Award-winning television personality and actress, Joselyn Dumas has parted ways with the Multimedia Group seven months after joining the media giant we can report.
Deep throat sources at the media conglomerate revealed that she resigned because she was failing to produce the needed results.
Joselyn Dumas joined the Multimedia Group in March 2018 and was described as ‘talented presenter’ who was set to leave a huge mark at the station.
She was assigned to join Naa Ashorkor and Sammy Forson to help transform the flagship radio station of the group, Joy FM.
The big money signing joined Lexis Bill as the co-host of the station’s late afternoon show, Drive Time on Joy FM.
She was also billed to be hosting shows on Joy News and Joy Prime.
Her signing was greeted with pomp and pageantry as the media group hoped that her coming to the group will help its English speaking station, Joy FM outclass its competitors.
Seven months down the lane, the actress parts way with the Media Group for reasons best known to the company and the actress.
Her signing was said to have caused disaffection amongst staff members at the media firm as her role was not clearly defined.
Some of the staff believed that there were already enough capable hands to execute her tasks and hence her signing was unnecessary.
We further gathered from an impeccable source within the company that she parted ways with the company for non-performance.
About Joselyn Canfor – Dumas
Born Joselyn Canfor-Dumas in Ghana on August 31, 1980, she had her basic education at Morning Star School and proceeded to the Archbishop Porter Girls High School where she became the Entertainment Prefect.
Joselyn furthered her studies in the United States where she earned a Degree in Administrative Law. She was a practising paralegal until she relocated to Ghana to follow her dreams of becoming a Television personality.
She made her debut Television appearance as host of Charterhouse’s Rhythmz, an entertainment show, which saw her interviewing many celebrities. She was later headhunted by Viasat 1 to host their flagship talk show, The One Show, which was aired from 2010 to 2014.
Her role in ‘Perfect Picture’, made a lasting impression on renowned director, Shirley Frimpong-Manso. This led to subsequent key roles in other movies. Her big break came two years later in Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s movie series ‘Adams Apples’.
Her impeccable role of ‘Jennifer Adams’ in ‘Adams Apples’ got her nominated for ‘Best Actress in a Lead Role’ alongside Hollywood Actress Kimberly Elise at the 2011 Ghana Movie Awards.
Joselyn Dumas has gone on to play key roles in movies and series such as ‘Love or Something Like That’, ‘A Sting in a Tale’, ‘Perfect Picture’, ‘A Northern Affair’ and ‘Lekki Wives’.
In 2014, her role in ‘A Northern Affair’ earned her a Ghana Movie Award and an Africa Movie Academy Award nomination for ‘Best Actress’.
She has starred alongside some of Africa’s finest actors, including John Dumelo, Majid Michel of Ghana and OC Ukeje of Nigeria.
She is currently the Brand ambassador for Range Rover Evoque Ghana.
Jason EL- A Nominated as Male TV Personality In Ghana Entertainments Awards USA 2019
Jason Osman EL-Agha, known in the entertainment space as Jason EL-A has earned a nomination in this year’s Ghana Entertainment Awards USA in the TV Personality-Male category.
Jason who is widely known as an artiste cum media entrepreneur was discovered 5 years ago by Berla Mundi when she had a programme in the University of Ghana Legon.
After his discovery, Jason has become a house hold name for entertainment lovers both on screen, as MC, Actor and as an artiste.
The young media personality is nominated among seven other male TV personalities who are Abeiku Santana, Akroboto, Patrice Ameghashie, Erskine Whyte, Johnnie Hughes, Giovanni Caleb and Bliss King.
According to organizers of the event, voting starts on Saturday April 20, 2019 on their website GHENTAWARDS.COM.
“Some Entertainment Pundits Are Indistinct” – Socrate Sarfo
The Director of Creative Arts responsible for Programs & Projects at the National Commission on Culture (NCC), Socrates Sarfo has revealed that, critics in a particular sector selected to present their views to the media are fluffy.
According to him, critics, precisely the entertainment pundits lacks depth of intellect or knowledge; they are concerned with what is obvious, making their submissions to developmental issue unsatisfactory.
Mr. Sarfo noted that, panel members lack morally admirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified, making their constructive criticism on the country's entertainment sector intolerable to creative arts practictioners.
Mr. Socrates Sarfo made this asseverations in an interview on an Accra-based Onua 95.1 FM entertainment talkshow "Anigye Mmre" hosted by Christian Agyei Frimpong.
The one time movie producer, Mr. Sarfo noted that, entertainment practitioners who serve as panel members on radio or tv shows are not abreast with the difficulties and trauma encountered by Ghana's creative arts sector, contributing to bias remarks.
