Contact Address:

Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union
2nd Floor, IPPTAR Building, Angkasapuri
50614 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Contact us at: Academy [at]

The Head of the ABU Academy is Steve Ahern, an internationally recognised broadcaster, manager and trainer, who has worked with the ABU on many projects over the years. 

He holds qualifications in Arts, Education, Management and Business, and in 2009, was awarded one of Australia’s highest civilian honours, the Order of Australia Medal (OAM), for his services to media and education.

He joined the ABU in 2020 to begin the Academy and evolve the ABU’s existing training activities to even greater levels of success. He was previously CEO of the International Media & Broadcasting Academy (IMBA).

Steve has worked in Asia and the Pacific with many ABU members and is responsive to the needs of broadcasters in this region.

Please contact Steve to discuss your training needs.

Ruchi Malhotra is the Academy’s administrative assistant. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Science from the University of Delhi, India and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with a specialization in HR. She has around 8 years experience in various roles within HR / Administrative functions.

Please contact Ruchi for questions about upcoming courses and other details of the Academy.

You can contact Steve and Ruchi at this email address: Academy [at]