Francis DokuGM, 3Group
Francis Doku is the General Manager of 3Group, a subsidiary of the Media General Group. He has served in this capacity since June 2020 and has been responsible for TV3 and 3FM.
He previously served in the capacity of General Manager of MG Digital for two years and ten months and as General Manager of MG Radio for one year since joining the Media General Group. Doku joined the Media General Group as the General Manager of its digital business, MG Digital Limited in August 2017. Doku joined the Media General Group as the General Manager of its digital business, MG Digital Limited in August 2017.
His experience spans across the communications and media value chain, specifically in journalism, public relations, media planning, advertising, event management and digital marketing with veritable know-how in each of these areas.
As a media planning and advertising executive, he has worked with global blue-chip media and communications companies such as MediaCom (Vizeum) and Carat. Between July 2009 and July 2014 he served as General Manager of Adams Media Limited (Carat Ghana). Doku left Carat in 2014 to take up the role of Group CEO of The Rave Group, a multi-specialized communications services holding company with interests in media planning, creative development, and production, content production, marketing, and syndication, events, and experiential marketing a well as digital marketing.
He moved on after two years to establish Maestro Africa Group Limited, a media planning and buying, experiential, public relations, and digital marketing company before joining Media General.
Francis Doku is a passionate African travel writer and enthusiast who has traveled extensively on the continent of Africa and beyond. He is also the host of Travel Pass, a travel show that airs on Accra-based 3FM on Sundays at 5 pm. For over 20 years he has been writing the Listening and Watching with Francis Doku column in the Graphic Showbiz, a column which critically reviews and previews radio and television programmes and presenters’ performances and has thus helped to shape the way radio and television stations and presenters operate over the years.
Francis Doku holds a bachelor’s degree in BSc. Administration (Banking and finance option) and an Executive MBA (marketing option) both from the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), Legon. He is married with children. His interests include travel, reading, listening to the radio, playing scrabble, and watching football.