Best News Coverage

The Buncrana Pier Tragedy – BBC Radio Foyle
Hillsborough Inquests: The Verdicts – BBC Radio Merseyside
A New Life in Europe: The Dhnie Family – BBC Radio 4
The Nolan Show – BBC Radio Ulster
PM: Jo Cox’s Murder – BBC Radio 4

Best Entertainment Production

The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show – Absolute Radio
Greg James – BBC Radio 1
The Pin – BBC Radio 4
Scott Mills – BBC Radio 1
Saturday Live – BBC Factual Radio for Radio 4

Best Audio Dramatisation

Animals: Emile Zola, Season 1, Blood – BBC Radio Drama North for Radio 4
Cuttin’ It – BBC Radio Drama London for Radio 4
Lament – Radio Drama London for Radio 4
Merseyside Blitz: An Unconquered People – BBC Radio Merseyside
The Sky Is Wider – BBC Radio Drama North for Radio 4

Best National Speech Breakfast Show

Today – BBC Radio 4
5 Live Breakfast – BBC Radio 5 Live
Good Morning Scotland – BBC Radio Scotland

Best Local Breakfast Show

Breakfast with Si – KL.FM 96.7
Georgey at Breakfast – BBC Radio York
Liz Green – BBC Radio Leeds
Morgan in the Morning – BBC Radio Stoke
Sam and Amy – Gem

Best National Music Breakfast Show

The Chris Evans Breakfast Show – BBC Radio 2
The Christian O’Connell Breakfast Show – Absolute Radio
Emily Segal – heat Radio
The Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw – BBC Radio 1
Tommy Sandhu – BBC Asian Network

Best Sports Show

5 live Sport – BBC Radio 5 live
606 – Shooting Shark Productions for BBC Radio 5 Live
Boro Are Back! – BBC Tees
Drive Time with Adrian Durham & Darren Gough – talkSPORT
Hillsborough: The Truth – BBC Radio 5 live

Best Digital Audio Service

Live @ Wimbledon Radio – IMG Radio on behalf of the All England Lawn Tennis Club

Podcast of the Year

Athletico Mince – audioBoom
The Modern Mann – Rethink Audio
My Dad Wrote a Porno
The Story of Izzy Dix – BBC Newsbeat
Storytime with Boon – This Is Distorted

Best Digital Innovation

The BBC iPlayer Radio App
BBC Radio 2 Country
Breakfast with Vision – BBC Radio Oxford
The Global Philosopher – BBC Radio 4

Audio Moment of the Year (6)

The Archers: Helen Stabs Rob – BBC Radio Drama Birmingham for Radio 4
The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away – TBI Media for BBC Radio 4
Hillsborough Verdict – talkSPORT
Today: Hamsa, The Refugee’s Story – BBC Radio 4
The Untold: Be My Baby – BBC Radio Documentaries for Radio 4
Where Are You Going? New York – Loftus Media for BBC World Service

The Radio Academy Award

BBC Newsbeat
Sound Digital Ltd
TBI Media
Woman’s Hour

Speech Broadcaster of the Year

Jane Garvey – Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio 4
Jeremy Vine – BBC Radio 2
Kirsty Young – Desert Island Discs, BBC Radio 4
Nihal Arthanayake – BBC Asian Network
Stephen Nolan – BBC Radio Ulster

Music Broadcaster of the Year

Clara Amfo – BBC Radio 1
Jamie Cullum – Folded Wing for BBC Radio 2
Jarvis Cocker – BBC Radio 6 Music
MistaJam – BBC Radio 1Xtra
Stephen McCauley – BBC Radio Foyle

Best Local Station

Hallam FM
Forth 1
BBC Essex
Radio Borders
BBC Radio Derby

Best National Station

Absolute Radio
BBC Radio 1Xtra
BBC Radio 2
BBC Radio 4

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