Five of The Multimedia Group’s journalists have been nominated for the West Africa Media Excellence Awards.

Manasseh Azure Awuni, Justice Baidoo, Seth Kwame Boateng and Richard Kwadwo Nyarko all with Joy News and Joy Business’ Daryl Kwawu have been shortlisted for the awards among 15 others across the sub-region.

The event comes off on October 13, 2018, as part of the West African Media Excellence Conference and Awards organised by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA).

According to MFWA,  the event will be graced by distinguished diplomat and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel, Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas.

5 Multimedia journalists nominated for WAMECA awards

“This year the competition received over 600 entries from 12 countries across West Africa from both Francophone and Anglophone countries. The three-member panel of judges after a thorough review of the entries shortlisted 18 finalists for seven out of 14 categories,” it added.

The shortlisted finalists for WAMECA 2018 are:

Kingbewe Yao Hervé, Banuto (online), Benin

Justice Baidoo, Multimedia Broadcasting Limited, Ghana

Anthony Acarus Stephen, Power FM/TV), Liberia

Anthony Akaeze, TELL/ICIR, Nigeria

Manasseh Azure Awuni, Multimedia Broadcasting Limited, Ghana

Adam Alqali, African Newspage, Nigeria

Mame Diomma Dramé, Ouestafnews, Senegal

Odimegwu Onwumere, Nigeria Voice, Nigeria

Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman, GHOne TV, Ghana

Kemi Busari, PREMIUM TIMES, Nigeria

Sawadogo Afsétou, Sidwaya, Burkina Faso

Seth Kwame Boateng, Multimedia Broadcasting Limited, Ghana

Bayo Olupohunda,, Nigeria

Nabaloum Abdel Aziz, Sidwaya, Burkina Faso

Richard Kwadwo Nyarko, Multimedia Broadcasting Limited, Ghana

Victor Ekwealor, Techpoint, Nigeria

Daryl Kwawu, Multimedia Broadcasting Limited, Ghana

Oladeinde Olawoyin, PREMIUM TIMES, Nigeria


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