Winners of the 2019 Community Radio Awards

Podcast of the Year

Gold                Rich Seams – New Writing North

Silver               ArtsWatch – Riverside Radio

Bronze             Speak Up Sunderland – Solo Arts CIC


Innovation of the Year

Gold                Pride Community Network – Pride Radio

Silver               Not so much a website, more a community hub – Radio Verulam

Bronze             The Local Radio Marketing Group – Wycombe Sound


Newcomer of the Year (new to radio in last 12 months)

Sponsored by The Radio Hub

Gold                Jenna Myles – FromeFM

Silver               Sam Sethi – Marlow FM

Bronze             Lewis Allsopp – Erewash Sound


Sage Person (Over 60)

Gold                Geoff Selby – Bro Radio

Silver               Kelvin Currie – Vectis Radio

Bronze             Sue Rodwell Smith – HCR FM


Young Person of the Year (under 25)

Sponsored by BBC Local Radio

Gold                Emma Snow – Erewash Sound

Silver               Kane McMahon – Bro Radio

Bronze             Haashim Siddique – Asian Star Radio


Volunteer of the Year

Gold                Kate Gregory – Speysound Radio

Silver               Chas Large – Red Kite Radio

Bronze             Luke Davis – Wycombe Sound 106.6fm


Sports Show of the Year

Gold                MônFM Sport – MônFM

Silver               Verulam Sports – Radio Verulam

Bronze             The Terrace Radio Show – Radio Cardiff


Specialist Music Show of the Year

Gold                The Roots Collective – Wycombe Sound

Silver               It’s Showtime with Ryan & Jodana – Bro Radio

Bronze             Alex Krupa’s Country Show – Andover Radio


Arts & Creative Radio of the Year

Gold                Maritime Radio Launch: A Love Song to Greenwich & Woolwich – Maritime Radio

Silver               Where I Was Born, Where I Was Raised – Spark Sunderland

Bronze             “The UK’s most creative independent radio station” – Resonance FM


Speech & Journalism of the Year

Gold                Autism & It’s Possibilities – Radio LaB 97.1FM

Silver               Talking Men – The Alex Skeel Interview – Cambridge 105 Radio

Bronze             Second Chance: Disclosing Your Past – Swindon 105.5


Entertainment Show of the Year

Gold                Desi Beats Show with Desi Diva Deepa – Asian Star Radio

Silver               Robbie James – Express FM

Bronze             The Dylan Taylor Breakfast Show – 107 Endeavour FM




Live Event or Outside Broadcast of the Year

Sponsored by In:Quality

Gold                Source FM Christmas Party 2018 – Source FM

Silver               Source FM’s Parklive – Source FM

Bronze             Start of the Great North Run 2018 – Radio Tyneside


Female Presenter of the Year

Gold                Jo Thoenes – BFBS Brize Norton

Silver               Gemma-Leigh James – Marlow FM

Bronze             Fiona McNeill – Dunoon Community Radio


Male Presenter of the Year

Gold                Sam Day – Future Radio

Silver               Rob L’Esperance – Wycombe Sound 106.6fm

Bronze             Chris Kaye – BFBS Catterick


Community Show of the Year

Gold                Julie Donaldson’s Morning Mix – Zetland FM

Silver               The Health and Wellbeing Hour – Heartland FM

Bronze             The Vale This Week – Bro Radio


Community Development Project of the Year

Gold                Chapel St Primary School takes over – ALL FM

Silver               Cash 4 Calendars Campaign – Spark Sunderland

Bronze             The 4Ps Project – Vectis Radio


Digital or RSL Station Of The Year

Sponsored by CMS4MEDIA

Gold                Radio Wanno

Silver               Ocean Youth Radio

Bronze             Thre3-6ix Radio & Scout Radio


Station of the Year

Gold                ALL FM

Silver               Wycombe Sound

Bronze             Spark Sunderland