My Bag

MoneyFM radio journalist Michelle Martin learns on the job

ON HER BAG: I got this Steve Madden bag while on vacation in Florida about two years ago. It's the perfect abbreviated car boot, which is my real bag, where I have clothes and numerous pairs of shoes. I like that the bag is neat and compact and gives
ON HER BAG: I got this Steve Madden bag while on vacation in Florida about two years ago. It's the perfect abbreviated car boot, which is my real bag, where I have clothes and numerous pairs of shoes. I like that the bag is neat and compact and gives the illusion that I don't carry a lot of things.ST PHOTOS: LEE JIA WEN

Michelle Martin, who co-hosts The Curve on Money FM 89.3, says she learns every day from great minds in her studio

Some might think that being a radio deejay is all about knowing what to say, but Money FM 89.3 deejay Michelle Martin says her biggest skill is knowing how to listen.

Speaking to The Straits Times, the long-time deejay says: "I see myself as a professional listener and that is a big part of good radio. It is about listening and asking yourself, how do I moderate a discussion so that I bring out the best in my guest and the best content for the listener."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 13, 2018, with the headline 'Deejay learns on the job'. Print Edition | Subscribe