The Eastern Regional Correspondent for the Ghana’s Favorite newspaper, Daily Guide, Daniel Bampoe has been adjudged as the 2018 best Crime and Court reporter of the year award.
Bampoe swept the covetous award at the 2nd Eastern Region Ghana Journalist Association (JGA) event held on Friday night.
He won with a story captioned “Chief Convert Palace Into Cells” published on 18th November, 2018 in the Daily Guide newspaper as the best C
Crime and Court report of the year as he beat a veteran Journalist Kyei Boateng of the Daily Graphics.
Bampoe is noted for his passionately abiding by the ethics of the profession who seeks to report accurately specifically on court and crime issues.
Below is the full list of winners
Best Environment Reporting
Gilbert Kwasi Frimpong (Daily Statesman): winner
(Story: residents raise a red flag about the attack on the big tree; Forestry Commission steps in…)
Best Health Reporting
Bertha Badu Agyei (GNA): winner (Story: Disability and healthcare: PWDs appeal for access)
Best Rural Reporting
Sylvanus Gatorwu: Winner (Story: Living with HIV in rural communities; the challenge of disclosure)
Best Road Safety Reporting
Ama Takyiwaa Ampadu Agyeman (Gh. Times): (Story: inhaling of snuff, the new craze among ER Drivers; NRSC trains 90 drivers in ER)
Crime and Court reporting
Daniel Bampoe (Daily Guide): winner (Chief converts the palace into cells)
Best development program
Felix Yaw Adjei (Okwahu FM): Winner (FAKYE)
Best Indigenous Newscaster
Kwaku Aboagye Apenteng (Kingdom FM): winner (Fulani herdsmen menace at Baasare-Nkwanta)
Most Promising Radio Station – Fm
Most Promising TV Station – Starr TV