GJA Awards Night: Portia Gabor Declared Journalist of the Year

Fantabulous female media reporter, Portia Gabor, has set her name in stone by winning the 2021 edition of GJA Journalist of the Year Award.

At the 26th edition of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Awards occasion, which was held at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra, the outstanding reporter was elevated with the privilege.

Portia Gabor giving a thanksgiving speech at the GJA Awards.

The television news creation, “Beggers Paradise” featuring Portia Gabor, which was transmitted on TV3 over the course of the year whiles under analysis, was categorized as the best.

Her article named “Health for Wealth,” catapulted her to the summit of recognition, as she was additionally named the Health Journalist of the Year.

As she acknowledged her honor, she took the opportunity to extend her appreciation to Ghanaian journalists, who have shaped the mark of the field by redefining the standard of the practice on a higher level, hence, lauding her co-worker whom she worked with during her speech.

Prof. Ernest Aryeetey, a previous vice chancellor of the University of Ghana, chaired the event, thusly, the 26th GJA Awards.

Walking the Path Towards Ghana’s Economic Recovery: The Role of the Media is the theme of the 26th GJA Awards.

Numerous dignitaries went to the event, including Justice of the Supreme Court (JSC) Yonny Kulendi, and US Ambassador to Ghana, Virginia E. Palmer.

Carefully take a gander at the list of winners at the GJA Awards 2022, as seen below respectively;

GJA/PAV Ansah Journalist of the Year

Portia Gabor (TV3)

Komla Dumor Most Promising Journalist Award

Emmanuel Koranteng (JoyNews)

Female Journalist of the Year

Francisca Enchill (JoyNews/Freelance)

Special Award by GJA President

James Nortey (GJA Staff at the Ghana International Press Centre)

Best TV Programme in English

Newsfile (Joy News/Joy FM)

Best TV/Radio Programme in Ga

Obonu FM

Best TV/Radio Programme in Akan

Di Asa (Atinka TV)

Road safety

Kester Aburam Korankye (Daily Graphic) – Indiscipline unabated, motorway without rules


Beatrice Senaju (GBC) – Bomfobiri wildlife sanctuary, beauty in the wild


Samuel Amoh (Adom TV) – Rejected over elephantiasis – the story of Aziz Entsie


Benedicta A. Gyimah (Ghanaian Times) – Cost of pesticides


Richard Kwadwo Nyarko (Joy News) – When the last fish is caught


Portia Gabor (TV3) – Wealth for health

Environment and Science

Godwin Asediba (GHOne TV) – Sanitation crisis in public toilets

Business and Economics

Daryl Kwawu (Joy News) – The unemployment challenge

Photo Journalism

Geoffrey Buta (Ghanaian Times) – Five-hour downpour destruction

Investigative Journalism

Francisca Enchill (Joy Prime / Freelance ) – Pay or die: Agony of pregnant women in hospitals


Joseph Armstrong Alorgbey (TV3) – Contractor fails to hand over school block to

Juliet Bawuah (TV3) – Rugby at the beach

Best in Democracy Reporting

Seth J. Bokpe (Fourth Estate) – Testing the RTI Law

Documentary (TV)

Solomon Joojo Cobinna (Joy News) – Searching for the witch hunters

Features (Online)

Albert Oppong Mensah (GNA) – COP26: Why Ghana’s still voice

Features (Radio)

Mavis Ofei Akyeampong – Frontline workers

Features (TV)

Peggy Ama Donkor (GTV) – Highway Robbery in the far east of the Bono East Region

Features (Print)

Kester Aburam Korankye (Daily Graphic) – Attaining Efficient transport system, has the BRT collapsed

News Reporting (Online)
Emmanuel Bonney (Graphic Online) – Invasion of street beggars in Accra

News Reporting (Radio)

Ridwan K. Osman (EIB Network) –

News Reporting (Television)

Portia Gabor (TV3) – Beggar’s Paradise

News Reporting (Print)

Maclean Kwofi (Daily Graphic) – Covid-19 Protocol missing at Kotoka International Airport

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