Newscasting Field - Asian English Olympics 2018



A professional news anchor is required to have an excellent journalistic skill. By writing the script, reporting the news, and looking firm on the screen are some of the skills that will test your readiness to be the real news anchor. Get yourself the chance to learn in one of the most prominent newscasting competitions in Asia!


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Tan Su Lin - Asian English Olympics 2018

Ms. Tan Su Lin


  • Malaysia representative for CNN Journalism Fellowship 2014 in Atlanta, US in June 2014
  • Recipient of Best News Video Award at Malaysian Press Institute (MPI)-Petronas Journalism Awards 2013
  • Host/producer of 'Eko Santai' a weekly 15-minutes TV show on nature, adventure and environment
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    Caroline Soerachmat - Asian English Olympics 2018

    Ms. Caroline Soerachmat


  • News presenter of Indonesia Morning show (NET TV)
  • Presenter Buatan Indonesia LIVE (TVRI) every monday, with topic is talk with entrepreneur at indonesia
  • AEO Judge 2017
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    Zilvia Iskandar - Asian English Olympics 2018

    Ms. Zilvia Iskandar


  • The Best News Presenter of 2017 KPI
  • Champion of AEO Newscasting field 2012
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    Dalton Tanonaka - Asian English Olympics 2018

    Mr. Dalton Tanonaka


  • Created Indonesia's first and only 24-hour global English TV channel "The Indonesia Channel"
  • Created Indonesia's first and only 5-star live entertainment show "The Mister Moonlight Show".
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    Raffy Tima - Asian English Olympics 2018

    Mr. Raffy Tima


  • Most Oustanding News Presenter, Comguild Media Awards 2016 and 2017
  • Outstanding Media Practitioner, Platinum Stallion Media Awards, Trinity University of Asia, 2015
  • 5th Public Attorneys Office, MCLE Accredited National Convention of Public Attorneys, 2014 Outstanding Broadcaster
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    Gina Sara Melati - Asian English Olympics 2018

    Ms. Gina Sara Melati


  • University of Indonesia’s Delegation for Columbia Model United Nations in New York (2013)
  • Abang None Jakarta Selatan (2014)
  • Presenter of Indonesia Now, World News, and Dunia Hari Ini on Metro TV
  • Ms. Tan Su Lin
    Ms. Caroline Soerachmat
    Ms. Zilvia Iskandar
    Mr. Dalton Tanonaka
    Mr. Raffy Tima
    Ms. Gina Sara Melati

    R O U N D S

    G E N E R A L   R U L E S

  • Participants are highly suggested to come at least 30 minutes before the Opening Ceremony and must re-register at the assigned location before the Opening Ceremony starts.
  • Participants are highly recommended to attend the Coaching Clinic as their privilege to learn some tips and tricks that will be brought by our judges regarding the rounds.
  • Participants who don't attend the Technical Meeting and Coaching Clinic won't be guaranteed to get further information from the committee outside of those sessions.
  • All participants must arrive at the waiting room at least 15 minutes before the competition starts.
  • All participants will be called 3 times when their turn comes before considered as a walk-out.
  • Participants should remain outside the performing room that is designated by the committee until they are called to perform.
  • Participants are not allowed to watch other participants' performance.
  • Judges may (in their discretion) deduct 3 points from the total score in one round for violation of rules (except for timing). Judges may also disqualify participants for gross misconduct or ineligibility.
  • Properties categorized as sharp tools or dangerous weapons, liquids, or powders that can litter the performing room are prohibited.
  • Participants are suggested to bring their own stationery to support the necessary things.
  • All judges decisions and results inside the result slips and ballots are considered as final.
  • P E R F O R M A N C E   T I M E

  • Timing will begin with the first word uttered by the participant which will include any other communication such as sound effects, staged acts, etc.
  • The maximum time varies in each round. If a participant exceeds the performing time given, 3 points will be deducted for every 10 seconds exceeding time.
  • The time keeper shall provide warning signals to the participants by showing the remaining time with a piece of paper.
  • The committee will give a sign to the participant to stop his/her performance under the case of exceeding the maximum overtime.