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Media General Group makes giant leap in 2016 RTP Awards with 18 nominations

mg-group-staffGhana’s media conglomerate, Media General, has made a giant leap in this year’s Radio and Television Personality Awards with a total of 18 nominations in 15 categories.

The Media General Group, which has since last year spread its media tentacles across the nation, is up against seven others for the Media Group of the year award.

The Media General Group currently consist of TV3 Network Limited, Adesa Productions, MG Digital (3news.com) and MG Radio (3FM, Onua FM, Connect FM, Akoma FM).

One of the flagship programmes of TV3, New Day is competing for two awards in the categories of TV Programme of the year and TV morning show of the year.

TV3’s Bright Nana Amful and Paa Kwesi Asare are up for the TV male caster of the year while Portia Gabor and Nana Akua Asare are competiting for the TV female caster of the year.

TV3’s Sports Editor, Michael Oti Adjei is nominated for the TV Sports show host of the year while Matilda Asante Asiedu and Akosua Ago Aboagye (Woman 2 Woman) have been nominated for the TV current affairs show host and TV development show host of the year respectively

The flagship news of TV3, News 360 is competing with seven others for the TV news programme of the year while TV3’s Ghana’s Strongest is up for the TV reality show of the year, with Shirley Frimpong Manso’s Shampaign on TV3 competing for the local TV series of the year.

Fast Break, one of TV3’s sports shows, is up for the TV sports programme of the year.

For Media General Radio, Onua FM’s Christian Agyei Frimpong and Gabby Arko have been nominated for the radio entertainment show host and radio gospel show host of the year.

3FM’s Mariam Osei Agyemang is competing for the radio mid morning show host of the year.

The RTP Awards recognises outstanding media personalities who exhibit exemplary leadership towards building a vision and a future for Ghana’s media platform.

It also awards media institutions and programmes that have demonstrated an outstanding track record and impacted on society during the year under review

This year’s award, which is the 6th, will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016 in Accra

By 3news.com|Ghana

Below is the full list

Media Group Of The Year 2016
EIB Network
Media General Group
Multimedia Group
Despite Media Group
Angel Media Group
Network Broadcasting Group
Global Media Alliance
Kencity Media Group

Media Online Blog Of The Year 2016
starrfmonline.com
peacefmonline.com
citifmonline.com
viasat1.com.gh
3news.com
myjoyonline.com
adomonline.com
livefmghana.com

Digital TV Channel Of The Year 2016
Praise TV
ATV
Oceans TV
Max TV
TV7
4Syte TV
OB TV
Angel TV
Adom TV
Joy News TV
GTV Sports+

RTP Personality Of The Year 2016
Paul Adom Otchere – Metro TV
Gifty Anti – The StandPoint
Bernard Avle – Citi FM
Nana Ansah Qwao IV – Joy FM
Patrick Osei Agyemang (Songo) – Adom TV
Nana Aba Anamoah – GhOne TV
Jessica Opare Saforo – Citi FM

RADIO CATEGORIES 2016

Radio Morning Show Host Of The Year 2016
Kwame Adinkra – Atinka FM, Abusa FM
Captain Smart – Adom FM
Bernard Avle – Citi FM
Akwasi Aboagye – Neat FM
Kwame Nkrumah Tikesie – Okay FM
Kojo Yankson – Joy FM
Nii Arday Clegg – Starr FM
Fiifi Banson – Kasapa FM

Radio Mid-Morning Show Host Of The Year 2016
Kofi Kum-Bilson – Peace FM
Doreen Andoh – Joy FM
Antoine Mensah – Live FM
Naa Ashorkor – Starr FM
Mariam Osei Agyemang – 3 FM
Trigmatic – Y FM
Alex Ayensu Baah (Okyeame) – Radio Gold
Andy Dosty – Hitz FM

Radio Late Afternoon Show Host Of The Year 2016
Anita Erskine – Starr FM
Jessica Opare Saforo – Citi FM
Sammy Forson – Live FM
Ike Unpredictable – Angel FM, Abusua FM
Lexis Bill – Joy FM
Merqury Quaye – Hitz FM
Mr. Black Eye – Accra FM
Abeiku Santana – Okay FM

Radio DJ Of The Year 2016
Professor Collins – Rainbow Radio
Old Soldier – Peace FM
DJ Vyruski – Starr FM
DJ Mic Smith – Y FM
Eddie Ray – Hello FM, Agyenkwa FM
Mr. Kaxtro – Ultimate FM
DJ Express – Oxzy FM
DJ Adviser – Happy FM
DJ Papa Bills – Adom FM

