Top Award for Tyneside’s Dave Nicholson

Long-serving Radio Tyneside member Dave Nicholson has been given the special John Whitney Award at the Hospital Radio Awards 2013.

davenicholsonDave has volunteered at the station for 40 years, was awarded an MBE for services to hospital radio in 1997, and continues to run be Director of the Newcastle/Gateshead station.

He was presented with his award by colleague and station Chairman John Myers at the hospital radio conference and awards weekend in Blackpool on Saturday night.

Collecting, Dave said he was still in shock and thanked everyone.

The full list of Gold winners is below:

STATION OF THE YEAR

Whipps Cross Hospital Radio

MALE PRESENTER OF THE YEAR

Radio Wey’s Andy Brown

FEMALE PRESENTER OF THE YEAR

Sunshine Radio’s Laura Tremelling

SPECIAL EVENT

Diamond Jubilee Party – Radio Tyneside Network

BEST SPEECH PACKAGE

Chingford Model Railway – Whipps Cross Hospital Radio

BEST NEWCOMER

Rachael Dodd – Hospital Radio Plymouth

BEST SPECIALIST MUSIC PROGRAMME

I’m in the Mood for Love: The Story of Jimmy McHugh (1894-1969) – Citybeat

STATION PROMOTION

Radio Wey

BEST PROGRAMME WITH MULTIPLE PRESENTERS

Wednesday Request Show – Hospital Radio Reading

FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR

Scott Wall and Shaun Gill – Harrogate Hospital Radio

For Bronze and Silver winners, see the Hospital Broadcasting Association website.

Posted on Sunday, March 24th, 2013 at 1:25 pm by RadioToday

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