A worldwide disaster couldn’t forestall the Radio Awards Grand Jury from their dedication to judging world-class work. Compelling podcasts and audiobooks, dramas, documentaries, breaking information protection leisure and music specials created by storytellers across the globe impressed judges.
New York Festivals Radio Awards Grand Jury honored content material creators throughout all platforms and in all genres and awarded in whole of two Grand Awards, 51 NYF Gold Radio trophies, 52 Silver and 55 Bronze.
“New York Festivals additionally needed to honor our dedication to honor the women and men of the inventive neighborhood around the globe whose work so impressed the Grand Juries this yr by retaining to the unique date of the storytellers gala though we’re all at house,” stated Rose Anderson, VP/ Government Director of New York Festivals.
Content material creators from outstanding networks and manufacturing corporations in Asia earned a complete of 1 Gold trophy, four Silver, 6 Bronze and 29 Finalist Certificates.
Radio Tv Hong Kong’s Information reporting received a Gold for “Exodus In Hong Kong- Arduous Escape From The Polyu”, along with two Bronze awards – additionally within the Information: Reviews/Options class.
It additionally received 5 Finalist Certificates within the Information, Leisure, Audio Books, Programming Format and Craft classes.
“The Take” by Al Jazeera Qatar received a Silver in Information Applications class, and likewise a Bronze within the Podcasts class.
Indian entries received a complete of two Silver, two Bronze and 18 Finalist Certificates.
Pink FM received a Silver within the On-Air Expertise class, a Bronze within the Documentary class and eight Finalist Certificates.
Radio Metropolis picked up a Silver within the Finest Sound class together with 4 Finalist Certificates.
Radio Mirchi received a Bronze within the Leisure class along with three Finalist Certificates.
Membership FM had two Finalists whereas Ishq FM and My FM had one Finalist Certificates every.
Radio Taiwan Worldwide was introduced a Bronze for the very best Human Rights Documentary. It additionally took house three Finalist Certificates.
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Membership FM 99.6 had two Finalists within the Finest Sports activities Characteristic and Finest Interview Present.
Daegu MBC was honoured with a Silver trophy for “Soul Respiratory (Soom) : Consolation Girls’s Painful Reminiscences And Songs” (The 100th Anniversary Of The three.1 Motion) within the Nationwide or Worldwide Affairs class.
The Canadian Broadcasting Company was honored with the 2020 Broadcaster of the 12 months Award. The community ‘s award-winning entries discover Information, Leisure, Sports activities, and Music.
Abbey Street Section One and Two Documentary – Music (Howlett Media Productions Ltd./BBC Radio 2 Beatles and Sirius XM Beatles Channel) Beatles historian Kevin Howlett earned the Grand Award for his musical documentary celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Abbey street. Howlett wrote and produced two documentaries that went deep into the creation of the final album the Beatles recorded collectively.
The Nationwide Press Membership was honored with the 2020 York Festivals® Storytellers Gala Lifetime Achievement Award. The Nationwide Press Membership, since 1908, has been acknowledged because the World’s Main Skilled Group for Journalists™.
Podcasts dominated, compelling tales in numerous genres engaged listeners. Podcasts incomes Gold trophies embody “30 for 30 Podcasts: Season 6“ and “The Sterling Affairs “ each for (ESPN Movies), “Dolly Parton’s America” (OSM Audio), “Unhealthy Batch” (Wondery), “The Final Voyage of the Pong Su” (The Age newspaper, Melbourne, Australia), “The Shrink Subsequent Door” (Bloomberg), and “Stardust” (Journal Media) and “GIANT – A Spotify Authentic” (Spotify Studios, “The Little Match Lady” (Virtually Tangible), “To the infernal Rhythm of the Bomba” (ASCR), “Rose: An Inspiring New Musical” (Soulpepper), “Mobituaries” (CBS Information Radio) “What occurred to Annie?” (Sky Information), “Good Night time Tales for Insurgent Ladies: The Podcast” (Insurgent Ladies) and Gertie’s Regulation” (Victorian Supreme Court docket).
Documentaries captivated listeners showcasing participating tales and numerous factors of view. Gold trophy winners embody: “1939: America on the Eve of Battle “ (Westwood One), “The Lady Who Fell From The Sky” (ORF – Austrian Broadcasting Company), “Escape From Iran” (ABC Nationwide Radio),” Mom’s Blood, Sister Songs” (Athena Media), “The Case of Majella Moynihan “(RTÉ Radio 1), “China’s Nice Famine: Unhappy Songs of Peasants in a Meals Battle” (Radio Free Asia), “Journey to Jazz And Human Rights” (JAZZ.FM91), “The Area Race” (B7 Media/Boffin Media) and “The British Black Panthers”(Brook Lapping Productions).
Main leisure entries had been acknowledged with Gold together with “Blockbuster: George Lucas, Steven Spielberg & the 1970s Film Revolution” (Epicleff, ) “The Ash Tree” (Bafflegab Productions), “The Brothers Lionheart” (Swedish Radio) and “Laura Whitmore’s Sunday Session” (TBI Media). Silver trophy winners embody Ricky Gervais is Lethal Sirius” (SiriusXM) and “Sound and Imaginative and prescient” (BBC 6 Music).