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Monday, March 13, 2017

Ms Dawn Tan: Meeting CNA's Nightly News Anchor

                                  
Dawn Karen Tan
Senior Producer/Presenter @ Mediacorp.

It was a chance meeting today but John Cher had introduced me to her on Facebook while she was attuned to one of his postings last week. So it was a Hullo on FB and, 'My wife and I watch you nightly on Channel 106 CNA's 10 pm news.'

Statuesque, Ms Tan was in a resplendent red dress, one that suited her pleasant, strong but modest personality. She was looking lost and using her mobile phone but I couldn't help her to find her way since I was not familiar with Star Vista because the last time I visited the place it was to watch *Tony Bennett in 2013, about four years ago. 

I met her outside the food court and we managed a Selfie together which she so willingly obliged. Yes, I was focusing at the control button of the iPhone rather than at the camera lens.

But she looks great don't you think?

Thank you Ms Tan. 



The comment I made above on her Facebook on 2nd March, 2017. This image is beautiful. The first thought that comes to mind, "Finally, the long awaited side view of the Mona Lisa." And that's the truth.
                           'Mona Lisa' by Nat Cole. Video: Dianavblog

21 comments:

Henri Gann said...

...a nice shot Andy even though you appear to be a little nervous :)

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

Huh?

JIMMY CHNG (THE DECIBALS GUITAR GROUP) said...

Your comment on her pix is spot on.

SPYeo (a frequent contributor) said...

Wow you just conferred on her the title, "Mona Lisa of the East, Singapore." She must be very bewitchingly beautiful in your eyes... Intoxicated by her Mona Lisa smile??? How envious!

AUDIE NG (LEADER, BASSIST 'SILVER STRINGS') said...

Congrats Andy. Now you are very popular.

LIM KUAN MIN said...


Lady Luck Andy😊

JAMES SEAH said...

Hi Andy Lim,

so lucky you met Lady Luck Dawn Karen Tan who is my favorite MediaCorp presenter, producer and sweetest news reader. So nice ☺

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

Thanks James.

You are right. She is a favourite with many viewers. Is there a Nielsen rating for news anchors? She will hit the top.

DAWN TAN said...

Hi Andy can you tag me also so I can see it? Thanks!

FACEBOOK ANDY said...

THANKING THE FOLLOWING FOR APPROVING THIS POST
Kong Kim Pah
Jalani Mohamed
James Seah
Ivor Lesslar
Fred Ching
Yew Kwang Lim
Sya Othman
Chen Hui Si
James Lee
Malvin Chua
John Cher
Ann Rowena Lim
Merlin Lim
Jessie Loh
Michael Ho

DAWN TAN (Producer, Anchor: CHANNEL NEWS ASIA) said...

A chance meeting with FB friend and Channel News Asia viewer Andy Young while filming for Money Mind at Star Vista. Great seeing you Andy!

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

Thank you all readers and supporters.

400 plus viewers in less than a day.

Wow!

SEAN LI-WEN CHEONG said...

Hey! I interviewed Andy before.

CNA WEBSITE said...

Dawn Tan co-hosts Singapore Tonight, a programme that delivers local news and business updates.

Her media career began when she and several friends started London’s first free bilingual magazine while studying at the University of Middlesex. She has more than 18 years’ experience as a writer, worked for Euromoney, before returning to Singapore to join the Business Times.

She has interviewed many personalities: Sir Peter Ustinov, President SR Nathan, Gloria
Arroyo, Arundathi Roy, Marina Mahathir and Ray Charles. Dawn is an accomplished writer with nine titles to her name. Her first book was a bestseller Khameleon: The Elyamani Khamis Story (1993).

Trekking the Himalayan foothills in search of tigers and elephants, she enjoys Ashtanga yoga, Krav Maga and goes everywhere with her camera.

From CNA Website

ADRIAN WANG said...

Hi Andy,
Do u have the Nestle milk jingle in English, it goes like "Grow tall little man/Don't fall little man/You've got a lot of growing to do"
thanks

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

Just sent you the connection Adrian. Hope you enjoy it.

FACEBOOK said...

THANKS FOR LIKING POST (FROM DAWN TAN'S CONNECTION)

Philip Chew
James Seah
Low Char Lee
Freddy Lim
Olivia Siong
Rosali Buang
Sabrina Yaccob
Wei Wei Liew
John Chan
Phee Lampang
Krisztian Lorincz
Mahendran Manikam
Marah Hoessein Salim
Elizabeth Mathew
Silva Nakalingam
Jaime Loh
Akshobh Giridharadas
Andrea Valentina
David Ward
Goh Wan Pin
Calvin Ong
Gerry Vicentius Sajuti
Li Hwa
William Le Fort
Momo Captain
Calvin Seah
Faris Mokhtar
Gerardine Tan
Ritz Bee
Yves Rubin
Imran Bhaijaan
Cindy Chang
Venus Hew Torres
Gana Prakash
Clifford Lee
John Leong
Pek Kiam Sou
Prakash Kolandai
Sudarshan Pandey
Raymond Ee
Mahesh Daswani
Dr Ey Young
Joseph Juban
Dennis Foo
Mattieus Lee Gao Sheng

John Cher said...

Hi Andy. Just notice that Dawn and yourself have knocked Peter Chua down to the second spot on TOP TEN POSTS OF THE WEEK. So in some ways, I wish you did not have the chance encounter... haha

Congrats Dawn and Andy !

All the best !

Cheers!

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

Yes it's true John. I was thinking about putting up the post on Dawn at a later date. Perhaps I should have done so. She is very very popular.

Her readers have amounted to nearly 600 in two days beating the whole month's top ten list by a wide margin.

Thanks to all readers on Facebook and blog who have written in.

Both John and I are glad everyone's reading about her.

matt tan (ex fried ice bass vocals) said...

Hello from Canada,
Such a lovely looking lady... Dawn TAN...
is she a Tan by birth or married to a Tan???
If the former, we could be related ..
after all, she's almost as lovely as I am !!!
(just kidding, Andy, a fine lady she is!!!)

ANDY: Pop Music Not Pills. © said...

NEARLY 1,000 VIEWERS IN A WEEK. THAT'S A RECORD.