Radio Sports Show Host Of The Year 2016
Kofi Asare Brako – Atinka FM
Nana Darkwa Gyasi – Radio Gold
Dan Kwaku Yeboah – Peace FM
Ernest Bruce Smith – Peace FM
Henry Asante Twum – Starr FM
Michael Darko (Summer) – Angel FM
Moses Antwi Benefo (PJ Mossey) – Happy FM
Bright Kankam Boadu – Nhyira FM

Radio Reggae Show Host Of The Year 2016
Fiifi Selah – Pluzz FM
Bonti Talawa – Light FM
Conscious Queen – Pink FM
Doris Lomo – Radio Gold
African Child – Luv FM
Virgin Prince – Kapital Radio
DJ Ganj – Y FM
Ras Kold – Skyy Power FM

Radio Gospel Show Host Of The Year 2016
Kwamena Idan – Adom FM
Fiifi Folson – Sunny FM
Agyemang Prempeh – Rainbow Radio
Winfred Nii Adjei – Ultimate FM
Gabby Arko – Onua FM
Jennifer Jessica Danquah – Sunny FM
Kojo Oppong – Sunny FM
Kwabena Boafo (KB) – Happy FM

Radio Female Presenter Of The Year 2016
Jessica Opare Saforo – Citi FM
Anita Kuma – Luv FM
Naa Kloddey Odonkor – Ultimate FM
Afia Pokuaa – Adom FM
Jeremie van-Garshong – Live FM
Silver Lady – Oman FM

Radio Entertainment Talk Show Host 2016
Akwasi Aboagye – Peace FM
Agyemang Prempeh – Rainbow Radio
Sammy Flex – Pluzz FM
Nii Ayi Tagoe – Starr FM
Kwadwo Preko Danquah – Kasapa FM
DJ Roar – Kessben FM
Fii Ocran – Nhyira FM
Christian Agyei Frimpong – Onua FM

Radio Newscaster of the Year (Local Language) 2016
Ali Baba Dankamabri – Kessben FM
Akosua Agyeiwaa Bonsu – Atinka FM
Nana Ana Agyarko – Accra FM
Afia Pokuaa – Adom FM
Kwaku Adu Kumi – Adom FM
Nana Yaw Kesse – Peace FM
Kwadwo Dickson – Peace FM
Akosua Ago Aboagye – Peace FM
Nana Yaa Konadu – Peace FM

Radio Newscaster of the Year (English Language) 2016
Richard Dela Sky – Citi FM
Pearl Akanya Ofori – Citi FM
Bernard Nasara Shaibu – Starr FM
Evans Mensah – Joy FM
Dzifa Bampoe – Joy FM
Kwaku Obeng Agyei – Starr FM
Eno – Ultimate FM
Emefa Apawu – Class FM

Radio Talk Show Host of the Year 2016
KABA – Asempa FM
Nana Ansah Kwaw IV – Joy FM
Nana Yaw Kesse – Peace FM
King Edward – Hello FM
Alhassan Suhuyini – Radio Gold
Nhyiraba Odeefour Kwasi Kay – Ashh FM
Nyansa Boakwa – Happy FM
Adakabre Frimpong-Manso – Neat FM

Radio Dev’t Show Host of the Year 2016
Akumaa Mama Zimbi – Adom FM
Oheneba Ntim Barima – Oman FM
Nana Yaa Konadu – Peace FM
Mama Efe – Nhyira FM
Kwabena Ampratwum – Otec FM
David Akuetteh – Luv FM
Jon Germain – Starr FM
Maame Akua Austin – Asempa FM

Radio Program of the Year 2016
Starr Chart – Starr FM
Ekwanso Brebre – Peace FM
Adom Live Worship – Adom FM
Drop Off – Starr FM
Dryve of Your Life – Y FM
Oman Drive Show – Oman FM
Nyansa Po – Otec FM
Citi Breakfast Show – Citi FM

Radio Sports Program of the Year 2016
Anopa Bosuo Sports – Happy FM
Angel Sports – Angel FM
Matured and Academic Sports – Metro FM
Peace Power Sports – Peace FM
Atinka Sports – Atinka FM
Half Time – Citi FM
Rainbow Total Sports Reviw – Rainbow Radio
Nhyira Sports – Nhyira FM

