Fauzi Aziz (Singapore Influencer)

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Fauzi Aziz
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Born14 April 1989
EducationBachelor of Arts (Theatre Studies)
Alma materNational University of Singapore

Mohammed Fauzi Bin Abdul Aziz (born 14 April 1989) is a Singaporean host and online personality. He gained a following through his work with TheSmartLocal (TSL) and most notably, hosted two seasons of the YouTube series, Word On The Street.[1][2] As of July 2020, Fauzi has over 26,000 followers on Instagram.

Background[edit | edit source]

As of January 2020, Fauzi helms TSL’s marketing department[3] which consists of the company’s events, social media, talent and telegram marketing teams.[4] In 2019, he performed in two musical theatre productions[5] titled Showstoppers[6] and The Audition.[7]

Family[edit | edit source]

Fauzi was born on 14 April 1989 as the second youngest of five children. He has four brothers.[8]

Education[edit | edit source]

Fauzi Aziz went on to St. Joseph’s Institution after which he enrolled in Serangoon Junior College where he was a part of the school’s student council.[9] In 2010, he joined the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and graduated with an honours degree in theatre studies in 2014.[10][11] During his time in university, Fauzi was a member of NUS Radio Pulze and participated in NUS Arts Festival in 2013 and 2014.[12] He also became friends with the host and actress, Munah Bagharib during his time at NUS.[13][14]

TheSmartLocal Media Group[edit | edit source]

After graduating from university in 2014, Fauzi applied for an editorial internship with TheSmartLocal (TSL) and joined the company as a writer.[15][16] Following his internship, Fauzi was offered a full-time position in the company. He was TSL’s Managing Producer from 2014 to 2017 and the Events Director from 2017 to 2019.[17] Fauzi is the company's marketing lead as of 2020.

TheSmartLocal TV - Host & Personality (2015 - Present)[edit | edit source]

Fauzi interviewed Minister Ong Ye Kung on The Quarantine - a TSL and Mediacorp collaboration.

Fauzi has been a talent under TheSmartLocal (TSL) since 2015.[18] As an online personality, he has made guest appearances in Singaporeans Try[19] and TSL Plays.[20] From 2016 to 2019, Fauzi produced and fronted the TSL TV YouTube series, Word On The Street where he conducted interviews with passers-by about pertinent local issues.[21][22] Fauzi also has experience hosting live broadcasts and events for brands such as SilkAir and Sony Mobile.[23]

Web-series[edit | edit source]

The following is a list of Fauzi's prominent work as a host at TSL.

Year Segment Episodes Refs.
2020 The Quarantine 6 Playlist
2019 Word on The Street Season 2 10 Playlist (Season 2)
2018 The $100 Dollar Nomad 3 Playlist
2017 TSL Talent Search - Season 1 9 Playlist
2016 - 2018 Word on The Street Season 1 39 Playlist (Season 1)

References/ Citations[edit | edit source]

  1. TheSmartLocal. “Word On The Street - Season 1”. YouTube. March 16, 2018. Accessed on 28 July 2020.
  2. TheSmartLocal. “Word On The Street - Season 2”.YouTube. April 14, 2019. Accessed on 28 July 2020.
  3. Fauzi Aziz”. pacific conferences. Accessed on 28 July 2020.
  4. Fauzi Aziz. “Experience”. LinkedIn. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  5. Alastair Pang. "Being Bullied, Toxic Masculinity And Theatre | HTHT: Fauzi Aziz". YouTube. July 31, 2020. Accessed on 4 August 2020.
  6. mynameisfauzi. Instagram. May 21, 2019. Accessed on 4 August 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.instagram.com/p/BxtIT2rhMYQ/
  7. mynameisfauzi. Instagram. October 22, 2019. Accessed on 4 August 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.instagram.com/p/B35rWdTAoYF/
  8. Do Not Clique. “Do Not Clique #5 - Full Podcast - Fauzi Aziz”. YouTube. December 2, 2017. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  9. TheSmartLocal. “Singaporeans Try: Ex-JC Students Experience Poly Life For A Week”. YouTube. January 7, 2019. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  10. Fauzi Aziz. “Education”. LinkedIn. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  11. Alastair Pang. "Being Bullied, Toxic Masculinity And Theatre | HTHT: Fauzi Aziz". YouTube. July 31, 2020. Accessed on 4 August 2020.
  12. National University of Singapore. “Remembering the #NUSLife | Fauzi & Xenia from TheSmartLocal”. Facebook. March 31, 2018. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  13. Do Not Clique. “Do Not Clique #5 - Full Podcast - Fauzi Aziz”. YouTube. December 2, 2017. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  14. Wong, Emilia. “Influencer Interview With The One And Only @mynameisfauzi”. Popular Chips Dailies. June 28, 2019. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  15. Do Not Clique. “Do Not Clique #5 - Full Podcast - Fauzi Aziz”. YouTube. December 2, 2017. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  16. Mak, Asher. “Fauzi Aziz Opens Up About His Encounters With Death And His OCD”. Zula. October 30, 2019. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  17. Fauzi Aziz. “Experience”. LinkedIn. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  18. Fauzi Aziz. “Experience”. LinkedIn. Accessed on 27 July 2020.
  19. TheSmartLocal. “Singaporeans Try: Dancing in Heels”. YouTube. April 16, 2018. Accessed on 28 July 2020.
  20. TheSmartLocal. “TSL Plays: Running Man Games (Water Edition)”. YouTube. May 25, 2018. Accessed on 28 July 2020.
  21. TheSmartLocal. “Word On The Street - Season 1”. YouTube. March 16, 2018. Accessed on 28 July 2020.
  22. TheSmartLocal. “Word On The Street - Season 2”.YouTube. April 14, 2019. Accessed on 28 July 2020.
  23. TheSmartLocal. “FIRST LOOK AT SILKAIR’S NEWEST PLANE! | TSL Vlogs (LIVE)”. YouTube. October 4, 2017. Accessed on 28 July 2020.