COMMUNICATIONS/MEDIA LEADERSHIP & ENTREPRENEURSHIP CATEGORY

COMMUNICATIONS PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR

Open to agencies/authorities, media owners and other communications leaders in a senior leadership role within the communications industry. Written entries should provide evidence of business performance, leadership and growth, development of company culture, ability to drive transformation and contribution to the wider media industry. Entries must be no more than one side of A4. A shortlist of eight individuals will be reached in August. This shortlist will be put to the public vote via VoteDigital. The public vote will not be binding and results won’t be shared, but will be used to inform the final stage of judging. Entrants that reach the shortlist stage must provide additional evidence in the form of a 2 minute film suggesting why the individual should win, the film doesn’t necessarily have to feature him/her. In addition, shortlisted entrants will also need to supply two endorsements from staff members and two endorsements from clients and/or business partners, which should be a total of no more than 500 words.

MEDIA CEO OF THE YEAR

Open to agencies/authorities, media leaders in a senior leadership role within the media industry. Written entries should provide evidence of business performance, leadership and growth, development of company culture, ability to drive transformation and contribution to the wider media industry. Entries must be no more than one side of A4.

MEDIA HR OF THE YEAR

Open to human resources director/manager or leader in a senior leadership role within the media industry. Written entries should provide evidence of business performance, leadership and growth, development of company culture, ability to drive transformation and contribution to the wider media industry. Entries must be no more than one side of A4.

CORPORATE COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR

Open to corporate communications managers in a leadership role within any industry. Written entries should provide evidence of business performance, leadership and growth, development of company culture, ability to drive transformation and contribution to the wider media industry. Entries must be no more than one side of A4.

MEDIA BRAND OF THE YEAR

This award will honour the most innovative and exciting media brand of the year. This award seeks to reward the brand which demonstrates evidence of brand development over the past 12 months, what the brand delivers to agencies and advertisers, success within the marketplace and influence on media practice. This category will also be put out for public voting.

BRAND AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR

Open to brand ambassadors of various brands across Ghana.

SALES TEAM OF THE YEAR

This award recognizes the very best in media sales teams who have evidence of financial success, collaboration with agencies, innovation and an acknowledgement of advertiser needs, as well as the media owners’ target audience. Teams will also be commended for their dedication to diversity within their organisation and/or wider industry. Awarding Board will also be looking to understand the team's response to the Covid-19 pandemic as part of their 2020 entry. Initial entry can be up to 2 sides of A4. To qualify, you must be shortlisted in a media owner category.