Radio Five Live picks up seven Sony award nominations

Radio Five Live looks set to have another good year at the Sony Radio
Academy Awards with seven nominations in the news and speech categories
and 12 nominations overall.
 
The station’s Worriker Programme and Weekend
Business have both been nominated for news programme of the year and
‘The Tsunami’ and ‘Umlazi’ have been nominated for the news story award.
 
Simon Mayo is up for speech broadcaster of the year for his afternoon topical chat show.
 
The station was successful in last year’s awards, winning 7 Sonys.
 
The nominations0are for 32 awards divided into four categories,
music and entertainment, news and speech, production and station.
Radio Four has 7 nominations for this year’s awards including File on 4
in the news programme of the year category and The Today Programme in
the news output award. Eddie Mair has been nominated as news journalist
of the year.
 
The Today Programme’s The Impact Of The Madrid Bombs has
been nominated for the news story award.
 
The awards ceremony, the 23rd Sony Radio Academy Awards will this year
take place on Monday 9 May at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.
 
The full list of news-related nominations are:
 
News
Programme of The Year
File on 4: A Hidden Army – BBC Radio Current Affairs (Manchester) for
Radio 4
Saturday Night Fever – Radio City News for Radio City 96.7
The Worricker Programme – BBC Radio Five Live & Ten Alps Radio for
Five Live
Vote Friction – Unique the production company for BBC Radio 1
Weekend Business: The Battle for Marks & Spencer – BBC Business
Unit for Five Live
 
News Output Award
BBC Radio Berkshire News – BBC Radio Berkshire
Mike Parr Breakfast Show – BBC Radio Newcastle
BBC Radio Ulster News – BBC Radio Current Affairs for Radio Ulster
The Beslan Seige – BBC Current Affairs & Business Programmes for
BBC World Service
The Today Programme – BBC Radio News for BBC Radio 4
 
News Story Award
Bigley & Boris – BBC Radio Merseyside
Maryhill Explosion – Radio Clyde for Clyde 1 & Clyde 2
The Impact Of The Madrid Bombs: Today Programme – BBC News for Radio 4
The Tsunami – BBC Radio News for Five Live
Umlazi – BBC Radio News for Five Live
 
Sports Award
City Till I Die – BBC Radio York
Des Meets – BBC Radio Five Live
I Don’t Know What It Is But I Love It: Rome 84 – BBC Radio Merseyside
Sportsweek – BBC Radio Five Live
The Welsh Weekender – BBC Radio Cleveland
 
Speech Award
Beyond Belief: Islam and Women – BBC Religion and Ethics for Radio 4
Life Stories: Losing Sight – BBC Radio Scotland
The Big Toe Radio Show
– BBC Radio and Music Factual for BBC 7
The Food Programme – Why Don’t We Eat Horse? – BBC Radio and Music
Factual for Radio 4
The Stephen Nolan Show – BBC Radio Ulster
 
Speech Broadcaster of The Year
Nick Ferrari – LBC 97.3
Simon Mayo – BBC Radio News for Five Live
Stephen Nolan – BBC Radio Ulster
Stephen Rhodes – BBC Three Counties Radio
Jeremy Vine – BBC Radio 2
 
News Journalist of The Year
Everard Davy – BBC Radio Sheffield
Key 103 & Magic 1152 News Team – Emap Performance Programmes for
Key 103 & Magic 1152
Eddie Mair (PM) – BBC Radio 4
Andy Martin (Good Morning Ulster) – BBC Radio Current Affairs for Radio
Ulster
Hugh Sykes (PM & Broadcasting House) – BBC Radio 4
 
Feature Award
Five Live Report: Bhopal’s Toxic Tomorrows – BBC Radio Current Affairs
for Five Live
It’s My Story : Will He Change His Socks? – BBC Radio and Music Factual
for Radio 4
Kindertotenlied – Song On The Death of Children – Falling Tree
Productions for BBC Radio 3
Missing The Message – Unique the production company for BBC Radio 1
The Lockdown – Somethin’ Else for BBC Radio 1
 
Station of the Year: Under 300,000
102.5 Radio Pembrokeshire
BBC Radio Foyle
Isle of Wight Radio
 
Station of the Year: 300,000 -1 million
105.4 Leicester Sound
BBC Three Counties Radio
Trax FM
 
Station of The Year: 1 million plus
BBC Radio Ulster
Radio City 96.7
Xfm
 
UK Station of The Year
BBC Radio 1
BBC Radio 2
Classic FM
 
Digital Terrestrial Station Of The Year
BBC 6 Music
BBC 7
Capital Disney
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