Beatrice Agyemang AbbeyGroup CEO
Beatrice Agyemang Abbey is inspired by the daunting challenges of the journalism profession and her unquenchable thirst to overpower competitors while giving the audience unparalleled reporting.
Beginning her TV career in 2000, Beatrice Abbey tirelessly interrogated pressing issues and mind-boggling stories as an anchor, reporter, and later Senior Producer. As a reporter for TV3, she covered major news reports both in and outside Ghana. She has attended international conferences and reported on African Union Summit in Ethiopia, the ECOWAS summit in Togo, and a United Nations Conference on Trade and Development – UNCTAD.
Beatrice has also reported on many issues, including politics, economics, security, global affairs – keeping politicians and policymakers alert with in-depth reporting and investigations. She served as a producer for Business Time, Headlines and Hot Issues and has interviewed several high profile personalities for TV3
Her high-profile interviewees are Ex-Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Ex-Ghana Presidents John Kufuor and John Mahama, then Vice President.
Her knack for exciting leads and headlines made her an integral part of TV3’s flagship Evening News bulletin, serving as an anchor. Beatrice took up the position of Managing News Editor in 2013 and headed the department until 2016. She helped her team sweep many local and international awards, making TV3 news dominate the media headlines. Media General recognized her hard work. In November 2016, she was appointed the Chief Operating Officer for TV3. With this position, Beatrice became very instrumental in the restructuring of the company in 2017.
After the Group was restructured, she assumed the position of General Manager of MGTV, which comprises TV3 and Onua TV. For over a year, Beatrice Agyemang Abbey also doubled as the Head of MG Digital, a subsidiary of the Media General Group. From June to December 2017, Beatrice was Acting General Manager for MG Radio, which comprises 3FM 92.7 and Onua FM 95.1 in Accra, Connect FM 97.1 in Takoradi and Akoma FM 87.9 in Kumasi.
In September 2018, Ms. Beatrice Agyemang was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Media General Group. Media General Ghana Limited, incorporated in 2011, currently has two TV stations (TV3 and Onua TV); four radio stations (3FM and Onua FM in Accra, Connect FM in Takoradi, Akoma FM in Kumasi); a digital company (MG Digital Limited); a production house (Adesa Production Ltd) and 3Foundation which oversees the Group’s corporate social responsibility projects. TV3, the biggest brand in the Media General Group, is also currently the most watch TV station in Ghana.
As Group CEO, Beatrice provides strategic direction for all the subsidiaries. Beatrice is Deutsche Welle trained and had her Bachelor and Master’s Degrees from the GIMPA Business School, Accra, Ghana. She has toured almost all major newsmakers in the US and the United Kingdom ― BBC, CNN, VOA, Sky TV as well as Citizen TV and Kiss TV in Kenya – in her quest to bring on board unmatched experience to outclass her competitors. In September 2020, she was selected as the commencement keynote speaker during the congregation of the University of Professional Studies Accra’s graduation ceremony.
She has received several awards and led the Media General to win many laurels. The latest has been the Outstanding Broadcast Media CEO of the year in the 2021 Ghana Entrepreneur & Corporate Executive Awards. Prior to that, she was awarded at Glitz Africa’s Ghana Women of the Year Honours, winning the Excellence in Media Category.