Radio News Program of the Year 2016
Peace News at 6pm – Peace FM
Eye Witness News – Citi
Kasiebo A Eda Mu Fua – Accra FM
Joy News at 6pm – Joy FM
Kessben News – Kessben FM
Amansan Dawuro – Fox FM
Kwasiebo is Tasty at 12pm – Adom FM
Starr News at 6pm – Starr FM

Best Radio Personality Brong Ahafo Region 2016
Tony Komla Abotchie – Classic FM
Brother Philip – Agyenkwa FM
Ama Korankye Adasoa – Classic FM
Melvina – Suncity FM
King Nicholas – Dinpa FM
Isaac Owusu Ansah – Metro FM
Kwame Adjei Bohyen – Ark FM

Best Radio Personality Northern Sector Of Ghana 2016
Kwaku Oduro – Kesmi FM
Governor – Diamond FM
Awudu Shaibu – 123 FM
Warris Anaaka – Radio Progress
Musah Hamdali – Sumali FM
Dimbia Jamal – Bugli FM
Lydia – Radio Upper West
Baba Jamal (Bongara) – Sumali FM

Best Radio Personality Central Region 2016
Nana Ama – Cape FM
Ama Bawa – ATL FM
Candy Man – Sompa FM
Pastor Isaac – Eagle FM
Agya Cosmos – ATL FM
Don Pero – Eagle FM
Tetteh Nartey – GBC

Best Radio Personality Western Region 2016
Nana Adwoa Arthur – Skyy Power FM
Mr. Skinny – Melody FM
Jow – Empire FM
Philip Osei Bonsu – Skyy Power FM
Nana Antwi Boasiako – Spice FM
Naa Ayorkor – Empire FM
Ras Kold – Skyy Power FM
Cassidy – Energy FM

Best Radio Personality Volta Region 2016
Ellis Bright – Cool FM
Nene Michael Lamptey – Volta Premier
Seth Nyarsorgbo Sizzla – Kekeli FM
Juliet Nuggle – Volta Premier
Pentem Israel – Tosh FM
Israel Abotsivia – Kekeli Radio

Best Radio Personality Greater Accra Region 2016
Bernard Avle – Citi FM
Fiifi Boafo – Oman FM
Abeiku Santana – Okay FM
Nii Arday Clegg – Starr FM
Jeremi van-Garshong – Live FM
Afia Pokuaa – Adom FM
Captain Smart – Adom FM
Oheneba Ntim Barimah – Oman FM

Best Radio Personality Ashanti Region 2016
David Akuetteh – Luv FM
Omanhene Boakye – Kessben FM
Kwame Tanko – Angel FM
Ike Unpredictable – Angel FM, Abusua FM
Sampson K. Nyamekye – Hello FM
Lovin Cee – Fox FM
Frankie Taylor – Fox FM
Odeefour Kwasi Kay – Ashh FM

Radio Morning Show Of The Year
Kokrokoo – Peace FM
Frontline – Rainbow Radio
Angel in the Morning – Angel FM
Dwaso Nsem – Adom FM
Morning Starr – Starr FM
Ctit Breakfast Show – Citi FM
Ryse N Shyne – Y FM
Super Morning Show – Joy FM

TELEVISION CATEGORIES 2016

TV Male Newscaster Of The Year 2016
Agya Kwabena – UTV
Israel Laryea – Joy News
Louis Bobbie Ansah – Viasat 1
Paa Kwasi Asare – TV3
Conrad Kakraba – GTV
Emmanuel Owusu Afriyie – Metro TV
Bright Nana Amful – TV3
Kwaku Adu Kumi – Adom TV

TV Female Newscaster Of The Year 2016
Fati Shaibu-Ali – ETV Ghana
Akua Asanteba Mensah – Viasat 1
Ama Sarpong Kumankoma – UTV
Afia Adutwumwaa Morosa – UTV
Portia Gabor – TV3
Nana Akua Mensah – TV3
Lilly Mohammed – Metro TV

TV Morning Show Host Of The Year 2016
Tweneboa Koduah – UTV
Kokui Selormey Hanson – Viasat 1
Patrice Amegashie – Viasat 1
Kafui Dey – GhOne TV
Baisiwaa Dowuona-Hammond – GhOne TV
Nana Yaa Brefo – Adom T>V
Bismark Brown – ETV Ghana
Randy Abbey – Metro TV

TV Sports Show Host Of The Year 2016
Nathaniel Attoh – Joy Prime TV
Patrick Osei Agyemang (Songo) – Adom TV
Sammy Bartels – GhOne TV
Kwabena Yeboah – GTV
Ernest Koranteng – Metro TV
Michael Oti Adjei – TV3
Hussein Hassan – Viasat 1
Yaw Sakyi Afari – (Fast Break) TV3

