Citi News‘ Michael Sarpong Mfum has been awarded as the Development Journalist of the year at the second edition of Hyperlink Media Awards held in Sunyani.
The awards took place at the plush Eusbett Hotel on Saturday.
Mr. Mfum topped the category which was made up of ten shortlisted journalists.
For his award, he took home a plaque, certificate, medal and a 42inch colour television.
Chief Executive Officer of Hyperlink Media, Arnold Maswud speaking at the programme disclosed that the award scheme is one of the credible awards programmes which gives opportunity to all media practitioners in the country.
“It would surprise you to know that because of this award, we visited the 16 regions of this country. The awards are not meant for only those working in the big towns. You can be at a remote area but your work would be recognized.”
Veteran Broadcaster, Tommy Annan Forson was the first person to be inducted into Hall of Fame of Hyperlink Media Awards.
Other award winners on the night were:
Media Students Journalist of the year – Gazare Malik
Technician of the Year – Deryo Kofi Ibrahim, Sagani TV
Producer of the Year – William Benjamin Peters
Educative Program of the Year – The Active Youth, Diamond FM
Political Program of the Year – Political Forum, Naagyei FM, Ejura.
Online Journalist of the Year – Richmond Nana
Newspaper of the Year – Daily Graphic
Online Portal of the Year – Myjoyonline
Media Group of the Year – Angel Group of Companies
Graphic Designer of the Year – Sarkodie Arthur Philip
Story of the Year – Snakebite story, Nkilgi FM
Gender and Family Program of the Year – Love on Ridge, Ridge FM
Radio Program of the Year – Total Sports, Nkomode FM.
Entertainment Personality of the Year – DJ Chelsea, Sungmale FM
Television Program of the Year – The Gbewa Show, NTV
News Program of the Year – News360, TV3
Female Radio Presenter of the Year – Audrey Tindana, Angel FM, Sunyani
Sports Program of the Year – Angel Sports, Angel FM
Sports Media Personality of the Year – Don Summer, Angel FM
Promising TV Station of the Year (Southern sector) – Angel TV
Promising TV Station (Middle Belt) – BA TV
Television Personality of the Year – Nana Osei Kesse, Kesben TV
Television Station of the Year – TV3
Entertainment Show of the Year – E-360, Nkomode FM
Honorary Media Star Award – Abdul Hayeed Momeen and Mr Kwami Sefa Kaye
Media Development Award – Kwame Adinkra, Ibrahim Musa Kessel and Adib Sani.
People’s Choice Awards – Fada Abraham, Media General
Personality of the Year – Audrey Akosua Tindana.