Ghana’s leading Media Company, Media General, which owns and operates some of the industry’s largest and most diversified businesses spanning television, radio, digital media and productions has this week announced the appointment of Mr. Jonathan Christopher Koney as Group Head for Corporate Affairs.
Chris Koney as he is widely known is a thought leader in Marketing Communications, Brand and Stakeholder Relationship Management and has made tremendous impact in the last eight years within Africa’s corporate communications space, working with two multinational companies within the period.
Prior to his appointment, he served as the Head of Communications for the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) Africa. He previously worked as a Senior Media Officer at Charterhouse Productions before joining pan-African cable television company, MultiChoice Ghana (DStv and GOtv) as Public Relations and Publicity Executive.
Mr. Koney holds a Master of Arts degree (Public Relations) from the Ghana Institute of Journalism and a Bachelor of Arts degree (Philosophy & History) from the University of Ghana.
Chris was selected by the Netherlands and U.S. Governments for the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in The Hague, during which he participated in a one week Press Visitors Programme for selected media and communications professionals around the world.
Following his successful execution of “The Talk – Toronto Edition”, an event platform which discussed pillars vital for national development, Chris was in November 2019 extolled by the City of Toronto for his exploits and excellence in his field of endeavor, leadership and devotion to others, contributions considered important to strengthen the community.
Mr. Koney is expected to bring his expertise and experience to bear in driving the vision of Media General to become the continent’s leading and most respected Media Company that delivers end-to-end superior value for all stakeholders.