Natalie Fort is a Ghanaian broadcaster with TV3 Network. She was born in 1995 to a family of five.
A career that first begun in October 2015 with the TV3 Network, one of Ghana’s leading television stations. Natalie Fort started out as an all rounded Broadcast Journalist with no previous experience or training in the field of journalism or news anchoring.
She was soon made an Anchor for the network’s 5-minute on the hour news bulletin, News in Brief. Soon after, she was also selected as the anchor for 15 minute Business News segment on TV3’s breakfast show, New Day.
Within a short while, Natalie was promoted to solely anchor the Midday News Bulletin, Midday Live every weekend during which she conducted interviews on topical issues, such as the setting up of a Railway Ministry by the then newly elected NPP administration of Ghana led by President Akufo Addo, and the political tension surrounding the Gambia, following the election of President Adama Barrow. In less than 1 year, Natalie Fort was selected to co-anchor News 360; the network’s leading News Bulletin every weekend at 7pm.
This she co-anchored alongside some of Ghana’s seasoned male news personalities, such as Abu Issa Monnie and Paa Kwesi Asare. She currently serves as the female anchor of the News 360 Bulletin every weekday; alongside Journalist and Anchor, Alfred Ocansey. Together, they host what stands as Ghana’s most watched news programme. Natalie also hosts leading Business programme, Business Daily on TV3’s sister station, 3FM, 92.7 every weekday.
She serves as an International News & Exclusives Reporter in the Media General News and Current Affairs Department.
Outside of News and Current Affairs
Natalie’s professional career first took off at age 13, following her training in Modeling with the Exopa Modeling Agency, she quickly rose to stand one of Ghana’s youngest fashion models. Throughout her over 7 years career in Modeling, Natalie has graced the runways of many notable designers and brands both locally and internationally.
Some of which include: Vlisco Hollandais (Africa, UK, US), Kennedy Ansah (Ghana), Duaba Serwaa (Ghana, UK), Kofi Ansah (Africa, UK), Brigitte Merki (Africa, UK, US), Ohema Ohene (Ghana, UK) and many others. Natalie Fort also participated in the Ghana Fashion Week 2009, where she modeled for designer Jojo Castilo in honor of the election of America’s first ever African-American President, Barack Obama, along with American Actor, Boris Cudjoe.
She has featured in publications such as Adeshie magazine (front page feature), Daily Graphic, Junior Graphic, Mirror newspaper (front page feature) and others. At age 15, Natalie was selected to represent Ghana in the Miss Princess of the World Pageant, in Prague, Czech Republic, there she placed 9th out of 40 competitors from 40 different countries.
Following her work in the Modeling and Fashion landscape, she established the Fort Model Management, a model management and etiquette school for females. She also founded the Fort Jewellery&Co. a luxury Jewellery retail company, retailing for brands in Ghana and South Africa.
Natalie Fort is an avid humanitarian, supporting needy patients across selected hospitals in Accra, Ghana, through the Fort Foundation, she further serves as a High-Level Supporter of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) also known as the UN Refugee Agency, a United Nations program mandated to protect and support refugees globally. She is a product of the Ghana International School, Merton International School, Royal Academy of Music (UK), and the Accra Film School where she studied Television Presentation and Scripting.
She is the second of three children, Addobea her elder sister studies Law at the Lancaster University while her younger brother Daniel, is an Art student at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).