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11 media personalities who left Multimedia Group Limited to other media houses or jobs

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The Multimedia Group Limited was once the home of stars in the media space but now, the story is different as most of these TV/Radio icons have ditched the media house for other jobs. This list includes the popular personalities that were once faces or voices on MGL’s media outlets but for some reason have quit working with the Kokomlemle based media outfit.

1. Captain Smart: Born Blessed Godsbrain Smart, the firebrand presenter worked with the MGL for seven (7) years as host of Adom FM’s Dwaso Nsem morning show. He resigned in May 2020 and joined Angel FM.

2. Nana Yaa Brefo: Ghanaian broadcaster Nana Yaa Brefo Danso announced her resignation from Multimedia Group Limited after 10years of working with ADOM TV/ADOM FM in May. She joins her former colleagues Ohemaa Woyeje and Kofi Adomaa at Agel FM.

3. Naa Ashorkor: Popular actress and radio personality, Naa Ashorkor, had her contract terminated by the Multimedia Group on May 5, 2020. She was the host of the shows ‘Stong & Sassy’ and ‘Showbiz A-Z’ on Joy FM. Naa is currently with the newly-established Asaase Radio.

4. Ms. Emma Morrison: Affectionately called Ms. Mo, she was the General Manager of the Joy Cluster (radio and TV) before her resignation. The fine brain bid her colleagues goodbye on her birthday, June 5, 2020. She is set to pursue her private dreams. Ms Mo is leaving Multimedia where she has changed the face of Joy Business with transformational business news concepts such as Joy Business Van, Joy Business Minutes, among others.

5. Emmanuel Aboagye Wiafe: Mr. Wiafe was the host of Joy Business Marketplace before his contract was terminated.

6. Norvan Acquah Hayford: The former Joy Business Editor was with the Multimedia Group Limited for 2 years before he resigned on May 11th 2020. He is currently the Public Relations Manager at Ghana Link Networks Service.

7. Philip Nanfuri: Philip was with MGL’s Joy Business team from May 2018 to March 2020. He was an analyst and researcher focused on financial services, corporate governance, and Macroeconomics for the Business Desk. He currently works as a Freelance Economic and Financial News Analyst.

8. Seth Kwame Boateng: Award-winning JoyNews journalist, Seth Kwame Boateng has reportedly resigned from MGL to take up a new role at the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA). He, however, has explained that he will be doing the work at the NHIA and still combine it with his work at Multimedia.

9. Malik Daabu: Editor of the online department of Joy FM, Malik Daabu resigned from MGL. Until his resignation, he served as Joy FM’s in-house political analyst. He had also been moved to head the investigative desk following the resignation of Manasseh Azure Awuni last year.

Mr. Daabu left early this year to take up a new role as head of Public Relations at the Ghana Maritime Authority.

10. Benedict Owusu: Another on-air personality to have left Multimedia is Sports journalist, Benedict Owusu. The award-winning sports journalist is now a service provider for Joy FM.

11. Karen Dodoo: Karen resigned from her position with the Joy Business team in June 2020 to join Asaase Radio.

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