It is an undeniable fact that social media has become a tool which creates and fosters essential connections and conversations. In recent years, PR/Communications professionals in Ghana; especially the young, tech-savvy generation of practitioners are actively employing it for personal or professional purposes.
If you are like me, I am sure you probably like to follow people who provide relevant content you can use and learn from. After all, what is the essence of interactions if some knowledge from others cannot rub over you.
On my blog today, I share with you a list of some Ghanaian PR/Communication professionals to follow on social media. This list is my compilation and I’m sure you might know others who also deserve a mention. So, after reading, please do not hesitate to make mention of any you might know in the comment section of this piece.
- Faith Senam Ocloo (@faithsenam)
One of the few people I know who is passionate about her niche area. Miss Ocloo is a Fashion PR specialist, founder of Daily PR Africa, and also a Columnist for the Business and Financial Times. For anything related to fashion in Ghana and lifestyle, I recommend her as the go-to professional.
- Michael Bruce (@michaelbruce7)
With years of experience as a Journalist, Communications & Corporate Affairs Specialist, Mr Bruce is a core member of Tigo Ghana’s award-winning Communications Team. His insightful thoughts on trending issues in the areas of CSR/Sustainability, general PR tips, and local/global politics is always a delight.
- Akosua Kwafo Ogyiri (@nanakaade)
She describes herself as a PR executive, blogger and a social media rat. Akosua is a senior Communications Officer with Ghana’s foremost Communications consultancy – Stratcomm Africa. She is passionate about corporate governance, Ghanaian and global politics, and social media. Often, you will see that reflected in her conversation on social media.
- Stephen Naasei Boadi (@Naasei)
He is a Digital Marketing and Communications Expert, who leads PZ Cussons Africa’s Digital Marketing efforts. Occasionally, I find myself visiting his twitter account and like a miner, I extract nuggets from his deep wealth of knowledge in the areas of communications, digital marketing, politics, and other salient social issues.
- Gifty Osei Boakye Bingely (@GiftyBingley)
She is an award-winning PR professional and a bad-ass Communication & Strategy specialist, who heads Tigo Ghana’s Corporate Affairs department. For anything CSR/Sustainability and political communication, i recommend her highly. (PS: You will love her twitter commentary on the American election debates)
- Yaw Gyekye Appiah (@GuzzieGH)
Yaw is a Relationship Officer with the Nationwide Mutual Healthcare and budding PR professional, who has a deep-seated passion for good customer relations, social media, and pertinent social issues.
- Abigail Naa Karley Clegg (@naaclegg)
Miss Clegg is a PR/ Marketing Communications Professional and a current Masters student at the University of Northampton. She is a tech-savvy PR professional, whose thoughts and insights on the current trends in the PR industry is something to follow.
- Nathaniel Ekue Mensah (@citizenmensah)
Nathaniel is a Corporate Communications specialist with the Volta River Authority (VRA). He is a social media enthusiast, who was recently featured on the CitiTrends Debate on Citi Fm. He is also a regular participant of the #PRChatAfrica.
- Nana Yaw Kesse (@nykesse)
Mr Kesse is a marketing maniac and a writing enthusiast. If you doubt this, have a look at his profiles, where you will find him give share insights on trending issues. This lively gentleman is the Head of Communications & Public Relations at Capital Bank. It’s no wonder that the bank has a lively presence both online and offline.
- Philip Osei Bonsu (@PhilipBonsu)
A Tullow Group scholar, who is currently the head of PR for the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the Western Region. Philip is involved with the helping roll out the new, improved and service-focused face of the ECG. If you are cutting your teeth in the areas of stakeholder management and public affairs, you know the drill – follow him.
- Kofi Yeboah (@kofiemeritus)
Kofi is Communications and Social media Officer at Population Services International Ghana. He is a Kumvana Fellow, a leading Barcamp Ghana member and an avid blogger. His rich knowledge in the areas of social enterprise, technology, and media industries makes him the ideal person to follow and strike a convo with.
Which Ghanaian PR/Communications professional would you add to this list? Let’s have a conversation in my one corner.