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Paydesk has 113 journalists in Ghana. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography.

Our top journalists in Ghana are Senanu Tord and Issah Ali.

Use our journalist directory to find a member to work for you.

We have journalists in Accra, Ho, Juaso, Kumasi, Lapaz, Obuasi, Sunyani, Takoradi, Tamale, Tarkwa, Tema and Winneba.

Journalists in Ghana



Senanu Tord

Accra, Ghana
Senanu Tord is a video journalist and a documentary filmmaker who reports on a wide range of issues across Africa. He is originally from Ghana and reports in English but speaks and understands basic French. He has worked in many English-speaking African countries and some francophone countries Read moreincluding Ivory Coast, Burundi, Togo, Benin, and Burkina Faso. He develops stories, writes, films, edits, and voices for his projects when needed. He works with Voice of America as a Stringer/Video Journalist and also produces travel features with BBC Travel as a freelance film producer. He also speaks Twi, Fante, Ewe, and Pidgin English.
Languages
Akan Ewe
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Business Current Affairs Technology
+13

Issah Ali

Accra, Ghana
Issah Ali is a Video Journalist, Film Editor, Documentary film making and cinematography based in Accra-Ghana, traveling across West Africa and North Africa, I am hard working and reliable, because of my hard i travel 16 west African  countries and 2 north African countries, My services is not only Read morein Ghana but across the world
Languages
English
Services
Documentaries Fact Checking
Skills
Breaking News

Hamza Adams

Kumasi, Ghana
Hamza Adams is a journalist based in Kumasi,Ghana. He is Currently a stringer for the Voice of America. Hamza Adams works with two local media firms in Ghana namely ZuriaFm and Gaskia TV. He reports on social, agriculture, economic , health issues etc. His works has earned him accolades. He was Read morerecently adjudged the Reporter of the year in Ghana's Media Personality Awards.
Languages
Akan English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+5
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+5

Victor Atsu Tamakloe

Accra, Ghana
Victor Atsu Tamakloe is a journalist based in Accra, Ghana.
He has worked for many media houses across the Ghanaian media landscape. 
First for Focus One Media Group, then Skyy Media Group, and now the Asaase Broadcasting Company.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+13
Skills
Sports Fact Checking

Idris Abdullah

Accra, Ghana
Idris Abdullah is a broadcast journalist based in Accra, Ghana. Has professional experience with various media houses such as TV Africa, Marhaba FM, Liberty TV/Radio, Alpha Radio and Gaskia TV. Has excellent reporting techniques and interviewing skills with beautiful broadcasting voice and news Read morereading skills across a variety of platforms. High proficiency in translation from English to Hausa vice versa.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+6
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+14

Kwame Adzaho-Amenortor

Accra, Ghana
Kwame Adzaho-Amenortor is an Accra-based freelance Multimedia Video Journalist, Electronic News Gathering (ENG) cameraman, Director, Self-shoot and Edit, Fixer, Television News and Documentary cameraman, and Producer of Video News content for broadcast by International media outlets namely; Reuters Read moreNews Agency TV (World News and Africa Daily), Voice of America (VOA), Anadolu Agency (AA), China Global Television Network (CGTN), Russia Television (RT) etc.

He has traveled to the Middle East notably, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and other African countries on different assignments.

 A contributor to Getty Images. 

He has been working since 2013 as a television stringer and News cameraman for Reuters TV World News Bureau in London, Reuters Africa Daily in Nairobi Bureau, and Thomson Reuters Foundation covering everything from Documentaries, News, Politics to Sports, etc.

Kwame had his intensive training course on Hostile Environment reporting with Reuters News Agency Television, (West & Central Africa Bureau).

He also has a versatile eye for news coverage.

Adzaho is a trained Video Journalist and a Television News cameraman at Reuters News Agency with a decade of experience in international and local reporting in the video journalism landscape.

Adzaho-Amenortor is currently the Head of Video, Self-shoot and edit, Video Journali, and Documentary filmmaker at the Accra-based AfricaWeb Holding (GhanaWeb) an online news portal.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+8

Ridwan Muktar Abbas

Accra, Ghana
Ridwan Muktar Abbas
Nationality- Ghanaian
Place Of Birth- Accra - Ghana

PROFILE
Education - Abeka Primary and Middle School
Secondary - Accra High School
Tertiary - London School Of business - Diploma in Mass Communication.
Employment - Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) .
              Read more         Stringer For voice Of Nigeria ,
                       Hamada- Radio Int. 
                       Radio France Int.
                       Daily Trust News Paper (Aminiya)
Currently         VOA Hausa 


