35th ACRA Awards to be held at The Star on 12 October

The 35th Australian Commercial Radio and Audio (ACRA) Awards, presented by Commercial Radio & Audio (CRA), are set to be hosted at The Star in Sydney, on 12 October.

The annual event recognises the achievements within the radio and audio sector, including areas such as podcasting, production, news, entertainment, and sales and marketing.

Ford Ennals, CEO of CRA, said: “The ACRA Awards are the biggest night of the year for the Australian radio and audio industry. We are excited to be taking the party to a new venue for our 35th year. It is always a memorable celebration of our vibrant industry and the talented individuals and teams that make it so great. Every year we hope to make this night even bigger and better.”

“We encourage everyone working in radio and audio to put forward their best work for the ACRA Award nominations, and we look forward to acknowledging your amazing talents.”

Previous winners at the ACRA Awards have included notable figures and programs such as Brendan Jones and Amanda Keller for Best on Air Team (metro), KIIS 1065 for Station of the Year (metro), Neil Mitchell for Best Talk Presenter (metro), Ben Fordham for Best Current Affairs Presenter, LiSTNR’s “Children in the Pictures” for Podcast of the Year, and “The Kyle & Jackie O Hour of Power” for Best Networked Program.

Submissions for the eight categories of the ACRA Awards will be accepted from 2 April until 31 May, with ticket sales for the gala event starting in early September.

The awards are open to the 260 metropolitan and regional commercial radio stations that are members of CRA across Australia, with the judging conducted by panels of industry peers and specialists.

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