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Matthew Zachary Liu is an established live host both nationally and regionally. Despite his young age, Matt already has 10 years of hosting experiences under his belt, including regional and international gigs such as the inaugural Youth Olympic Games and the debut of K-Pop Star Hunt (Season 1) for Korea’s entertainment Channel, TvN.

Besides hosting, Matt is also recognized as a media personality and a voice of this generation, and is often sought after for his dynamic character and creative approach in areas of writing, radio and short film productions. He has been featured on Channel News Asia, Razor TV, The Straits Times, The New Paper and the Today newspaper.

To date, Matt has stood on stage before more than 300,000 (in total) and his creative work has reached millions globally.

Name: Matthew Zachary Liu
Race: Korean Chinese

Live Hosting


  • Mediacorp Okto Star Final
  • Launch of Passion Arts Festival 
  • Cold Storage Kids Run 2012
  • KPOP Dance Battle
  • Luminance '12 : Singapore's first light art festival
  • The Fashion Uprising
  • H-TWO-O Ultimate Dance Battle
  • NBS Bash 2012
  • CJ Concert
  • IBM Business without limits 2012
  • NP Ambassadors 20th Anniversary
  • Singapore National Games Football Final
  • Okto Junior Ambassador
  • NTU WKW 20th Anniversary Celebrations
  • Kpop! Before the Dawn @ Expo
  • American Express EZ Link Press Conference
  • MOU signing between Druk Holding & Investments and Bhutan Investment Corporation
  • TEENS Model Search 2012 
  • TEENS Supreme 2012
  • Okto Live (season)
  • Best Asian Pop Singing Finals
  • Sundown Festival 2012 Fan Signing
  • Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore 2012  
  • SCDF 4th Division Annual Function with Commissioner
  • SCDF Inter Unit Track Competition 2012   


    *Returned after 8 months media break

    • Media interviews with:
    - Simple Plan
    - The Script
    - Sarah Bareilles
    - Maroon 5
    - Switchfoot
    - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

    • Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore 2011
    • K-Pop Star Hunt [Reality competition across Asia by Korea's entertainment channel TvN and CUBE Entertainment Artiste Management in search of the next KPOP star]
    • SIM-RMIT Bash 2011 @ Zouk [RMIT's annual pageant and club party]
    • Teenage Face of the Year 2011 [Modeling competition organized by Teenage Magazine]
    • K-Pop Dance Battle 2011
    • Teenage Big Day Out 2011
    • Li-Ning Singapore Open Super Series 2011 [International badminton tournament featuring world's top shuttlers]
    • Okto's Junior Ambassador Finals @ Mediacorp TV Theatre [Studio Host]
    • WAH Korea Club Party [First Korean-community party event in Singapore featuring DJ Buda from Korea]
    • Project Loveth [Charity concert in aid of Japan]
    • Dance for Fun 2011 [Inter-school dance competition]

