Simone Heng is a broadcasting talent with rare global appeal. She has worked as a broadcaster in Australia, Asia and the Middle East for brands like Virgin Radio, HBO Asia and CNN. Her radio-honed speaking voice and sharp wit make her an ideal emcee and moderator with experience spanning 13 years and over 500 events.
Simone has hosted some of the most exciting and high profile events on the planet, including the 8th University Scholars Leadership Symposium at the United Nations, the launch of the world’s tallest hotel, The JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, The World Travel Awards, The Dubai International Film Festival, The Prudential Art Awards, The Singapore International Film Festival and The Asian Business Leaders Forum Awards.
Simone began her career in Singapore in 2005 as an entertainment TV host for the regional cable networks, HBO Asia. In late 2008 she was offered a package to move to Dubai where she went on to establish herself as an announcer for Virgin Radio International as part of its heavily buzzed-about Dubai station. During her 5 years in Dubai, Simone also hosted CNN International’s “CNN Go” luxury special
In 2014, Simone returned to Australia and immediately began work on-air with Western Australia’s number 1 music station Mix 94.5FM, adding the highly competitive Southern Cross Austereo network to her international CV.
Simone hosted the launch of The World's Tallest Hotel, The JW Marriot Marquis, wonderfully well. She was the epitome of approachable elegance. A hallmark of our brand and perfect for our message.
Simone was an absolute pleasure to work with. She was personable, engaging and professional. The LG Living showcase was a premium lifestyle event and Simone added her own flair when introducing the products. It gelled well with the brand’s approach to the premium lifestyle look and feel.