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The Africa Radio Awards


- Returning your entries


- Categories


- Radio Station of the Year


- New Radio Station of the Year


- News Journalist of the Year


- Sports Journalist of the Year


- Young Broadcaster of the Year


- Local On-air Campaign of the Year


- Talk/Interactive Show of the Year


- Competition rules

New Radio Station of the Year


  • This category is open to all radio stations which began broadcasting on or after 1 September, 2004

  • As with the Station of the Year award, new radio stations must clearly demonstrate how they have made an impact and have built an audience since launching through relevant and creative programming, and by providing balanced, unbiased news reporting

  • We are looking for the station that has best filled a gap in the market through quality and pertinent output

  • At least 50% of the station's output should be in English

Information Needed for Entry

  • The station must provide at three examples of its original programming that effectively reflects the quality of journalism, and illustrates how issues or news stories they have covered have positively affected their audience

  • One of these clips must include some form of interaction with listeners, be that though phone-ins or vox pops

  • These clips must not exceed a total of 60 minutes and no editing is permitted within each extract

  • As well as a completed entry form they must provide details of their schedule and highlight the programmes of which they deem to have the greatest impact on their audience

  • The station should also mention any special circumstances or difficulties they have overcome to provide informative and impartial programming, how they measure their success and any other supporting information in no more than 250 words

  • The station may also submit supporting materials to support their entry such as marketing materials or photographs


The winning radio station receives $5,000 of equipment of their choice plus a trophy
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