Female journalists group congratulates member for winning community radio journalist award

The Female Journalists Association of Liberia has congratulated one of its members, Patience Baye Koromah, for winning the best community radio award in election reporting.

The award is part of the Association of Liberia Community Radio (ALICOR)’s annual awards presented at the celebration of World Radio Day, each year. Patience was the only female among five award recipients, for 2024. The other recipients include Jerome Saye of Radio Nimba, community radio Environmental reporter of the year, and Samuel King of Radio Gbarpolu, best community radio Human Rights Reporter of the year.

Patience’ report covered extensive contents from Sierra Leone’s recent elections held last year, as one FeJAL’s Newsroom Fellows on the USAID Cross Border Media engagements program.

She is glad by the recognition and has reaffirmed her commitment to upholding the standards of journalism.

I am gratified for the recognition, and I reaffirm my commitment to upholding the highest standards of journalism throughout my professional journey”, she said.

Patience is also the current Secretary General of the female journalist association and has worked in the community radio sector for more than a decade, in different roles, ranging from producer, coordinator, and general manager at Top FM in Grand Gedeh.

Her reporting was recognized for its in-depth analysis, incisive and unwavering commitment to accuracy and fairness in her coverage of the democratic process. It showcased her dedication to shining a light on the complexities of the Electoral process and providing valuable insights for her listening audience,” FEJAL said in a statement.

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