Bertha Henson was a journalist for the Singapore Press Holdings stable of newspapers for 26 years covering Singapore developments. She has had stints in the broadsheet’s lifestyle section, political and news section, and helmed its photography and art departments. She was also a former deputy editor of The New Paper. During her career, she launched several news magazines, including the global award-winning IN and Little Red Dot for schools, as well as the now defunct Project Eyeball. Her last designation was Associate Editor of The Straits Times when she was tasked to handle publishing aspects of the newspaper, its charity, the School Pocket Money Fund and to head the company’s journalism training programme.
She is currently growing the editorial team at The Middle Ground.