    • Okto's One Minute of Fame 2010 Grand Finals @ Mediacorp TV Theatre [Studio Host]
    • F1 in Schools World Finals 2010 [Hosting, commentating and interviewing at the World Finals as 18 countries across the world compete for the Bernie Ecclestone World Champions trophy]
    • Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games [Hosting, commentating, interviewing and announcing at competition venues for the Youth Olympic Games]
    • Opening Ceremony of Youth Olympic Games @ Marina Bay Floating Platform [Official Opening Ceremony of the first Youth Olympic Games "live" to 2 billion worldwide]
    • National Day Observance Ceremony @ Bedok Reservoir [National Day celebration graced by Foreign Minister, Mr George Yeo]
    • Red Carpet Affair [Awards & Appreciation Night 2010]
    • Bringing Passion Forward with Samsung [Media kick-off event graced by Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Community Development, Youth and Sports, and JJ Lin, international superstar]
    • *SCAPE Launch Festival [Official opening of the new *scape building at Orchard]
    • Li-Ning Singapore Open Super Series 2010 [International badminton tournament featuring world's top shuttlers]
    • Come Home! 2010 @ Fort Canning [Outdoor concert featuring local bands West Grand Boulevard, Trella, The Preamble, Micapella, etc]
    • K-Pop Talent 2010 [Korean pop music talent contest supported by the Korean Embassy, Korean Tourism Organization, CJSOPA]
    • Singapore Can Speak 2010 [Nation wide public speaking campaign judged by The Flying Dutchman, Vernetta Lopez, Eric Feng, Shiao-Yin Kuik and Michael Switow]
    • Asian Area Track & Field Championship 2010
    • Dance4fun 2010 [Inter-school dance competition]
    • Woodlands Talent 2010 @ Causeway Point [First ever heartland talent competition organized by Woodlands Constituency]
    • Freshmen Welcome Reception 2010 @ Ngee Ann Poly [Welcome reception and dialogue session with Principal, Mr Chia Mia Chiang, for freshmen and parents]
    • 51st National inter-school Track & Field Championships
    • BAOC 2010 [School of Business & Accountancy Orientation Program for over 1200 freshmen]
    • Sing! Singapore 2010 [Nation wide singing competition organized by Central Singapore Community Development Council and judged by Taufik Batisah, Ken Lim, Hong Junyang]
    • Smart Kids, Smart Parents Seminar 2010 [Event for children aged 3-11 and parents organized by Singapore Child's publication]
    • CAN! Create! @ Marina Barrage [National Arts Carnival for youths from local and international schools in Singapore]
    • Global Preview of the Digital Concierge for Singapore 2010 [Preview of application developed by Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore and Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee with Samsung, in collaboration with Singtel]
    • Samsung's Pledge of Commitment as Worldwide Partner to Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games [Graced by GOH Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean, Mr Ng Ser Miang (Chairman of Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee), Mr Goh Kee Nguan (CEO of SYOG), Mr Gregory Lee (President and CEO of Samsung Asia), Mr Jo Yong-Chul (Vice President and CMO of Samsung Asia), and Kim Joong-Keun (Korea's Ambassador to Singapore)]
    • "Movie under the stars" [First outdoor movie screening event]
    • Ngee Ann Polytechnic Open House


    • Singapore Idol Grand Finals @ Singapore Indoor Stadium View Event

    • Chat with World Champions: Asafa Powell, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Dexter Lee [Media and sharing session with Olympians] View Event

    • Celine Jessandra School of Performing Arts Anniversary Concert

    • "A Cozy Affair with Jasmine Tye" @ Marine Parade Theatrette [Debut concert of Jasmine Tye from Singapore Idol Season 2] View Event

    • FINA/Arena Swimming World Cup [Singapore Leg of international swimming competition by FINA featuring world's top swimmers]

    • Singapore Idol 3 Spectaculars @ Mediacorp TV Theatre [Studio Host] View Event

    • Commonwealth Secondary Prom Night 09 @ Amara Hotel

    • RED Camp 6 @ Ngee Ann Polytechnic [3 days event by NP for thousands of secondary school graduates] View Event

    • Singapore F1 Grand Prix Fesitval @ Changi Airport View Event

    • NTU Dinner & Pageant 2009 @ Hilton Hotel (Singapore) View Event

    • Youth Olympic Games "One Year Countdown" @ Padang View Event

    • Okto's One Minute of Fame Grand Finals @ Mediacorp TV Theatre [Studio Host]

    • The Runners Relay 2009

    • SMASH Beach Carnival/Party 2009 @ Siloso Beach [Event by TEENAGE Magazine]

