Nominations out for the Community Radio Awards 2019

The shortlist for the 2019 Community Radio Awards has been revealed.

Awards chair Martin Steers said: “The breadth and depth of entries never ceases to amaze, and yet again our judging panel from across the industry has had some tough choices to make.

“Thanks also go to our sponsors, who make the awards possible and help us to keep entry fees and ticket pricing accessible.”

The awards take place on October 26, at Memo Arts Centre in Barry.

Here are all the nominations:

Community Development Project of the Year
Chapel St Primary School takes over – ALL FM
The Routes into Levenshulme project – ALL FM
Community Awards – Bro Radio
Cash 4 Calendars Campaign – Spark FM
The 4Ps Project – Vectis Radio
 
Station of the Year
ALL FM
Pride Radio
Spark FM
Ujima Radio
Wycombe Sound
 
Female Presenter of the Year
Jo Thoenes – BFBS Brize Norton
Fiona McNeill – Dunoon Community Radio
Jeannie Nicolas – Erewash Sound
Gloria Miller – Express FM
Gemma-Leigh James – Marlow FM
 
Male Presenter of the Year
Pat Hart – BCfm Radio
Chris Kaye – BFBS Catterick
Paul Stacey – Erewash Sound
Sam Day – Future Radio
Rob L'Esperance – Wycombe Sound
 
Community Show of the Year
The Vale This Week – Bro Radio
The Edge of Life – Flame CCR
The Health and Wellbeing Hour – Heartland FM
Talking Council – Vectis Radio
Julie Donaldson's Morning Mix – Zetland FM
 
Live Event or Outside Broadcast of the Year 
Local Radio Day – Bro Radio
Fiona McNeills Celtic & Folk Fusions at the Islay Whiskey Festival 2019 – Dunoon Community Radio
Start of the Great North Run 2018 – Radio Tyneside
Source FM Christmas Party 2018 – Source FM
Source FM's Parklive – Source FM
 
Entertainment Show of the Year
The Dylan Taylor Breakfast Show – 107 Endeavour FM
Desi Beats Show with Desi Diva Deepa – Asian Star Radio
The Jeannie Nicolas Show – Erewash Sound
Robbie James – Express FM
House of Fun – PCR FM
 
Speech & Journalism of the Year
Talking Men – The Alex Skeel Interview – Cambridge 105 Radio
An interview with a young person about drug dealing – Gateway 97.8
Wylfa Newydd Suspension Coverage – MônFM
Autism & It's Possibilities – Radio LaB 97.1FM
Second Chance: Disclosing Your Past – Swindon 105.5
 
Arts & Creative Radio of the Year
Maritime Radio Launch: A Love Song to Greenwich & Woolwich – Maritime Radio
"The UK’s most creative independent radio station" – Resonance FM
Pages of the Sea – Spark
Where I Was Born, Where I Was Raised. – Spark FM
Under the Radar – Warminster Community Radio
 
Specialist Music Show of the Year
Alex Krupa's Country Show – Andover Radio
It's Showtime with Ryan & Jodana – Bro Radio
Russell Hill's Country Music Show – Express FM
Funk Soul Brother – Spark FM
The Roots Collective – Wycombe Sound
 
Sports Show of the Year
The Meridian Sports Show – 107 Meridian FM
Odd Shaped Balls – CANDOFM
MônFM Sport – MônFM
The Terrace Radio Show – Radio Cardiff
Verulam Sports – Radio Verulam
 
Volunteer of the Year
Gareth Knight – Bro Radio
Gareth Joy – MônFM
Chas Large – Red Kite Radio
Kate Gregory – Speysound Radio
Luke Davis – Wycombe Sound
 
Young Person of the Year (under 25)
Sponsored by BBC Local Radio
George Icke – 103 The Eye
Haashim Siddique – Asian Star Radio
Kane McMahon – Bro Radio
Emma Snow – Erewash Sound
Tom Lamb – Erewash Sound
 
Sage Person (Over 60)
Moz Walsh – ALL FM
Geoff Selby – Bro Radio
Sue Rodwell Smith – HCR FM
Steve Fox – Red Kite Radio
Kelvin Currie – Vectis Radio
 
Newcomer (new to radio in last 12 months)
Lewis Allsopp – Erewash Sound
Jenna Myles – FromeFM
Sam Sethi – Marlow FM
Annette Luck – Red Kite Radio
Jonny Green – Ribble FM
 
Innovation Award
Community Awards – Bro Radio
Access All Areas – Audio mapping of the Community – Phoenix Radio – Halifax
Pride Community Network – Pride Radio
Not so much a website, more a community hub – Radio Verulam
The Local Radio Marketing Group – Wycombe Sound
 
Podcast
Talking Men – The Alex Skeel Interview – Cambridge 105 Radio
Rich Seams – New Writing North
Fantastic Noise – Radio LaB 97.1FM
ArtsWatch – Riverside Radio
Speak Up Sunderland – Solo Arts CIC

Digital or RSL Station Of The Year
Aycliffe Radio
Corinium Radio
Ocean Youth Radio
Radio Wanno
Thre3-6ix Radio & Scout Radio

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  1. Mr Boltar says

    Lets hope community radio goes from strength to strength and fills the large gaps created in local radio thanks to the closing down and conversion into dumb relays – sorry “rebranding” – of ILR stations by the likes of Global and Bauer.

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