67 UK finalists for New York Festivals
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67 UK finalists for New York Festivals

The UK has gained 67 finalist positions in the New York Festivals 2014 International Radio Programme Awards.

Indie TBI Media, headed by programmer Phil Critchlow, leads the way with 17 nominations, followed by the BBC with 12 and Global Radio with eight.

Snappin Turtle Productions is also a finalist with three, Folded Wing, Trevor Dann’s Company and BFBS get two each, and Bauer and UKRD receive one nomination each.

Some of the BBC’s nominations include The Stephen Nolan Show and coverage of the Death of Nelson Mandela.

Global Radio has been nominated in Best Classical Format, LBC documentaries, station sound at Classic FM and a Live from Vegas competition on Capital. LBC’s Tom Swarbrick, who got National Radio Journalist of the Year at the Radio Academy Awards this year, is also a finalist.

Winners will be announced in New York on June 23rd. See all the finalists below:

 

CATEGORY TITLE ENTRANT

Best Classical Format

Global Radio

Best Coverage Of Breaking News Story

The Death Of Nelson Mandela

BBC

Best Drama Special

Alan Robson MBE

Bauer Media

Best Drama Special

The Prince

Pacificus Productions

Best Drama Special

The Assassination of JFK: Minute by Minute

TBI Media

Best Editing

David Bowie Is…

TBI Media

Best Information/News Talk Show

The Stephen Nolan Show

BBC Radio Ulster

Best Jazz Format

Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2

Folded Wing

Best Live Sound

The Dambusters 70 Years On

TBI Media with Snappin Turtle production

Best Live Sound

The Assassination Of JFK: Minute By Minute

TBI Media

Best Music Special

Let’s Dance at 30

Birmingham City University

Best Music Special

Electric Dreams: The Giorgio Moroder Story

Document Media Ltd

Best Music Special

Bowie

TBI Media

Best Music Special

The Dambusters 70 Years On

TBI Media with Snappin’ Turtle

Best Music Special

The Assassination of JFK: Minute by Minute

TBI Media

Best Music Special

In Perfect Harmony

White Pebble Media

Best Music Special

The Songs of Molly Drake

White Pebble Media

Best News Anchor/Reporter: Local Market

Tom Swarbrick

Global Radio News for LBC

Best News Anchor/Reporter: Network/Syndicated

Shaimaa Khalil

BBC

Best News Documentary Or Special

In The Line of Duty

BBC Radio Manchester

Best News Documentary Or Special

Slavery on Our Streets

Global Radio News for LBC

Best News Documentary Or Special

Clutha Crash: A City’s Heartbreak

Real Radio Scotland

Best News Documentary Or Special

Puppet On A String

Snappin Turtle Productions

Best News Documentary Or Special

The Assassination of JFK: Minute by Minute

TBI Media

Best Public Affairs Program

Sitrep

BFBS Radio

Best Radio Personality: Network/Syndicated

John Suchet

Global Radio

Best Regularly Scheduled Comedy Program

Thanks A Lot, Milton Jones!

Pozzitive Television Ltd

Best Regularly Scheduled Comedy Program

The Brig Society

Pozzitive Television Ltd

Best Regularly Scheduled Comedy Program

Cabin Pressure

Pozzitive Television Ltd

Best Regularly Scheduled Comedy Program

The Maunscript

TBI Media

Best Regularly Scheduled Music Program

Jamie Cullum on BBC Radio 2

Folded Wing

Best Special Event

The Dambusters 70 Years On

TBI Media with Snappin Turtle Production

Best Sports Special

Not Just Cricket

TBI Media with Bite Yer Legs

Best Student Comedy

Phin Adams

CAMFM

Best Talk Show Host

The Stephen Nolan Show

BBC Radio Ulster

Best Writing

The Dambusters 70 Years On

TBI Media with Snappin’ Turtle

Best Writing

The Assassination of JFK: Minute by Minute

TBI Media

Culture & The Arts

Crikey DM! David Jason’s Tribute To Cosgrove Hall

TBI Media

Culture & The Arts

Doctor Who In The South

BBC

Culture & The Arts

The Secret History of Bossa Nova

Brook Lapping Productions

Culture & The Arts

Archive on 4: The Long, Long Trail

Goldhawk Essential

Culture & The Arts

Building Bridges – The Art & Craft of the Middle 8 in Pop Music

Trevor Dann’s Company

Culture & The Arts

All You Need Is Lab – the role of science & tech in musical innovation

Trevor Dann’s Company

Current Affairs

Puppet On A String

Snappin Turtle Productions

Drama

Sometime Never

Spokenworld Audio/Ladbroke Audio Ltd

Environment & Ecology

Energy Day

TBI Media

Health/Medical

The Silent Epidemic

Square Dog Radio for BBC Radio 4

History

Greenback: How the Dollar came to rule the world

Ruth Evans Productions Ltd

History

Solent’s Spooky Stories

BBC

History

Dambusters 70

BBC Radio Lincolnshire

History

Some Corner of a Foreign Field

Square Dog Radio for BBC Radio 4

History

The Dambusters 70 Years On

TBI Media with Snappin’ Turtle

History

The Assassination of JFK: Minute by Minute

TBI Media

History

Armistice Day

UKRD

Human Relations

Living With Memory In Rwanda

Ladbroke Productions (Radio) Ltd

Profiles/Community Portraits

Tony Hancock: From Bournemouth To East Cheam

BBC

Profiles/Community Portraits

Hal Stewarts Black Rat Tour

BFBS Radio

Profiles/Community Portraits

Tel Aviv Comes Out

Tonic Productions for BBC Radio

Religious Programs

The Maha Kumbh Mela

Overtone Productions Ltd

Social Issues

Warchild Week on XFM

Global Radio

Social Issues

Puppet On A String

Snappin Turtle Productions

Sound Art

Rob da Bank’s Headphone Special

We Are Grape Ltd

Sports & Recreation

100 Years of the Yankees: A Bronx Tale

BBC

Station ID

Classic FM Station Sound

Global Radio

Station Promotion

Capital Breakfast – Live from Vegas for the Premiere of Runner Runner

Global Radio

Best Human Interest Story

The Stephen Nolan Show

BBC

Social Issues

The Stephen Nolan Show

BBC

New York Festivals enlists jurists from all over the world to become The GrandJury members. These men and women include some of the most recognisable voices and captivating programming producers in the industry. Entries are judged on production values, organisation, presentation of information, creativity, and use of the medium.

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