Kwame Sefa Kayi is 2016 Best Journalist of the year

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Kwame Sefa Kayi, Host of Peace FM’s morning show, Kokrokoo, was on Wednesday named the Professor PAV Ansah Journalist of the year, 2016.

According to the Awards Committee, Mr. Sefa Kayi has been outstanding in the year under review. He is said to have used his brand and platform to raise funds to procure incubators to save dying babies in selected hospitals across the country.

For the first time, the overall journalist gets a three bedroom house from KOANS Building Solutions. Mr. Sefa Kayi also received a Kingsize mattress, a plaque and a certificate.

A total of 35 journalists from television, radio, print and online media, are being recognized for their hard work in producing compelling stories in 2016.

Some four Multimedia journalists also received awards.

Joy News’ Latif Iddrisu received award for best reporter anti narcotic. He was also awarded for his role in the anti-galamsey fight. Seth Kwame Boateng received the best feature award, for his ‘Left to Rot’ documentary, a sequel to the ground breaking Locked and Forgotten documentary he did on the country’s prisons.

Joy Sports’ Benedict Owusu also picked up the award for best Sports Journalist, broadcast category, with’s David Andoh winning the best photo journalist award.

Best Agriculture report – Seth Bokpe (Daily Graphic)

Best Feature, Education and Investigative Reporting – Alice Aryittey (GHOne)

Best Health Report – Peter Kwao Adator (TV3)

Best Sanitation and Hygiene Report – Jamila Akweley Oketchire (Daily Guide)

Most promising journalist – Portia Gabor (TV3)

Best Talk Show TV – Good Evening Ghana (Metro TV)

By: Ebenezer Afanyi Dadzie

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