Halifax Ansah-Addo, host of Okay FM’s mid-morning show has earned another prestigious recognition to his attainments as a radio talk show host.
The ‘Best Entertainment Show’ host was on Friday, February 4, 2022 at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra adjudged Radio Personality of the Year 2021 at the fourth edition of the Youth Excellence Awards Africa (YEA).
This happens to be the second time he has emerged winner of the category. He won same category in the third edition which happened in 2020, during the early stages of his radio host career.
He won the award over top media giants like Abeiku Santana of Okay FM drive time host, Francis Abban of Starr FM, Kofi Adoma of Angel FM, Naa Ashokor of Asaase Radio, AJ Sarpong of Citi FM among others. He was presented with a plaque and a certificate.
The colorful event was attended by media personalities like Bola Ray, who was honoured for his hard work, and other change-makers making great strides in their respective sectors as well as winners from previous editions.
The awards scheme provides a platform to recognize individuals and brands that play a significant role in the development of youth sector while recognizing the key functions within their professional duties.
The fourth edition rewarded youth that played a defining role in moving their skills and efforts forward and have demonstrated achievement across a wide variety of domains including sustainability, operational excellence, innovation and others.
Organizers of the awards explained, the Radio Personality was conferred on Mr. Ansah-Addo in recognition of his outstanding progress he has achieved in addition to the positive feedback from the populace since the start of his radio talk show.
His show starts from 10AM to 12 noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Prior to being on radio, he has been a journalist for several years leaving indelible foot prints on the profession.
Mr. Ansah-Addo has had stints with Harruna Attah’s now defunct Accra Daily Mail, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako’s New Crusading Guide and the Daily Guide newspapers.
As though that was not enough, the affable Ansah-Addo rose through the ranks of the journalism profession to become the Editor of News One Newspaper Published by Western Publication Group.
The New Publisher Editor-In-Chief is not new to events and Talent Management.
He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Halifax Entertainment – an Events and Talent Management Firm and also works as a Private Media Consultant to a number of brands and companies.
Mr. Ansah-Addo before being a radio show host was known as an objective critic of the showbiz industry in the country, setting himself apart as a panelist on Peace FM’s Entertainment Review Show on Thursdays and Saturdays and Morning Zoo on Starr FM.