The host of the Citi Breakfast Show, Bernard Koku Avle, was the 2017 Journalist of the Year at the 23rd edition of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Awards.
Bernard Avle, who is also the host of Point of View on Citi TV was among nearly 36 selected journalists in the country who received various awards on the night. Before receiving the personal award, the Citi Breakfast Show was named the Radio Morning Show of the year 2017 at the event.
In an interview, he stated that
“I’m happy because this is a recognition of just what I have done, but what Citi stands for. This radio station has given me the opportunity for the past 14 years to prove myself. So if being one of the leading presenters on Citi, I win this award, it’s a Citi award. So I’m grateful to Sammens and the team for the support, encouragement and guidance and for Team Citi for pushing me.”
For his prize, he is expected to receive a cash prize, a three bedroom house and an SUV.
The renewed journalist seems to be on a winning streak this year. He was “Man Of The Year Communications” at the 2018 Exclusive Men of the Year/ EMY Africa Awards in August.
Mr. Avle has been working as a journalist with Citi FM/TV for the past 14 years.