Yen News in the Press
YEN.com.gh produces high-quality, impactful journalism that informs, educates, and empowers our audience. Our fidelity to truth, accuracy, balance and fairness in our reporting has helped transform YEN.com.gh into a trusted powerhouse in the Ghanaian digital media space and earned us recognition and praise from some of our peers in the industry.
How to boost your newsroom’s growth on TikTok – experience of Legit
The Fix interviewed Anna Krokhmaliuk, Media Project Manager at Legit (parent company of YEN.com.gh), and distilled key insights and lessons from the company’s approach to TikTok.
Legit’s manager opens up about the company’s first experience in approaching Threads
Media Project Manager at Legit, Lesia Kozachevska, shared her expert insights with The Fix on how the media company is finding new potential in the social media platform Threads.
Music in Africa mentions YEN Entertainment Awards
Music in Africa reported that YEN.com.gh had launched the YEN Entertainment Awards to recognise and honour Ghana’s arts and entertainment industry achievers.
NewsWhip reports YEN.com.gh’s achievement as the 15th top publisher on Facebook
In August 2022, Newswhip.com, a social media intelligence firm, reported how YEN.com.gh beat global news giants, such as The Washington Post, Business Insider and Goal.com, to emerge as the 15th top publisher on Facebook in the world.
NewsWhip recognises YEN.com.gh for producing the 10th top article on Facebook
NewsWhip reported that YEN.com.gh had produced the 10th top-performing article on Facebook in October 2022. According to the report, the article received over 230,000 interactions on the social media platform.
Bizcommunity SouthAfrica’s report on YEN.com.gh’s nomination by the WAN-IFRA Digital Media Africa Awards
Bizcommunity South Africa reported that YEN.com.gh had been shortlisted as a finalist in the Best in Audience Engagement category for the WAN-IFRA Digital Media Africa Awards 2021.
GhanaTalksBusiness on YEN.com.gh’s achievement as a top-earning brand on Instant Articles
Ghana Talks Business reported that YEN.com.gh had been recognised as one of the top-earning media brands on Facebook’s Instant Articles. The report noted that, in 2020, YEN.com.gh recorded over 20 million page views from Instant Articles alone.
Meta Journalism Project on YEN.com.gh’s work with Instant Articles
In 2021, Facebook (Meta) published a success story on its website that recognised YEN.com.gh as a leading African online news platform. The report noted that YEN.com.gh had used the Facebook publishing tool, Instant Articles, to boost site traffic, engagement and revenue.
Ameyaw Debrah mentions YEN.com.gh as a winner of the Online News Portal of the Year award (2019)
Ameyaw Debrah reported that YEN.com.gh was among the 2019 National Communications Awards winners and had been adjudged the Online New Portal of the Year. YEN.com.gh beat Pulse Ghana and Ghanaweb to land the coveted trophy.
PR News Wire recognises YEN.com.gh as the second most visited news website in Ghana
PR News Wire reported in 2018 that YEN.com.gh had become Ghana's second most visited news website. The report also credited YEN.com.gh for adopting new technology and digital solutions in its news delivery.
MFWA’s Media Ownership Monitor on YEN.com.gh’s impact in Ghana
The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), 2015, described YEN.com.gh as “an important and highly patronised news portal” for many readers locally and internationally.