General Manager of The Multimedia Group’s Joy Brands, Elvis Koku Kwashie, has passed on.

In an internal memo to staff, the Group said, “It is with a heavy heart and deep sorrow that we announce the painful death of our dear colleague, Elvis Koku Kwashie, General Manager for Joy Brands.

“Elvis passed away at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) on Tuesday night, December 28, 2021, after a short illness.”

It added, “We pray that God will comfort his wife and children, his bereaved family and all of us here at the Multimedia Group and grant us the fortitude to bear this loss.”

The company urges all to “continue to remember the widow, children and the bereaved family in our prayers.”

It said funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course.

General Manager for Joy Brands, Elvis Kwashie passes on

About Elvis Kwashie

Elvis Kwashie was a seasoned professional with more than two decades of experience in media and communications, spanning print, online, radio and television.

Before rejoining the Group in 2010 as News Editor, Elvis worked with Metropolitan Life Insurance Ghana as the Head of Corporate Marketing & Communications.

Before that, he worked mainly as a journalist with the Multimedia Group Limited, Network Herald and Groove FM.

He had rich experience in recruiting, grooming, coaching and supervising reporters and correspondents across the country. Under his strong leadership, JoyNews has won more than 100 awards in the last 10 years, including two CNN African Journalist of the Year awards.

General Manager for Joy Brands, Elvis Kwashie passes on

Having secured his journalism training at the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Mr Kwashie also pursued further studies, acquiring a certificate in Multimedia & Online Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism, Berlin-Germany.

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While at MGL, Elvis Kwashie undertook courses in leadership at Harvard University in the United States.



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