President of the Ghana Journalists Association, Roland Affail Monney has joined the many Ghanaians to mourn the late General Manager of Joy Brands, Elvis Kwashie.

He said Ghanaian journalism has lost a colossal figure in his demise.

Eulogising the late seasoned professional, Roland Affail Monney noted that Elvis’ contribution to journalism made Joy News the best in Ghana and Africa.

“If Joy FM finds itself on top of the pack of media outlets in Ghana. You know Joy is a reference point in Journalism in Ghana and the rest of Africa because behind the scenes was a professional gem like Elvis Kwashie who will ensure that the crop of journalists deliver. Ghanaian journalism has lost a colossal figure in Elvis Kwashie,” he said.

The seasoned journalist died at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) on Tuesday night, December 28, after a short illness.

About Elvis Kwashie

Elvis Kwashie was a seasoned professional with more than two decades of experience in news media and communications (Print, Online, Radio & 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. His strong leadership led to the receipt of numerous awards by journalists.

Mr Kwashie holds a certificate in Multimedia & Online Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism, Berlin-Germany, a certificate in Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising and a Diploma in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.

While at MGL, he undertook courses on leadership at Harvard University in the United States.