Alongside the Lions in Cannes, the New York Festivals Radio Awards are the biggest and brightest international awards for special programs.
The NYF Radio Awards receives entries from radio stations, networks, and independent producers from over 30 countries around the globe. The mission of the competition is to honour the achievements of the men and women who make up the worldwide creative community.
You could play for Australia!.
In recent years, Australian producers have been well represented on the awards list including:
2SER 107.3 NOVA ENTERTAINMENT TRIPLE M THE ROYAL AUSTRALASIAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS NANCE HAXTON AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION ROBYN RAVLICH SBS AUSTRALIAN FILM TELEVISION AND RADIO SCHOOL GUARDIAN AUSTRALIA JOEL CARNEGIE ANDY WELLS MEDIA FAIRFAX MEDIA THE SPACE COMPANY BEHIND THE WIRE AND THE WHEELER CENTRE
EURYDICE ARONEY KYLA BRETTLE AND DAVID CARLIN JEAN DI MARINO THOUGHT FOX AND THE WHEELER CENTREBAY FM 99.9 COLIN BLACK MASAKO FUKUILIZ THOMPSON BBC WORLD SERVICE ROUND THE OUTSIDE PRODUCTIONS & ABC RADIO NATIONAL
With entries now open for this year’s awards, you could join the list of Australian winners if you lodge your entry by March 15, 2019.
For full details of how you can enter go here.
Since 1990, NYF and the United Nations Department of Public Information have offered the opportunity for the competition’s entrants to be awarded the United Nations Department of Public Information Award. This prestigious award honours radio that best exemplifies the ideals and goals of the United Nations. “The Current – ISIS on your doorstep” Canadian Broadcasting Corporation earned the 2018 UNDPI Gold Award.