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#GJExclusive: All You Need To Know About Ameyaw Debrah (@ameyaw112): Renowned Celebrity And Lifestyle Blogger

Ameyaw Kissi Debrah is celebrity and lifestyle blogger and social media influencer. After receiving a B.A Publishing Studies degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), where he was voted the Best Publishing Student of 2005, Debrah did his national service with Ovation International Magazine.



At the magazine, Debrah was introduced to the world of entertainment, arts and culture. He started reporting on entertainment and celebrity happenings in Ghana for the publication’s international audience.

After Ovation, he started contributing to several pan-African websites including Jamati.com, orijin-ent.com andmodernghana.com.  Before the close of 2007, he joined the Voices of Africa, a project based in the Netherlands, where he submitted, videos, photos and news from Ghana for www.africanews.com.

After participating in the Highway Africa summit in Rhodes University, South Africa as a speaker on Digital Indaba, Debrah returned to Ghana to launch his personal blog, jadedrenegade.blogspot.com in June 2008.

His works online caught the attention of many and in August 2008 he joined www.ghanaweb.com as a Content Editor.  In June 2009 he launched his highly popular and syndicated blog, www.ameyawdebrah.com. In May 2012 he left Ghanaweb as a result of conflict of interest to focus fully on his blog.

Today, the blog has become a leader in providing entertainment and lifestyle news not only in Ghana but also across Africa. Debrah has been a contributor on several pan-African platforms including StarGist on Africa Magic, www.dstv.com, and Glitz Africa Magazine.

Debrah joined Ringier Ghana Limited as project manager and in December 2014, launched Pulse.com.gh.  He soon joined Yen.com Media Limited, a subsidiary of Genesis Technology, as Country Manager to launch YEN.com.gh in August 2015.

Through his work, Debrah has interviewed and met many international personalities such Kofi Annan, Rev Jesse Jackson, Lloyd, John Legend, Damon Dash, Ade Bantu, Trey Songz, Amber Rose, Ludacris, Coptic, Wyclef, Mario, Eve, Sean Paul, Jimmy Jean-Louis, David Clowney,  Santonio Holmes and many others.

His works has won him several awards including:

Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards,  Best Showbiz and Entertainment Blog -2013

City People Entertainment Awards,  Best Blogger or online reporter (Ghana) -2013

Waves International, Young Professional of the year – 2013

Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards,  Best Instagram Account -2014

Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards- Best blogger, 2015

Pan African Humanitarian Awards- Social Media Personality of the Year Award- 2015

Jigwe Awards, Blogger of the Year – 2016

Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards, Best Instagram Account – 2016

Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards- Best blogger, 2016

TANOE Ghana StartUp Awards – Media Setup of the Year for Ameyaw Debrah Media, 2016

High School Excellence Awards – Legend of the Year – 2016

Falcon Awards – Best Blogger – 2016

African Pride Awards – Outstanding Media & PR – 2016

Ghana Entertainment Awards USA – Best Entertainment Blogger, 2017

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