WORK
My duty is to initiate and develop news stories and ideas independently that suit VOA as an International radio and also appeal to its audience .
It is my duty to provide objective news, sports and feature in Hausa on radio and television .These are related to civil society ,social issues interviews  and entertainment . I therefore prepare reports ,conduct interviews, gather photographs and videos. 
I write ,edit ,narrate and video document that can be verified by sources or an eyewitness.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Video Rushes
+3
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+5

Bright Yaw Ofosu Larbi

Accra, Ghana
Bright Yaw Ofosu Larbi is a journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has worked for many media houses across the Ghanaian media landscape. First for the State Broadcaster, the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation and now at the Media General Group. He has also contributed to the Sports column of the Daily Read moreStatesman newspaper. He has also worked on many diverse stories and was recently voted as Exceptional Sports Journalist for television here in Ghana at the Ghana Sports Awards. He also placed third in Africa in the 2019 AIPS awards for Sports Journalists worldwide.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+5
Skills
Current Affairs Sports Social
+1

Isaac Kaledzi

Accra, Ghana
Isaac Kaledzi is an experienced and award winning multi media journalist from Ghana. He has worked for several media brands both in Ghana and on the International scene including DW, VOA, TRT World and Africa Feeds.
Languages
Akan Ewe English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+17
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+21

Peter Quao Adattor

Accra, Ghana
PETER QUAO ADATTOR is a journalist based in Accra, Ghana.
With nearly 18-year experience as a video journalist, Peter Quao Adattor has carved a niche for himself reporting on under-reported issues affecting a majority of Ghanaians. Peter has a special interest in crime, security and human rights Read moreissues, and has done extensively, stories on trafficking in human (women and children). He has traveled to many communities across the country to highlight issues affecting the rural poor, women and children. Peter Quao Adattor has also brought to the fore, challenges of the poor in accessing healthcare, education, and migration. These led to the state, individuals, and organizations, including NGOs to bring solutions to communities and vulnerable individuals. He had visited Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso, Nigeria and Senegal among others, to report on a wide range of issues including trafficked children in illegal mining, fishing, and sexual exploitations. He has been on peacekeeping assignment in the war torn Somalia reporting on the police Peacekeepers and the war situation in that country. Peter has completed a two-year Diploma in Adult Education programme at the University of Ghana and currently runs a Social Services and Civic Rights NGO, Manarts PAQ Foundation.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
TV3 Network Limited Ghana (September 2003-Present) Snr Video Journalist
Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (2001-2003)
AWARDS & HONORS
Winner: Ghana Journalist Association-Sports Reporter 2018
Winner: Ghana Police Service-Best Crime Reporter (Electronic) 2018 
Winner: Ghana Journalist Association-Education Reporter 2017
Winner: Ghana Journalist Association-News Reporting Electronic 2017 
Winner: Ghana Journalist Association-Health Reporter 2016 
Winner: Ghana Police Service-Award for being Consistent, Accurate, Objective and Circumspect in Crime Reporting 2016
Languages
Akan Ewe English
+1
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Fact Checking

Prince Benjamin

Accra, Ghana
Prince Benjamin is a music journalist, singer-songwriter, voice-over artist, radio DJ and radio on-air personality.
Languages
Akan English Twi
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+3
Skills
Entertainment & Celebrity Music Media Training
+3

Francisca Kakra Forson

Accra, Ghana
Francisca Kakra Forson is a distinguished Ghanaian freelance journalist with a robust career in both local and international media. She has contributed to prominent news outlets such as TRT World, CBC News, AFP, VOA (Africa) News, France 24, and West Africa Democracy Radio in Dakar, Senegal. Forson'Read mores reporting has delved into critical issues including gender equality, political violence, elections, and economic challenges in Ghana and the West African region. Her work has shed light on the experiences of influential Ghanaian women, the nation's security concerns, and the socio-economic implications of presidential and parliamentary elections.

Before embarking on her freelance journey, Forson developed her journalistic prowess at Joynews, Ghana's leading English news media organization, and served as the Acting News Editor at Metro TV Ghana, where she was instrumental in reinvigorating the Metronews brand. She has a track record of producing and anchoring major radio and news bulletins, as well as hosting current affairs and legal TV shows. In addition to her journalism, Forson is a skilled PR consultant and has provided her expertise to organizations such as the Institute for Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and USAID. She also played a significant role as Corporate Affairs Manager at the Ghana Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors.

