BBC Radio and Music Awards 2018 – winners

Presenter Nicholas Parsons was honoured at the BBC Radio & Music Awards this week, which took place at the BBC Radio Theatre in London.

Nicholas, who has hosted Just a Minute on BBC Radio 4 for five decades, was presented with the Gold Award by his BBC Radio colleague Paul Merton.

BBC Radio 5 live took home the most awards on the night, with no less than five handed out for its work in the last 12 months including for its part on the One Love Manchester event in the Outside Broadcast category.

You can hear from some of the winners and attendees from the event in this week’s RadioToday Programme podcast here, or press the play button below. The night was hosted by Greg James.

Meanwhile, here are the winners in full:

Gold Award

Nicholas Parsons

Production Team of the Year

5 live Lates and 5 live Summaries

Non-content making Team of the Year

Central Planning Unit, Radio Factual

Unsung Hero

Emma Newman

Best Technical Production

Welcome To Wherever You Are – BBC Studios

Best Music Production

Exploring Life on Mars – Sue Clark Productions

Best Documentary

The Untold: In the Grip of Anorexia – BBC Radio & Music Documentaries Unit

Best Drama Production

On Kosovo Field – BBC Radio Drama North

Best Comedy Production

Who do I think I Am? – BBC Studios/Mark Steel

Best Podcast

Brexitcast – BBC Radio 5 live

Interview of the Year

Clarke and Carrie Carlisle – BBC Radio 5 live Daily

Best Storytelling

The Untold: Missing – BBC Radio & Music Documentaries Unit

Best Outside Broadcast

One Love Manchester – BBC Music, BBC Studios, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Operations, BBC Radio Outside Broadcast Unit, BBC Music News

AND

5 live at Stanbrook Abbey – 5 live Daily

Best Sports Production

Skating to Gold – USP Content

Best Initiative for Reaching New Audiences

BBC Radio 5 live’s #mumtakeover – BBC Radio 5 live News Digital Pilots

Best Collaboration

One Love Manchester – BBC Music, BBC Studios, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Operations, BBC Radio Outside Broadcast Unit, BBC Music News

Best Digital Innovation

CBeebies Radio iSpy Sound Detective – CBeebies Radio and BBC Research & Development

Moment of the year voted for by staff from BBC Radio & Music and independent production companies

One Love Manchester – BBC Music, BBC Studios, BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio Manchester, BBC Radio Operations, BBC Radio Outside Broadcast Unit, BBC Music News.

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Posted on Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 at 12:40 pm by UK - Reporter

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  1. Martin says

    Er…radio today why was my previous comment removed?

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