Media General’s Portia Solomon Gabor has been adjudged the 2021 Journalist of the Year.
She received the accolade at the 26th Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Awards Night held at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra on Saturday, November 12, 2022.
Her feature titled ‘Beggars Paradise’ which aired on TV3 was adjudged the Best News Production for TV.
She was also adjudged the Health Journalist of the Year with her feature titled ‘Health for Wealth’.
Other winners on the night included Juliet Bawuah, Ridwan K. Osman and many others.
Below is the full list of winners.
News Reporting (Print)
Maclean Kwofi (Daily Graphic) – Covid-19 Protocol missing at Kotoka International Airport
News Reporting (Television)
Portia Gabor (TV3) – Beggar’s Paradise
News Reporting (Radio)
Ridwan K. Osman (EIB Network)
News Reporting (Online)
Emmanuel Bonney (Graphic Online) – Invasion of street beggars in Accra
Kester Aburam Korankye (Daily Graphic) – Attaining Efficient transport system, has the BRT collapsed
Peggy Ama Donkor (GTV) – Highway Robbery in the far east of the Bono East Region
Mavis Ofei Akyeampong – Frontline workers
Albert Oppong Mensah (GNA) – COP26: Why Ghana’s still voice
Solomon Joojo Cobinna (Joy News) – Searching for the witch hunters
Best in Democracy Reporting
Seth J. Bokpe (Fourth Estate) – Testing the RTI Law
Juliet Bawuah (TV3) – Rugby at the beach
Joseph Armstrong Alorgbey (TV3) – Contractor fails to hand over school block to
Francisca Enchill (Joy Prime / Freelance ) – Pay or die: Agony of pregnant women in hospitals
Geoffrey Buta (Ghanaian Times) – Five-hour downpour destruction
Business and Economics
Daryl Kwawu (Joy News) – The unemployment challenge
Environment and Science
Godwin Asediba (GHOne TV) – Sanitation crisis in public toilets
Portia Gabor (TV3) – Wealth for health
Richard Kwadwo Nyarko (Joy News) – When the last fish is caught
Benedicta A. Gyimah (Ghanaian Times) – Cost of pesticides
Samuel Amoh (Adom TV) – Rejected over elephantiasis – the story of Aziz Entsie
Beatrice Senaju (GBC) – Bomfobiri wildlife sanctuary, beauty in the wild
Kester Aburam Korankye (Daily Graphic) – Indiscipline unabated, motorway without rules
Best TV/Radio Programme in Akan
Di Asa (Atinka TV)
Best TV/Radio Programme in Ga
Best TV Programme in English
Newsfile (Joy News/Joy FM)
Special Award by GJA President
James Nortey (GJA Staff at the Ghana International Press Centre)
Female Journalist of the Year
Francisca Enchill (Joy Prime / Freelance)
Komla Dumor Most Promising Journalist Award
Emmanuel Koranteng (Joy News)
GJA/PAV Ansah Journalist of the Year
Portia Gabor (TV3)