Xfm helps rising stars
Posted by
Xfm helps rising stars

GCap Media's Xfm network has become the first official radio partner to the Orange Rising Star Award at the Orange British Academy Film Awards. Part of the deal means Alex Zane from the London breakfast show will sit on the panel of jurors.

The jurors have recently cast their final votes for the nominees of next year’s award. It is the only award to be voted for by the public at The Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2008, and votes can be made online from 8th January, when the five nominees will be announced. The Award recognises actors who have recently broken into mainstream cinema.

Xfm’s Marketing Director Richard Mintz said ‘We’re really excited to have been asked by Orange to be the official radio partner for the Orange Rising Star Award as this is one of the most prestigious awards ceremonies in the country. This particular award is perfect for us as Xfm is known as a champion of new talent, traditionally music and now film, so we feel there’s a natural affinity.’

As part of the partnership Xfm will also be running a competition to give one of our listeners the chance to win a pair of 'money cant buy’ tickets to the awards where they will be able to experience the full VIP experience.

Hear more radio industry news like this at the top of the hour on inRadio - the radio industry's very own radio station. Listen now in a new window whilst you continue reading RadioToday or press play below.

0 0 396 26 November, 2007 Industry News 8:04 am 200711 Monday, November 26th, 2007

Leave a Reply

Looking for something else?


Subscribe to our emails to stay informed about the latest radio news and products delivered straight to your inbox.

Related Posts

No related posts were found
RAJAR Q3 2016 - October 26, 2016 at 11:00 pm (London)
WorldDAB General Assembly 2016 - November 9, 2016 at 10:00 am ()
Student Radio Awards - November 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm (The O₂ 10 Entertainment Avenue, London, SE10 0DY, England)
BBC Gillard Awards - November 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Newcastle)
Audio Production Awards - November 23, 2016 at 6:00 pm (BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, London)
Radio TechCon 2016 - November 28, 2016 at 10:00 am (The Arts Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport St, London WC2H 7JB)
Salon de la Radio - January 29, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
Salon de la Radio - January 30, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
More events