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From Ghana Meet Kojo Preko Dankwa A Radio Personality Having Gathered Enough Knowledge And Experience From Ghanas Most Respected Broadcasting House kojo Came To Accra

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Kojo Preko Dankwa

The name Kojo Preko Dankwa  brings to mind humility, intelligence, cheerfulness, humor and professionalism. Though calm and less talkative his submissions made when with his close associates always leaves his audience, making them yearn for more. As an excellent communicator, He has the Ability to multi-task without compromising quality. He possesses Great research qualities,  Kojo is an analytical thinker who is very Assertive.

Born to the late Kwame Kakari Dankwa and Madam Lydia Ofori (who resides in Nsawam presently) in Accra on the 17 December, is a family man with a wife and 2 children. He is a hardworking young man with a heart for the media fraternity that he so loves.Hislove for hiscareer has undoubtedly gone a long way to ink his name in the entertainment and current affairs space. At every opportunity he gets Kojo exhibits his professionalism in production with great knowledge in entertainment and current affairs. 

In his career Kojo is the first radio producer to have been poached in Ghana’s radio broadcasting history. After his mandated national service as a teacher at Akronwi LA JHS, at Ejisu – Juaben. Kojo decided to go into broadcasting. He had his first attachment at GBC – Kumasi where he worked in the newsroom as a reporter and also produced the stations sports programme in the afternoon.

Having gathered enough knowledge and experience from Ghanas most respected broadcasting house kojo came to Accra and joined Peace 104.3 fm in 2001. He worked there as a reporter and News producer.

He exhibited maturity and diligence at work so his superior asked him to join the table of men and produce the morning she “Kokrokoo” together with Kwesi Acquahand Jerry Mordy with Kwame Sefa Kayi as the host.Versatie and multitasking as he is when peace fm decided to start an entertainment program in 2006 Kojo was asked to produce “Entertainment Review” with Kwesi Aboagye as the host. Kojo’s hard work behind the scenes could be felt with any presenter he worked with. All presenters hes worked with will attest to this fact.

Multimedia Company which was then hunting for effective and efficient radio broadcasters poached Kojo from Peace in 2007. He started working at newly established Asempa.  He took up the challenge as the head of production and produced the morning sports programme where he worked with great broadcasters like the late Christopher Opoku and Songo. To prove his salt Kojo helped to birth one of the greatest shows which he produced – Ekosii sƐn”. This was a tough call. It had presenters hosting and falling off until Bobie Ansah picked up the mantle and achieved exploits.

Kojo was transferred from Asempa 97.9 FM to Adom 106.3 FM which was then at Tema, Community 2, to produce the morning Show he started with Ekourba Gyasi as the host until he was later replace with Adakabre Frimpong Manso. Together they hived a large percentage of listenership. With equal minds such as Afia Pokua, Sekyere Popro, Kojo Addo, Yaa Serwah Ampofo Brakatu and Listowel Kwadwo Forjour Adom Fm’s morning show became the most talked about morning show in Tema. Kojo worked with Daddy Bosco (now with MUSIGA). Kojo had stints with the drive time “Ofie Kwanso” as the producer. He produced presenters such as Dr. Asanka, Dr. Prekese,  and Eddie K.

With the help of his Programmes Director, Cox Tamakloe, Kojo established “Adom Entertainment Hall” now “Adom Billboard”, with the first presenter being Eddie K and later Kofi De Aqua. Kojo had to sit in as a substantive host because the aforementioned had left. He made Adom Billboard a delight to listen to every Sunday afternoon. When Adom Fm was moved from Tema to Fanofa street kokomlemle in Accra Kojo Preko was the executive Producer of the Adom Morning Show as well as Adom Billboard, Kojo worked with Multimedia for 5 years.

When Cox Tamakloe left Multimedia, Kojo Preko acted as the head of Music and Entertainment at Adom FM.  Kojo worked with the Multimedia Broadcasting Group for Seven (7) years. In February 2015, Kojo Preko joined the EIB Network ( Kasapa 102.5 fm) as Programs Manager. He still played a vital role as the Executive producer on the morning show “Anopa Kasapa” hosted by Fiifi Banson. He hosted the entertainment show on Starr fm (“Morning Zoo”) when the gap needed to be filled. The team was complete with Emmanuel Ohemeng   (altogether Kojo and Ohemeng worked as a production team for at least 10 years) and the show presented every morning was not to be missed. EIB had Kojo webbed in for 4 years. In 2019, Kojo founded FOCAP (Foundation of Concerned Arts Professionals) and acts as a Convenor to seek the Welfare of the Creative Arts fraternity.

He has a more challenging task offer at Class Media Group. Kojo Preko was the General Manager of Accra 100.5 FM. Kojo can’t live without production. He was the entertainment host on CTV’s “The Showbiz” with Nana Kwame Gyan they roll out all there is to know in the Entertainment world. Kojo was the Executive Producer for the morning Show on Accra FM.

On the 2nd of January 2022, Kojo joined the KESSBEN family. He is presently the Head, Production & Events (Kessben Media Group), he also heads the Content Department of Kessben, Accra.  He is also the host of Kessben Entertainment. His prowess in media is already felt in his strong morning show team with ‘Mr  Speaker’

Kojo Preko Dankwa will not cease to be a household name.

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