12-year old citizen journalist, Phillip Ayanoore Akela-Soore, from Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region was over the weekend honored at the maiden edition of the Hyperlink Media Awards.
The award scheme held at the Radach Lodge in Tamale was put together by Hyperlink Media Ltd to recognise the efforts of media practitioners across been in the limelight for his outstanding reports he files on TV3’s MTN Video Report segment of the news, was honored for his contributions as a young and promising journalist.
He also mentioned how determined he was in trying to find a solutions to the problems that many in his community merely complained about, something which is evident in his second report to TV3 where he was reported on a discovered solution for fall armyworm invasion.
Phillip, who was at the event with his father received a medal and a citation for his award.
Phillip has in all filed three reports to TV3 and all reports have been applauded by the public and other industry players.
Meanwhile, Yaro Ismail of Might FM in Tamale was adjudged Media Personality of the Year and Daily Guide’s northern regional correspondent, Eric Kombat was adjudged Journalist of the Year.
Find full list of award winners here:
HYPERLINK MEDIA AWARDS 2018 LIST OF WINNERS
Overall Media Personality: Yaro Ismail, Might Fm
People’s Choice Award: Kwaku Oduro, Kesmi Fm
Story of the year: Tender Brides by Albert Sore, Joy News
Journalist of the year: Eric Kombat, Daily Guide
Female Presenter: Ewurama Attoh, Kesmi Fm
Entertainment Media Personality: Mohammed Naporo (Dj Parara)
Sports Media Personality: Kwaku Oduro, Kesmi Fm
Radio Presenter: Mohammed Naporo (Dj Parara)
TV Presenter: Mohammed Naporo (Dj Parara), NTV
Social Media Personality: Ananpansah B. Abraham, Pad Fm
Online Journalist: Nana Ankobiah
Media Student: Joseph Nlaala Nwani
Development Journalist: Ananpansah B. Abraham
Graphic designer: Adam Fuseini Sacks
Newscaster: Jonas Biawurbi, Zaa Radio
Photo Journalist: Geoffrey Buta
Community Radio station: Simli Radio, Dalun
Radio Station: Kesmi FM
TV Station: NTV
Radio Programme: Angel Sunset Drive, Angel Fm
TV Programme: Musik Pluss, Kessben TV
Educative Programme: Digang Sali Bagsim, Justice Fm
Entertainment Programm: The Rap City Show, North star
Sports Programme: Zaa Sports, Zaa Radio
Gender and Family programme: Love on Ridge, Ridge Fm
Health, Nutrition and lifestyle programme: No winner
Online Portal: savanadiaries.com
Political Programme: No winner
Producer of the year: Inusah Abdul Rahim, Sagani TV
Technician of the year: No winner
Media School of the year: No winner
Special Recognition Award: Phillip Ayanoore, Young Citizen Journalist
By P.D Wedam|3news.com|Ghana