- Appointment as Executive Director of News and Editorial Operations on 2 October 2018
Mustapha Kamil is the Executive Director of News and Editorial Operations, Media Prima Berhad, as well as the Chief Executive Officer of The New Straits Times Press (Malaysia) Berhad (“NSTP”).
He is responsible for the overall news and editorial operations of the Group and provides strategic direction and oversight to the Group’s news operations.
Having been with the company for many years, Mustapha began his career in NSTP as a Cadet Reporter in 1989 and has since held various positions within the company.
In 1994, he attended the Advanced Journalism course, The Thomson Foundation in Cardiff, Wales when he was a Reporter with the New Straits Times’ (“NST”) Business Times. In 1999, he served as NSTP’s Foreign Correspondent in New York, U.S, and three years later returned to serve as the Managing Editor of Business Times in 2001. Mustapha Kamil was promoted as NST’s Group Editor in 2013 until his resignation in May 2016.