Three Sony Nominations for BBC Radio Scotland

BBC Radio Scotland is in the running for three prizes, following the announcement last night of the shortlist for this year’s most prestigious UK-wide radio awards.

The station is also joined by Radio Clyde, Moray Firth Radio and XFM Scotland among the nominations for the Sony Awards.

The sports programming award sees both BBC Radio Scotland and Radio Clyde go head-to-head, while BBC Radio Scotland is nominated in the comedy awards section and the specialist music programme award.

Clyde 1 also gets a nomination in the entertainment category.

XFM Scotland’s Dominik Diamond gets a nomination in the music personality category.

Meanwhile, Moray Firth Radio is nominated in the category: ‘Station Of the Year – with a potential audience of under 300,000’.

The shortlist reads:

The Breakfast Show Award

Five Live Breakfast – BBC Radio News for Five Live
The Bush & Troy Show – GWR FM Bristol
The Jo & Twiggy Breakfast Show – 96 Trent FM
The Today Programme – BBC Radio News for Radio 4
Toolan in the Morning – Key 103 Manchester

The Music Programme Award

Discovering Music – BBC Radio 3 Manchester for Radio 3
Heart Drivetime with Emma B – London’s Heart 106.2
Popworld Radio – UBC Media for 4Radio
The Mark Radcliffe Show – Smooth Operations for BBC Radio 2
Zane Lowe – BBC Radio 1

The Specialist Music Programme Award

Friction – BBC Asian Network
Jazz House – BBC Radio Scotland
Music:Response with Clint Boon – XFM Manchester
The Freak Zone – BBC 6 Music
Westwood – Justice Entertainment for BBC Radio 1

The News and Current Affairs Programme Award

BBC Radio Suffolk Breakfast – BBC Radio Suffolk
Five Live Breakfast – BBC Radio News for Five Live
Real News at Five – Real Radio Yorkshire News Team
for Real Radio Yorkshire
The Today Programme – BBC Radio News for Radio 4
Weekend Business – BBC Business & Economics for Five Live

The Sports Programme Award

Five Live Sport – BBC Radio Sport for Five Live
Planet Speedway – BBC Radio Oxford
Sportsweek – Front Page Media for BBC Radio Five Live
SuperScoreboard (Live & Xtra) – Radio Clyde News for Clyde 1
The Pain of the Game – Inverness Conversation and
Communities Strand for BBC Radio Scotland

The Speech Programme Award

Front Row – BBC Radio Arts for Radio 4
PM – BBC Radio News for Radio 4
The Jeremy Vine Show – BBC Radio 2
The Reunion – Whistledown Productions for BBC Radio 4
Woman’s Hour – BBC General Factual for Radio 4

The Interactive Programme Award

PM – BBC Radio News for Radio 4
Scott Mills – BBC Radio 1
The Big Brum Breakfast with Elliott & Caroline – BRMB
The Pete Price Show – Radio City 96.7
Victoria Derbyshire – BBC Radio News for Five Live

The Entertainment Award

Bowie @ Breakfast – Radio Clyde for Clyde 1
Heart Breakfast with Jamie Theakston & Harriet Scott -
London’s Heart 106.2
The Chris Evans Show – BBC Radio 2
The Chris Moyles Show – BBC Radio 1
The Jo & Twiggy Breakfast Show – 96 Trent FM

The Music Broadcaster of the Year

Andi Durrant – Galaxy Network Programming & Distorted Productions for the Galaxy Network
Clint Boon – XFM Manchester
Colin Murray – BBC Radio 1
Jo Whiley – BBC Radio 1
Steve Lamacq – BBC 6 Music

The Music Radio Personality of the Year

Andy Kershaw – BBC Radio 3
Chris Evans – BBC Radio 2
Dominik Diamond – XFM Scotland
Jonathan Ross – BBC Radio 2 & Off The Kerb Productions for Radio 2
Mark Radcliffe – Smooth Operations for BBC Radio 2

The News Journalist of the Year

John Humphrys – The Today Programme, BBC Radio News for Radio 4
Key 103 & Magic 1152 News Team – Key 103 & Magic 1152 Manchester
Mike Thomson – The Today Programme, BBC Radio News for Radio 4
Peter Allen – BBC Radio News for Five Live
Shari Vahl – BBC Manchester for Radio 4

The Speech Broadcaster of the Year

Anna Raeburn – LBC 97.3fm
Eddie Nestor – BBC London 94.9
George Arney – World Service News & Current Affairs for the World Service
John Humphrys – The Today Programme, BBC Radio News for Radio 4
Vanessa Feltz – BBC London 94.9

The Station Programmer of the Year

Francis Currie – Heart Brand Programme Director for the Heart Network
Ric Blaxill – Head of Programmes for BBC 6 Music
Richard Maddock – Programme Director for Radio City 96.7

