Gillards: BBC local radio award winners 2020

BBC Radio Manchester was crowned BBC Local Radio station of the year at the 2020 Gillard Awards.

The station, along with all the other nominees, celebrated at an event in Sheffield on Wednesday evening.

Here are all the winners along with some highlights on social media:

BREAKFAST
Gold BBC Three Counties Radio Andy Collins
Silver BBC Radio Northampton Annabel Amos
Bronze BBC Radio Lancashire Graham Liver
Commended BBC Radio Manchester Chelsea at Breakfast
Commended BBC Radio Stoke John Acres

BEST PRESENTER
Gold BBC Three Counties Radio Justin Dealey
Silver BBC Sussex & BBC Surrey Allison Ferns
Bronze BBC Radio Manchester Mike Sweeney
Commended BBC Radio Merseyside Sean Styles
Commended BBC Radio Sheffield Kat Cowan

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
Gold BBC Radio Nottingham Summaya Mughal
Silver BBC Radio Cambridgeshire Anna Lapwood
Bronze BBC WM Sasha Simone
Commended BBC Radio London The Scene
Commended BBC Newcastle Louise Young

BEST STORY
Gold BBC Radio Manchester Cops on the Front Line
Silver BBC WM Kane Walker: Life and Death on the Street
Bronze BBC Radio Lancashire Roy’s Seagull Terror
Commended BBC Radio Cornwall In Two Minds
Commended BBC Radio Suffolk The Murder of Tavis

LR NEWS TEAM OF THE YEAR
Gold BBC Radio Lancashire
Silver BBC Hereford & Worcester
Bronze BBC Sussex
Commended BBC Tees
Commended BBC Radio Derby

DIVERSITY & COMMUNITY
Gold BBC Radio Manchester Homeless Campaign
Silver BBC Radio Leeds Evening Shows
Bronze BBC Radio Bristol Bristol Pride 2019
Commended BBC Radio Gloucestershire Jon Smith’s Evening Residency
Commended BBC Radio Humberside The Real Estate Radio Show

SPORT
Gold BBC Somerset The Cricket Show
Silver BBC Radio Manchester Down and Out – Bury FC
Bronze BBC Radio Sheffield Adam Oxley
Commended BBC Radio Cornwall Cornwall Win The Bill Beaumont Cup
Commended BBC Radio Lancashire BBC Radio Lancashire Sport

SPECIALIST PROGRAMMING
Gold BBC Radio Humberside The Real Estate Radio Show
Silver BBC Radio Jersey Benches
Bronze BBC Radio Merseyside The Unbearable Burden of Being
Commended BBC Radio Leeds Sunday Breakfast with Andrew Edwards
Commended BBC Radio London Dotun Adebayo – Othello

IMPACT
Gold BBC Radio Manchester Cops on the Frontline
Silver BBC Radio Bristol Upload
Bronze BBC Radio Berkshire Andrew Peach – Armistice
Commended BBC Radio Cambridgeshire The Residency
Commended BBC Three Counties Radio Deke Duncan

DIGITAL AUDIO
Gold BBC Radio Sheffield The Naked Podcast
Silver BBC Radio Lincolnshire Sex Shops of the A1
Bronze GNS Programmes Multi-Story
Commended BBC Radio Jersey LGBT Sport
Commended BBC Radio London Dogs and the City

STATION OF THE YEAR
Gold BBC Radio Manchester
Silver BBC WM
Bronze BBC Wiltshire
Commended BBC Radio Merseyside
Commended BBC Hereford & Worcester

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