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Portia Gabor of TV3 Was Named GJA Journalist Of The Year

Portia Gabor has been named P.A.V., the Ansah Journalist of the Year for 2021. Francisca Enchill, a Joy Prime Freelancer, won the award for best female journalist of the year once more, while Manuel Koranteng, who has been working with Multimedia for two years, won the Komla Dumor Most Promising Journalist award.

Following a flurry of concerns from stakeholders, the Ghana Journalist Association stated that the structure for the selection of awardees for its annual awards night has been reviewed.

Mr. Dwumfour continued,In this regard, a seven-member GJA Media Awards Review Committee headed by Dr. Sarah Akrofi-Quarcoo, a well-known broadcast journalist and professor at the University of Ghana's Department of Communication Studies, was established to reorganize the awards.

The President said that the committee decided to cut the number of award categories from 56 to 37 and did a re-design and re-description of some award categories to make them clearer and have more impact.

"In the past, the event was known as Awards-Dinner Night, and the awards ceremony included dinner.However, "in the interest of time and focus," he added, "the National Executive decided to prune the dinner from the awards as part of the review."

He made the remark, "We believe the review exercise will help improve the GJA Media Awards, but we want to assure all that this is only the beginning and its work in progress."

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