Fiza O (Nur Hafiza Osman)

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Fiza O
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Born
Nur Hafiza Binte Osman

12 September 1982
EducationBachelor of Media and Communication
Alma materEdith Cowan University

Fiza O (born on 12 September 1982 as Nur Hafiza Binte Osman) is a veteran Singaporean host, radio producer & presenter signed under MediaCorp.[1][2] She is well-known as a radio DJ on the Malay language radio station, RIA 897FM.[3] Fiza O is also a social media influencer. As of July 2020, she has over 69,000 followers on Instagram and over 125,000 likes on Facebook.

Background[edit | edit source]

As a professional bilingual emcee, Fiza O is proficient in both English and Malay language.[4] She has been a working in the broadcasting industry with MediaCorp since April 2004.[5]

Family[edit | edit source]

Born on 12 September 1982, Fiza O is the eldest of five siblings.[6] At her 30th birthday party, it was announced that she was getting married to a fellow radio DJ, Abdul Karim Sadaali who is also known as DJ KC.[7] Fiza O and DJ KC met when they worked at the same radio station.[8] The couple got married in October 2012.[9][10] During Fiza O’s first pregnancy, she suffered a miscarriage eight weeks into the pregnancy.[11] As of July 2020, Fiza is the mother of two children - Isa Awsam (born June 2014) and Luth Hayyan (Born November 2016).[12][13]

Education[edit | edit source]

Fiza O attended Tanjong Katong Girls’ School. She furthered her studies at Edith Cowan University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications management.[14][15]

Hosting[edit | edit source]

Fiza O pictured behind the scenes of Anugerah Planet Muzik 2018. Photo from Facebook.

Fiza O made her breakthrough as a television emcee at 23 years old when she became a co-host for Anugerah Planet Muzik, the regional Malay music awards extravaganza.[16] At the time, she was already a radio DJ with RIA 897FM.[17] Since then, she has hosted numerous music award shows, roadshows, album launches and events like MediaCorp's 2019 New Year's countdown show, Let's Celebrate 2020, which she hosted alongside Sonia Chew.[18]

RIA 897FM - Radio presenter[edit | edit source]

As of July 2020, Fiza O is a radio DJ on MediaCorp's Malay language radio station, RIA 897FM where she helms The O Show segment.[19]

Television[edit | edit source]

After her debut in 2006, Fiza O continued to be one of the hosts Anugerah Planet Muzik having hosted the programme for five more seasons as of 2020. She was also one of the anchors for Anugerah, a singing talent competition on MediaCorp Suria in 2007 and 2009. The following table is a list of her notable appearances over the years.

Fiza O was the main anchor for the MediaCorp Suria documentary, Sentuhan Harapan (2019). Photo from meWATCH.
Year Channel Programme Refs.
2019 Suria Sentuhan Harapan [20]
2018 Anugerah Planet Muzik (2018) [21]
2016 Girlfriends (Season 2) [22][23]
2015 Girlfriends (Season 1)
Anugerah Planet Muzik (2015) [24]
2011 Cepat Tepat [25]
Anugerah Planet Muzik (2011) [26]
2009 Anugerah [27]
Cepat Tepat [28]
2008 Anugerah Planet Muzik (2008) [29]
2007 Anugerah [30]
Anugerah Planet Muzik (2007) [31]
2006 Anugerah Planet Muzik (2006) [32]

Awards & accolades[edit | edit source]

In 2009, Fiza O won the Anugerah Gaya Manja (Manja Style Award) at the Malay media awards show, Pesta Perdana.[33]

Other endeavours[edit | edit source]

YouTube (2011 - Present) - Content creator[edit | edit source]

As of July 2020, Fiza O is active on her YouTube channel which has over 4,000 subscribers. She joined YouTube on 17 July 2011[34] and has uploaded a variety of videos over the years ranging from food to fashion content. In April 2020, she started a series called the Miss Fiza O Talk Show.

Fiza O pictured in the thumbnail of her most-watched video as of 2020.
Year Series No. of episodes Refs.
2020 Miss Fiza O Talk Show 11 (ongoing) [35]
2012 Dilemma Wanita bersama Fiza O 8 [36]

Girlfriends by Fiza O (2016 - 2017) - Founder[edit | edit source]

In 2016, Fiza O founded the local fashion label, Girlfriends by Fiza O.[37] The brand launched its first Raya collection, Raya 2016 Collection by GIRLFRIENDSbyFIZAO in June 2016.

Year Collection Refs.
2017 Girlfriends Raya 2017 [38]
2016 Raya 2016 Collection by GIRLFRIENDSbyFIZAO [39]

Fiza O Official Blog (2010 - 2015) - Blogger[edit | edit source]

In October 2010, Fiza O started a personal blog where she published food, beauty and lifestyle content.[40] As of July 2020, her blog is no longer active, with the last public post dated 16 September 2015.

