Miss Gifty Adjei, a News Anchor at GBC News and Host of the Personality Profile Programme, ”Legends of Our Time”, has received two awards at the 2021 Ghana Leadership Awards (GLA).
According to the Organisers, Miss Adjei is the first to have received two awards at an edition since the inception of the programme. Her awards were the “Most popular and Best TV Programme of the Year” and “News Maker of the Year”.
The prestigious awards were presented to Miss Adjei following her significant contribution towards media and societal development in Ghana. Presenting the Award, President of the Ghana Leadership Award, Rev. Professor Emmanuel Yao Nash congratulated Miss Adjei for presenting her personality programme, ”Legends of our Time”, with the right attitude, knowledge and style.
”Miss Adjei presents her programme ”Legends of our Time”, in such a manner that she is able to bring out interesting perspectives from the guests, mostly the very important personalities in Ghana, she hosts on her show, bringing a lot of joy and hope to her audiences”.
The Ghana Leadership Awards 2021 which was held at the Accra City Hotel was on the theme: “Celebrating Our Heroes in a Peaceful Ghana, One People Working Together.” The Ghana Leadership Awards, according to the organisers, seeks to recognize the leadership impact of individuals and institutions that have made outstanding differences to the social, business or educational landscapes, employment, innovation, poverty reduction, philanthropic work, building nations and promoting peace locally and worldwide amongst others.
In an interview with GBC News, the host of ”Legends of our time”, Miss Gifty Adjei acknowledged the contribution of her colleagues and her Production Team. She also thanked her family and her former boss the late Mr. Johnnie Aryeetey whom she said gave her the name of the programme and a former Director-General Mr. Yaw Owusu Addo whom she consulted to help her design the concept.
Miss Gifty Adjei is a Journalist with more than 15 years’ experience in Broadcast Journalism. She is currently a News Editor, a News Anchor and a Field reporter. Gifty Adjei is also the Content Designer, Co-Producer and host of “Legends of our Time”, a flagship programme of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation. ”Legends of Our Time”, celebrates great achievers in society.
It is aired on both Ghana Television and GBC News. Gifty Adjei holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies, Journalism major, from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, (University of Ghana affiliate) with First Class Hons. She is currently pursuing two Masters Programmes, a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) and a Masters in Development Communication from Mountcrest University College and the Ghana Institute of Journalism respectively.
As a Broadcast Journalist, Miss Adjei has reported extensively on health, sanitation, disaster, rural, women and children, environment, human rights and security. Miss Adjei believes that ”like the twinkling little stars above, together with individuals and communities together can come together to illuminate the world for the better”.