Natalie Fort is a multiple award-winning Broadcast Journalist, News Anchor and Television Host based in Ghana, West Africa.
She serves as Patron of the Ghana Philanthropy Forum, a Board Member supporting Grant & Partnership with the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (Ghana), and Advisory Board Member of the World Sustainability Organisation.
Beginning her career in Broadcasting with TV3 Network of the Media General Group, Natalie quickly grew to become the network’s youngest and most sought after news anchors, presenting its prime-time bulletin - News 360 every weekday.
Natalie’s success in media begun in her work anchoring the weekday news, reinstating the International Desk for the broadcast of headline global political issues, and hosting the ‘Women’s Take’ programme on 3FM (92.7) which sought to explore the impact of women on Governance in Ghana.
This contributed to her participation on a team of lead presenters, covering Ghana’s 2016 general elections under the network’s Election Command Centre. Natalie further furnished the network with a number of leading resource persons and experts in U.S. domestic politics, law and foreign policy for its coverage of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Elections.
Her professionalism and excellence in media, combined with her dedication to the arts, entrepreneurship and philanthropy, has made her a celebrated household name across the country. Highlighted in her receipt of the Excellent Personality Merit Award (2017), the Gold Star Order of Excellence & Distinctive Service to Humanity Medal (2019), Emerging Television Personality of the Year Award (2019), Most Outstanding Female Media Personality of the Year (2020), and member of the Ghana Feminine Hall of Fame (2018).
Currently, Natalie Fort works as Senior Broadcast Journalist and host of the Natalie Fort Show with GHOne Television - a subsidiary of Africa’s fastest-growing media group, EIB Network. She continues to extend her footprint in Media through her work in Media Relations, contributing her intellect and creative ideation as Media Consultant for leading firms, projects and personalities.
Natalie Fort is ultimately passionate about empowering young women to become industry leaders in the media sector. She offers coaching to young African women through the Natalie Fort Coaching & Mentorship Program. She is also the Founder of the Fort Group, a diversified lifestyle, business facilitation, media and humanitarian organization which today consists of the Fort Finishing School, Fort Art Gallery, Fort Media Consultancy and the Fort Foundation. The firm seeks to grow into one of the most sought after lifestyle and media firms in Ghana, West Africa.
Natalie is an MBA candidate in Media Leadership with the University of Cumbria (UK) and Robert Kennedy College (Switzerland); and alumni of Ghana International School, Merton International School, the Accra Film School and the Royal Academy of Music (UK).
Bola Ray, born Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi, is a Ghanaian Radio and Television Personality cum serial entrepreneur. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of the award-winning media conglomerate, EIB Network since 2014 and Empire Group of Companies. With a career spanning over 25 years, Bola has built a following both home and abroad that cuts across all imaginable demographics, old and young.
He is the curator and host of the hit TV series, Revealed with Bola Ray a TV programme that focuses on luxury and lifestyle that airs on GHOne Television. He is the brain behind the annual music festival, Ghana Meets Naija.
He has played the role of Executive Director in countless productions, notable amongst them being Touch of France, a TV show highlighting the cordial ties between Ghana and France.
His career took off when he joined Top Radio after Radio Universe, where he hosted Top City Jam while still a student at the University of Ghana. He was the first African and Ghanaian to host Top of the Pops on BBC Radio. In 2003, he moved to Joy FM to become the host of the Drive Time Show for 11 years, leading it to be recognized as the most influential drive time show on radio in Ghana. He was also the co-host of the live musical show Music Music on TV3 during this period. He appeared on TV3 on Saturday evenings with co-host Stacy Amoateng for this programme, which featured live performances by leading Ghanaian musical artists with their hit songs.
He co-founded and became EIB Network Group's chief executive officer with the purchase of GHOne Television and some Ghanaian radio stations. He was the first host of the celebrity interview programme Starr Chat on Starr FM, an EIB Network Group-owned radio station. On this programme, he has hosted Ghanaian political figures, business owners, clergy, foreign ambassadors to Ghana, and academics.
Bola Ray studied at the University of Ghana Business School, where he obtained a Diploma in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Central University. In 2015, he graduated with an MBA in Global Business and Sustainability from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan (ALTIS) and the Catholic Institute of Business and Technology (CIBT).
In 2020, he was appointed Ambassador of Afrochampions, a multi-stakeholder organisation that has partnered with the African Union and the AfCFTA Secretariat to foster the successful implementation of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) and accelerate Africa’s Economic Integration and Transformation. Some of Bola Ray's Awards and Honors include...
