The Ghana Journalists Association, GJA has announced the prospective winners of the 23rd Awards to be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the plush Gold Coast Kempinski Hotel in Accra.
The nominees include GBC ‘s Rebecca Ekpe and Peggy Ama Donkor.
GBC’s OBONU station is also slated to be awarded.
According to the Seven-Member Awards Committee, the Awards were given based on accuracy, balance, relevance, potential impact, language presentation, uniqueness, variety and quality of sound bite.
A total of 36 journalists were shortlisted for their outstanding reportage in 2017 from the more than 500 entries received.
Chairperson of the Awards Committee, Dr Doris Dartey at a press conference to announce the nominees advised the GJA to make the Awards more competitive by opening it up for more categories to be contested.
In the face of any human challenges, journalists are expected to deliver excellent performance and it is only fair and morally justified that those who excel are rewarded not only by their employers but more importantly Corporate Ghana and consumers of media content.
Meanwhile, Honorary Membership Awards will be given to distinguished media owners , while some individuals will receive awards for Distinguished Citizenship.
Story By Sandra Amanful