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10th March 2011, 11:08 PM
One day I found my way to the microphone,” he has famously asserted, his voice a powerful resonance that dominates the mind. Indeed he found the microphone, and after a year at YFM, he has proven that it is where he belongs.

Sammy Forson is firmly placed on the list of influential and successful radio broadcasters in Ghana, having extensive experience and wide exposure across the field. With over 10,000 fans on Facebook and a recent nomination for Africa’s best ten DJs by Mnet’s Studio 53 Extra, Sammy Forson boasts an impeccable track record, with proven
skills to thrill and entertain any audience.

The host of YFM’s Mid Morning show and e.tv ghana’s Exposure, Sammy has credited YFM for providing the platform to help him grow professionally. According to him, “YFM is an environment for creative minds so there is no reason to fail”-and he has lived by those very words ever since his initiation into the YFM family.

He has consistently demonstrated excellence and creativity and an uncanny ability to connect with his listenership, a unique trait that has made him a household name. His is a natural talent that has been refined by years of vast experience, exposure and unique insight into the needs and wants of his listenership. November 2010 marks Sammy’s first anniversary on YFM at a time when the station also celebrates its second anniversary.

His career as a radio broadcaster came as a personal shock, having resolved to be a pilot in his early school days. He completed his education in IT where his services as an expert and his experience in computer software landed him a job in Kumasi, to work with the Ghana
Broadcasting Cooperation. At GBC, Sammy earned a living installing programs and training GBC staff in the technicalities of radio equipments and software. He later joined the CITI FM team at its inception, hosting the popular and critically acclaimed Drive Time Show.

Currently with Global Media Alliance Broadcasting Company on e.tv ghana and YFM, Sammy has demonstrated that he is not about to slow down. The self-confessed lover of Hip hop and R’n’B, has attributed his success to the urban environment at YFM, which nurtures his creativity and fosters personal and career growth. He has continually
showered accolades on the institution that he believes has played an integral role in his success, ‘The system that operates at YFM is one that every young professional would want to work under. The environment allows you to grow and also presents you with several
opportunities and beneficial,” he claims.

YFM has over the past two years, filled an empty void that existed in the Radio industry. Take a look at his Facebook and Twitter pages and you will realize that Sammy Forson is a dominant force behind its tremendous success; he just knows what his listenership wants. After all, as we have heard over and over again, YFM is ‘the place (he) wants to be.’

After a year of actively contributing to the success of his shows and the YFM brand, Sammy Forson celebrates a year of great achievements and innovation. Reserved in nature, the talented DJ professes that he is a strong advocator of simplicity in life despite his global
success. He lives by his personal philosophy ‘do unto others what you want others to do unto you,’ which pretty much sums up the makings of the man behind the microphone.

Humble, and grateful for his success, Sammy is the embodiment of the life philosophy he resolutely believes in.

Source: Peacefmonline.com/Ghana