BBC Radio Leeds leads Gillard nominations

The nominations for the BBC Local Radio awards are out, and BBC Radio Leeds getting five, followed by BBC Tees and Berkshire on four each.

BBC Radio Merseyside, WM and York have three, whilst BBC Essex, Solent, Sheffield, Oxford, Lancashire and Sussex and BBC Surrey have two each. Other nominees include Cambridgeshire, Newcastle, Derby, Manchester, Lincolnshire and Norfolk.

Last year, BBC Newcastle picked up the prestigious Station of the Year prize. Ed Doolan also got an Outstanding Contribution prize after more than 30 years in local radio in Birmingham – first with BRMB and then BBC WM since 1982.

This time round, the Station of the Year is between BBC Radio Berkshire, BBC Radio Solent and BBC Tees.

Here are all the nominees in full:

Best Breakfast Show

BBC Essex – Ray Clark
BBC Radio Sheffield – Toby Foster
BBC Radio York – Adam Tomlinson

Programme Presenter(s)

BBC Radio Berkshire – Andrew Peach
BBC Radio Merseyside – Sean Styles
BBC Radio Sheffield – Toby Foster

Original Journalism

BBC WM – Adrian Goldberg Programme
BBC Essex – James Melley
BBC Radio Oxford – Emma Vardy
BBC Radio Merseyside – Silent Sentences

Breaking News

BBC Radio Derby – house fire and child murders
BBC Radio Manchester – gas explosion in Oldham
BBC Tees – the fate of Darlington FC

Journalist of the Year

Steve Becker – BBC Radio Lancashire
Johnny L’Anson – BBC Radio Leeds
Lisa McCormick – BBC Tees


BBC Radio Leeds – Love For Sale
BBC Tees – Left Behind
BBC WM 95.6 – The Red Alert Appeal

Best Mid-Morning

BBC Radio Lincolnshire – Melvyn Prior
BBC Radio York – Jonathan Cowap
BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey – Danny Pike

Ultimate Hot Seat

BBC Radio Berkshire
BBC Radio Merseyside
BBC Radio York

Sports Journalism

BBC Radio Berkshire – Your Olympic Rowing Station
BBC Radio Leeds – Nicola Adams’ Gold Run
BBC Sussex and BBC Surrey –
Brighton and Hove Albion – The Road to Falmer

Best Multi Media Treatment

BBC Radio Leeds – Amazing Grace
BBC Newcastle – Blaydon Races
BBC WM –Olympic Torch Relay

Faith Programming

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire
BBC Radio Lancashire
BBC Radio Norfolk

Station Promotion Campaign

BBC Radio Leeds – Amazing Grace – Journey of a Swan
BBC Radio Oxford – Cornbury Festival
BBC Radio Solent – Titanic 100

Station Of The Year

BBC Radio Berkshire
BBC Radio Solent
BBC Tees

Posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2012 at 6:04 am by RadioToday UK

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