Media Release: Moray Firth Radio wins national radio award

INVERNESS-based radio station MFR has been named ‘Sony Local Radio Station of the Year’ in the 2010 Sony radio awards.

The awards are recognised as the UK’s most prestigious in the radio industry.

The local commercial radio station, which covers the largest geographical area in mainland UK and includes the Highlands, Moray and parts of Aberdeenshire. Reaches out to over half the population in the area.

Moray Firth Radio’s entry earned praise from the judges, who said: “The station is at the heart of the community. A main focal point for the area is when the weather takes a takes a turn for the worse in the North of Scotland, the station clearly touches all aspects of life in a very large area. MFR is a station that has a family feel, developing its own talent from the very community it serves. A well deserved winner.”

The award was presented to MFR’s managing director, Danny Gallagher, at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel in front of a star studded audience.

Danny Gallagher, managing director at MFR, said: “I’m absolutely thrilled and delighted MFR has won radio station of the year. My guys are consistently at the top of their game, much of the credit has to go to them. It is something we all love doing and it’s also important to mention our superb listeners who have a massive part to play in the way we deliver MFR .They have made us the market leader in our area and UK mainland’s no.1 and now local radio station of the year.”

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