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23 October 2018

Bauer Radio News Journalists recognised in Midland Media Awards nominations

Our Bauer Radio News teams have collected four nominations in this year’s Midland Media Awards 2018 run by the Birmingham Press Club.

The awards are designed to recognise core-values, creativity and headlines, the best editorial teams, news and sports photographers, journalists and new talent, celebrating the diversity of the media throughout the Midlands.

Our journalists have been nominated in the following categories:

Campaign of the Year:

Emma Ray, Coventry Live – ‘Help the Homeless’

Express & Star – ‘Feed a Family’

The Sentinel Newsroom – ‘Ryan Evans Tragedy & Swimsafe Campaign’

Megan Jones, Free Radio – ‘Dying to Diet’


Radio Journalist of the Year:

Adrian Goldberg, BBC

Jordan Eggington, Global’s Newsroom Midlands

Kathryn Stanczyszyn, BBC WM

Lindsey Alder, Touch fm

Megan Jones, Free Radio

Mitch Rushton, Free Radio


Story of the Year:

Balvinder Sidhu, ITV Central – ‘Asia Grooming’

Global’s Newsroom Midlands – ‘Knife Crime on the Rise’

Global’s Newsroom Midlands – ‘Hinckley Road Explosion’

Jeanette Oldham, Birmingham Mail – ‘Investigation into Highly-sensitive Official Secrets’

Matt Maddren, Free Radio – ‘Alfie Dingley’s Journey’

News Reporting team, Coventry Live/Coventry Telegraph – ‘Nuneaton Siege’

Rupert Upshon, BBC WM – ‘Knife Crime’


The awards are due to take place on 23rd November at Edgbaston Stadium. Good luck to our superbly talented news teams nominated!

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