Community Radio Awards 2016 winners list
Community Radio Awards 2016 winners list
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Community Radio Awards 2016 winners list

The first ever Community Radio Awards have been held in Birmingham, with nearly 50 entries from across the country being recognised.

Awards chair Martin Steers said: “Everyone seems to have had a fantastic night. I am pleased to be able to recognise and showcase the work of community radio, and hope every recipient goes back to their station and area and shouts about the exceptional output, commitment and service in the community radio sector, from its volunteers and staff.”

The full winners list is below:

Community Development Project of the Year
GOLD – Pure 107.8 FM – One Voice Community Development Project
SILVER – Academy FM 105.9 – The Motiv8 Project
BRONZE – Calon FM – Homelessness and recovery in Wrexham

Live Event or Outside Broadcast of the Year
GOLD – WCR – General Election Debate
SILVER – East Coast FM – Truckfest, Rail Journey, Airshow
BRONZE – Calon FM – Focus Wales Take Over 2016

Entertainment Show of the Year
GOLD – Point FM – The BIGGEST Afternoon Radio Show on the North Wales Coast
SILVER – Spark FM – The Early Afternoon Show with Richie Lee
BRONZE – 106.9 SFM – Saturday Breakfast with Jason McCrossan

Speech & Journalism of the Year
GOLD – Oldham Community Radio – A chance to meet Bryn Hughes (Father of PC Nicola Hughes)
SILVER – Radio Reverb – Jaibli Salaam
BRONZE – Spark FM – Young and secure

Arts & Creative Radio of the Year
GOLD – Spark FM – ArtyParti
SILVER – Academy FM 105.9 – Between the Storms
BRONZE – WCR – A Christmas Carol

Specialist Music Show of the Year
GOLD – Pure 107.8 FM – The Route 66 Radio Show with Rory Auskerry
SILVER – Spark FM – Dance Revolution
BRONZE – Oldham Community Radio – Sounds of Folk

Sports Show of the Year
GOLD – Somer Valley FM
SILVER – Spark FM
BRONZE – HCR FM

Marketing & Station Sound of the Year
GOLD – Drystone Radio
SILVER – CSR
BRONZE Cambridge 105 FM

Volunteer of the Year
GOLD – WCR – Barry Mole
SILVER – Tameside Radio – Louise Croombs
BRONZE – East Coast FM – Ian Robertson

Young Person of the Year
GOLD – Academy FM 105.9 – Lee Churchyard
SILVER – Switch Radio – Terri-Anne Coope
BRONZE – Drystone Radio – P.J. Hitchcock

Technical Achievement of the Year
GOLD – Switch Radio – BrumDAB Small Scale DAB
SILVER – East Coast FM – Dale Brown’s Dynovox
BRONZE – Tameside Radio – Outside Broadcast Kit

Innovation Award of the Year
GOLD – Academy FM 105.9 – The Folkestone Status
SILVER – Spark FM – White Market Podcast
BRONZE – East Coast FM – Dale Brown’s Dynovox

Community Show of the Year
GOLD – East Coast FM – The School Bell
SILVER – HCR FM – 21st Century Women
BRONZE – Meridian FM – Small Business Saturday

Female Presenter of the Year
GOLD – Ujima Radio – Primrose
SILVER – Tameside Radio – Louise Croombs
BRONZE – Academy FM 105.9 – Kay McLoughlin

Male Presenter of the Year
GOLD – Switch Radio 107.5 – Ben Ellis
SILVER – Point FM – Craig K
BRONZE – Spark FM – Michael Oakes

Station of the Year
GOLD – Ujima Radio
SILVER – Raidió Fáilte
BRONZE – Angel Radio

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