Bauer Media and Wireless Group have both won two awards each at the 2017 VOX Awards over the weekend.
Bauer took home the Best Use of Music and Best Retail Commercial, both produced by Metro Radio. Meanwhile, Wireless Group’s Signal Radio won Best Female Character Performance for their ‘Magnum Taxis’ advert. The commercial was produced by Wireless Group’s Rick Loynes, written by Dan Seavers, with Melissa Sinden providing the voice-over for the ad and Dave Sammons as account manager. In addition, producer Rick Loynes took home the Sayer Producer of the Year award.
Wireless Group Creative Manager Dave Monk said: “With wins and nominations year on year for Wireless Group Commercial Production, our reputation for quality and creativity continues to grow and be recognised across the radio industry.”
Here are the winners in full:
Best Regional Radio Commercial: Genesis Crafty. Produced by The SoundHouse NI. Voiced by Jude Petticrew
Best Use of Music: The Lanes – Winter Wonderland. Music by Mark Whickenden. Sonic Boom Produced by Metro Radio
Best Female Voiceover Performance: Sara Starling for Brussels Airport 2040 Campaign
Best Male Voiceover Performance: Kenny Blyth for Broadband Genie
Best Use of Humour: Paddy Power. Produced by SNK Studios. Voiced by Alistair McGowan
Best Character Performance: Melissa Sinden. Produced by Wireless Group
Best Imaging, S&P or Promo Voice: Paul Jones
Best Retail / Service Message or Commercial: Cleveland Fire – Don’t Cook. Produced by Metro Radio
Best Visual Advertising Campaign: BMW. Produced by Zibrant Live. Voiced by Nadine Shenton
The Sayer Producer of the Year Award: Rick Loynes
The VOX Awards celebrates the best creative audio talent in the media and broadcast industries across 10 categories.