The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA), has formed the 27th Annual GJA Media Awards Committee ahead of it’s awards ceremony.
This announcement was contained in a release signed by the General Secretary, Mr. Kofi Yeboah and issued on Tuesday September 26, 2023. The nine-member committee would be chaired by the former Director of Television at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), Betty Appau-Opong. The task of this set committee is to vet entries submitted by members and select winners in 34 categories for honours.
Excerpts of the statement read “The nine-member committee chaired by a former Director of Television at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), Betty Appau-Opong, will vet entries submitted by members and select winners in 34 categories for honours at this year’s media awards.”
The 34 prestigious awards up for grabs include the prestigious P. A. V. Ansah Journalist of the Year, Best Female Journalist of the Year, Most Promising Journalist of the Year and Best Student Journalist of the Year” among others.
The other members of the awards committee included: Fortune Alimi, Executive Editor, Daily Guide Network; George-Ramsey Benamba, Chief Editor, Ghana News Agency; Loretta Vanderpuye, Regional Director, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation Obonu FM / TV, and Michael Quaye, Deputy News Editor, Daily Graphic, Joana Afua Mensah, News Editor, United Television (UTV); William A. Asiedu, Head of News, 3FM and Co-host, Sunrise Morning Show on 3FM; Nana Kofi Acquah, International Photojournalist, and Isaac Nuamah Yeboah, News Director, Atinka Media Village.
The 27th GJA Media Awards is slated to take place at the Accra International Conference Centre on October 29, 2023.