Black Knight Media Group
Black Knight Media Group is a content marketing agency that helps clients build brand equity through smart content. We are the Salween Group’s representative and partner in Myanmar. With the combined resources of our teams in Singapore and Yangon, we provide a combination of international experience and a deep understanding of the local market.
Meet the Team
From diverse and vibrant backgrounds in media, journalism, design and production, we are a team united by our passion for storytelling and creating content that starts conversations.
Founder and CEO
Sonny is a force to be reckoned with. He is a pioneer in Myanmar media with more than 25 years’ experience in the industry. In 2000, he co-founded The Myanmar Times – the first Myanmar-foreign joint venture in Myanmar’s media industry – and is also a former CEO of the Mizzima Media Group, which published a daily newspaper, a weekly English Magazine, news websites and Mizzima TV. With his whimsical charm and good-natured force, he is always ready to accommodate our clientele and to exceed expectations.
Sylvia Saw McKaige
Founder and CEO
Sylvia’s entrepreneurial spirit, pragmatic approach and knack for bringing out the best in people have shaped who we are and what we do. With nearly two decades of experience in media and communications, Sylvia understands and respects clients’ perspectives and shares their strategy and vision. Her accomplishments and experiences in balancing the best of editorial and commercial content mean she’s always ready to dive into something creative and new, embracing the challenges and the potential of the region. Sylvia also steers the Salween Group ship.
Khin Thandar Htay
Head of Commercial & Creative Solutions
Thandar is a marketing communications strategist. She has extensive experience in customer service, marketing communication, advertising and publishing, and has worked at a range of organisations over the past 13 years, including The Myanmar Times, Mizzima Media Group, Mango Marketing and Qatar Airways. Thandar is a meticulous worker and always use hands-on approach from creative ideation to on-ground implementation in all our projects.
Nang Maisy Kyaw
Maisy is the den mother of Black Knight Media. Her two decades of experience in the publishing industry span a wide range of administrative duties, including HR, marketing and distribution. As general manager of Black Knight Media, she’s the backbone that all of us rely on and the glue that holds everyone together.
Creative Art Director
Ko Pxyo has been a media producer and graphic designer for more than 12 years. His creative talents have been showcased in his roles as Art Director at the Phnom Penh Post and The Myanmar Times. As the Art Director for Black Knight Media – publisher of Frontier Myanmar – as well as the Senior Graphic Designer for Salween Group, our sister company in Singapore, Ko Pxyo has his finger on the pulse of the region. He is the foundation of our graphics team and contributes his design skills to help on a range of client projects.
Thar Hlyan – TG
TG lives and breathes creativity. He has been working in the creative industry for the past 17 years – from print-production to advertising fields. Recently, he was with Y&R as the Creative Graphic Designer and worked on global brands such as Tiger Beer and BRANDS. Apart from his creativity, TG’s strength is his adaptability. He has been with a number of top advertising agencies and publication in the region, and he joins Black Knight Media with the aim to be on the frontline of the ever-transforming Myanmar media landscape.
Than Htike Thu – Mike
Creative Solutions Associate
Mike helps to orientate clients in their brand journey. He has been on the ends of both client and agency side so he is always in the know on what clients need and want. He has contributed to many successful marketing campaigns for Telenor Myanmar while Account Manager at Mango Marketing Service. His passion in marketing and technology also gives him the edge when he was developing PR and digital for Rocket Internet as the Public Relations and Marketing Manager and as Brand Manager for Lenovo. At Black Knight Media, Mike is the creative big picture guy – give him any complex projects, he is ready to dive in to find solutions.
Chit Hnin Aye – Chit Chit
Chit is a journalism and mass communication graduate with a passion to tell stories about Myanmar to the world. Over the past four years, she has been working as a part-time fixer, production runner, and freelance copy-editor and transcriber. While in school, she interned at a range of organisations in Southeast Asia, from start-ups to established conglomerates. She joins Black Knight Media team as content strategist with the aim to tell authentic stories about brands in Myanmar, and to develop and deliver relevant content based on clients’ needs.