Rebekah Awuah is an award-winning journalist with specialty in documentary productions. She works with The Fourth Estate (a public-interest accountability newsroom project of the MFWA) as a Senior Reporter in charge of documentaries.
Prior to working at the MFWA, Rebekah was a Current Affairs show host of the Reporters Round Table (a concept she birthed and shaped from scratch), a News Editor, Content Creator, Producer, and a documentary Pro at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), the state broadcaster. Starting off as an intern in 2006 and later as a National Service Person in 2009, Rebekah became one of the pioneer Anchors and documentary producers of GBC24, a 24-hour News channel of GBC, in 2010. Over a space of seventeen (17) years, she has honed her skills and become a very ingenious and versatile broadcast journalist with international recognition from the CNN Africa Journalists Awards 2013.
Her extraordinary documentaries and news features around themes of social interest, has earned her some recognitions, including the 2023 Energy and SDG Media Personality Awardee, 2022 Ghana Energy Reporter of the Year, 2022 Humanitarian Awards Global nominee, and the 2019 Africa Journalist of the Year in the prestigious Women’s Choice Awards Africa.
Rebekah is a product of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) Law School; Public Management graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA; and a first class degree holder in Theater Arts (Documentary Major) from the University of Ghana. She also holds a Diploma in Human Resource Management from the Institute of Commercial Management, England; a Diploma in Broadcasting Techniques from the GBC Training School; and a Certificate in Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.