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.
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.
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.
Yamin Aye – Pam
Digital Media Strategist
Pam is a digital marketing communication guru. She has been in the digital marketing field since 2013 and has led successful multiple marketing campaigns for both local and international organizations. Pam is also a driven individual whose entrepreneurial spirit and strong knowledge of the market behavior, advertising, publishing and digital marketing has proven her to be a specialist in everything she does. She’s also a wanderlust who is always on the look out for the next adventure.
Seint San Aye
Coming from a client service and operation background, Seint is an excellent communicator. In the past three years, she has had extensive experience in event and media management, where she worked closely with the local media. Her passion for Public Relations and Communication makes her an exceptional coordinator between the clients and the media – raising public awareness of the clients as well as maintaining a close relationship with the media.situation from all angles and coming up with innovative solutions for their needs.
San Nu Yi– Rio
Head of Creative
Rio is a logo specialist. She thrives on the process of sketching a logo from scratch, but also specializes in the creation of commercial artworks and event projects. Rio has over a decade’s experience of working as the Creative Designer for both agency and client side, and worked with diverse global brands such as Nescafé, Maybelline and Volvo. Always on the lookout to push the boundaries and think outside of the box, Rio keeps abreast with what’s new in the creative industry by reading and attending more design courses.
Nang Nyi is a seasoned PR expert. She has more than seven years of experience in Communications and Public Relations, worked in different PR agencies and led in-house PR & Communications team for Puma Energy. Graduated from National University of Arts and Culture (Yangon) with a degree in Arts, Nang Nyi is also skilled in illustrations and graphic designs. When she’s not storming the PR scene, she cools down by sketching and painting, or chilling with a glass of beer.
Tin Zar Htay – Monica
Associate Account Manager