Forson's academic credentials include a Master of Communications and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ghana, as well as a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of London. Her commitment to social issues is reflected in her involvement with UNICEF's campaigns and her participation in the Queen's Young Leaders project in 2016, where she promoted public education on civic rights. Her reporting continues to underscore her dedication to democracy, education, and gender equality, while her media presence and PR work highlight her multifaceted expertise in shaping public discourse and policy.
Languages
Akan English Spanish
Services
Journalism
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Arts & Books
+10

Kwabena Ofori

Accra, Ghana
Kwabena Ofori is a journalist based in Accra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana.
Languages
English
Services
News Gathering Fact Checking
Skills
Sports Fact Checking

Hawawu Abdul Karim

Accra, Ghana
Journalist, Philanthropist, Stringer, English-Hausa Translator.

Hawawu Abdul Karim, popularly known as Hawa Abdul Karim Young Pioneer, is a seasoned English-Hausa translator with a rich background in journalism. Based in Accra, Ghana, Hawawu brings a wealth of experience as a stringer for Voice Read moreOf America Hausa. Proficient in English, Hausa, and Twi languages, Hawawu Abdul Karim expertly navigates linguistic nuances to deliver accurate and compelling translations. With a passion for effective communication and cultural exchange, they are dedicated to bridging language barriers in the media landscape.
Languages
Akan English Hausa
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+16
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+23

Edmond Agyei Kumi

Kumasi, Ghana
I'm a journalist, filmmaker and a media content developer. I love good stories and enjoy telling them as well as being a part of one. I specialize in news, documentaries, educational content, commercials, web and TV content
Languages
Akan English French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+15
Skills
Finance Politics Current Affairs
+17

Amadu Samed Gaida

Tamale, Ghana
Samed Gaida is a freelance journalist from Tamale, Northern Ghana. West Africa. I start Journalism in 2010 at Diamond Fm in Tamale, Learning under experienced Journalist like Nelson Nyadror Adanuti, a multiple best journalist award winner in Ghana.

I also received Journalism and Radio Read morePresentation training from DW Radio in 2015 in Accra. I have worked with Diamond Fm as a reporter and host of their Drive time show called Diamond City Jam for 11 years.

I currently report for Music Time in Africa hosted by Dr. Heather Maxwell on VOA and a content creator for Bizung School of Music and Dance.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+9

Dennis Asante

Lapaz, Ghana
DENNIS ASANTE is a Documentary filmmaker/ Video Journalist/ Cinematographer/ Photographer/ based in Lapaz, Ghana.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+5
Skills
Fact Checking

Alhassan Abdul Washeed

Tamale, Ghana
Alhassan Abdul Washeed is a multifaceted journalist and regional correspondent for United Television (UTV-Ghana), based in Tamale, Ghana. His reporting has shed light on significant health issues, such as the challenges surrounding kidney disease, with a particular focus on the difficulties faced Read morein terms of affordability and accessibility in Ghana's Northern region. Alhassan's dedication to journalism is matched by his passion for the film and television industry, where he has made considerable strides in development, especially in Northern Ghana.

In addition to his journalistic endeavors, Alhassan is a skilled cinematographer and filmmaker, proficient in using post-production tools like Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Photoshop. His journey in media was marked by overcoming financial and geographical obstacles, which fueled his determination to succeed in video production. He honed his skills at the Academy of Screen Arts and furthered his education through online platforms such as Creative COW.

Alhassan's commitment to media education is evident in his role as a lecturer in video editing and cinematography at the Tamale Film and Television Academy (TAFTA). His vision for TAFTA is not only to establish it as a digital hub for journalism and production training but also to empower the local youth and promote their culture. Through his work, Alhassan aims to provide opportunities for aspiring media professionals in the region, ensuring they have access to the knowledge and tools necessary to excel in the industry.
Languages
English
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast)
Skills
Current Affairs Film & Theatre Entertainment & Celebrity
+3

Philip Ashon

Accra, Ghana
Philip Ashon is a an award winning multimedia journalist with over 16 years of audio visual storytelling experience and is  based in Accra, Ghana. He is a graduate of Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC).
Languages
Akan English Twi
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Vox Pop
+10
Skills
Business Current Affairs Technology
+8

