Jessica Ahedor

A Ghanaian-based freelance science journalist and the founder of Science Journalism Ghana,, a news platform which focuses on medicine, environment, climate change, engineering, science and technology, Jessica Ahedor currently works with and, The New Humanitarian and the Scientific African magazine.

She was formerly a sub-editor, Lead News Anchor, Producer, Program Host, and a senior Reporter for First Digital TV, First News Network, GNTV Ghana and its subsidiary in the UK, a correspondent for West Africa Democracy Radio based in Dakar- Senegal, the Scientific African Magazine in Rwanda from 2019 to 2021, She also volunteered for the in Hong Kong as well as the health reporter (West Africa) for Pan African Visions – Washington DC.  She reported from the African continent in countries like Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Togo, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Egypt and Senegal. Internationally, she reported from the United States of America, Norway, and the United Kingdom.

Jessica won the 2023 Kavli/WFSJ travel grant for the Kavli Prize Awards, the latest of a number of grants. She has been commended by Drugs for Neglected Diseases for good reportage. She is an active member of the World Federation of Science Journalists, Ghana Agricultural development journalists Association.