and attended schools in Czechoslovakia, Geneva, Los Angeles and Mexico City. She attended the United States International University in Mexico, and graduated from the University if Indonesia as a marketing majoring.
Sutisnawinata speaks Bahasa Indonesia, English and Spanish, and has won honors for her proficiency in French.
Label: Gadiza Fauzi
Gadiza Fauzi is an anchor for Metro TV's nightly news program "Metro Malam", and the weekly "Archipelago" travel series. She also anchors hourly news headlines.
Fauzi joined the network in June 2005. She graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California, with a bachelor's degree majoring in 3-D Visual Effects.
She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English, and is a skilled painter.
Label: Frida Lidwina
Frida Lidwina is the anchor of Metro TV's late-night news program "Metro Malam", and handles overnight news headlines. She previously hosted "Sport Corner".
Lidwina joined Metro TV in 2004, after working as a news reporter for Trans TV in Jakarta. Born in Jakarta, she graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in journalism.
She also holds a master's degree in finance from University of Western Australia in Perth.
Lidwina is fluent in Bahasa Indonesia and English.
Label: Fifi Aleyda Yahya
Fifi Aleyda Yahya is the anchor of Metro TV's daily news program "Metro Hari Ini". She also serves as the network's Talent Manager.
As the daughter of a diplomat, Yahya's international upbringing prepared her well for her career in television. Born in Jakarta, Yahya lived and attended schools in Kuwait and Pakistan. She has a bachelor's degree in management from Trisakti University in Jakarta.
In 1995, Yahya won the title of "Miss Jakarta (None Jakarta)" and a one-year promotion contract with the Jakarta City government.
Prior to joining Metro TV in 2001, Yahya worked in public relations with PT. Telstra Nusantara and was an English-language anchor/reporter with TVRI. Her numerous high-profile interviews subjects include political figures Amien Rais, the daughter of former President Soeharto - Siti Hardiyanti Rukmana, and former President Megawati Soekarnoputri.
Yahya is active in community programs, serving as Vice Chairman of international Affairs for the Indonesian Board of Athletics. She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.
Label: Candy Natazia Jorian
Candy Natazia Jorian had plans to become a physician, graduating from UKRIDA University in Jakarta with a major in medicine. But her career path turned to television following a one-year Mandarin language course at the Center of Chinese Language and Culture at the National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei.
Jorian was a founding member of the "Metro Xin Wen" team, which produces a daily Mandarin language news program. She anchors the Sunday edition of "Metro Xin Wen", utilizing her health background and focusing on traditional Chinese medication and techniques. She also helps lead the team as producer of special programs.
Born in Jambi, Indonesia, Jorian speaks Mandarin, Bahasa Indonesia and English.
Label: Najwa Shihab
Najwa Shihab anchors Metro TV's primetime evening news program "Metro Hari Ini". The daily one-hour live broadcast focuses on Indonesia's top news stories and people. She also hosts the network's primetime talk show "Today's Dialogue", the weekly interactive program "Padamu Negeri" and "Save Our Nation," a weekly newsmakers forum.
During the 2004 presidential election, Shihab co-anchored "Pentas Kandidat", which was named "Best Television Election Talk Show" by Indonesia's Media Coalition for Clean Election. She also hosted a live special focusing on high-profile court cases including the Bali bombing trial, Akbar Tanjung proceedings, and the Tommy Soeharto's trial.
In 2005, Shihab was named "Best TV Anchor/Reporter" by an Indonesia journalists association for her work in the 2004 tsunami that hit Aceh and Nias.
Shihab began her career as a reporter with RCTI in Jakarta. She joined Metro TV in August 2000. During the past six years, Shihab has covered the country's major stories, including the first interview with President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono after taking office, and an exclusive conversation with Malaysia's former deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim shortly after his release from prison.
Shihab was born in Makassar, in Indonesia's South Sulawesi province. She graduated with a law degree from the University of Indonesia, majoring in litigation. She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.
Selasa, 04 Mei 2010
Label: Zelda Savitri
Zelda Savitri anchors live hourly headline segments in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
Her career began on a Metro TV show business program in 2003. During that time, Savitri interviewed global artists such as Latin singer Enrique Iglesias, the pop group Blue, and Croatian pianist Maxim.
She is also actively involved in the production of programs, proficient in scrip-writing and editing, serving as associate producer of Metro TV's international program "Indonesia Now".
Savitri was born in Jakarta, Indonesia. She graduated from RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia with a degree in Media Studies majoring in cinema studies and TV production. She speaks fluent English and Bahasa Indonesia.
Label: Elvita Khairani
Her passion for spreading information began early in Elvita Khairani's life. Born in Lhokseumawe in Aceh, she planned on being a teacher before TV journalism called.
Khairani graduated from State University of Medan, majoring in English. While attending school, she worked as a reporter for government-owned TVRI. She joined Metro TV in November 2006, and now anchors various news programs including "Public Corner".
Her off-air interests focus on volunteer work with youth in rural areas, such as with the Dayak tribe in Borneo. She speaks fluent Bahasa Indonesia and English.
Label: Lucia Saharui
She's worked in sales and dreamed of being a singer, but Lucia Saharui is right where she wants to be.
The native of Ternate in Maluku graduated from the University of Indonesia with a bachelor's degree in engineering. After four years with a cement manufacturer, her television career began as an anchor/reporter at RCTI in Jakarta. She joined Metro TV in July 2006, and now anchors "Metro Malam" and "Headline News"
She speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English.