UBC was named independent production company of the year at the first ever Radio Production Awards, while former BBC Head of Radio Drama John Tydeman picked up the lifetime achievement award.
They were recognised at the ceremony organised by The Radio Academy in London on Thursday night.
Among the other big winners were Francesca Panetta of The Guardian who won in two categories – Best Online Producer and The Creative Award. Global Radio also took two awards, for Galaxy Manchester's James Wilson (Best Newcomer) and XFM's Chris Denman (Live Music Producer – Studio Session).
The BBC took one top honour -Catherine Miller from BBC News was named Best Factual Producer.
Audio clips of the winning entries are available from [link=http://www.radioacademy.org/]the Radio Academy Website[/link]
[b]The Radio Production Awards 2010 Winners:[/b]
Best factual producer: Catherine Miller, BBC News
Best entertainment producer: W Clark, P Deacon & C Parker from TXmediasuite
Best music entertainment producer: Sue Clark, Sue Clark Productions
Live music producer (concert): Joe Adams, TBI Media/Absolute Radio
Live music producer (studio session): Chris Denman, XFM (Global Radio)
Best online producer: Francesca Panetta, The Guardian
Best drama producer: Gordon House, Goldhawk/Essential
Best newcomer: James Wilson, Galaxy Manchester (Global Radio)
The creative award: Francesca Panette, The Guardian
Lifetime achievement award: John Tydeman
Indie of the year: UBC (Unique and Smooth Operations)
Hear the Podcast from the event [link=http://www.radioacademy.org/listen/podcasts/]here[/link].