References/ Citations[edit | edit source]

  1. Fiza O. LinkedIn. Accessed on 17 July 2020. Retrieved from: https://sg.linkedin.com/in/fiza-o
  2. Fiza O. “About”. Facebook. Accessed on 15 July 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/pg/i.like.fizao/about/?ref=page_internal
  3. Hear65 Team. “What Fiza O and Hans Ashrie are listening to right now, from Pink to Sezairi”. Hear 65. October 3, 2019. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  4. LANGUAGE AMBASSADORS 2015”. Language Councils SG. 2015. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  5. Fiza O. “Experience”. LinkedIn. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  6. Fiza O. Facebook. April 15, 2020. Accessed on 17 July 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/i.like.fizao/videos/151454802972617/?v=151454802972617
  7. Pujangga Malam™. “Fiza O’s 30th Birthday Bash & Surprise Wedding Announcement…”. Da' KRUsader's Manor™. September 13, 2012. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  8. Mediacorp. Facebook. February 14, 2017. Accessed on 20 July 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/mediacorp.singapore/photos/a.431640943525249/1337460169609984/?type=1&theater
  9. Noor Ashikin Abdul Rahman. “Baby boy for radio DJ couple after miscarriage”. The New Paper. July 15, 2014. Accessed on 15 July 2020.
  10. PUJANGGA MALAM™. “KC & Fiza O’s Wedding Event (Day 3)”. Da' KRUsader's Manor™. October 26, 2012. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  11. The New Paper. “Why S’pore radio DJ was glad to get morning sickness”. AsiaOne. July 17, 2014. Accessed on 20 July 2020.
  12. Raya greetings from DJs KC and Fiza O”. The New Paper. July 27, 2014. Accessed on 20 July 2020.
  13. Fiza O. Facebook. November 27, 2019. Accessed on 17 July 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=547180072681145
  14. Fiza O. “Education”. LinkedIn. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  15. Fiza O Ria. “About”. Facebook. Accessed on 20 July 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/iam.fizao/about?section=overview&lst=100000178778255%3A1382951701%3A1595218207
  16. Fiza O. “About”. Facebook. Accessed on 15 July 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/pg/i.like.fizao/about/?ref=page_internal
  17. Freda Hassan. "gaya HIP-HOP [ARTICLE + ILLUSTRATION]". Berita Harian. April 1, 2006. Accessed on 21 July 2020.
  18. "Fireworks, dance, music: Fun for all at Mediacorp's New Year countdown party". CNA Lifestyle. December 31, 2019. Accessed on 21 July 2020.
  19. Hear65 Team. “What Fiza O and Hans Ashrie are listening to right now, from Pink to Sezairi”. Hear 65. October 3, 2019. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  20. Suria. "Sentuhan Harapan - EP1". meWATCH. February 7, 2019. Accessed on 21 July 2020.
  21. Eddino Abdul Hadi. “Indonesian singers Judika, Rossa and more win big at awards show Anugerah Planet Muzik”. The Straits Times. September 29, 2018. Accessed on 20 July 2020.
  22. Suria. “Girlfriends - EP1”. meWATCH. January 28, 2015. Accessed on 20 July 2020.
  23. MediaCorp. “Girlfriends”. Content Distribution. Accessed on 20 July 2020.
  24. Nazurah. “Impressive Anugerah Planet Muzik 2015!”. The Fifth Parlour. October 13, 2015. Accessed on 20 July 2020.
  25. Nur Hafiza Osman. “Cepat Tepat 2011 FINALS”. Fiza O Official Blog. April 5, 2011. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  26. omgsianz. "APM 2011 - Daniel Mananta & Fiza O". YouTube. July 17, 2011. Accessed on 21 July 2020.
  27. Punjangga Malam. "Anugerah 2009 Grand Finals Review…". Da' KRUsader's Manor™. August 16, 2009. Accessed on 21 July 2020.
  28. "Speech by Dr Lee Boon Yang at the launch event of Media Fiesta 2009". Ministry of Communications and Information. March 5, 2009. Accessed on 21 July 2020.
  29. "Anugerah Planet Muzik 2008 Review…". Da' KRUsader's Manor™. April 25, 2008. Accessed on 21 July 2020.
  30. Punjangga Malam. "Anugerah 2007 Final Review…". Da' KRUsader's Manor™. July 19, 2007. Accessed on 21 July 2020.
  31. Pujangga Malam. "Anugerah Planet Muzik 2007 Review…". Da' KRUsader's Manor™. June 18, 2007. Accessed on 21 July 2020.
  32. Fiza O. “About”. Facebook. Accessed on 15 July 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/pg/i.like.fizao/about/?ref=page_internal
  33. SURIA MEDIACORP PTE LTD. "Pesta Perdana 10". meWATCH. Accessed on 21 July 2020.
  34. Miss Fiza O. “ABOUT”. Accessed on 17 July 2020. YouTube. Retrieved from: https://www.youtube.com/c/MissFizaO/about
  35. Miss Fiza O. “HOW Tough Is HOME BASE LEARNING | What Are Your CHALLENGES”. YouTube. April 25, 2020. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  36. Miss Fiza O. “Dilema Wanita bersama Fiza O (Vlog Episode 1)”. YouTube. February 8, 2012. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  37. Hear65 Team. “What Fiza O and Hans Ashrie are listening to right now, from Pink to Sezairi”. Hear 65. October 3, 2019. Accessed on 17 July 2020.
  38. Girlfriends by Fiza O. Facebook. April 23, 2017. Accessed on 20 July 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/pg/GirlfriendsbyFizaO/posts/?ref=page_internal
  39. Girlfriends by Fiza O. Facebook. June 16, 2016. Accessed on 20 July 2020. Retrieved from: https://www.facebook.com/GirlfriendsbyFizaO/photos/ms.c.eJw9kMsRA0AIQjvKKH7W7b~_xTCTs8Y0IaNkFzp26EVXnUz8eM3KJ46J75nFxbuKznCO~_qz~;3zw60GVx6T~_pd3Du3Fg~;3pYdzLj2w~_xHiXobywP3Wfvjyuy~_SnGL2d~;UP9k~;5Zfzy~;d2Txbnyk~;8z~_ReoV37x3te~;tm9e~_RXzXv9mX8ivc~;1qvt~;5V58~-.bps.a.508914772631545/509227985933557/?type=3&theater
  40. Nur Hafiza Osman. “MY VERY FIRST ENTRY”. Fiza O Official Blog. October 6, 2010. Accessed on 17 July 2020.