Ms. Bertha Henson
Bertha Henson was a journalist, covering Singapore developments, for the Singapore Press Holdings stable of newspapers for 26 years. She has had stints in the broadsheet's lifestyle section, political and news section, and helmed its photography and art departments. She was also a former deputy editor of The New Paper. During her career, she launched several news magazines, including the global award-winning IN and Little Red Dot for schools, as well as the now defunct Project Eyeball. Her last designation was Associate Editor of The Straits Times where she was tasked to handle publishing aspects of the newspaper; its charity, the School Pocket Money Fund; and to head the company's journalism training programme.
The National University of Singapore arts and social science graduate now runs her own media training company for government agencies and corporations, and helms a socio-political commentary blog, Bertha Harian.