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WHO AM I?

Jeorge Wilson Kingson was born in the late seventies to Mr John Hukporti and Madam Mabel Nenemseh Tali at Accra New Town. At the time the woman was a "chop bar" assistant while the man worked as a secretary in a trading shop in Accra. They were not and are still not married.

Jeorge grew up partly with his paternal grandmother Salomey Tsekumah. He moved to Nigeria at the age of four where he joined his father and step mother Mrs. Elizabeth Hukporti who became his beloved mother till now. The whole family moved back to Ghana in the late eighties.

Jeorge attended the Mosama L. A Primary school in Hohoe and later continued at Pig Farm Primary and Junior Secondary School in Accra, where hewrote his Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) in 1996. He attended Emit Electronics Institute in 1999 after which he took a short course in Script writing at the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) in 2005.

He has since worked with the National Theatre of Ghana as a Youth Programmes Coordinator, Natank 2000 Productions as the Programmes Director and also at the Romio Films Consult as a Script Coordinator cum Production Assistant. 

Jeorge started his Journalism career as a stringer for the People and Places (P&P) tabloid and as a columnist for the Celebrity entertainment newspaper. He later joined the Original Palaver Newspaper owned by Prof Chris Asher II and later the Review Newspaper all based in Accra. He has also worked with the Kumasi Pioneer Newspaper as its Greater Accra Regional Correspondent.

Jeorge became the Senior Correspondent for the Prime People (A Society and Celebrity Tabloid for the upwardly mobile people) in 2006. His sterling performance saw him moved to Businessweek Newspaper where he rose through the ranks to become the Features Editor, after serving as the Political Correspondent, Parliamentary Correspondent, and Political Editor. In 2008 Jeorge corresponded for the London based GFM Radio during the hit of the political season in Ghana.

Jeorge is an avowed tobacco control advocate. This is evident in the number of stories and activities he has written urging a tobacco control legislation for Ghana. in February 2011 the American Cancer Society (ACS)- an international voice on Non-Communicable Diseases recognized the work of Jeorge and appointed him as ACS Global Cancer Ambassador for Ghana.

Jeorge is currently the Editor of The Corporate Guardian (An International Business Magazine). Before then he had worked with the Global Media Alliance (GMA), operators of ETV Ghana where he served as the producer of the stations morning flagship programme dubbed "Awake". Jeorge is currently the Deputy Secretary to Ghana's Parliamentary Press Corps. 

He is married to Madam Regina Anim-Kingson and they are blessed with a daughter by name Lady Yohanney Aku Dede Wilson-Kingson

  

 

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