Meet Shatta Desmond the talented and finest Radio Presenter in the Western North.

Biography of Shatta Desmond

Desmond Emekor Mattey is the name of the finest and most talented presenter.
He was born on Sunday, 7th June 1987 in Jamestown, Accra
And is popularly known as Bone Marrow and Shatta Desmond, Bone Marrow is the nickname he had from JSS and Shatta Desmond was given to him by Kofi Anim Yirenkyi, morning show host of Vision 102.7 FM when he started radio because Kofi Anim Yirenkyi saw him as the shatta of radio and that name has not changed till now.

Shatta Desmond

Shatta Desmond is the second born of four great boys, Daniel Jnr, Frederick (aka KULA, 2019 VGMA Unsung Artiste of the year), Desmond and William) of Mr Daniel Tawiah Mattey and Mrs Comfort Mattey.

An aboriginal of Horme-Kpekpo-Battor in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region but lives in Santa Maria, Auntie Aku-Sowutuom and currently living and working at Sefwi Essam-Debiso in the Western North Region. a father of two healthy boys, Donald Elorm Mattey and Darryl Edinam Mattey.

He began his pre-school at Kingstonia Daycare Centre, Dansoman-Accra and primary and JSS education at Most Holy Heart Preparatory School from 1990 to 2003 (and he has always been involved in entertainment organizations for ‘our day’).

He then proceeded to Mawuli Secondary School, Ho for his secondary education from September 2003 to June 2006 (where he stood for the entertainment perfect position but lost and was later added to the entertainment committee of the SRC). After there he then moved on to study at Takoradi Poly (now Takoradi Technical University) where he obtained an HND in Purchasing & Supply and did other short courses in Supply Chain Management and Stores Management from September 2007 to 2010.

Mr Emekor Mattey worked at Ghana Revenue Authority, Kinbu District as an intern and later worked with the Ministry of Defense (GAFI, stores unit) as national service personnel (2010-2011).
He is currently the Principal Procurement Officer at Bia West District Assembly, Sefwi Essam-Debiso in the Western North Region.

Shatta Desmond started radio as a producer for the morning show and late afternoon drive on Winners 104.9 fm, Sefwi Essam from 2015 to 2016 and later had the opportunity to host his first show as the entertainment show host for about 6 months in 2016. He later moved to Vision 102.7 fm in the same year 2016 to become a pundit on their entertainment show with invitation from the Programs Manager Kojo Nkrumah Adwumawura, little did he know that offer was the door opener to greatest for him.

He later moved on to host the entertainment show in 2017 after his very good friend and trainer Dj Emparo left the station to pursue further studies elsewhere and that has been his turning point to date.

The entertainment show dubbed Entertainment Desk on Vision 102.7 FM every Saturday from 12:30 – 3:00 pm has been hosted by him since 2017 till date. He was nominated as the best entertainment show and host by Foklex Media Awards in 2019 and 2020 as well as entertainment show host of the year nominee by Western Radio and Television Personality Awards (WRTPA) in 2021 and the same year a nominee for best entertainment show host/show by Western North Radio and Media Personality Awards (WNRMPA). In 2021 Ikonz Media, organizers of Western North Music Awards (WeNMA) acknowledged him with a citation for his contribution to the development of music/media in the region.

From a radio presenter, he was encouraged by his senior colleagues Mr Kofi Anim Yirenkyi (morning show host on Vision 102.7 FM) and Dj Emparo to take up the Master of Ceremony (MC) role in addition to the radio because of ‘his voice’ and he has never looked back since then which makes him one of the best and finest MCs in the region currently moving from hosting award ceremonies, events (Bhim Concert, Western North edition in 2021, Bia Music Festival with Kofi Kinaata in 2022 etc.) and even engagement and wedding receptions.

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In his quest to explore further, he’s currently a mobile Disk Jockey (DJ) playing on a radio part-time basis and at friends birthday parties hoping and looking forward to playing his first major show/gig as a DJ. He currently works as the Principal Procurement Officer at Bia West District Assembly, Sefwi Essam-Debiso in the Western North Region as well as the Chief Protocol Officer to the District Chief Executive

One important thing to note is that the presenter has NEVER BEEN TO ANY RADIO OR MEDIA SCHOOL, but he does it well because it’s his passion.

Shatta Desmond believes working smart with passion unleashed the talent in you.

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