TV Current Affair Show Host Of The Year 2016
Paul Adom Otchere – Metro TV
Kofi Adoma Nwanwani – Adom TV
Kwame Gyan – ETV Ghana
Nana Aba Anamoah – GhOne TV
Matilda Asante Asiedu – TV3
Nana Ansah Kwaw IV – Joy Prime
akosua Konadu – Viasat 1
Bernard Avle – Viasat 1

TV Dev’t Show Host Of The Year 2016
Gifty Anti – The StandPoint
Oheneba Ntim Barima – Net2 TV
Tweneboah Kodua – UTV
Akumaa Mama Zimbi – Adom TV
Multi TV Lady Home Affairs
Akosua Ago Aboagye (Woman 2 Woman) – TV3
Naa Ashorkor – GhOne TV

TV Female Presenter Of The Year 2016
Anita Akuffo (Fashion GH) – Solid Multimedia
Maame Yeboah – UTV, Adom TV
Kokui Selormey Hanson – Viasat 1
Stacy Amoateng – Platinum Network
Nana Aba Anamoah – GhONe TV
Lawrencia Thompson – Odyssey Productions
Adjoa Yeboah Agyei – UTV
Adowa Saah – Adom TV

TV Male Entertainment Show Host Of The Year 2016
George Quaye – GhOne TV
Jason El-Agha – GhOne TV
Jay Foley – 4syte TV
Nii Kpakpo Thomson – Viasat 1
Nana Marfo – Solid Multimedia
Eddy Blay Jnr. – ETV Ghana
James Gardener (U Tour) – Metro TV
Ibrahim Ben-Brako (Red Carpet Show) – Joy Prime

TV Female Entertainment Show Host
Stacy Amoateng – Platinum Network
Berla Mundi – GhOne TV
Amanda Jissih – GhOne TV
Jessica Opare Saforo – Viasat 1
Doreen Avio – Joy Prime
Gena West – Metro TV
Sorakiss – 4syte TV
Anita Akuffo (Fashion GH) – Solid Multimedia

TV Program Of The Year 2016
Fire for Fire – Adom FM
State of Affairs – GhOne TV
New Day – TV3
GH Today – GhOne TV
Celebrity Fanzone – Viasat 1
This Morning – Viasat 1
Your Health, My Life – UTV
Good Evening Ghana – Metro TV

Television Morning Show Of The Year
Adekye Nsroma – UTV
This Morning – Viasat 1
New Day – TV3
GH Today – GhOne TV
Breakfast Show – GTV
Breakfast TV – ETV Ghana
Good Morning Ghana – Metro TV
AM Show – Joy TV

TV Entertainment Show Of The Year 2016
Pundits – GhOne TV
Red Carpet Show – Joy Prime
Celebrity Fanzone – Viasat 1
Fashion GH – Solid Multimedia
30 Minitz – Solid Multimedia
Rythmz Live – GhOne TV
Late Night Celebrity Show – ETV Ghana
Playlist – Metro TV

TV Sports Program Of The Year 2016
Fire for Fire – Adom TV
The Game – GhOne TV
Sports Xtra – Viasat 1
Sports Highlights – GTV
Joy Sports Today – Joy News TV
Sports File – Metro TV
The Team – ETV Ghana
Fast Break – TV3

TV News Program Of The Year 2016
News 360 – TV3
Viasat 1 News – Viasat 1
News Night – Metro TV
Joy News at 8pm – Joy News TV
GTV News – GTV
ETV Ghana Prime News – ETV Ghana
Adom Premtobre Kasie – Adom TV
UTV News – UTV

TV Reality Show Of The Year 2016
Live Inside and Win the Ride – ETV Ghana
Ghana Cooks – Farm House Productions
Ghana’s Strongest – TV3
MTN Hitmaker Season 5 – MTN Ghana
Airtel Trace Music Star – Airtel Ghana
Finest Hairstylist – Viasat 1
Celebrity Delivery TV Show – Insight Media
U-Tour – Fablinks Multimedia

TV Local Series Of The Year 2016
YOLO (You Only Live Once) – Farm House Productions
Cow and Chicken – UTV
Pay Day – UTV
Shampaign – TV3
Mama Taxi – Viasat 1
James Town Fisherman – Viasat 1
Delay Show – Viasat 1
Panorama – ETV Ghana

Nana Afrane Asante/3news.com/Ghana

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