ARIAS 2016: Shortlist

Watch Scott Mills and KISS FM's Pandora, as they announced the 2016 ARIAS shortlist here, or scroll down for the list in full.

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 - BBC 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

  • Acast
  • audioBoom
  • 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 / Olly Mann
  • My Dad Wrote a Porno - Medium Maze
  • The Story of Izzy Dix - BBC Newsbeat
  • Storytime with Boon - This Is Distorted

Best Digital Innovation

  • Cast
  • 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

  • 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

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  • BBC Newsbeat
  • Radio Player
  • Sound Digital
  • 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 - BBC Asian Network
  • Stephen Nolan - BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Radio 5 Live

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
  • talkSPORT
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