He added that, the people appointed to judge or criticise entertainment centred shows present themselves in a state of being hollow, emboldening them to make their submissions with personal sentiments and streets ignorance.
He stated that, radio managers must be privy to the fact that, radio and TV broadcasting is not limited to the enclave of music, revealing that, there are flagship and educational programmes that needs undiluted investments to enable it burst out of its shells.
The Director of Creative Arts Mr. Socrates Sarfo advised entertainment talkshow hosts and their producers to engage quality pundits on their shows to make constructive criticism that will elevate the creative arts sector from its retrogressing state.
By: Gerrard-Israel GB
Nana Aba Anamoah Hails Da Don.
Awards winning Ghanaian Journalist, Nana Aba Anamoah has eulogized illustrious Ghanaian entertainment critique, Prince Tsegah for playing a pivotal role in elevating Ghana's entertainment industry.
According to the Excellence In Broadcasting Network(EIB) Broadcaster, Prince Tsegah popularly known as Da Don is the best entertainment presenter in Ghana, as his articulateness serves as a straight edge to important questions and issues that is in dispute and must be concerted.
Nana Aba Anamoah also noted that, the Communications Head at Ghana Music Rights Organization, GHAMRO, objectives are undistorted by emotions or personal bias, insection of fictional matter; based on observable phenomena.
Controversial entertainment critique, Prince "Da Don" Tsegah has been perceived as the public's topmost enemy to Reggae/Dancehall crooner Shatta Wale and his army, Shatta Movement, as music fanatics noted that, he tilts negative criticisms to the camp.
However, in a tweet sighted by www.georgebritton.com, the TV personality stated that, contrary to the perception disseminated by entertainment fanatics, the Multimedia Group Limited Journalist, is the most objective entertainment presenter on radio.
The Ghanaian ace broadcaster reiterated that, Da Don posses morally admirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified, making his constructive criticism on the country's entertainment sector telerant to creative arts practictioners.
Prince "Da Don" Tsegah serves as a pundict on an Accra based Hitz 103.9 FM's morning show dubbed "DayBreak Hitz" which is aired live every week days between the hours of 5:45am and 10:00am and also host of Asempa 94.7 FM's weekend entertainment show "Tete a Tete" which is broadcasted live on Saturdays at exactly 1:30pm.
By: Gerrard-Israel GB
Jay Foley Takes Over The “Muzik Box” Show On Hitz FM.
One of the most listened-to radio personalities in the country, John Foley known in the media landscape as Jay Foley, has taken over an Accra-based Hitz 103.9 FM's midmorning programme.
He takes over the station’s midmorning show; "Muzik Box" formely hosted on Fridays by Sammy Forson and promises to deliver to the listeners the best and juicy entertainment, sports and tech news as well as all the favourite hits that are missing on other networks.
John Foley, popularly known as Jay Foley, is a radio and television presenter in Ghana who is known for representing Ghana to cover the 2013, 2015 and 2016 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards. He was appointed as the manager of a Ghanaian high-life singer, Bisa Kdei.
Jay Foley started a network for young people who had burning desire to become great achievers. He called it 2131, with the tagline, "Lead, Challenge or Just Forget It". He later joined Y FM, rising through the ranks to become the General Manager of the station in 2011.
Foley was the co-host of Live Breakfast Club, the morning show on LIVE 91.9 FM, where he also doubled as the Business and Programmes Manager and was later elevated to the office of General Manager. He is also the Manager at an Accra-based music and lifestyle channel FIESTA, on DSTV channel 329, an erstwhile media network geared towards promoting of Ghanaian music video content.
Amazingly, the Ghanaian celebrated media personality, Jay Foley cooperatively teamed up with a production crew to film one of the most exciting adventure tv series dubbed the SKY MARSHALS that took patrons by stormed and broke some records at the Box Office.
Foley hails from Sekondi-Takoradi in the Western Region, has all his programmes on radio and television have attracted a large number of listeners and viewers in Accra and its environs, just because of the way he handles the programmes.
He has carved a niche for himself due to his right composure, attitude and his ability to have a great impact on his audiences. With his good work, eloquence, great fashion sense, he is a great addition to help serve and uplift the station’s name.
Media Mogul, Jay Foley is one of the good presenters in Ghana's entertainment setting who helped push entertainment in Accra to a higher level. He joins Hitz 103.9 FM with a rich background of experience in the radio industry. This move has got residents in Accra talking and eagerly anticipating his for his show.
Hitz FM is an entertainment radio station located in Accra, Ghana. It is owned and operated by Multimedia Group Limited, a media group launched in 1995. Some of its most popular programmes are Hitz Gospel, Hitz Gallery, Hitz in De Klub and Hilife Bosue, Day Break Hitz, Showbiz Fyla, Cruise Control.
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