From 1980 to 1998,
Duncan Watt worked for the Singapore Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) and
later the Television Corporation of Singapore (TCS) and the Radio
Corporation of Singapore (RCS).
During this time, he
appeared regularly on the main TV News Bulletins on Channel 5 and Channel
He also read the
Radio News and then joined NewsRadio 93.8 as a
newsreader and presenter.
From 1980 to the
2004, Duncan Watt worked with the classical music radio channel, first
Radio 5 and now Symphony 92FM as a presenter. He also produced, wrote and
voiced a series of three-hour programmes on operas and operettas, including
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The
Marriage of Figaro, Sigmund Romberg’s The Student Prince, Noël Coward’s Bitter Sweet and the works of Ivor Novello.
While working for
SBC/TCS, he also voiced a number of in-house documentaries, including a
number of year-end roundups and the English version of the Japanese
documentary, The Silk
In 1995, together
with, former Newscaster Diana Koh, he voiced a CD-Rom on the life of the former Prime Minister and
former Minister Mentor, Lee Kuan Yew. The CD-Rom was produced by the Chinese Newspapers Division
of Singapore Press Holdings and Sony Systems Design International Pte Ltd.
Aside from working
with SBC/TCS, Duncan Watt has worked with a number of Production Houses in
Comm2000 – TV cooking documentaries, sports and
social videos for the Royal Family of Brunei.
IT21 – Education CD-ROMs for Singapore and
Malaysia, and CD-ROMs connected with flight training for a major airline –
Village – Education CD-ROMs.
Productions – Writing the
scripts and voicing classical music programmes for two major airlines
– Garuda Indonesia and China Airlines. He worked for them for about 8
RightAngle – A series of CD-ROMs for patients about to
undergo surgery at a major hospital – Changi
VHQ – A promotional video for Lexus, among
many other videos.
Fallon/CompanyX – The Classroom of the Future by
Microsoft: a presentation and script-writing.
Visualise Media – A
promotional video for Mindef.
Red Light – A
number of corporate videos, including GIC Singapore, plus a number of
characters in the DVD version of the cartoon – Zodiac.
MYX Studio – Listening
Comprehension Examinations for Christian Brothers Schools and St Joseph’s
Bits - Sentosa 40th Anniversary Video
Leong Holdings – Two corporate
videos for Hong Leong Holdings.
Gain City – Two TV commercials for Gain
Jack's Place – A TV commercial for
FreeState – A series of documentaries for the Singapore
National Art Gallery on Singapore Art, and a series for the Singapore
National Museum entitles: Eat to Live: Food and Cooking during World War Two.
Sanofi – A promotional video.
Institute Montreux – a series of training videos.
Duncan Watt has also voiced a number of TV and Radio commercials. The list
includes – Sensodyne Toothpaste, Kaki Bukit CarMart, Hi-Lo Milk, Lexus, Anlene,
Morris Allen Study Centre and Fisherman's Friend.