The Drama Award

Breakfast with Mugabe – A Royal Shakespeare Company Production by Catherine Bailey Ltd for BBC Radio 3
In Search of Oldton – BBC Radio Drama for Radio 4
Lorilei – BBC Radio Drama for Radio 4
The Cairo Trilogy – Goldhawk Essential Productions for Radio 4
True West – BBC Radio Drama for Radio 3

The Comedy Award

1966 And All That – BBC Radio Entertainment for Radio 4
Armando Iannucci’s Charm Offensive – Pozzitive Television for BBC Radio 4
Giles Wemmbley Hogg Geht Zum FussballWeltmeisterschaft Weg! – Pozzitive Television for BBC Radio 4
North By North North – BBC Radio Scotland
Pleased To Meet You – BBC7 & BBC Radio Leeds for BBC7

The Feature Award

Chasing A Cure – Somethin’ Else for BBC Radio 4
Don’t Hang Up:Night Lines – BBC Radio Documentaries for Radio 4
Fighting To Be Normal – BBC Radio Documentaries for Radio 4
On The Road – BBC Northern Ireland for Radio Ulster
Radio Ballads 2006: The Song Of Steel – Smooth Operations for BBC Radio 2

The Music Special Award

Malcolm McLaren’s Musical Map of London – Just Radio for BBC Radio 2
Shostakovich: A Journey into Light – BBC Radio 3
The Beatles ‘Love’ – Capital Gold for the Capital Gold UK Radio Network
The Invisible Man: The Rod Temperton Story (Part One) – Wise Buddah Creative for BBC Radio 2
The Poet, The Rocker: The Phil Lynott Story – Wise Buddah Creative for BBC Radio 2

The News Feature Award

Aberfan: Forty Years On – Real Radio Wales News Team for Real Radio Wales
Assignment: Cheaper Than The Ground – BBC News & Current Affairs for the World Service
Coming Home – Unique the production company for BBC Radio 1
Letters from Guantanamo Bay – Whistledown Productions for BBC Radio 4
Love, ‘Honour’ and Obey – BBC Birmingham for the Asian Network

The Breaking News Award

Terror Alert – The Today Programme, BBC Radio News for Radio 4
Test Match Collapse – BBC Radio News for Five Live Sports Extra
The London Tornado – BBC London 94.9
The London Tornado – LBC Newsroom for LBC News 1152am
War In Lebanon – World Service News & Current Affairs for the World Service

The Live Event Coverage Award

Notting Hill Carnival – Kiss 100
The Alan Shearer Testimonial – Magic 1152 Sport for Magic 1152
The Day That Changed The World – General News Service Special Report BBC Radio News for the Nations & Regions
The Manchester Bomb: Ten Years On – BBC Radio Manchester
The Queen’s 80th Birthday – Andrew Peach Special for BBC Radio Berkshire

The Community Award

Bare All 06: Safer Sex Campaign – Radio 1 & 1Xtra for the BBC
Phones for Paul’s Place – BBC Radio Bristol
Radio Ballads 2006: 30 Years Of Conflict – Smooth Operations for BBC Radio 2
Sea Sense – BBC Radio Cornwall
The Plot – BBC Radio Berkshire

The Promo Award

Brunel 200 – BBC Radio Bristol
Kerrang! Radio Valentines – Kerrang! Radio
Real Radio Renegade – Real Radio Group Imaging
for Real Radio Yorkshire, Wales & Scotland
The Ashes – Five Live Promotions for Five Live Sports Extra
The World Cup 2006 – 2 -Ten FM

The Competition Award

Hairy Fairy – Pirate fm
Live In It To Win It – Metro Radio
Manhunt – Galaxy Programming for the Galaxy Network
The BH Jam Spoon from the Broadcasting House Programme – BBC Radio News for Radio 4
Who’s Calling Christian? – Virgin Radio

The Station Imaging Award

96.3 Radio Aire
Choice FM
Classic FM
Planet Rock
talkSPORT

The Internet Programme Award

Baddiel & Skinner’s World Cup Podcast – Avalon Television & Times Online for Times Online & baddielandskinner.com
Firin’ Squad Unsigned Podcast – Wise Buddah Talent for firinsquad.co.uko
My Streets: A Rudeboy’s Guide to Peckham – All Out Productions for 4Radio
The Game with Danny Kelly Podcast – Times Online
The Insight Show – VIPonAIR & RNIB for VIPonAIR.com

Station Of the Year: with a potential audience of under 300,000

Isle Of Wight Radio
Moray Firth Radio
Silk FM

Station Of the Year: with a potential audience of 300,000 -1 million

BBC Hereford & Worcester
BBC Radio Derby
Lincs FM 102.2

Station Of The Year: with a potential audience of 1 million plus

BBC Radio Ulster
Kerrang! Radio
Radio City 96.7

Digital Terrestrial Station Of The Year

BBC Asian Network
FUN Radio
Gaydar Radio

UK Station of the Year

BBC Radio 1
BBC Radio 2
Classic FM

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