RadioandMusic
| 21 May 2019
Radio City wins Gold at NYF Radio Awards 2016

MUMBAI:  Radio City won the gold medal for its ‘Suno Na Dilli’ programme in Best/Talk Interview special category at the New York Festivals' International Radio Program Awards held yesterday at New York City’s Manhattan Penthouse. The radio network took home a silver and bronze as well.

Amongst other radio stations, Fever FM and Red FM bagged three bronzes each while My FM and Radio Mirchi won a bronze each. Indian radio stations won a total of 11 awards altogether.

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) received the title of Broadcaster of the Year and BBC also earned one Grand Award, seven Gold trophies, seven Silver, five Bronze, five Finalist Certificates and two UNDPI Awards (one Silver trophy and one Bronze).

London-based TBI Media earned Production Company of the Year. The 2016 Grand Jury honoured Athena Media, the BBC, and TBI Media with the Grand Award.

Entries in Talk Radio categories were in the winner’s circle. ‘Suno Na Dilli’ Radio City India earned the Gold trophy for Best/Talk Interview Special, and ‘Think Out Loud: At Home with ALS’ Radio New Zealand earned a Silver trophy.

“This year’s entries focused on the critical issues facing our world today, from breaking news to documentaries to investigative journalism. On every platform, there’s a real engagement in what’s happening,” said Rose Anderson who is the Executive Director of New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards.

Director of BBC Radio, Helen Boaden said, “These awards celebrate the power of radio and how it allows us to tell remarkable stories, share exhilarating performances and connect to audiences with an intimacy and passion unique to our medium. It’s a huge honour to be named Broadcaster of the Year and also humbling to see BBC Radio represented alongside such an impressive range of programmes and broadcasters in many categories. It is their flair, skill and commitment which enable us to bring some of best content in the world to our audiences in the UK and around the world.”

Indian winners at NYF Radio Awards 2016

Category

Title

Entrant

Award

Best Talk/Interview Special

SUNO NA DILLI

Radio City 91.1

Gold

Community Service

Abki Baar De Do Akhbaar

Radio City 91.1

Silver

Community Service

Dil Deke Dekho

Radio City 91.1

Bronze

Best Audio Book – Fiction

Sunday Suspense Presents – The Hound of the Baskervilles

Entertainment Network India Limited

Bronze

Best Human Interest Story

Phir Maregi Nirbhaya (Nirbhaya will die again)

DB Corp Ltd – Radio Division

Bronze

Best Human Interest Story

Morning No.1 with Disha Oberoi

KAL Radio Limited

Bronze

Best Innovation

Ek Kahaani Aisi Bhi- Season 3

Digital Radio (Kolkata) Broadcasting Limited

Bronze

Best Sound

Fever Prastuti Sainath Sabka Malik Ek

HT Media Ltd

Bronze

Best Two Way Telephone Talk/Interview Show

Women Diaries

South Asia FM Limited

Bronze

Public Service Announcement Promotion

Fever 104 FM says Ambulance First

HT Media Ltd

Bronze

Social Issues

Fever 104 FM says Ambulance First

HT Media Ltd

Bronze