Media General Group CEO wins EMY Africa Awards 2023


The Group CEO of the Media General limited, Madam Beatrice Agyemang was adjudged  ‘WOMAN OF THE YEAR’ at the prestigious EMY Africa Awards event, held at the Accra International Conference Center at the weekend.

The EMY Africa Awards, known for celebrating leaders and distinguished gentlemen making an impact in society, makes room to recognise a distinguished female achiever for the ‘WOMAN OF THE YEAR’ Award – the only category reserved for women.

The Woman of the Year Award, recognizes an impactful woman of excellence and innovation who has inspired many, broken new grounds or old barriers, and contributed to her community and nation Executive Director of EMY Africa, Daniel Kojo Soboh said.

EMY Africa Awards selected Madam Beatrice Agyemang for the award having recognised her inspirational rise through the ranks  from her journey as  a reporter, to her current position as  Group CEO of one of the largest and leading  Media Organisations in Ghana,  which  is worth celebrating.

“You are a well-respected woman in media who has developed and is building your organisation into one of the most successful media organisations in Ghana today,” Executive Director of EMY Africa, Daniel Kojo Soboh stated.

He said Madam Beatrice Agyemang’s journey in the media industry has been marked by exemplary leadership, strategic vision, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Under her guidance, Media General has flourished and expanded its footprint in the media and entertainment space, reaching new heights in terms of content creation, broadcasting, and digital media.

“Throughout her tenure as Group CEO, Madam Agyemang has overseen the successful execution of numerous initiatives that have solidified Media General’s position as a leading media conglomerate. Her dedication to quality programming, innovation, and community engagement has set a standard for the entire industry”, the award organiser’s said.

Madam Agyemang expressed her gratitude to the EMY Africa Awards for this recognition and emphasized the importance of growth, learning and resilience in building a career; “I am deeply honored and humbled to receive the EMY Africa Award. I want to take this moment to emphasize the profound significance of owning your journey”.

She said “rising through the ranks in work is not just a climb; it’s a journey of growth, learning, and resilience. Each step up the ladder is a testament to your dedication and ability to overcome challenges. Embracing the ascent is where you find your true potential.”

Media General’s GCEO said, “the recognition inspires her to continue pushing boundaries, empowering other and working tirelessly to make a positive impact on our world. With great honor comes great responsibility and I pledge to use this platform to further the causes that matter most.”

She also acknowledged the dedicated Media General team whose hard work and creativity have been instrumental in achieving the company’s milestones.

“Media General extends its heartfelt congratulations to Madam Beatrice Agyemang for this prestigious award, which is an indication of her dedication, vision, and leadership. Her achievements will undoubtedly inspire future generations of women and leaders in the media and entertainment industry,” Board Chairman, Mr. Kojo Yankah, said.

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