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26 May 2023

Bauer Media news teams receive multiple nominations at the Commercial Radio News Awards

The nominations for the 2023 Commercial Radio News Awards in association with IRN and Sky News were recently announced, seeing news teams across Bauer Media Audio UK shortlisted for the prestigious awards.

The event recognises and celebrates excellence in journalism, production, and presentation across the Commercial Radio space, while spotlighting the biggest successes of news and sports coverage in the industry over the 12 months of the previous year.

As the most trusted medium in Europe and 90% of the UK turning to radio to stay in touch with the world, Bauer Media Audio is delighted that its news teams have received 24 nominations across 10 categories:

Newcomer of the Year

James Gould – Downtown Radio and Cool FM

Best Interview

Baby Loss: Hidden Heartbreak – Hits Radio Network

Reporter of the Year (National) – Georgie Prodromou – Bauer Media Radio.

Reporter of the Year (Regional)

Lewis Michie – Forth 1

Rosanna Robins – Bauer Yorkshire

Kathy Green – Greatest Hits Radio York and North Yorkshire

Liam Ross – MFR

Best Sports Coverage

Europa League Final 2022: Rangers in Seville – Clyde 1

Commonwealth Games 2022: Welcoming the World to the West Midlands – Free Radio

Best News Story or Coverage

The Death of HM Queen Elizabeth II – Hits Radio Brand Network UK

Newsreader of the Year (Regional)

Micky Welch – Metro Radio

Best News Special or Campaign

Inside an NHS in Crisis – Greatest Hits Radio North Yorkshire

Nottingham’s Maternity Scandal: A Gem News Special – Gem Radio

Simon’s Legacy: Paddleboard Safety Campaign – Andrew Kay, Hits Radio Network South West

Not in My City – Radio City

News Team of the Year (Hubs or stations under 1.5m TSA)

Greatest Hits Radio North Yorkshire

West FM

Hallam FM News Team

West Sound

Signal 1 News Team

News Team of the Year (Hubs or stations over 1.5m TSA)

Bauer’s Northwest News Team

Gem Radio News Team

Bauer Radio London News Team

​​​​​​​Student Journalist of the Year (supported by the BJTC)

Kieran Brand – Glasgow Caledonian University (now based at Radio Clyde).

The winners will be announced at an event at Sky’s west London HQ on Thursday 22nd June 2023. See the full list of nominations here.

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