About Simone

Simone Heng is a broadcasting talent with rare global appeal. She has worked as a broadcaster in Australia, Asia and the Middle East for some of the world’s most prominent brands. She began her career in Singapore in 2005 as an entertainment TV host for regional cable network, 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, endorsed Ponds and Dove Arabia and judged the fashion on the field at the Dubai World Cup.

Simone was nominated four years in a row as Personality of the Year in the Best in Dubai Awards. She was also named one of Elle Arabia’s “It Girls,” was chosen by Chanel to represent the brand for their Little Black Jacket and Numéros Privés Exhibition and was one of the most photographed women in the city.

Simone’s hosting skills have been employed by some of the most exciting and high profile lifestyle events on the planet, including the launch of the world’s tallest hotel, The JW Marriot Marquis Dubai, The World Travel Awards, The Dubai International Film Festival, The Prudential Art Awards, The Singapore International Film Festival and The Arab Business Leaders Forum. She has captivated audience members that have included heads of state, knights of the British Empire and international celebrities.

Some of her interview highlights include; Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, Naomi Campbell, Lewis Hamilton, Gerard Butler, Adriana Lima, Patricia Field, David Gandy, Dev Patel, Danni Minogue, Donna Karan and Giuliana Rancic. 

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 is currently based in Singapore where she hosts the afternoon show on Singapore’s leading English-language radio station Class 95FM. She is also the TV host of the culinary reality show, Eat List Star, on Mediacorp Channel 5.

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How to Hustle with Simone Heng x TWG Tea Singapore
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I have spoken before here about how important mentorship is and how instrumental it was to my career development. Without my three radio mentors, I would never have had the opportunity to take my broadcasting career from Singapore to Australia to Dubai and then back again. Interestingly, my three radio mentors are all male. I started…

Dua Lipa Showcase
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I was super honoured to get to present Dua Lipa’s showcase when she was in Singapore recently. At the event, Dua, sang her most recent hits to an intimate selection of fans at the JW Marriot South Beach. I love this girl’s music, at just 22 she looks like a supermodel and sings like Amy…

How To Age Backwards: 33 Things I have Learnt by 33 to Improve Personal Happiness
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So the other day I was sitting at lunch discussing my impending 33rd birthday with a new acquaintance who was 26 and a model. She was shocked to know my age and wanted to know how to turn back the clock. To be fair, at age 30 (image on the left), I was rock bottom.…

International MC

Simone Heng has hosted over 250 events across the globe. Her lightning-quick wit, approachability and high energy level has seen her work with an array of clients and genres. From the starting lines at marathons to fashion retail launches, film festivals and corporate dinners.