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MR. ALEXANDER BANNERMAN

(Member)

 

Mr. Alexander Nii Katey Bannerman is currently a Board Member of the National Communications Authority and the Deputy Executive Secretary of the National Media Commission. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Development Communications from the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), B.A Hons. (Sociology and Law) from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST), Kumasi and Diploma in Public Relations and Advertising from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, has a certificate in  African Leadership from  the London School of Economics & Political Science(LSE) in 2012. He has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Public Relations, Advertising, Sociology, Law and Telecommunications.

 

Locally, Alexander has played an instrumental role in ensuring media professionalism in Ghana’s 2016 general election. He served as an assistant project manager in the implementation of key European Union projects supporting the Independent Governance Institutions (IGI’s) involved in the electoral process in Ghana in 2016. He also monitored activities to stimulate public interest and district level elections in Ghana. In addition, Mr. Bannerman expanded the new monitoring Complaints Settlement Committee to enable citizens lodge complaints about the performance of media professionals in relation to media professional standards. Again, he played a key role in the establishment of Regional Media Advisory Committees (RMACs) in the Volta, Ashanti, Upper East and Northern regions of Ghana to assist improve media monitoring and regulation.  He also trained members of the RMACs on the Complaints Settlement Procedures of the Commission. As part of his achievements, Alexander contributed in drafting new regulations and laws for the media sector through consultations with key stakeholders.

 

Mr. Alexander Bannerman has also contributed immensely to Ghana’s migration from Analogue to Digital Broadcasting. He is the Chairman of the Committee on Public Private Partnership on Ghana’s Migration from Analogue to Digital. He has also served on the National Digital Migration Committee where he was instrumental in the provision of policy and road map for Ghana’s migration from analogue to digital.