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Bernardino Koku Avle is a Ghanaian broadcast journalist who hosts one of the most popular radio shows in Ghana, “The Citi Breakfast Show.” He also created and anchored a highly-rated current affairs TV show on Viasat One TV-“The Ghana Report,” until December 2016, and serves as the Director of News Programming at Citi 97.3 FM in Accra. Bernard produces and presents “The Citi Business Edition,” a flagship business analysis program that hosts business thinkers on a variety of contemporary business topics. He is a Founding Director of iJourno Africa- a fast-growing network of data journalism enthusiasts who mentor & train young reporters on the basics of knowledge-based journalism. Bernard regularly moderates local and international conferences. In 2007, “The Citi Breakfast Show” was named the “Interactive/Talk Show of the Year” at the BBC’s Africa Radio Awards in Nairobi Kenya, as well as “Radio Program of the Year 2013 and again in 2015” by the Chartered Institute of Marketing Ghana (CIMG). Bernard was also recently named one of Ghana’s 20 most influential business leaders under 40 by the Business World Magazine. An Edward R. Murrow Fellow of Journalism and a Chevening Scholar, Bernard holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Ghana and an MBA from Warwick University in the UK. Bernard is a Fellow of the fifth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative – West Africa and is a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.