Nominations revealed for the Young Audio Awards 2020

The shortlist for this year’s Young Audio Awards is out ahead of the awards ceremony on 27th March at the BBC Radio Theatre in London.

Those up for awards come from all across the country including Glasgow, Torbay and Leeds and categories include Rising Talent, School Station of the Year and Best Podcast.

Those nominated have the chance to win a show on national radio, mentorship with radio presenters and even a new radio studio.

The ceremony will be hosted by awards’ ambassadors Matt Edmondson and Mollie King from BBC Radio 1, and KISS FM’s Swarzy and Tyler West.

The judging panel was looking for passion, enthusiasm, and in-depth knowledge from entrants, as well as skills including scriptwriting, presenting, news-gathering, and editing and producing. Awards will also be given out for educational and technical achievements.

The full list of nominees is below:

Rising Talent Award (8-11)

DAISY LLOYD
INARAH ALI
WILLIAM UGWUNZE

Rising Talent Award (12-15)

FINN BOYES
TIA BRADY
ZEINA ADDADAHINE

Rising Talent Award (16-18)

BECCA BEAVINGTON
HARVEY KING
WILLIAM OELRICH

Award for Technical Excellence

OCEAN YOUTH RADIO
THE 4PS RADIO TRAINING COURSE
THE VIBE INVESTIGATES

Best in Music

OLI HACKETT
OLLIE ANDERSON – BEST IN MUSIC ENTRY 2020
TYLER SELBY

Best News, Sport & Documentary

GRENFELL – HOW THE COMMUNITY CAME TOGETHER
THE STORY BEHIND SERIES
THE BOOT ROOM

Achievement within the Community

OCEAN YOUTH RADIO
THE 4PS RADIO TRAINING COURSE
THE VIBE INVESTIGATES

School Radio Station of the Year (Primary School)

NEWINGTON TRIPLE A RADIO
NPL ROCKIN’ RADIO STATION
TRINITY RADIO

School Radio Station of the Year (Secondary School)

ROUNDHAY RADIO
WORKINGTON ACADEMY RADIO
YOUTHS CHOICE FROM GLOBAL ACADEMY

Best Use for Education

EDUCATION 360 – ACADEMY FM FOLKESTONE
NEWINGTON COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL: TRIPLE A RADIO: REMEMBRANCE DAY ASSEMBLY
TRINITY RADIO

Most Innovative Team

NEWINGTON TRIPLE A RADIO
ROUNDHAY RADIO
YOUTHS CHOICE @ GLOBAL ACADEMY SOCIAL MEDIA AND DIGITAL TEAM

Best Podcast

AIYLA ASHAQ AND SHANZAY WAHID
HOPE RADIO
NEWINGTON TRIPLE A RADIO

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