The Radio Academy has today informed us that the 2013 Sony Radio Academy Awards are now officially open for entries, till 5pm on February 6th 2013.
Upload, the full list of award categories and the conditions of entry can be viewed on the Awards Website at radioacademyawards.org.
Details of the 2013 Organising Committee, whose members will help steer this year’s Awards, have also been revealed.
Appointed by The Radio Academy’s Trustees in consultation with John Myers, the Chairman of the Sony Radio Academy Awards, the committee’s members have been drawn from across the UK radio industry and will meet to discuss and decide such issues as the appointment of the 2013 judging panels, the recipients of the year’s Special Awards and the shape of the 2013 event.
Joining John Myers on the Committee are: Ric Blaxill, Music & Content Director, Bauer Radio, Chris Burns, Group Manager, BBC Audio & Music, Moz Dee, Programme Director, talkSPORT, David Holdsworth, Controller, BBC English Regions, Richard Park, Co-Founder, Group Executive Director & Director of Broadcasting, Global Radio, Bob Shennan, Controller, BBC Radio 2, 6 Music & Asian Network and Mark Story, Consultant, RadioStory.
John Myers, Chairman of the Sony Radio Academy Awards said: “This is the second year The Radio Academy has organised these Awards and I’m delighted that, along with our Trustees who have worked to review and revise the 2012 Award Categories as announced last week, we have such a strong team from right across the industry whose expertise and commitment will ensure that this year’s Awards are even better than last year’s and that winning a Sony remains the most treasured accolade for UK radio practitioners.”
The 2013 Sony Radio Academy Awards will take place on Monday 13th May at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, and will be hosted by Chris Evans. Nominations will be released late March/early April via a live webcast.