Media Awards: British Sports Journalism Awards (broadcasting) 2015, shortlist

A BBC Radio Scotland documentary about former Scots boxer, Ken Buchanan, has been shortlisted in an awards competition run by the Sports Journalists’ Association.

The nomination is in the category, radio sport documentary.

Meanwhile, BBC Scotland’s Mark Daly was part of the team nominated in the category, television sport documentary, for Catch Me If You Can.

The awards ceremony is on the 22nd of next month and this, broadcasting shortlist complements a print shortlist issued separately, and published here, on

The shortlist reads, as follows:

Broadcast sports presenter

Andy May – BT Sport
Jacqui Oatley – ITV
Mark Pougatch – ITV
Mark Saggers – TalkSport
Jeff Stelling – Sky Sports
Ian Ward – Sky Sports

Broadcast sports journalist

Richard Conway – BBC
Gabriel Clarke – ITV
Simon Crabtree – Premier League Productions
Des Kelly – BT Sport
Paul Kelso – Sky News
Caroline Rigby – BBC

Sports commentator

Martin Gillingham – Freelance
John Hunt – BBC Radio 5Live
Sam Matterface – TalkSport
Conor McNamara – BBC Sport
Clive Tyldesley – ITV
Martin Tyler – Sky Sports

Radio sport documentary

30 Years On: The Story of the Bradford City Fire Disaster – Pulse1
Cantona’s Kung Fu Kick – BBC Radio 5 Live
Concussion in Sport – TalkSport
Ken Buchanan – BBC Radio Scotland
The Blind Faithful – BBC Radio 5 Live
Valley Parade: The Bradford City Fire Remembered – BBC Radio Leeds

Radio sport live broadcast

@The Open Radio – IMG Media
Cheltenham 2015 – TalkSport
Live@Wimbledon Radio – IMG Media
Rugby World Cup – BBC Radio 5 Live
The FA Cup – TalkSport
The Island Games – BBC Radio Jersey

Television sport documentary

Catch Me If You Can – BBC Panorama
Death of a Gentleman – Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber
Million Dollar Dreams – MUTV
Missed Warnings: The Bradford City Fire – BBC Yorkshire
One Day in May – BT Sport
Rooney: The Man Behind the Goals – Goalhanger Films/Deadpan Films

Television live sports broadcast

England vs France – ITV
European Rugby Champions Cup final – Sunset + Vine For BT Sport
FA Cup Final – BBC Sport
Matchday Live: Chelsea vs Liverpool – Sunset + Vine For BT Sport
Rugby World Cup – ITV
The Ashes – Sky Sports