By Amin Kef (Ranger)
In the realm of broadcasting, there exists a beacon of unwavering character and dedication—Reverend Dr. Lucy-Ann Ganda, the esteemed Director of Administration and Human Resources at the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC). With a career spanning over a decade and a half, Ganda’s journey in journalism commenced in 2004, and her commitment to the field has only grown stronger with time.
Having contributed to prominent media outlets such as UN Radio and Cotton Tree News (CTN), Rev. Dr. Lucy-Ann Ganda has become a household name as one of the hosts of SLBC’s popular TV show, “Weh Yus.” However, her role as the Director of Administration and Human Resources at SLBC stands out, showcasing her as a woman of substance with an untainted character.
Rev. Dr. Ganda’s professional trajectory began as a reporter at the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Service (SLBS), where she steadily climbed the ranks. The decision to appoint her as the Director of Administration was no mistake, as she has proven herself more than worthy of this multifaceted position.
During the fight that led to one faction influencing ordinary staff to hate each other while carrying out smear campaigns on social media, she remained neutral and held the balance to sustain the institution.
In an era marred by skepticism and allegations, Rev. Dr. Lucy-Ann Ganda stands as a paragon of integrity. Her hard-earned reputation remains unparalleled, despite attempts by some to tarnish her name through unwarranted smearing campaigns.
Unlike some, Rev. Dr. Ganda’s name is not synonymous with corruption, hatred, or backbiting. Instead, she is known for her relentless efforts to elevate SLBC into a better institution, benefiting both Sierra Leoneans and the dedicated staff members who work under her leadership.
As a Reverend, Dr. Ganda has extended her influence beyond the confines of the broadcasting studio, engaging in various human rights activism initiatives. Her commitment to combating harmful practices and her exemplary leadership within and outside SLBC have left an indelible mark on the institution.
Rev. Dr. Lucy-Ann Ganda is part of a select few who have played a pivotal role in the transformation of SLBS into SLBC. Her respectful collaboration with different Director Generals, marked by sincerity and an unblemished record, speaks volumes about her commitment to the institution’s progress.
Colleagues at SLBC regard Rev. Dr. Ganda as a trailblazer in the development and progress of the institution. Her legacy, akin to an enduring footprint, will be remembered long after her dedicated service to SLBC.
Rev. Dr. Ganda’s belief in fostering good working relationships is evident, as she bears no grudges and harbors no ill-will towards anyone. Her open-hearted approach and genuine interest in the progress of others demonstrate a refreshing absence of petty grudges and jealousy.
In an age where character and integrity are invaluable assets, Rev. Dr. Lucy-Ann Ganda shines as a beacon of trustworthiness, dedicated to the advancement of SLBC and the well-being of all its stakeholders.