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Ameyaw with Kwame Boateng and Kwesi Boakye

Met the brothers Kwame Boateng and Kwesi Boakye at the Microsoft Theatre, BET Awards 2017


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.

Ameyaw Debrah with Chris Bosh

Ameyaw Debrah with NBA Chris Bosh

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 Sean Paul

Ameyaw Debrah with Sean Paul

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 and Boris Kodjoe at Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014

Ameyaw Debrah and Boris Kodjoe at Brazil FIFA World Cup 2014

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.

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.

Ameyaw Debrah with NBA star, Luol Deng

Ameyaw Debrah with NBA star, Luol Deng

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.

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.

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.

Ameyaw Debrah with New York Jets' David clowney and Santonio Holmes

Ameyaw Debrah with New York Jets’ David clowney and Santonio Holmes

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

Falcon Awards – Best Blogger – 2016

African Pride Awards – Outstanding Media & PR – 2016

Ghana Entertainment Awards USA – Best Entertainment Blogger, 2017

 

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