Real Radio Scotland secures three nominations in commercial radio news awards

THE Scottish radio station, Real Radio Scotland, has secured three nominations in an annual awards competition celebrating the best of commercial radio news and sports reporting.

The winners of the IRN Awards will be unveiled on the 27th of next month, and Real Radio Station is in the running in the Newsreader of the Year, Best Sports Story and the ‘And Finally’ categories. The newsreader nomination is for Corrie Martin.

The shortlist reads:

Newcomer of the Year

Jennie Clark, Real Radio Wales

Jessica Parker, 106 JACKfm Oxfordshire

Alex Wotton, Manx Radio

Best Original News Story

Domestic Violence Specials – Gem 106

Incinerator – 106 JACKfm Hertfordshire

Selby Rail Crash – Real Radio Yorkshire

Reporter of the Year

Daniel Freedman – LBC

Katie Collins – GMG Radio North West

Grace Melody-Gardner – Real Radio Yorkshire

Newsreader of the Year

Lucy Coward – Classic FM

Paul Lockitt – Key 103

Corrie Martin – Real Radio Scotland

Best Newsteam/ Newsroom less than 750,000

Isle of Wight Radio

106 JACKfm Oxfordshire

Radio Aire

Best Newsteam/ Newsroom more than 750,000

Touch Radio (Quidem Midlands News team)

Key 103

GMG Radio North West News Team

Best Sports Story

Neil Lennon Terror Target – Real Radio Scotland

Isle of Man TT Races – Manx Radio

Carling Cup Final – BRMB

‘And Finally’

Ghost Story – 104.7 Minster FM News

The Princess and the Pea…..Fritter – Metro Radio

Pandawatch – Real Radio Scotland