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19 September 2017

Bauer picks up 27 nominations at this year’s ARIA Awards

The nominations for this year’s prestigious Audio & Radio Industry Awards (ARIAs) were revealed yesterday, and Bauer Radio has picked up a huge 27 nominations.

The nominations are across categories such as; Best New Presenter, Best Marketing Campaign, Best Coverage of an Event and Best Community Programming.

The awards celebrate talented individuals and teams who excel at their craft and produce the very best audio programmes and initiatives in the world.

Included in the nominations are Tony Moorey who is up for Individual of the Year and Key 103 who are up for Team of the Year- both of which you can vote for online. Voting closes on the 12th October, so make sure you cast your vote here, if you have not already done so.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on 18th October 2017.

Please join us in congratulating all the winners, who are listed in full below.


Best New Presenter

Gemma Atkinson (Key 103)

Andrew Scott, U2@40 Documentary (TBI Media/Absolute Radio)

Best News Coverage

Manchester Arena Attack (Key 103)

Best Speech Presenter – Non Breakfast

Pete Price (Radio City)

Best Music Presenter – Breakfast

The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show (Absolute Radio)

Best Music Presenter – Non Breakfast

Jason Manford (Absolute Radio)

Richard Allinson (Magic Radio)

Best Entertainment/Comedy Production

The Frank Skinner Show (Avalon TV/Absolute Radio)

The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show (Absolute Radio)

Best Community Programming

Cash For Kids (Bauer Media)

The Manchester Bombing (Key 103)

Best Branded Content or Partnership

Magic in New York For Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (Magic Radio / Bauer Media Advertising / Warner Bros)

School of Rock (Magic Radio)

The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show with Wickes (Absolute Radio)

Best Marketing Campaign

Absolute Radio Frank (Absolute Radio)

Nothing But Noel (Absolute Radio/Absolute Radio 90s)

Superhero Day (Bauer Media)

Best Coverage of an Event

Absolute Radio presents Coldplay (Absolute Radio)

The Magic of Christmas (TBI Media/Magic Radio)

Manchester’s response to the Arena attack (Key 103)

Local Station of the Year

Metro Radio

Northsound 1

National Station of the Year

Magic Network

Planet Rock

The Absolute Radio Network

Individual of the Year

Tony Moorey

Team of the Year

Key 103

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