Student Radio Awards 2015 - the nominations
Student Radio Awards 2015 – the nominations
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Student Radio Awards 2015 – the nominations

The nominations for the Student Radio Awards 2015 supported by BBC Radio 1 and Global are now available – and are once again dominated by URN.

URN has won the Best Student Station award for the last few years running, and this year is up against Fly FM, Smoke Radio, URB, Nerve Radio and Spark Sunderland.

Here are the nominations in full, with the winners being announced in London on November 5th.

Best Live Event or Outside Broadcast

  • Varsity 2015 – RaW 1251am
  • Election Results Night – URY
  • Welsh Varsity 2015 – Xpress Radio
  • Jailbreak to Munich – Insanity Radio
  • Three Peaks Challenge – Shock Radio
  • Best Event: 48 Hour Marathon – Surge Radio

Best Student Radio Chart Show

  • Pure FM
  • URB
  • Nerve Radio
  • Leeds Student Radio
  • Fly FM
  • RaW 1251am

Best Technical Achievement

  • Fullpower Radio – A bespoke studio solution by DemonFM – Demon FM
  • IC Radio’s New Studio & Media Centre – IC Radio
  • JAVO – RaW 1251am
  • Nerve Core – Nerve Radio
  • OB1 – Universal Outside Broadcaster – URN
  • Roses mini OB Kits – URY
  • Visualisation Rebuild & URB Digital – URB

Best Interview

  • Emma Pearce interviews Mike Buchanan – URN
  • Patrick Hildred interviews Kiri Madhani – URN
  • Mental Health Issues in Sport – An Interview with Martin Ling – Xpression FM
  • Emma Rice Interviews Catfish and the Bottlemen – Leeds Student Radio
  • Ollie McGrath Interviews Matthew Barzun – Demon FM
  • Michael does Wagner – Nerve Radio

Best Speech Programming

  • The Clinic with Imo and Ella – Xpress Radio
  • Sea Burn – Spark Sunderland
  • Ruling An Empire – Spark Sunderland
  • Both Sides of Dying – Spark Sunderland
  • Nick Slater – Podcast Series – URN
  • Midnight Louis – Spark Sunderland

Best Journalistic Programming

  • The Pulse Investigates: Is Your Student Loan Enough? – URN
  • Nick Slater – Podcast Series – URN
  • The LGBT Show – Leeds Student Radio
  • The Pulse – URN
  • URN Sport Investigates: Football vs Transphobia – URN
  • Scratch Radio, Hardeep Kaur Dhadda – Scratch Radio

Best Sport Programming

  • URN Sport – URN
  • URY Sports Hour – URY
  • Varsity Basketball – URN
  • Jack Everett The Football Experience – Smoke Radio
  • Boxing Varsity 2014 – Xpression FM
  • Varsity 2015 – Fly FM

Best Specialist Music Programming

  • Pop Up Folk – RaW 1251am
  • Under the Radar Notts – URN
  • The Sofar Sounds Radio Show – Chris Lloyd
  • Friday Nights On FlyFM with Ore – FlyFM
  • Urban Soul – Xpress Radio
  • Harrison Twinn – Nerve Radio

Best Entertainment Programme

  • Ben Bason – Forge Radio
  • Demon Breakfast with Ricky and Dave – Demon Fm
  • The Paul Jones Show – Shock Radio
  • Jenni and Chad – Livewire
  • Hats and Pats on Junction11 with Wayback Wednesday – Junction11
  • Harry Whittaker – URY

Best Multiplatform Initiative

  • Reggae Roots & Bass – Leeds Student Radio
  • The Musical Selection with Lewis Smart – Smoke Radio
  • #SpiceUK – Leeds Student Radio
  • The Science Hour on Xpression FM – Xpression FM
  • Spark Election 2015 – Spark Sunderland
  • URN’s Student Leader Elections – URN

Best Marketing and Station Sound

  • Fly FM
  • Smoke Radio
  • Leeds Student Radio
  • CSR
  • Shock Radio
  • University Radio Nottingham

Best Newcomer

  • Rebecca Saw – URY
  • James Perkins – URN
  • Alex Hesketh – RaW 1251am
  • Louisa Fox – Leeds Student Radio
  • Toby Leveson – Surge
  • Bethany Bartley-Jeacock – Leeds Student Radio

Best Female Presenter

  • Anna Louise Walter – CSR
  • Abbey Booth – Spark Sunderland
  • Laurie Charlesworth – Nerve Radio
  • Claire Duesbury – Fly FM
  • Alice Whinney – Spark Sunderland
  • Issy Panayis – Livewire

Best Male Presenter

  • James Lewer – Fly FM
  • Sammy James – Leeds Student Radio
  • Harry Whittaker – URY
  • Nick Slater – URN
  • David Murphy – Demon FM
  • Ross Buchanan – Smoke Radio

Best Student Radio Station

  • Fly FM
  • Smoke Radio
  • URB
  • Nerve Radio
  • Spark Sunderland
  • University Radio Nottingham

 

There’s also the Kevin Greening Creativity Award which recognises outstanding creativity in student radio. The award can go to a person, a show team, a marketing campaign, a jingle, a link – anything that stands out to the judges as different and creative.

This award can be given to any entry to the Student Radio Awards.

Tickets are on sale now at sratickets.co.uk and coverage will be available on RadioTodayLive.com

Here’s a quick look at the 2012 Student Radio Awards:

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