Media General, managers of TV3, 3FM, Onua FM, Connect FM, in Takoradi, Akoma FM, in Kumasi, 3news.com and Adesa Production Limited, etched their dominance in the media landscape by grabbing a total of six awards during the 2018 Radio and Television Personality (RTP) Awards over the weekend.
This feat goes a long way to crystallize the conglomerate’s vision to lead the media space in Africa by 2025.
TV3’s major news bulletin, News 360, was adjudged the Best News Programme for the year 2017/2018.
This award gives credence to the tagline of the station: ‘First in News, Best in Entertainment’.
The man with many talents, Johnnie Hughes, who needs no introduction for his phenomenal performance both on radio and television over the years, was adjudged the Best TV Morning Show Host of the Year.
Alfred Ocansey, who is endowed with a masculine authoritative voice mostly behind ground-breaking interviews that often hold many glued to the prime time news, grabbed the Best Male Newscaster of the Year award.
Host of the 3FM‘s morning show (Sunrise) Winston Amoah saw off stiff competition within the capital city to emerge as the Best Radio Personality in the Greater Accra Region.
Host of Onua FM‘s morning show (Yensem Pa) Bright Asempa also stood out as the Best Development Show Host of the Year, making it the second consecutive time Media General took that award.
Also in the Western Region, Paa Kwesi of Connect FM raised the banner of Media General as he came top of competition to emerge as the Best Regional Radio Personality in the Region.
The Awards were held at the Accra International Conference Centre on Saturday to acknowledge and award excellence in the media fraternity.
Below is full list of the 2018 RTP awardees:
FULL LIST OF WINNERS FROM RTP AWARDS 2018 BELOW:
RTP Personality of the Year
Media Group of the Year
Radio DJ of the Year
Radio Entertainment Talk Show Host of the Year
Agyeman Prempeh (Power FM)
Radio Gospel Show Host of the Year
OB Nartey (Vision 1 FM)
Radio Reggae Show Host of the Year
Blakk Rasta (Zylofon FM)
Radio Sports Show Host of the Year
Benedict Owusu (Joy FM)
Radio Female Presenter of the Year
Akumaa Mama Zimbi (Adom FM)
Radio Morning Show Host of the Year
Daniel Dadzie (Joy FM)
Radio Mid Morning Show Host of the Year
Nana Yaw Sarfo (Vision 1 FM)
Radio Late Afternoon Show Host of the Year
Giovani Caleb (Starr FM)
Radio Morning Show of the Year
Super Morning Show (Joy FM)
Radio News Program of the Year
Starr News Today (Starr FM)
Radio Sports Program of the Year
Radio Program of the Year
Ghana Beye Yie (Vision 1 FM)
Radio Station of the Year
TV Male Newscaster of the Year
Alfred Ocansey (TV3)
TV Development Show Host of the Year
Nana Aba Anamoah (GhOne TV)
TV Sports Show Host of the Year
Patrick Osei Agyemang ‘Songo’ (Adom TV)
TV Entertainment Male Host of the Year
Abeiku Santana (UTV)
TV Entertainment Female Host of the Year
TV Female Presenter of the Year
Stacy Amoateng (Platinum Network)
TV Morning Show Host of the Year
Johnnie Hughes (TV3)
TV Entertainment Show of the Year
The Late Afternoon Show (GhOne TV)
TV News Program of the Year
News 360 (TV3)
TV Sports Program of the Year
Home Run (Kwese TV)
Television Morning Show of the Year
Adekye Nsroma (UTV)
Digital TV Station of the Year
TV Program of the Year
Restoration With Stacy (Platinum Network)
TV Station of the Year
Best Radio Personality – Western Region
Paa Kwesi Simpson
Best Radio Personality – Eastern Region
Best Radio Personality – Central Region
Adu Gyamfi Marfo
Best Radio Personality – Ashanti Region
Bright Kankam Boadu
Best Radio Personality – Volta Region
Best Radio Personality – Brong Ahafo Region
Best Radio Personality – Greater Accra Region
Dr Ofori Sarpong (Despite Group)
Mr Francis Kwabena Poku
Nana Appiah Mensah (Zylofon Media)
Mr Martin Kwaku Brobbey