October 23, 2014

Sony Awards - Winners Announced

The Sony Radio Academy Awards have been handed out at Grosvenor House, Park Lane in London. Paul Gambaccini hosted the event which was attended by radio industry professionals from around the UK.

In the commercial sector, a fantastic night for Emap’s Kerrang! 105.2 as they take home no fewer than four Gold awards – Chris Moyles won his first Gold after 16 years of broadcasting for The Entertainment Award – BBC Radio 1 won Station of the Year – Zane Lowe took home two Gold awards and BBC Radio News Teams cleared up in a range of news awards.

The 2006 nominations were selected from over 1400 entries across all sectors of UK radio, and caused much surprise and excitement, as new faces from local and commercial radio pipped more established names to secure those sought after nominations.

The Gold winners are listed below, in order of awarding:

THE COMMUNITY AWARD
Hearing Voices – BBC Hereford & Worcester

THE LIVE EVENT COVERAGE AWARD
The Boat Race 2005 – LBC Newsroom & Programming for LBC 97.3FM & LBC News 1152AM

THE MUSIC SPECIAL AWARD
Lennon: The Wenner Tapes – Brook Lapping Productions for BBC Radio 4

THE MUSIC PROGRAMME AWARD
Mornings with Rick Shaw – Kerrang! 105.2 West Midlands

THE FEATURE AWARD
A Requiem for St Kilda – BBC Radio & Music Factual for Radio 4

THE COMEDY AWARD
The Ape that Got Lucky – BBC Radio Entertainment for Radio 4

THE DRAMA AWARD
No Background Music – BBC Radio Drama for Radio 4

THE COMPETITION AWARD
XFM?s Rock School – XFM

THE NEWS & CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAMME AWARD
1800 News Bulletin – BBC Radio News for Radio 4

THE NEWS FEATURE AWARD
Return to Sarajevo – BBC World Service News & Current Affairs for the World Service

THE STATION IMAGING AWARD
Kerrang! 105.2 West Midlands

THE SPECIALIST MUSIC PROGRAMME AWARD
Zane Lowe – BBC Radio 1

A SPECIAL AWARD presented by Lenny Henry is awarded to BBC Radio 3 for the Beethoven
Experience

THE SPORTS PROGRAMME AWARD
Fighting Talk – Worlds End Television for BBC Radio Five Live

THE STATION PROGRAMMER OF THE YEAR
Richard Park – Magic 105.4

THE INTERACTIVE PROGRAMME AWARD
Scott Mills – BBC Radio 1

THE PROMO AWARD
Kerrang! Christmas – Kerrang! 105.2 West Midlands

STATION OF THE YEAR under 300,000
Coast 96.3 (North Wales Coast)

THE SPEECH PROGRAMME AWARD
The Stephen Nolan Show – BBC Radio Ulster

THE SPEECH BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR
Eddie Mair – BBC Radio 4

STATION OF THE YEAR with a potential audience of 300,000 -1 million
Pirate FM (Cornwall, Plymouth & West Devon)

THE BREAKING NEWS AWARD
The London Bombings – GCap Media News for Capital Radio, 1548 am Capital Gold, XFM & Choice
FM

THE NEWS JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
Angus Stickler – BBC Radio 4

STATION OF THE YEAR with a potential audience of 1 million plus
Kerrang! 105.2 West Midlands

THE ENTERTAINMENT AWARD
Chris Moyles – BBC Radio 1

THE MUSIC BROADCASTER OF THE YEAR
Zane Lowe – BBC Radio 1

THE MUSIC RADIO PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR
Chris Evans – BBC Radio 2

THE BREAKFAST SHOW AWARD
Nick Ferrari at Breakfast – LBC 97.3FM

DIGITAL TERRESTRIAL STATION OF THE YEAR
Planet Rock

UK STATION OF THE YEAR
BBC Radio 1

A SPECIAL AWARD presented by Dame Edna Everage goes to Terry Wogan.

The awards night can be watched via a repeat of the webcast at radioawards.org

Posted on Monday, May 8th, 2006 at 10:43 pm by .