Bauer’s Key 103 and Rock FM news teams have been shortlisted three times for this year’s o2 North West Media Awards.
Key are up for Editorial Team of the Year while journalists Janine Bolton and Michelle Ponting are also nominated.
UTV Media gets one nomination – the only other radio group to be shortlisted in this year’s awards in the region – which is for Kelly O’Donnell in the Sports Reporter of the Year category.
Rock FM’s Janine and Key 103’s Michelle are up against last year’s winner Jimmy McCracken from BBC Radio Merseyside in the Radio Broadcast Journalist of the Year category.
The winners will be announced at the 2011 awards ceremony on November 3 at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
Below we’ve listed the categories that feature nominations for radio people or stations. See the full list of nominations here.
Editorial Team of the Year
Evening Leader (Chester/Wrexham)
Radio Broadcast Journalist of the Year
Jimmy McCracken – BBC Radio Merseyside
Janine Bolton – Rock FM
Michelle Ponting – Key 103
Sports Reporter of the Year
Chris Hall – Granada Reports
Jon Colman – Cumberland News
Kelly O’Donnell – Tower FM/Wish FM
Amanda Little – Cumberland News