Award-winning television personality and actress, Joselyn Dumas has parted ways with the Multimedia Group seven months after joining the media giant, GhanaNewsPage.Com can report.
Deep throat sources at the media conglomerate revealed to GhanaNewsPage.Com that she was laid off because she was failing to produce the needed results.
Joselyn Dumas joined the Multimedia Group in March 2018 and was described as ‘talented presenter’ who was set to leave a huge mark at the station.
She was assigned to join Naa Ashorkor and Sammy Forson to help transform the flagship radio station of the group, Joy FM.
The big money signing joined Lexis Bill as the co-host of the station’s late afternoon show, Drive Time on Joy FM.
She was also billed to be hosting shows on Joy News and Joy Prime.
Her signing was greeted with pomp and pageantry as the media group hoped that her coming to the group will help it’s English speaking station, Joy FM outclass its competitors.
Seven Months down the lane, the actress parted ways with the Media Group for reasons best known to the company and the actress.
Her ‘dismissal’ has since been communicated to all staff of the company.
Her signing was said to have caused disaffection amongst staff members at the media firm as her role was not clearly defined.
Some of the staff believed that there were already enough capable hands to execute her tasks and hence her signing was unnecessary.
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GhanaNewsPage.Com further gathered from its impeccable sources within the company that she was laid off for non-performance.
About Joselyn Dumas
Born Joselyn Canfor-Dumas in Ghana on August 31, 1980, she had her basic education at Morning Star School and proceeded to the Archbishop Porter Girls High School where she became the Entertainment Prefect.
Joselyn furthered her studies in the United States where she earned a Degree in Administrative Law. She was a practising paralegal until she relocated to Ghana to follow her dreams of becoming a Television personality.
She made her debut Television appearance as host of Charterhouse’s Rhythmz, an entertainment show, which saw her interview many celebrities. She was later headhunted by Viasat 1 to host their flagship talk show, The One Show, which was aired from 2010 to 2014.
Her role in ‘Perfect Picture’, made a lasting impression on renowned director, Shirley Frimpong-Manso. This led to subsequent key roles in other movies. Her big break came two years later in Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s movie series ‘Adams Apples’.
Her impeccable role of ‘Jennifer Adams’ in ‘Adams Apples’ got her nominated for ‘Best Actress in a Lead Role’ alongside Hollywood Actress Kimberly Elise at the 2011 Ghana Movie Awards.
Joselyn Dumas has gone on to play key roles in movies and series such as ‘Love or Something Like That’, ‘A Sting in a Tale’, ‘Perfect Picture’, ‘A Northern Affair’ and ‘Lekki Wives’.
In 2014, her role in ‘A Northern Affair’ earned her a Ghana Movie Award and an Africa Movie Academy Award nomination for ‘Best Actress’.
She has starred alongside some of Africa’s finest actors, including John Dumelo, Majid Michel of Ghana and OC Ukeje of Nigeria.
She is currently the Brand ambassador for Range Rover Evoque Ghana.
Source: Ghana | GhanaNewsPage.Com