I’m with you in Rockland.

Jemimah Wei was born and raised in Singapore, where she has been a television host, travel blogger, film producer, screenwriter, English teaching assistant, copywriter, and through it all, the writer behind lifestyle blog jemmawei.com. Originally launched in 2007 as an avenue for writing and expression, it has now grown to also encompass photography and personal thoughts on travel, literature, fashion, and cats.

All of the following in lipstick and heels.

Jemimah worked as a copywriter & social media strategist for Spanish-American based firm Havas Media, the sixth largest communications group worldwide, for three years from 2011 to 2013, and was also the Social Media Community Manager for Air Asia Expedia’s Backick in 2012. Over the years, she has also written for multiple international and local brands, such as Volkswagen Singapore, Clarks, DBS, AirFrance, Singtel, and Coca Cola, amongst others. She currently collaborates with various brands like Nikon and Airbnb to pen travel guides and non-fiction narratives from across the globe.

However, her passion still lies in creative writing. She graduated in 2017 with a Masters in English, Creative Writing from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, and is actively involved in the literary arts scene in Singapore, having worked with the National Arts Council and Singapore Writers Festival as both speaker and ambassador. She is also an ambassador for Words on Wheels non-profit volunteer cooperation, a programme by the Singapore International Foundation that brings mobile libraries to countries like Indonesia and Vietnam in a bid to promote reading among children by improving their access to books. In 2017, she initiated the unprecedented #JemmaRecommends reading project with Times Bookstore and Changi Airport, and is currently working with WH Smith to recommend curated reads to travellers. You can pick up Jemma’s curated reads via the #JemmaRecommends shelf across all three terminals in Changi Airport. As of June 2018, she has also launched the Grab Academy Scholarship Supported by Jemimah Wei, an annual award given out to one student pursuing a local university education in the humanities.

She has been published in various online journals, and you can find some of her short stories in Singaporean bookstores. She was featured as one of the youngest local authors at the Singapore’s Writers Festival 2013, and was one of the contributing authors for From The Belly of the Cat, curated by Stephanie Ye and currently available in store at BooksActually. One of her short stories – ‘George’, made Honorable Mention in the Best New Singaporean Short Stories 2015 edition. Most recently, her short story ‘Saltwater‘ appeared in the Quarterly Literary Review of Singapore. Jemimah presently sits on the Fiction Board of the Columbia Journal.

As of Fall 2019, she is pursuing her MFA in Writing, Fiction Track, at Columbia University School of the Arts. She is supported by the Columbia Writing Scholarship, the National Arts Council Arts Scholarship (Postgraduate), years of savings, and painstaking financial planning, because it is important to be honest about the realities of pursuing one’s dream.

Variations on the word “closet”.

Jemimah hosts popular online TV series Hype Hunt on clicknetwork.tv with her onscreen sweetheart Roz Pho. You can watch them in action here.

She is also the host of NBC’s E! Travel Diaries, along with Ksenija Lukich and David John Schaap.

And one man in his time plays many parts

Besides hosting her own reality TV series, Jemimah has also featured and acted in several TVCs and shorts. Here are some of the more notable ones:

TVC for Laneige: Your Inspiration. Your Dream. Uniquely U Campaign.
2015TVC for Nivea: Jemma’s Mud Cleanser Test
TVC for Coca Cola: Share A Coke to #Saythankyou
TVC for Nivea: #thatawkwardmoment
TVC and hosting for Liese: Creamy Bubble Color
Video shoot for Standard Chartered Singapore: #shopsmarteronline campaign
Campaign for Paypal: New Money Campaign
2015Money Smart’s Geneco Commercial Sparking Savings with Gene Condo

Travel Related:
2015Travel Series for Changi Airport: #ChangiBarepackers
Travel Series for Okinawa Tourism Board x Jetstar Asia 2018: Secrets of Okinawa
Travel Series for Jetstar Asia 2017: Jetstar Flies to Okinawa!
2018Travel Series for Jetstar Asia: Osaka – Battle of the Bad Puns!
2018Travel Series for Singapore Changi Airport DFS: #ShowYourCraft Episode 4
Travel Campaign for Klook: Jemma in Chiang Mai
Travel Campaign for Lotte Duty Free: Lotte Duty Free x Jemma
Travel Campaign for Klook: Jemma’s Korea Instatravelogue
Travel Campaign for Scoot, Taiwan: SG Love Taiwan
Travel Series for Changi Airport: Unravel Travel, Luang Prabang
Travel Series for Changi Airport: Unravel Travel, Vientiane
Video Campaign with Airbnb x Carousell: Share Your Travel Story

Fashion Show Host: Season One of That F Word on Clicknetwork


Hosting for Darlie Singapore: Project #Upgradeforabetterme

If you want roses, plant roses.

Jemma also occasionally swaps out being before the camera to being behind it, and here are some of the film projects that she has worked on:

Executive producer, writer, casting director: My BB Love – Original short film for Laneige Singapore
Executive producer: #0000FF – Music Video for Jasmine Sokko
Writer, creative: Jem and Roz visit the SSG – Skit for Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Singapore

Just a word..

If you’d like to read more about my exciting relationship with the coffee machine and other similar things, you might want to check out my twitter account: @jemmawei or if you’re the visual type, im the kind who takes pictures of my food. Like what you see? Get in touch.