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Sonny Swe

Frontier Myanmar
Co-Founder and CEO
Sonny served eight years in prison for bypassing censorship regulations at The Myanmar Times. Now he’s three years into building Frontier, Myanmar’s most important media startup.

Sonny Swe is a pioneer in Myanmar media, with more than 25 years’ experience in the industry. He holds the reins for Black Knight Media Group. In 2000, he co-founded The Myanmar Times – the first Myanmar-foreign joint venture in Myanmar’s media industry – and is also a former CEO of the Mizzima Media Group, which published a daily newspaper, a weekly English Magazine, news websites.