MTN Ghana invites entries for Silver Jubilee Bright Media Awards competition

Sam Koranteng - Corporate Services Executive, MTN Ghana

MTN Ghana has launched its 25th Anniversary Bright Media Awards Competition to reward Ghanaian journalists across the country for their immense contribution to the growth of the business through storytelling.

The competition is part of activities being organized to commemorate MTN’s 25th anniversary celebration. Journalists are invited to submit entries on the topic: MTN Ghana – 25 Years of Brightening Lives.

The rules of the competition are as follows:

  • The competition is open to all Ghanaian journalists working in print, online media/digital, radio and television. Use of digital multimedia approaches/presentation will be an advantage
  • Entries must be original works not previously published or broadcasted
  • Print and online – article of not more than 1000 words.
  • Radio – Audio documentary or magazine programme of not more than five minutes
  • Video submission must be a short video/ documentary or magazine programme of not more than five minutes
  • There will be a special award for best photographic presentation on the theme. Photographers/photojournalists are encouraged to send photos with captions and contexts.
  • There is a limit of two entries per person.

Awards prizes           

  • Overall winner will receive up to GHS25,000 worth of prizes, including cash, digital device, plaque and other gifts.
  • Category winners will also receive up to GHS10,000 worth of prizes including cash prize, digital device and plaque.
  • There will be special awards/consolation prizes as well.

All entries are to be submitted digitally via and the deadline for submission of entries is 5pm on November 25, 2021.

Speaking on behalf of the Chief Corporate Services Officer of MTN Ghana, Nana Kofi Asare, Senior Manager, Commercial Legal  said, “the media have been key to the success of the business; they have shared our stories with Ghanaians for the past 25 years. Through them we have kept our stakeholders and customers updated and informed on our operations and plans, and as we celebrate 25 years, it is only right that we include them in the celebrations and reward them for their good work”, he added.

MTN launched its 25th anniversary in June 2021 to commemorate the company’s operations in Ghana. Several activities have been organized to celebrate customers, partners for their support and loyalty over the past 25 years.


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