#CitiTrends, Citi FM’s flagship technology-focused radio show has retained the title of Technology Media Programme of the year at the MOBEX Innovation Awards 2019.
The award was in recognition of the pivotal role the show plays in advancing technology literacy across Ghana.
The judging panel included: Dorothy K. Gordon, Ghanaian technology activist, and development specialist; Dr. Ayorkor Korsah, Head of Computer Science Department, and Prof. Nii Quaynor Nii Quaynor, scientist and engineer.
Speaking to citinewsroom.com, Host of #CitiTrends and Eva Lokko ICT journalist of the year 2019, Philip Ashon said, “the team is blessed to have the opportunity to change perceptions and provide technology literacy to the majority of Ghanaians. We are always looking for ways to engage listeners to ensure we grow a technologically savvy populace.”
#CitiTrends won the same award in 2018.
CEO of Coasters Company Limited, organisers of the MOBEX, George Spence Quaye intimated that the decision was unanimous among the judging panel.
He however noted that, “the competition was stiff this year and that is a clear indicator of the trail that #CitiTrends is setting in the industry. We look forward to better content in the years to come.”
#CitiTrends is Ghana’s leading radio show that brings both the global and local technology conversation to the people of Ghana.
This technology show is a driver of innovation, while fulfilling a vital role in digital literacy as it informs and empowers its audience encouraging them to take advantage of the new and appropriate digital technologies.
It is ably produced by Citi FM’s tech journos Jeffrey Owuraku Sarpong and Yaw Owusu Antwi.
It puts a strong emphasis on highlighting local innovators and solution providers.
#CitiTrends was nominated for the World Summit Award 2015 as the best and most innovative solution in Media & News from Ghana.