Andrew Peach and Marianne Bell
Three Sony nominations for BBC Berkshire!
BBC Radio Berkshire is celebrating after achieving three nominations in the Oscars of the radio industry: the Sony Awards. Winners will be announced on Monday 11 May 2009.
BBC Radio Berkshire has achieved three nominations in the 2009 Sony Awards, the most nominated BBC local radio station in the UK!
Andrew Peach could become the UK's best interviewer in the Interview Award category for his talk with Reading FC captain Graeme Murty the morning after the club's relegation to the Championship.
Reading FC relegation
Relive Graeme Murty's anguish here:
We are up against BBC 5Live and Absolute Radio in the Live Event Coverage Award for our coverage of the The Coldstream Guards Come Home To Windsor.
Relive the welcome home for Windsor troops here:
And our five-part drama Legsy Gets A Break, inspired by real stories, has been nominated in the Community Award.
Find out more about Legsy Gets A Break here:
Legsy Gets A Break
Managing editor Marianne Bell, who attended the nominations with breakfast presenter Andrew Peach, said: "It's a fantastic night for BBC Radio Berkshire.
"It's a great achievement, we are competing with the entire UK radio industry for a nomination. It's a proud moment for all of us".
The winners will be announced on Monday 11 May 2009. Keep your fingers crossed for BBC Berkshire!
Full nomination details here:
THE INTERVIEW AWARD
Allison Ferns interviews Reunited Brothers - BBC Southern Counties Radio
Andrew Peach interviews Graeme Murty - BBC Radio Berkshire
Eddie Mair interviews Ken Livingstone - BBC News for Radio 4
Electric Radio interview with Jonathan Aitken – Prison Radio Association & Electric Radio Brixton for Electric Radio Brixton
Feargal Keane interviews Lana Vandenberghe – Taking a Stand, BBC Radio Current Affairs for Radio 4
THE LIVE EVENT COVERAGE AWARD
Absolute Coldplay - Absolute Radio & TBI Media for Absolute Radio
Carnival - 1Xtra
Summer Sundae Weekender - BBC Audio & Music for 6 Music
The Beijing Olympics - BBC Radio 5 live
The Coldstream Guards Come Home To Windsor – The Andrew Peach Show for BBC Radio Berkshire
THE COMMUNITY AWARD
A Sound Fix (Spots) - Prison Radio Association for Electric Radio Brixton
Coventry Market the Musical - BBC Coventry & Warwickshire
Don't Be A Tosser! - BBC Radio Suffolk
Legsy Gets A Break - BBC Radio Berkshire
Omagh Community Radio Group - Omagh Community Radio Group for Strule FM
last updated: 08/04/2009 at 17:26
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