Ten financial journalists, including GhanaianTimes Senior Reporter, Kingsley Asare, have been short listed under the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists 2021 awards.
The other nominees are Mr Edward Adjei-Frimpong and KizitoCudjoe both of the Business and Financial Times, Mrs Ama Achiaa Amankwah Baafi, Graphic Business, Mr Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh, The African Eye Report, Emmanuel Bruce, Graphic Business.
The rest are Maclean Kwofie, Graphic Business, Ms Francisca Dickson Arhin, GH One TV, Kester Korankye, Graphic Business, Adnan Adams , Economic Times.
The five-member Jury under the chairmanship of Professor John Gatsi, settled on the following as potential award winners across the various business categories.
Among the categories for the awards are best in finance news story/feature, best in business manufacturing, best in development feature, best tourism, best in business of health, best in natural resources, and best in Information Communication Technology.
The annual event dubbed the ‘IFEF Flamingo Awards,’ is meant to recognize hardworking financial journalist who go extra mile to promote financial journalism in the country.
The 2021 Awards is partnered by the World Bank Group, Ghana Stock Exchange, MTN, Accra Brewery Limited and Melcom Group.
Others are Bulk Oil and Transportation Storage (BOST) Stanbic Bank, and Vivo Energy Ghana.
Slated for Friday February 25, 2022, the event is on the theme “The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Business Resilience and Recovery in the Ghanaian Economy.”
The Guest Speaker is Dr SodziSodzi-Tettey, a Medical Practitioner and a writer on social issues.
The Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ) was formed in 1990 to help develop the skills of journalists in business and financial reporting.
One of the objectives of the institute is to advance the study, development and application of improved financial and economic communication methods through appropriate hands-on approaches and platforms.
Over the past years, the Institute had lived up to this objective and positioned itself as an effective organisation that provides and promotes co-operation, common understanding and exchange of ideas in the field of economic and financial journalism.
BY TIMES REPORTER