2015 - Best Radio Personality (RTP Awards)
2015 - Radio Late Afternoon Show Host of the Year (RTP Awards)
2015 - Most Influential Young Ghanaian - 2nd Most Influential Personality (Avance Media)
2015 - GUBA Media and Entertainment Award (GUBA Awards)
2016 - Man of the Year – Communication (Exclusive Men of the Year (EMY) Awards)
2017- Individual Philanthropist of the year (NPF-G)
2018- Most Influential Entertainment Personality of the year (Shine Publications)
Radio and Television Personalities Awards RTP Personality Of The Decade 2010–2020.
2019 - Duke of Edinburgh award
2021 - 1st Vice-Chair Of India-Africa Trade Council
Coming on the back of an unparalleled dominance in the Ghanaian media landscape, Bola Ray has carved a niche for himself as a champion of Ghanaian craft in the lifestyle and entertainment industry.
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Etornam Sey is an award-winning broadcaster with over a decade of experience in TV and Radio news broadcasting. She is the International Communications Head for Women of Africa Network under the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Policy Network. The author and motivational speaker is passionate about youth, girl and women empowerment. She is CEO and founder of INSPIRE TODAY, an NGO that focuses on supporting teenage girls in public schools. Etornam Sey holds a Masters Degree in Media Management, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism, a Diploma in Communication studies and an HND in Building Technology. She currently works with the Media General as Head of the Business Desk, News Editor, Producer and News anchor. Her favourite pastime is baking. She is the owner and CEO of BREAD QUARTERS.
Zaina Adamu is the executive director at Ghana Girl Rising, a social enterprise
aimed at improving education access for Ghana's underserved young women. Prior to her current role, she was a journalist at CNN, covering both the 2012 and 2016 U.S. presidential elections. During her 6-year tenure at CNN, she won a Peabody award for her contribution to the network’s Arab Spring reporting and was selected as a Power 30 under 30 honoured. She has served on the Executive Board of Directors for both The Borgen Project and ColorComm. As news editor for The Spokesman, she won an Excellence Award for her breaking news coverage of former President Barack Obama's historic 2008 win. She holds a Bachelor's degree in English and Journalism from Morgan State University and a Master's degree in International Education Policy from Harvard.
Addobea Twum’s professional experience spans international business law, organizational planning and strategy, international regulatory compliance and international development across the Gender and Development (GAD) space. She has worked across Ghana, Mauritius, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and currently serves as Project Director and Contract Compliance Head to a key partner on the 2020-2025 INVEST Project in Accra, Ghana, funded by Global Affairs Canada; an initiative to impact 5,000 marginalised women living in the Greater Accra, Ashanti, and Western Regions of Ghana, through training and development. Addobea Twum further serves as a Technical Writer with SpellItOut, a technical writing firm; preparing strategy and policy documents for key organizations. She also developed, co-hosts and co-produces the Under Oath Podcast, a legal edutainment podcast, commenting on issues within Ghana and Africa. In addition, she serves as a Speaker, participating in the 2021 AfCFTA conferences leading up to the COP26 Summit, Glasgow, amongst others. Ms. Twum has an LLB from Lancaster University (UK), and an LLM in International Business Law from the Sorbonne Assas International Law School, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas.
Annabel Brown is a Brand Manager and renowned Executive Assistant to many C-suite level executives. Over the years, she has worked for major corporations such as Fox Networks Group, Discovery Channel, Channel 4, and Netflix. She is an Ambassador for the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Her journey began 9 years ago when she completed The Duke of Edinburgh Gold Business Award, where she was handpicked to become a young speaker. As a keynote speaker, Annabel has since spoken at St James’ Palace, Buckingham Palace, The Queens Tennis Club and Asprey of London for The Women in Business event hosted by The Countess of Wessex. Annabel runs her own business, Annabel Brown Consultancy which is a Virtual Assistant Consultancy, assisting business leaders with personal and business support, business solutions and events. As a Corporate Coach, Annabel has created training courses for Personal Assistants. She works as Projects Lead with Empire Protocol to handle international events, of which she successfully executed the highly-acclaimed ‘Accra in Paris Concert', working closely with the French Ambassador to Ghana, Anne Sophie Ave. Annabel has immense experience and knowledge in the entertainment and media industry and is passionate about inspiring the next generation to reach their full potential.