Mr. Abdul Muis bin Shefii
Mr Abdul Muis Shefi has been Director General of Radio Televisyen Malaysia since January 2019. He has worked for Malaysia’s national broadcaster for more than 35 years. Before taking up his present position, he was Deputy Director General of Strategic Broadcasting, a post he held from August 2017.
Mr Muis is no stranger to broadcasting, news reporting and the ABU. His forte has been news and current affairs. He began his career at RTM in 1983 as a journalist, and later managed several units in the news department, including a stint as the State Director of Broadcasting in his home state, Terengganu.
He holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Communication. He attended international fellowship programmes at Wolfson College in Cambridge, UK, and at CNN in Atlanta, Georgia, US.
Mr Muis previously held the position of Chairman of the ABU News Group, as well as membership of other institutions like BERNAMA, ISWAMI and the Malaysian Press Institute. He lectures at local universities and agencies on journalism and is a lifetime member of Chevening Scholars Alumni and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Alumni.
Mr Muis has presented papers at various international conferences on issues relating to journalism, ranging from politics to disaster management.