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SWAG name Vetting Committee for maiden Sports Journalist of the year award

The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) has named renowned journalists and experienced media practitioners to serve as Vetting Committee panel for the SWAG Sports Journalist of the Year Award, a novelty and introduction into the 46th edition of the prestigious SWAG Awards.

The Vetting Committee is chaired by Mr. Mawuko Afadzinu, a patron of SWAG, former journalism lecturer and Head of Marketing & Public Relations at Stanbic Bank, Broadcast Journalist and Lecturer Mr. Karl Tufuoh as Vice Chairman, Rosalind Koramah Amoh, Deputy Editor for Daily Graphic as Secretary, Mr. Michael Oti Adjei, General Manager for News at Media General and Emmanuel Essel, a communications lecturer as members.

Nominations are ongoing by SWAG members for deserving sports journalists who excelled or was outstanding in the 2020/2021 year under review either from Radio, Television, Print, Online/New Media, or Photo Journalism.

A shortlist of the top five would subsequently be presented to the vetting committee who would independently review works done by the nominees and eventually submit results to the General Assembly of SWAG.

SWAG has since 1975 unabated been honouring high-level performers through the SWAG Awards and would this year name and honour SWAG Sports Journalist of the year who would be decorated on the night of the SWAG Awards in Accra.

Credit: GNA

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