Daniel Martin began his career in radio (2007) which he continues to call home, and is also a familiar face on TV. He is a trusted voice on 938LIVE and has hosted key programmes on both Channel NewsAsia and Channel 5.
He has carved a niche for himself as the host of radio’s only dedicated daily health talk-show – Body & Soul, since 2007. Helping you take charge of your health, the long-running show features interviews with leading medical experts and useful tips in the popular Health Bites. Body & Soul is also the first ever Mediacorp radio health-show-turned TV show with its first season debuting in 2014. Daniel served as Host/Consultant on the show featuring celebrity guests, doctors and a 360 tie-in to the LIVE radio shows.
Daniel was also host of Campus, a youth-related onsite forum for four years. In the 2011 PACE Report, it was highlighted “… that the programme, Campus, on MediaCorp’s 938LIVE was interesting as it allows views from students to be heard. This serves to engage the younger audiences.” From 2013 Daniel hosts Campus Debates which features students debating LIVE on-air.
From 2011-2013, in addition to his daily radio show; Daniel fronted Talking Point – The Vote on Channel NewsAsia. This LIVE incarnation of the long-running talk-show delved into critical current affairs topics each week featuring thought leaders, government and business figures as well as calls/tweets/Facebook messages from viewers. Significant episodes include “The Haze Crisis” featuring Singapore Minister for Environment and Water Resources, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan and “Riot in Little India” featuring Second Minister for Home Affairs and Second Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr S. Iswaran.
Daniel was also chosen to host key 2013/2014 wrap-up and openers - “Look Back 2013” and “Look Ahead 2014” on Channel NewsAsia. The 2 specials featured a quick-fire panel of experts and live audiences and aired on 31st Dec and 1st Jan.
An experienced emcee, Daniel is regularly seen hosting numerous public health seminars and forums. He has also hosted a range of technology / innovation events including the Southeast Asian inaugural Google Big-Tent Innovation seminar.
You will recognize Daniel’s smooth baritone as a voice-over artist on various commercials for clients including NLB, Parkway Health, HP, Epson, Brand’s Essence, H2O Lifesource, Red Sun and more.
An Honours graduate with a degree in Sociology (NUS); Daniel, in a former life – planned on becoming a secret intelligence officer; but he can’t talk about that anymore. A former civil servant as well as motivational speaker/coach for schools and teenagers, Daniel followed his passion for social interaction to Radio.
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