Nominees revealed for The Radio Academy ARIAS 2024


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TUESDAY 26TH MARCH 2024, 8pm

The Radio Academy today announced the nominees for ARIAS 2024.

The ARIAS will take place on 7 May, hosted by Alice Levine & Romesh Ranganathan.

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Nominees include:

BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Greg James, Greatest Hits Radio Ken Bruce, Help I Sexted My Boss podcast, Kathy Burke's Where There's A Will, There's A Wake podcast, Life After Prison podcast, Pod Save the UK with Nish Kumar and Coco Khan, BBC Radio Leeds Rob Burrow, Times Radio Jane Garvey and Fi Glover and many more.

See the full list of ARIAS 2024 nominees.


The Radio Academy today revealed the 211 nominees who will be recognised at the 2024 ARIAS on Tuesday 7th May at Theatre Royal Drury Lane, London.

The Radio Academy ARIAS (Audio and Radio Industry Awards) are the UK's leading audio and radio awards that celebrate outstanding shows and the creative teams behind them. The ARIAS take place annually to recognise the thriving audio industry's global impact and importance to audiences.

The brand-new hosts taking the stage this year include award-winning comedian and host of BBC Radio 2's For The Love Of Hip Hop show, Romesh Ranganathan, plus award-winning broadcaster and co-host of the chart-topping podcasts My Dad Wrote A Porno and British ScandalAlice Levine.

This year at the ARIAS there are 27 awards to be won, including Best New Presenter, Best Music Breakfast Show, Best New Podcast and the popular Moment of the Year Award voted by the public in partnership with the Radio Times, which will be open from Wednesday 27th March. Details on how to vote can be found at

2024 Nominees range from Times Radio's Jane Garvey and Fi Glover for Best Speech Presenter, Pod Save the UK hosted by Nish Kumar and Coco Khan for Best News Coverage, Kathy Burke's Where There's A Will, There's A Wake podcast for The Comedy Award, BBC 6 Music's Jamz Supernova for Best Specialist Music Show, Life After Prison with Zak and Jules for The Grassroots Award, BBC Asian Network for UK station or Network of the Year, BBC Radio Leeds Rob Burrow for Best New Presenter and Ken Bruce joins Greatest Hits Radio for Radio Times Moment of the Year.

Aradhna Tayal Leach, Managing Director of The Radio Academy says: "The Radio Academy ARIAS are a highlight of our year, a vibrant showcase and celebration of the profound impact that audio and radio has in our society. As the first awards of my tenure as Managing Director, I am truly honoured to announce the 2024 ARIAS nominees, and shine a spotlight on these incredible stories and creative teams. We are proud in the UK to be global leaders in audio and radio talent and storytelling. Every day we pour energy, creativity and heart into creating the best audio experiences for our listeners. The Radio Academy ARIAS mark a special moment to pause, reflect and celebrate our impact and achievements.

Created by The Radio Academy, a charity dedicated to supporting people in audio and radio, The ARIAS is an inspiring evening that is committed to shining a light on audio's thriving community.

Tickets for The Radio Academy ARIAS go on sale to our members on Wednesday 27th March.

For tickets and info, visit our ARIAS page.