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About Ameyaw Debrah

Ameyaw Kissi Debrah is a freelance journalist and blogger. He holds a degree in B.A Publishing Studies from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), where he was voted the Best Publishing Student of 2005.

Debrah was introduced to the world of entertainment, arts and culture when after university; he did his National Service at Ovation International Magazine in Accra. While at Ovation, he reported on entertainment and celebrity happenings in Ghana for the publication’s international audience.

Ameyaw Debrah with Stonebwoy

Ameyaw Debrah with Stonebwoy

The Journey Online

Ameyaw Debrah started his online writing by contributing to several US-based pan-African portals. He joined Orijin-ent.com in August 2007 and in October 2007 started contributing to Jamati.com.  In November 2007, he joined the Voices of Africa, a project based in the Netherlands, where he submitted, videos, photos and news from Ghana for www.africanews.com.

Ameyaw Debrah with Damon Dash

Ameyaw Debrah with Damon Dash

After participating in the Highway Africa summit in Rhodes University, South Africa as a speaker on Digital Indaba, Debrah returned to Ghana to launch his personal blog, jadedrenegade.blogspot.com in June 2008. He also started contributing to ModernGhana.com as a columnist.

Ameyaw Debrah with Kofi Siriboe, Kwame Boateng and Kwesi Boakye

Ameyaw Debrah with Kofi Siriboe, Kwame Boateng and Kwesi Boakye

 

His works online caught the attention of many and in August 2008 he joined www.ghanaweb.com as a Content Editor. In June 2009 he launched his highly popular and syndicated blog, www.ameyawdebrah.com. In May 2012 he left Ghanaweb as a result of conflict of interest to focus fully on his blog.

His works online caught the attention of many and in August 2008 he joined www.ghanaweb.com as a Content Editor. In June 2009 he launched his highly popular and syndicated blog, www.ameyawdebrah.com. In May 2012 he left Ghanaweb as a result of conflict of interest to focus fully on his blog.

Creating the leading hub for Ghana’s pop culture, the hurdles and the wins! AmeyawDebrah.Com is 10 years old #10yearsofAmeyawDebrah

Today, the blog has become a leader in providing entertainment and lifestyle news not only in Ghana but also across Africa. Debrah has been a contributor on several pan-African platforms including StarGist on Africa Magic, www.dstv.com, and Glitz Africa Magazine.

Managing other online projects

Debrah joined Ringier Ghana Limited as project manager and in December 2014, launched Pulse.com.gh. He soon joined Yen.com Media Limited, a subsidiary of Genesis Technology, as Country Manager to launch YEN.com.gh in August 2015.

Through his work, Debrah has interviewed and met many international personalities such Kofi Annan, Rev Jesse Jackson, Lloyd, John Legend, Damon Dash, Ade Bantu, Trey Songz, Amber Rose, Ludacris, Coptic, Wyclef, Mario, Eve, Sean Paul, Jimmy Jean-Louis, David Clowney,  Santonio Holmes and many others.

The Recognitions

His works has won him several awards awards including:

Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards,  Best Showbiz and Entertainment Blog -2013

City People Entertainment Awards,  Best Blogger or online reporter (Ghana) -2013

Waves International, Young Professional of the year – 2013

Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards,  Best Instagram Account -2014

Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards- Best blogger, 2015

Pan African Humanitarian Awards- Social Media Personality of the Year Award- 2015

Jigwe Awards, Blogger of the Year – 2016

Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards, Best Instagram Account – 2016

Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards- Best blogger, 2016

TANOE Ghana StartUp Awards – Media Setup of the Year for Ameyaw Debrah Media, 2016

High School Excellence Awards – Legend of the Year – 2016

Ghana start-up Awards – Media Start-up of the year – 2016

Falcon Awards – Best Blogger – 2017

Falcon Awards – Best Blogger – 2016

African Pride Awards – Outstanding Media & PR – 2016

Ghana Entertainment Awards USA – Best Entertainment Blogger, 2017

Ghana Entertainment Awards USA – Best Entertainment Blogger, 2018

Africa Entertainment Awards USA – Best Entertainment Blogger, 2019

Ghana National Communications Awards – Best Blogger, 2019

 

 

Ameyaw Debrah with Boris Kojoe

Ameyaw Debrah with Boris Kojoe

Ameyaw Debrah with Kimberly Elise

Ameyaw Debrah with Kimberly Elise

Ameyaw Debrah with Dbanj Kayswitch

Ameyaw Debrah with Dbanj Kayswitch

Ameyaw Debrah with Mark Fish

Ameyaw Debrah with Mark Fish

Ameyaw Debrah with Amber Rose

Ameyaw Debrah with Amber Rose

Ameyaw Debrah with Becca and Jackie Appiah

Ameyaw Debrah with Becca and Jackie Appiah

Ameyaw Debrah with Joey B and Pappy Kojo

Ameyaw Debrah with Joey B and Pappy Kojo

Ameyaw Debrah with Rotimi

Ameyaw Debrah with Rotimi

Ameyaw Debrah with Nadia Buari

Ameyaw Debrah with Nadia Buari

Ameyaw Debrah with Joselyn Dumas

Ameyaw Debrah with Joselyn Dumas

Ameyaw Debrah with Michael Jai-White

Ameyaw Debrah with Michael Jai-White

Ameyaw Debrah with Ludacris

Ameyaw Debrah with Ludacris

Ameyaw Debrah with Trey Songz

Ameyaw Debrah with Trey Songz

Ameyaw Debrah with 2Baba, 2face Idibia

Ameyaw Debrah with 2Baba, 2face Idibia

Ameyaw Debrah with Lyodd

Ameyaw Debrah with Lyodd

Ameyaw Debrah with Majid Michel, Nadia Buari and John Dumelo

Ameyaw Debrah with Majid Michel, Nadia Buari and John Dumelo

 

Ameyaw TV

In 2018, Debrah launched Ameyaw TV, a web portal for various web video formats. After holding auditions for several talented and young aspiring TV presenters, Ameyaw TV rolled out production of three formats currently streaming on tv.ameyawdebrah.com. The formats include Daily Buzz, News in One, and Trend Mill. Other formats such as Trending GH were later introduced and others are expected to be rolled out in 2019

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