Mavis Okyere

Juaso, Ghana
Mavis Okyere is a journalist based in Juaso, Ghana.
Mavis Okyere with twelve years experience as a journalist with a Community Radio Station known as Radio Progress in the Upper West Region of Ghana , Ahwenepa fm in Juaso ,the Ghana News Agency and Voice of America.
She has helped to nurture up Read moreand coming Radio Presenters and reporters for Radio Progress. 
Working as the News Editor and Assistant Head of Programs, she passionately trains new interns and Reporters at Radio Progress as She herself started her journalism profession as an intern in 2011 at Radio Progress whiles in her third year at the Wa Campus of  the University for Development Studies .
Through her work as a Journalist there have been several interventions for deprived communities in the Upper West Region of Ghana without potable drinking, schools and furniture. 
Mavis Okyere received the Youth in Innovative Media Award received from the National Youth Authority in the Upper West Region as part of the Youth Achievers Awards held on the 3rd November, 2018 and third Best Journalist in the Upper West Region in Social Accountability reporting award from the Action for Sustainable Development (ASUDEV) on the 11th May, 2019
She is a 2019 Community Solutions Fellow, a Fellowship Program sponsored by the United States Department of State and IREX.
As part of the Community Solutions fellowship she worked with the Voice of America in Washington DC from August 13th 2019 to November 29th, 2019.Through her time with the Voice of America She wrote new stories from Ghana, and other African Countries for the English to Africa Division of the Voice of America.
Many of her stories are aired on Africa News Night, Day Break Africa, Nightline and South Sudan in Focus at the English to Africa Division of the Voice of America.
She is currently using media to educate and advocate for people in the Wa Municipality stop the practice open defecation.
She currently works for the Voice of America as a stringer
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+4
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+5

Emmanuel Ameyaw

Accra, Ghana
Emmanuel Ameyaw is a Ghanaian journalist. He writes on Environment, Business and Politics. He is a 2023 New Narratives Clean Air Reporting Fellow and 2021 Global Investigative Journalism Conference Fellow. Emmanuel is the Co-Founder of the Climate Journalism Network Ghana.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing
Skills
Business Politics Climate Change

Daisy Antwi

Accra, Ghana
Innovative media practitioner with expertise in changing the narrative and promoting Africa and social development programs. Possess excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills. A trusted advisor who goes the extra mile for rich stories and covers. Detailed-oriented team Read moreplayer. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of accuracy. Organized, dependable, and successful at managing multiple priorities. Consulted for 5yrs at the multi-award-winning US-based Africa Affairs network - TheAfricanDream.co
Languages
Akan Ewe English
+1
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+5
Skills
Arts & Books Film & Theatre Entertainment & Celebrity
+7

Bill Eshun

Accra, Ghana
Bill Eshun is a journalist based in Accra who has passion for telling sports stories via video, audio and online write ups. Bill has passion for African sports. He currently works for Media General Ghana and previously worked at Multimedia Group Limited. He was awarded Exceptional Emerging Sports Read moreJourno at the Ghana Sports Excellence Awards in 2023
Languages
English Twi
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+4
Skills
Sports

Michael Sarpong Mfum

Sunyani, Ghana
Michael Sarpong Mfum is an award-winning journalist based in Sunyani, Ghana, with over a decade of experience in the news media industry. His expertise spans analyzing, editing, and interpreting stories and articles, as well as arranging on-air and TV interviews. Mfum is known for his insightful Read morecolumns and editorials, and he has a reputation for producing fair and objective reporting. His work often explores the intersection of technology and healthcare in Africa, with a particular emphasis on how innovative solutions, such as drone technology employed by companies like Zipline, are revolutionizing medical supply chains and access to medicines in remote areas.

Mfum's journalism career is marked by his adeptness in both TV and radio presentations, where he utilizes advanced technologies to capture and broadcast live events. His reporting has significantly contributed to the discourse on universal healthcare coverage in African nations, shedding light on the transformative effects of such technologies in countries like Rwanda, Uganda, Guinea, Nigeria, and Kenya. 

With a broad knowledge of current headlines and a proficiency in computer technology, Mfum excels in engaging his audience through active listening and compelling storytelling. His dedication to his craft is evident in his meticulous publishing of articles and newscasts, which have established him as a respected voice in media circles, particularly within the realms of technology and healthcare journalism in Africa.
Languages
Akan English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+16
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+16

Delali Adogla-Bessa

Accra, Ghana
Delali is a freelance journalist, researcher, and photographer based in Ghana. He has written on governance, health, education, the environment, the cocoa value chain, and film.

Delali has produced work for The Continent, SWI Swissinfo, Africa is a Country, Equal Times, ADP Rethink Quarterly, Read moreUNESCO, Ubuntu Times and Omni Media.

He has also carried out research work for organizations like UNESCO and the Africa Digital Rights Hub.

Services offered include proofreading, blog post writing, photography, copy editing and field interviews.
Languages
English
Services
Vox Pop Feature Stories Content Writing
+4
Skills
Politics Science & Environment Arts & Books
+2
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