Publicity & Publications

Alexander Fernandez

He graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia with a Bachelor’s degree (Hons.) in English for Professionals.

Sheryl Teoh Chiau Yin
Assistant Editor (Penang Monthly)

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Linfield College, a liberal arts college in the United States, and majored in History with a focus on Classical Greece and Rome. Her interests include the study of philosophy as well as a range of humanities and socio-political issues.

Rachel Yeoh
Assistant Editor (Penang Monthly)

Rachel Yeoh is an Assistant Editor for Penang Monthly and a former journalist. For the sake of work-life balance, she disengages herself from the screen after hours to engage in the world of performing arts.

Iylia De Silva
Digital Marketer

She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from University of London.

Dr Rahida Aini
Publications Officer

She graduated from Universiti Utara Malaysia in 2019 with a Ph.D in Public Management. She is currently a Publication officer with Penang Institute.

Izzuddin Ramli
Publication Officer (Special Publications)

Izzuddin Ramli received his master’s degree in Political Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Izzuddin recently coordinated and edited the coffee table book, Melayu Pulau Pinang: Di Permatang Zaman dan Perubahan (Penang Institute, 2021) written by Sasterawan Negara Muhammad Haji Salleh, which explores layered aspects of the Malay community in Penang, historically and in present times. Izzuddin is editor of Suara Nadi, a serial publication of essays in Malay on socio-cultural-political issues in contemporary Malaysia. Izzuddin’s writings — which comprise commentaries and creative non-fiction essays on politics, culture, and the arts — have appeared in Penang Monthly, New Naratif, Nikkei Asian Review, Svara and The Vibes. Izzuddin’s work as literary translator includes Melayu Atau Kemelayuan: Menelusuri Sejarah Idea (Gerak Budaya, 2019), the Malay translation of Anthony Milner’s seminal work, The Malays, and Rukunegara — Selayang Pandang, the Malay translation of Rukunegara — A Brief Introduction (Kala, 2020) by Eddin Khoo.

Nur Fitriah
Graphic Designer

She has more than 10 years of experience in the field of graphic and multimedia design. She used to work in a leading online logo design company, and her works were featured several times on Logo Lounge – a research and networking website for designers who created corporate identities or logos.