NTC appoints 2 Deputy Editors
The New Times Corporation (NTC) has appointed two persons to senior positions at its Editorial Departments.
Mrs. Georgina Naa-Maku Quaittoo, has been appointed the Deputy Editor of The Spectator, while Mr. Augustine Cobba-Biney has also been appointed Deputy Editor of the Ghanaian Times.
Their appointments took effect from February 1, 2021.
Mrs Quaittoo, who has over 17 years experience in journalism, joined the NTC as a Senior Reporter, rose to the rank of Chief Reporter and to Assistant Editor.
She began her journalism career with the Ghanaian Times before moving to The Spectator. Prior to her appointment as Deputy Editor, she acted as the Editor of The Spectator from January 2019 to October, 2020.
Mrs Quaittoo is passionate about the vulnerable, and as Gender Desk Editor, she wrote extensively on women and children bringing their issues to the fore for redress. She wrote extensively also on science and technology, nutrition and relationship.
She holds a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Gender, Peace and Security (MGPS) from the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping
Training Centre, a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Adult Education from the Institute of Continuing and Distance Education, University of Ghana.
She again holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Communication Studies from the School of Communication Studies, University of Ghana, a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree and a Diploma in Education from the University of Cape Coast.
Mrs Quaittoo hopes to support the Editor to take The Spectator to new heights.
Mr Cobba-Biney, who was employed on March 1, 2001 as the Central Regional Correspondent of the Ghanaian Times, brings on board 20 years of experience in journalism practice.
He rose through the ranks to become the Deputy News Editor in November 2012. In February 2017, he was appointed the Sub- Editor of The Spectator.
Until his appointment as the Deputy Editor, Mr Cobba-Biney was the Night Editor of both Ghanaian Times and The Spectator.
He has covered high profile assignments including the National Reconciliation Commission and the Constitutional Review Commission sittings.
Mr Cobba-Biney is a former Central Regional Secretary of the Ghana Journalists Association and was among 35 best journalists nominated by the Association for its awards in 2012.
He holds a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Media Management from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, a Degree in Communications Studies from the University of Ghana and also a Diploma in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.