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A Journalist with the Graphic Communications Group Limited, Doreen Hammond has been adjudged 2018, Ghana Journalists Association, (GJA) Best Journalist.

In addition to winning the Journalist of the Year, Ms. Hammond who is Editor of the Junior Graphic also picked the Best Columnist Award of the Year.

The awards ceremony which was  held on Saturday, at the Kempinski Gold Coast City in Accra, saw GBC’s Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng and Janet Abena Quainoo winning the Best Court and Crime Reporter, the Best Rural Reporter- (Electronic), respectively.

Prof. Amin Alhassan, Director-General of GBC

GTV picked the Best Democracy and Peace Building Television Station, Best Radio and TV Programme in Ga, Ewe, Savannah, URA Radio, Radio Upper West, all subsidiaries of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.

Prof. Amin Alhassan, Director-General of GBC and deputy Information Minister, Pius Enam Hadzide

The ceremony which climaxed  the 70th Anniversay celebrations of the GJA, was on the theme:, “Democracy, Freedom and Independence of the Media in Ghana.”

The special guest of honour was the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

Also present at the ceremony were, the Senior Minister, Yaw Safo Marfo, a Deputy Information Minister, Pius Enam Hadzide and the Tourism Minister, Barbara Oteng Gyasi.

Below is the list of some of the award winners

• Rebecca Kwei (Daily Graphic) – Best HIV 

• Maxwell Akalaare Adombilla (Graphic Business) – Best Economic and Financial Reporter (Print)

• Nana Konadu Agyeman (Daily Graphic) – Best Transport and Road Safety Reporter (Print)

• Moses Dotse Aklorbortu (Graphic Business) – Best Oil and Gas Reporter 

• Janet Abena Quainoo (GTV) – Best Rural Reporter (Electronic)

• Kwaku Osei Bonsu (GNA) – Winner of Dr G.T. Anim Award for Ethics in Journalism 

• Kabu Nartey (GIJ) – Best Student Journalist 

• Samuel A. Akapule (Ghanaian Times) – Best Rural Reporter

• Prosper Kuorsoh (GNA) – Best Agric Reporter (Print) 

• Portia Gabor (TV3) – Best Transport Ans Road Safety (Electronic)

• Peter Quao Adator (TV3) – Best Sports Reporter (Electronic)

• Nabil Ahmed Rufai (GHOne TV) – Best Education Reporter (Electronic)

• Portia Gabor (TV3) – Best Female Journalist

• Maclean Kwofi (Graphic Business) – Best Maritme Reporter (Print)

• Kofi Amoah (TV Africa) – Best Reporter in Disability 

• Kingsley Hope (Ghanaian Times) – Best Sports Reporter (Print) 

• Kester Aburam Kuranchie (Graphic Business) – Best Investigative Reporter 

• Justice Baidoo (Joy News) – Best Telecommunication (Electronic)

• John Vigah (Ghanaian Times) – Best Feature Writer (Print)

• Grace Nana Esi (Oman FM) – Best Maritime Reporter (Electronic)

• Geoffrey Buta (The Spectator) – Best Photo Journalist 

• Evelyn Tengmaa (TV3) – Best Political Reporter 

• Edmund Smith-Asante (Daily Graphic) – Best Tourism Reporter (Print)

• Doreen Hammond (Daily Graphic) – Best Columnist 

• Charles Andoh (The Mirror) – Best Education Reporter (Print) 

• Charles Benoni Okine (Graphic Business) – Best Telecommunication (Print) 

• Adu Gyamfi Marfo (Kingdom FM) – Child Protection and Participation (Radio)

• Beryl Ernestina Richter (Joy News) – Best Health Reporter (TV)

• Anim Addo (UTV) – Best Agric Reporter (TV)

• Albert Futukpor (GNA) Best Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Reporter (Online)

• Albert Oppong Andah (GNA) – Best Environment Reporter (Electronic)

• Alberto Mario Noretti (Ghanaian Times) – Best Small and Medium Scale Reporter (Print)

• A.B. Kafui Kanyi (GNA) – Best Child Protection and Participation (Electronic) 

• Abigail Annor (Ghanaian Times) – Best News Reporter (Print) 

• Alice Aryeetey (GHOne TV) – 

• Alice Aryeetey (GHOne TV) – Best TV News Reporter 

• Ina Thalia Quansah (Joy News/Radio Maxx) – Most Promising Journalist 

• Seth Kwame Boateng (Joy News) – Best Human Rights Reporter

• Seth Kwame Boateng (Joy News) Best in Features (TV) 

• Citi Breakfast Show – Best Morning Show (English)

• Peace FM’s Kookrokoo – Best Morning Show (Akan)

• Citi FM – Best Radio Station (English)

• Peace FM – Best Radio Station (Akan)

• TV3’s New Day – Best Television Morning Show (English)

• GHOne TV – Best Television Station (English)

• UTV – Best Television Station (Akan)

• UTV’s Heritage Ghana – Best TV Programme in Akan 

• Di Asa on Atinka TV – Best Arts and Entertainment Programme 

• GNA – Best Online News 

• Daily Graphic – Best Newspaper

• West End Radio, Bright FM, Space FM, Classic FM, Hello FM, Swiss FM – Best Regional FM Stations.

Mrs. Portia Gabor (TV3) – Best Transport And Road Safety (Electronic) and Seth Kwame Boateng (Joy News) Best in Features (TV)

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