Radio/ TV Presenter
Jay Foley, popularly known as Foley, is a radio and television presenter in Ghana hails from the Western Region. Foley attended Bishop Bowers Junior Secondary School from 1989 to 1998, and then Achimota School (Visual Arts) from 1999 to 2001. He grew up in many different communities, which influenced his creativity. To further his knowledge of music, he decided to study sound engineering with the legendary Ghanaian music producer Hammer at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
To further show his love for the youth, Foley started a network for young people who had burning desire to become great achievers. He called it 2131, with the tagline, “Lead, Challenge or Just Forget It”.
It was his way of committing to networking with like-minded individuals, and made him develop a mindset that encouraged him to continually work hard at being successful. Foley set up his first company, The Radio Advertising People (T.R.A.P), which specialized in recording radio commercials. It was born out of an idea to train himself as a sound engineer, and also to understand the power behind speech. He trained himself in the art of voice-overs advertising, and has become of the most-sought after voice-over artist. He believes in “living an exemplary lifestyle to inspire young men and women out there” who are a part of his growing fan base. The T.R.A.P experience presented him with an opportunity to join leading entertainment television channel, 4StyeTV, as a host in its early days – a position he still holds.
He later joined Y FM, rising through the ranks to become the General Manager of the station in 2011.
Foley is the host of Live Breakfast Club, the morning show on LIVE 91.9 FM, where he also doubles as the manager of Hip life musician, Bisa Kdei.
Jay Foley is known for representing Ghana for the coverage of the 2013, 2015 and 2016 Black Entertainment Television (BET) Awards. First Ghanaian Journalist to officially cover the European Music Awards in Frankfurt, Germany. Brand Ambassador for Remy Martin in 2016, MTN Brand Ambassador 2013 – 2015, Guinness Ghana “Brand Influencer” 2017.
He married his longtime girlfriend, Jossie in December 2014.