Bernard Avle

Position: General Manager
Citi FM/Citi TV
Categories: Speakers

Mr. Bernard Avle is the General Manager of Citi FM & Citi TV and the host of Citi FM’s morning show – The Citi Breakfast Show, and The Point of View on Citi TV.

Bernard holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Ghana and an MBA from Warwick University in the UK.

Bernard as he is usually called, has done pioneering work in using a commercial radio and TV platform to champion good governance and social accountability.

The Citi Breakfast Show was adjudged the Interactive/Talk Show of the year at the BBC’s Africa Radio Awards in 2007, in Nairobi Kenya and Radio Program of the year 2013, 2015 & 2016 by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG).

It was also adjudged the best radio morning show (English) in 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019, winning the award 4 consecutive times.

He is an Edward R Murrow Fellow of Journalism and a Chevening Scholar,

Bernard is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI) – West Africa and is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

Bernard was adjudged Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Journalist of the year for the year 2017.

He spends some of his time in visiting campuses nationwide and addressing student audiences on media, career, and citizenship.