Jospong’s Communication team scoops awards

Jospong's Communication team scoops awards

The Jospong Group of Companies (JGC) bagged eight awards at the just-ended third edition of the National Communication Awards.

The awards are organised by RAD Communications Limited to celebrate and honour individuals and corporate organisations in the media and communications space for their outstanding contributions to the industry and national development, and came off at the Labadi Beach Hotel on Saturday, December 11, 2021.

The Jospong Group’s communication team won the very competitive Corporate Communications Team of the Year (Private Sector) award, while the Chief Corporate Communications Officer of Jospong Group of Companies, Sophia Kudjordji, grabbed the ever-prestigious Corporate Communications Professional of the Year award.

On the same night, Ignite Media Group – the mother company of Metro TV, Original TV and Original FM – made an outstanding statement at the event by claiming six awards in the media category.

The night started for the group with Metro TV winning Television Station of the Year, followed by Television Programme of the Year which went to Good Evening Ghana – the flagship morning show on Metro TV.

Other awards included Television Personality of the Year – Paul Adom Otchere; Radio Newscaster of the Year, local language – Pomaa Kyekyeku of Original FM; Sports Journalist of the Year- Michael Oduro of Metro TV; and Media Man of the Year – Paul Adom Otchere.

The Minister for Communication and Digitalisation, Madam Ursula Akuffo – in an address read on her behalf, called on media practitioners and communicators to train themselves to be abreast of trends in the digital space so as to remain relevant.

She commended the organiser and award winners, encouraging them to continue excelling and projecting Ghana in a positive light.

Receiving the award, Sophia Kudjordji dedicated her award to the Jospong Group and praised the Jospong Group Communication team for their passion, dedication and hard work which have brought such honours to the group.

She thanked the Executive Chairman, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong, and the entire management for their support in making the department’s work easy despite various challenges they sometimes have to go through.

She also expressed her appreciation to the media, saying: “But for you, the good work of the Jospong Group would not be seen” – and thanked them for their constant feedback and reportage in putting the group into the limelight.

Other awardees at the event included Ace Broadcaster and host of the Standpoint Show,  Gifty Anti, Media Women Empowerment Award; Ace Broadcaster, Tommy Annan Forson, for Media Legacy Honour; Chief Executive Officer of Jandel Limited, Ms. Afi Amoro for Events, Legacy Honour; and the IT Leadership Award for the Private Sector went to Business Transformation Consultant, Ebo Richardson.

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