Sandrina Malakiano

Sandrina Malakiano (born 24 November 1971 ) is a former news presenter of Metro TV,[1] an Indonesian news television channel. She was runner-up in the "Best News Presenter" category of the 2002 Asian Television Awards. Sandrina was named Best News Presenter in 2001 and 2003, and Best Current Affairs Presenter in the 2005 Asian Television Awards respectively.

Sandrina Malakiano
Born (1971-11-24) November 24, 1971 (age 49)
OccupationNews Presenter

Early yearsEdit

Sandrina was born in Thailand but was raised in Bali. She graduated from university as a Civil Engineer. Sandrina started her career in the broadcasting world in Bali when she became a radio show host in 1990 and after a few months she joined TVRI station of Denpasar Bali as a newscaster. In 1996, she joined ANTV Jakarta as a newscaster and sportscaster. Then, in 1997, she worked as a freelance host for several TV programs, such as Travel Asia and Beyond and 'Wild Things.

Newscast careerEdit

From 1998 to 2000, Sandrina worked as Public Relations Manager of PT. Sido Muncul (a notable Indonesian herbal medicine company) whilst working as English News Presenter and Sportscaster at TVRI Central Station in Jakarta.[2]

In 2000 Sandrina joined Metro TV, the first 24-hour news channel in Indonesia, as the station's main news and current affairs anchor. Right after she went on the Hajj pilgrimage in 2006, Sandrina decided to wear the veil (hijab), hence she was unable to further pursue her career there as wearing hijab was against the company's 'On Air Look' policy for news anchors.

Sandrina actively teaches Broadcast Journalism and Public Speaking. She also still hosts On Air as well as Off Air programs on a freelance basis

Other career interestsEdit

Since October 2009, with her husband, political analyst Eep Saefulloh Fatah, Sandrina has run a political marketing consultancy company under the name PolMark Indonesia Inc. Amongst the names on PolMark Indonesia's list of former clients are Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Governor of West Java Ahmad Heryawan and Vice Governor Deddy Mizwar, Governor of Bali Mangku Pastika, Governor of South Sumatra Alex Noerdin, Former Governor of Jakarta Joko Widodo and Vice Governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, Former Governor of Central Kalimantan Teras Narang, Regent of Jember, Regent of Pangandaran, and Regent of Murung Raya.[3]

Sandrina and her husband also own and manage two cafes/restaurants in Jakarta, named 'Abuella'..

Social activismEdit

As Ambassador for the National Campaign to Fight Cervical Cancer, for the last decade Sandrina has continuously promoted and educated the public about Cervical Cancer Prevention in Indonesia. She is also involved in many different forms of social activities, such as in the field of education.


  1. ^ "Indonesian Foreign Ministry says kidnapped journalists released". The Star. February 21, 2005. Archived from the original on 22 June 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2011.
  2. ^ "Sandrina Malakiano Lebih Senang Jadi Dosen". Retrieved 2018-07-23.
  3. ^ "Sandrina Malakiano Lebih Senang Jadi Dosen". Retrieved 2018-07-23.

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