Profile of Broadcaster Sammy Forson

Profile of Broadcaster Sammy Forson

Sammy Forson is a Ghanaian-Zambian media personality, broadcast journalist, DJ, artist manager, Entrepreneur, and Music award judge. He was born in Lusaka, Zambia 🇿🇲. 

Sammy Forson was born in Zambia and raised in Ghana by Ghanaian parents, he relocated to Ghana at age sixteen.

He completed his secondary education at the Swedru Secondary School. He attended Ghana Institute of Journalism and Chartered Institute of Marketing (Ghana Branch).

Sammy Forson started his career as a presenter at Garden City Radio in Kumasi, he then moved to handle the Citi Drive and Citi Countdown show at Citi 97.3 FM in Accra, Ghana. At a point in time, he was a co- host to the Upside Down Show. He quit Citi 97.3 FM and joined Y107.9 FM in 2009. He left YFM and joined Live 91.9 FM. In January 2018, he joined Joy 99.7 FM (a station own and run by Multimedia Group Limited).

In 2013 he got nominated for ‘Best Music Promoter of the Year‘ category and won at the Ghana DJ Awards for his mid-morning show Lifestyle Cafe on Live 91.9 FM. Sammy Forson won Radio Mid morning host of the 2012 while working at YFM 107.9. After a 3 year stint, he left EIB Network's Live 91.9 FM in January 2018 and is currently the host of Joy FM's lunch time show popularly known as IGNITION; and Over drive;. Sammy hosts The Weekend City show on saturday mornings on Joy 99.7 FM. In addition, Sammy Forson was the Business Manager for 15 times Ghana Music Awards winner and 2012 BET Awards winner Sarkodie.

Awards And Recognition
2017 - Ghana DJ Awards - Best Male Radio DJ - Nominated
2016 - People’s Celebrity Awards (PCA) - Favourite Male Radio Presenter - Nominated
2016 - Ghana DJ Awards - Best Male Radio DJ - Nominated
2013 - Ghana DJ Awards - Best Record Promoter - Won
2012 - Radio & Television Awards (RTP Awards) - Radio Mid Morning Host of the year - Won

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