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Radio Veteran The Flying Dutchman To Depart Mediacorp

The much-loved deejay might be internet hosting his final present tomorrow

The Flying Dutchman (FD), host of The Gold Breakfast Present on Gold 90.5FM, introduced this morning (30 December) that he might be leaving MediaCorp. The 58-year-old, whose actual title is Mark van Cuylenburg, shared that he needs to pursue his personal pursuits, akin to travelling together with his spouse.

This got here as a shock to many, after FD’s 18 years of dedication to MediaCorp – of which, 17 have been spent internet hosting Class 95FM’s The Morning Categorical, then over a 12 months on The Gold Breakfast Present with Vernetta Lopez. FD’s final present might be tomorrow morning.

FD revealed about tomorrow’s present:

(I’ll) reminisce on all the great and unhealthy occasions I’ve had on radio. There’s most likely going to be loads of the unhealthy tomorrow.

Followers of the present needn’t despair, for the present will nonetheless go on with Vernetta helming it solo.

FD’s profession as a DJ began within the 1970s with Rediffusion, previous to becoming a member of MediaCorp in 1996. His lengthy profession has turned him into one in every of Singapore’s hottest radio personalities. FD mentioned:

It’s been an unimaginable 18 years however life is about evolving, it’s about change and alter must be embraced. It’s very thrilling.

Followers who woke as much as FD’s voice each morning aren’t taking the information properly, utilizing social media to convey their messages to FD.

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When requested a few risk to return to the airwaves, FD selected to not say by no means:

I’ll by no means say that it’s an outright no – however even when I do come again to radio, it’ll most likely be a part-time stint.

Fingers crossed about that! Within the meantime, we might undoubtedly miss listening to his charming voice by means of the airwaves, however we additionally thank him for all the enjoyment he has introduced us all through these 18 years. We want him the perfect for his future endeavours!

Featured picture through Asia Radio Today
Close to Channel NewsAsia, XinMSN, The Flying Dutchman


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