BAUER MEDIA AUDIO UK NEWS TEAM RECEIVE A MASSIVE 25 NOMINATIONS
AT THE 2022 COMMERCIAL RADIO NEWS AWARDS!
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The Commercial Radio Awards (formerly known as the IRN Awards), recognise the very best stories, interviews, campaigns, special reports, and general news coverage on commercial radio stations across the UK.
This year’s awards see the Hits and Greatest Hits Network receiving a massive 25 nominations across the board except for the annual award for best student journalist, Bauer news teams are nominated in every single category and dominate in the Reporter of the Year and Newsteam of the Year categories.
Jim Foulger, Head of News and Sport, England & Wales, said, “This is another set of nominations to be proud of! News teams throughout the UK have been working tirelessly throughout the pandemic and beyond to provide top quality local, national, and international news coverage for our audiences - and this is even more recognition of that. Everybody involved in our news operation should be proud of this excellent result in a top-class field of entries.”
Nigel Gould, Head of News and Sport, Northern Ireland, said “To be shortlisted in such a high profile and competitive category is really amazing. The awards are of the highest standing in UK commercial radio and any team being recognised among the nominations, can justly be proud of its achievement.”
Head of News and Sport for Scotland, Lorraine Herbison, said: “After our best ever result for Scotland at the Arias recently, we are delighted our success continues. Team Scotland has nine nominations, including three for our coverage of Cop26 in Glasgow, Scotland at the Euros and our campaign Light the Way. So much hard work goes on every hour of every day and to be also nominated for newsteam of the year for Clyde News, Northsound News and MFR News shows the strength of our local news.”
IRN Editor and Chair of Judges, Dave Terris said: “This is a top-class field of contenders all demonstrating the quality and value of news and sport in commercial radio. Congratulations to everyone who has been nominated.”
The list of nominations is as followed:
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
REPORTER OF THE YEAR (hubs or stations over 1.5m TSA)
REPORTER OF THE YEAR (hubs or stations under 1.5 million TSA)
BEST SPORTS COVERAGE
BEST NEWS STORY OR COVERAGE
NEWSREADER OF THE YEAR (hubs or stations over 1.5 million TSA)
NEWSREADER OF THE YEAR (hubs or stations under 1.5 million TSA)
BEST NEWS SPECIAL OR CAMPAIGN
NEWS TEAM OF THE YEAR (hubs or stations under 1.5 million TSA)
NEWS TEAM OF THE YEAR (hubs or stations over 1.5 million TSA)
Source Bauer Media
June 13, 2022 7:00am ET by Bauer Media