    • "Fabtastic 4" Pageant Finals [Event by Health Promotion Board]
    • The Ultimate Poly Experience 09
    • Asian Youth Games (AYG) Opening Ceremony @ Singapore Indoor Stadium View Event
    • 5th National Swimming Championship [National competition by Singapore Swimming Association]
    • Men's Junior Hockey World Cup Championship 2009 [International sporting competition by ESPN Star Sports] View Event
    • Singapore Idol 3 Auditions @ Cathay [Live on-site hosting for Mediacorp] View Event
    • NPSU Appreciation Dinner Night 09
    • Youth Olympic Games Pictogram Launch [Event by Singapore 2010, graced by members of the International Olympic Committee] View Event
    • World IP Day @ Marina Barrage [Event by Intellectual Property Office of Singapore]
    • BAOC 09: School of Business & Accountancy Orientation Program for over 1200 freshmen
    • National Youth Business Challenge @ Compass Point [Graced by GOH Mr Teo Ser Luck, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Community Development Youth & Sports and Ministry of Transport]
    • School of Info Comm Technology Graduation Showcase @ Raffles City Shopping Centre
    • Read & Discover @ The Frontier [National Library Board Event]


    • Nee Soon South Countdown Concert to 2009: Attended by an audience of over 10,000 people [Guest of Honor Prime Minister Lee Hsien Long]

    • Commonwealth Secondary School's Graduation Prom @ York Hotel

    • Mobbers @ Orchard [Ngee Ann City Civic Plaza]

    • SP BP Gala & Appreciation Dinner @ Mount Faber SAFRA

    • Ngee Ann Polytechnic's 45th Anniversary Celebrations

    • Youth Leaders Academy

    • NP's Open House 2008

    • Launch of Granado Espada [Event by Infocomm Asia Holdings & ASKnLearn]
    • Public shows by Celine Jessandra School of Performing Arts @ Square 2 Shopping Mall
    • Emcee for RED Camp 4 & 5 [Annual 3 days event by Ngee Ann Poly for over 2000 secondary school graduates]

    • The Art of Music's Anniversary concert
    • Opening of Celine Jessandra School of Performing Arts
    • Various school events [Openings, MOU Signings, Camps]

    • Charity Event by NKF Children's Medical Fund: Teenage Icon Preview Concert
    • Emcee for secondary school events/functions from 2004-2005

    • Placed top 3 in Nation wide Radio DJ Idol Competition in 2005 & 2006
    • Campus Radio DJ Search winner 2006
    • Graduate of Mediacorp's Radio Academy 2008
    • Campus Radio Deejay (Radio Heatwave)
    • Programme Director (Radio Heatwave)

    Modeling (Photoshoot)
    • Face of Ngee Ann Poly 2008
    • Cover of NP Prospectus 2008
    • Placed 2nd in The Straits Times "A New You" Contest 08

    • Involved in secondary school's SYF Drama Competition 2003 & 2005
    • Ngee Ann Poly's Open House 2008 TV Mobile Ad
    • TV Commercial for Ngee Ann Poly (2009)
    • Singapore's National Anthem Video (2009)
    • Youth Olympic Games Documentary (2009)
    • "Rockband!" an Okto TV Drama (2009)
    • Various student short film productions

    • Contributor to secondary school's publication
    • Exchange program to Melbourne 2003/2004
    • Feature writer pioneering new column for TEENAGE Magazine (Jan-March 2006)
    • Journalism Study Trip to Manila 2009 (Daily Inquirer & ABS CBN)

    • Soccer captain in 2003
    • House captain in 2005
    • Secondary school's Track captain in 2004 & 2005
    • NKF Children's Medical Fund Youth Ambassador 2005
    • Healthzone Teenstar/Ambassador 2006
    • Member of TEENAGE Magazine Advisory Panel 2006 & 2007
    • Asian Youth Games Sports Presenter
    • Youth Olympic Games Sports Presenter
    • NP Ambassador

    • Radio Presenting @ Singapore Media Academy under Daniel Ong
    • Radio Production under Felix Tan & Mario Lajarca
    • Radio Journalism under Bharati Jagdish
    • Public Speaking under Cordelia Fernandez
    • Sports Presenting under Mark Richmond
    • Acting under Lim Yu Beng
    • Vocals @ Celine Jessandra School of Performing Arts
    • Dance @ Oschool
    • Leadership training (Adam Khoo LTG & NuQuest)
    • Motivation Mentoring under Thaddeus Lawrence