Multimedia Group Limited

The Multimedia Group is a media group in Ghana. It was established in 1995 and has six radio stations, six news websites and a satellite television network.[1][2][3][4]

Multimedia Group Limited
Company typePrivately held company
IndustryNews media
Area served
Worldwide online
ProductsNews media

The group has won several local and international awards for its leadership in information communication in Ghana and the world.[5] Its pioneer radio station, Joy FM was adjudged the second best radio station on the African continent by the British Broadcasting Corporation in 2006.[6]



Multimedia Group was established in 1994 by Ghanaian entrepreneur Kwasi Twum, with the first radio station went on air in 1995 starting with 12 employees.[7][4] The media group was started in Accra, Ghana.[4]

Radio stations


Multimedia Group owns six radio stations in the Ashanti Region and Greater Accra Region. The stations are:

Television stations


The group operates Multi TV, a satellite television station with several channels,[7] and Adom TV.[8]



The group has affiliations with several radio stations in Ghana and thirteen in Europe.



The group employs about 400 staff with about two thirds being permanent. Four percent of the group's annual turnover is invested in staff capacity development.[7][failed verification]

In December 2021, general manager of The Multimedia Group’s Joy Brands (Joy FM, My Joy Online, JoyNews, Hitz FM and Joy Prime) Elvis Kwashie died.[9][10]



The group through its media houses has several awards including:

  • Charted Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG) Award for Media Organization of the Year 2008 – Multimedia Group
  • CIMG Award for Best Morning Show of the Year 2008 – Joy FM
  • Ghana Journalists Association Programme of the Year - Joy FM's Super Morning Show[11]
  • CIMG Award for Best Digital Media of the Year 2019 – My Joy Online[12]
  • CIMG Award for Best New Media Commercial Awards of the Year 2019 – My Joy Online[12]
  • CIMG Award for Radio Programme of the Year 2019 – Joy FM's Super Morning Show[12]
  • CIMG Award for Media Organization of the Year 2019 – Multimedia Group[12]


  1. ^ "Multimedia Broadcasting Limited". Ghana Media Owner Monitor. Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  2. ^ "Ghana profile - Media (Joy FM & Adom FM)". BBC. 17 August 2017. Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  3. ^ Asante, Stephen. Quaye, Samuel (ed.). "Multimedia Group petitions authorities over threats on journalist's life". Ghana News Agency. Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  4. ^ a b c "Radio in Accra: Communicating among.. Diverse Audiences -Kwasi Boateng, Uni of Arkansas (2009)" (PDF). Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  5. ^ "JOY FM, Citi FM win big at BBC Africa awards". GhanaWeb. 30 May 2007. Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  6. ^ "BBC - Radio 4 - A World In Your Ear". BBC. Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  7. ^ a b c "Multimedia Group Limited". Multimedia Ghana. Retrieved 21 June 2012.
  8. ^ Adom TV, Media Foundation for West Africa, accessed 2024-04-18
  9. ^ Mensah, K (31 December 2021). "Obituary: Elvis Kwashie (1972-2021) - Asaase Radio". Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  10. ^ "Multimedia Group Loses Manager". DailyGuide Network. 29 December 2021. Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  11. ^ "Joy Fm's Super Morning Show wins Radio Programme of the year award". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 15 April 2022.
  12. ^ a b c d "List of winners at CIMG Awards 2019 -". My Joy Online. 14 November 2020. Retrieved 15 April 2022.

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