Numerous polls have named Dasmond Koh the most popular DJ in Singapore year after year. He was with the No. 1 Chinese radio station in Singapore (YES93.3FM) and Dasmond joined MediaCorp Studios as a TV artiste in 2000. Past experience of interviewing and co-hosting on airwaves with popular foreign artistes like Andy Lau, Aaron Kwok, Sammi Cheng, Jacky Cheung and Jeff Chang has definitely made Dasmond a joy to watch with his quick, witty and confident ways.
To date, Dasmond has fronted a variety of programmes from travelogues, game shows, talk shows to infotainment shows. This bilingual host made his acting debut on local sitcom Soho @ Work in 1999. His talent and excellent performances won him both the Most Popular Newcomer award and the Top 10 Most Popular Male Artistes award in Star Awards 2000, an annual award ceremony for TV personalities.
His sporty and wholesome image appealed not just to students but the to the mass audience, propelling him to greater popularity and winning him the Most Popular Top 10 Male Artistes awards in year 2002, 2003 & 2004.
In 2002, Dasmond volunteered his time and efforts in a worthy cause as an Ambassador for World Vision (an organization working with underpriviledged children) and even sponsored 2 Mongolian children. Dasmond’s charming and competent hosting can be seen in major “live” programmes like Chingay Parade 2004 & 2005 and also provide commentary for National Day Parade 2004.
Since April 2005 Dasmond has been hosting a TV youth forum “Shoot!”. This programme invites teens and adults to chat and debate on current issues which touch the hearts of the teenagers and young adults. Due to its huge popularity, the season has been extended more that once.
His hosting of Campus Superstar and Superband Finals gained him more exposure and supporters.