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27-Jun-2011  
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The first ever Radio and Television Personality (RTP) Awards has been held at the Banquet Hall, State House in Accra.

Under the theme: Shaping the Radio and the Television Industry in Ghana, the awards was organized by Xtertic UK and Big Events Ghana.

In all, 26 deserving journalists were awarded in the Competitive Category, 6 in the Non-Competitive category whiles 8 were given Honorary Awards (for outstanding contribution towards the development of Radio and Television in Ghana).

Several personalities in the radio and television industry including the CEOs of PeaceFM, Osei Kwame Despite, Crystal TV, Chief Crystal, TV Africa, Kwaw Ansah, TV3, Syad Ahmad Zayed Director of TV (GBC), Moses Gyapong and Multimedia Broadcasting, Kwesi Twum, were all honored at the maiden edition of the awards ceremony which the organizers are promising will be an annual event.

PEACEFM maintained its status as the most-listened to radio station by scooping as many as 6 awards on the nite. Significantly, host of PeaceFms flagship programme, Kokrokoo, Kwami Sefa Kayi cemented his name in history when he was adjudged winner of the Radio and Television Personality (RTP Topmost Award) for the year under review. Aside that award, he also went home with the Morning Show Host of the Year (Radio).

Versatile Kojo Dickson picked up the Radio Newscaster of the Year (Local Language) award. PeaceFMs Akwasi Aboagye was awarded Entertainment Talk Show Host of the Year (Radio). Evergreen Auntie Afia Konadu won the Radio Presenter of the Year (Developmental Issues) award, and the Radio News Editor of the Year award went to Abu Issa Monnie.

However, the nite did not belong to PeaceFM alone; Kwame Adinkra and Joe Lakkar, two of the most renowned presenters in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region came tops in their respective categories. JoyFM, an Accra-based commercial radio station went home with 4 awards: Drive Time Show Host of the Year (Bolaray), Radio DJ of the Year (DJ Black), Radio Female Presenter of the Year (Doreen Andoh) and Radio Newscaster of the Year (Dzifa Bampoe).
 





Kojo Dickson with his Radio Newscaster of the Year (Local Language) award.
Below is the detailed list of winners for the first RTP Awards:

Non Competitive Category


Radio Producer of the Year Category - Bills Gbgogli (Producer, Adom FM)

Radio News Editor of the Year Category - Abu Issa Monnie (Peace FM)

Radio Programmes Director of the Year Category - Daddy Bosco Occansey (Adom FM, now with Hitz FM)

Television Producer of the Year Category - Paa Kwesi Ackom (TV3)

Television News Editor of the Year Category - Emma Morrison (TV3)

Television Programmes Director of the Year Category - Jot Agyemang (eTV Ghana)


Competitive Category

Radio Morning Show Host of the Year - Kwame Sefa Kayi (PeaceFM)

Radio Mid-Morning Show Host of the Year - Jessica Opare Saforo (Citi FM)

Radio Drive Time Show Host of the Year - Bola Ray (Joy FM)

Radio DJ of the Year - DJ Black (Joy FM)

Radio Sports Show Host of the Year - Joe Lakkar (Angel FM)

Radio Reggae Show Host of the Year - Blakk Rasta (Hitz FM)

Radio Gospel Show Host of the Year - Fiifi Folson (Sunny FM)

Radio Female Presenter of the Year - Doreen Andoh (Joy FM)

Radio Entertainment Talk Show Host of the Year - Akwesi Aboagye (Peace FM)

Radio Newscaster of the Year (Local Language) - Kojo Dickson (Peace FM)

Radio Newscaster of the Year (English Language) - Dzifa Bampoe (Joy FM)

Most Promising Radio Presenter of the Year - Miss Naa (Y-FM)

Radio Talk Show Host of the Year - Suhini Alhassan (Radio Gold)

Radio Presenter of the Year - Developmental Issues - Afia Konadu (PeaceFM)

Most Consistent Performer on Radio Over a Period of 5 years (+) - Kwame Adinkra (Angel FM)

Television Newscaster of the Year (Male) - Gideon Ayeequaye (eTV Ghana)

Television Newscaster of the Year (Female) - Gifty Anti (GTV)

Television Morning Show Host of the Year - Eric Don-Arthur (TV3 Sunrise)

Television Sports Show Host of the Year - Kwabena Yeboah (GTV Sports)

Television Talk Show Host of the Year - Kwaku Sekyi Addo (TV3 Kwaku One-on-One)

Television Developmental Issue Show Host of the Year Category - Afia saa Sampene (GTV - Mmaa Nkomo)

Television Current Affairs Show Host of the Year - Paul Adom Otchere (Metro TV- Good Evening Ghana)

Television Female Presenter of the Year - Stacy Amoateng (TV3 Music Music)

Television Male Entertainment Show Host of the Year - Kwaku Sintim-Misa (KSM) - Metro TV-TGIF

Television Female Entertainment Show Host of the Year - Deloris Frimpong Manso (TV3 Delay)

Most Promising Presenter of the Year on Television - Dzifa Smith (eTV - Late Nite Celebrity Show)

Lifetime Achievement Award Tommy Annan Forson

RTP Personality of the Year Category - Topmost Award
Kwame Sefa Kayi (PeaceFM)
 
 
Source: Nana Kwadwo Asante/Peacefmonline.com
 
 

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