Isaac Kaledzi

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Isaac Kaledzi[1]
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Isaac Kaledzi speaking at an event in Cape Town, South Africa
Born
Isaac Dzidefo Yao Kaledzi

(1985-12-26)26 December 1985
Accra, Ghana
NationalityGhanaian
Other namesDzidefo Yao
CitizenshipGhana
EducationUniversity of Ghana
Alma materNungua Senior High School
OccupationEntrepreneur, Broadcast journalist, Radio personality, Blogger
Years active2004-present
Known forRadio Univers (Radio) Ghana, Citi FM (97.3) (Radio) Ghana.,[2][3][4] Radio XYZ 93.1 (Radio) Ghana.,[5][6] Starr FM Ghana, Deutsche Welle Bonn, Germany, and Africa Feeds Media Limited, Ghana
Spouse(s)Nana Ama Akyiaa Kaledzi
ChildrenGabriella Esenam Afi Kaledzi
Parents
  • George Dodzidenu (father)
  • Vida Binda (mother)
Websitewww.africafeeds.com

Isaac Kaledzi (born December 26, 1985) is a Ghanaian Entrepreneur, Broadcast journalist, Radio personality, Blogger who is the Founder and CEO of a Pan African Media Brand, Africa Feeds Media Limited with its headquarters in Ghana. He currently works for Deutsche Welle as African Correspondent.[7][8] based in Ghana. He previously also worked for Ghanaian Radio Station, Starr FM Ghana as an Editor.

Early life[edit]

Isaac began his early education at Teshie Estate Preparatory School at Teshie-Nungua Estate, in Accra. He continued at the Nungua Senior High School where he started his High School Education in 2001. In 2004 he took a course in Journalism at the Radio Broadcasting Development Foundation (RABODEF) after his high school education, shortly after that he proceeded to the University of Ghana, Legon where he studied Philosophy and Russian Language graduating in 2008.

Personal life[edit]

Isaac was born in Ghana's biggest city and capital, Accra to George Dodzidenu and Vida Binda (all nationals of the Republic of Ghana). His hometown is Denu in the Volta Region of Ghana.

Isaac married his wife, Nana Ama Akyiaa Kaledzi in December 2015. Nana Ama is a Fashion Entrepreneur and owner of "Akyia Collection", a fashion accessories business headquartered in Ghana.

Isaac and Nana Ama have a daughter called Gabriella Esenam Afi Kaledzi.

Journalism career[edit]

Isaac started his journalism career at Radio Univers, a campus radio station at the University of Ghana. He worked with the campus based radio station between 2004 and 2010. He later worked with Citi (97.3 FM) as Producer of the Citi Breakfast Show and as a Broadcast Journalist between 2010 and 2012. Isaac then joined Radio XYZ (93.1FM) as Head of Production and Deputy Head of News where he worked between 2012 and 2014. He also joined Accra based Starr FM in 2014 and left the station in 2018. In 2011, Isaac was employed by Deutsche Welle in Germany as African Correspondent based in Ghana.

Awards[edit]

Kaledzi was awarded the Best Rural Reporter in Ghana in 2012 by the Ghana Journalists Association.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Isaac Kaledzi | Free Listening on SoundCloud". soundcloud.com. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Full list of nominees for 2012 GJA Awards - Ghana Business News". ghanabusinessnews.com. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Alumni - Page 2 of 4 - JHR". jhr.ca. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  4. ^ "NDC Apologises To NPP". modernghana.com. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  5. ^ "STARR 103.5 FM kicks off real programming today + LISTEN LIVE - Proudly Ghanaian! | ENewsGh". enewsgh.com. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  6. ^ "NPP doomed if it loses 2016 elections – Ephson | General News 2014-04-15". ghanaweb.com. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Komla Dumor...A blessed broadcast legend". ghanaiantimes.com.gh. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  8. ^ "UN details threats to peace in Ivory Coast". africajournalismtheworld.com. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  9. ^ "Freelancer wins 2011 Journalist of the year award". ghananewsagency.org. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  10. ^ "Manasseh Azure named Ghana's Journalist of the Year 2011". ghanabusinessnews.com. Retrieved 24 November 2016.

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