Quest for new opportunities prompts exodus of artists from Mediacorp

More than 10 full-time artists have parted ways with the broadcaster in the past year, including actress Tong Bingyu and host Sharon Au, as they seek new opportunities

Do not be surprised if some of your favourite Mediacorp celebrities stop showing up as much on local television - they may have already quit the broadcaster.

There has been an exodus of artists from Mediacorp in the past year, with at least 11 leaving their full-time jobs with the company. Six left in the last six months alone.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 04, 2018, with the headline 'Facing challenges - and uncertainties'. Subscribe