Juliet Bawuah is a Ghanaian sports journalist who has worked for top media houses in Ghana and across Africa.
She became prominent when she interviewed FIFA President, Gianni Infantino as well as the former World Player of the Year and current Liberia President George Weah.
She also founded the Africa Women’s Sports Summit, a programme that brings together Africa’s leading female sports names and aspiring ones.
Let’s delve into her biography below.
Early Life and Education
She is a graduated of the Ghana Institute of Journalism where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in Journalism and Public Relations.
She also holds a diploma in Communication Studies from the African University College of Communications.
She is an alumna of Radio Netherlands Training Centre in the Netherlands. In the year 2018, she pursued a master’s degree in International Public Relations and Global Communications at Cardiff University.
Juliet has worked at Goal.com, CITI FM, the Globe Newspaper, Cafonline.com, Metro Tb and Etv Ghana. She began working for Tv3 in July of 2013.
Juliet was the host of Football Planet on Africanews Tv station based in Congo. She covered the 2017 AFCON tournament. She has appeared on the BBC as well and contributes for the Turkish broadcaster TRT.
She is the founder of Africa Women’s Sports Summit, which was first hosted on 15 May 2019 in Accra. The Africa Women’s Sports Summit is a gathering of Africa’s leading female sports names and aspiring ones.
She was an ambassador for the UNAIDS’ ‘Protect the Goal’ campaign. She was one of the known Ghanaians to pledge commitment to the campaign which was an initiative between UNAIDS and FIFA, to advocate for the prevention of HIV infection through sports.
In the year 2015, she was nominated for the Sport Media Pearl Awards. While in 2017, she was named as part of the panel of voting experts for the African Football of the Year Awards by the Confederation of African Football.
She also joined the voting panel for the BBC African Footballer of the Year, one of the most respected schemes in the football world.
She is among 49 other African journalists that made up the voting panel of the maiden edition of the ‘Africa Football Shop Player of the Year Award’.
Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
She goes by the handle @julietbawuah on Instagram, @julietbawuah on Twitter and Juliet Bawuah on Facebook.