Penplusbytes congratulates Alumni, Award winners at 23rd GJA Awards

The 23rd Ghana Journalists Association Awards was held on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the Kempinski Hotel in Accra. The event saw several journalists and media houses being awarded.

This year’s awards event was on the theme: “State of Investigative journalism: Boundaries of privacy and borders of the public interest.”

Citi FM’s Bernard Avle picked up the biggest Award of the night, the PAV Ansah Journalist of the Year 2017.

This year, 36 journalists out of 548 applications received by the Awards Committee were nominated for awards in the various categories.

The nominees, according to a 7-member committee, were selected based on accuracy, balance, potential impact of the story, background, accuracy, ethical standards, initiative, and language presentation.

Penplusbytes as an organisation which seeks to promote high quality journalism powered by new digital technologies has over the years trained media persons who were among the awardees for night.

We wish to congratulate the following award winners who have benefited from our trainings over time:

Maritime – Grace Nana Esi Boateng of Oman FM

Oil and Gas – Moses Dotse Aklorbortu of Daily Graphic

Best Report in Health (TV) – Seth Kwame Boateng of Joy News

Best WASH – Justice Adoboe of Xinhua News Agency

We are proud of you and continue to urge to on to greatness in the ink fraternity. Once again, congratulations to all award winners.

 

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