Two recent student radio graduates have been nominated for the Sony Rising Star Award.

Sarah Thompson, who is from Roundhouse Radio, and Simon Conway, who was at Fly FM, have both been nominated for the Sony DAB Rising Star Award at the Sony Radio Academy Awards this year.

Thompson was nominated for the Best Female Award at the Student Radio Awards in 2010.

Conway, who now works at Metro Radio, has also found himself nominated as part of the Metro News team in the Best Breaking News Coverage category.

The Rising Star Award, which is voted for by the general public, is designed to celebrate new radio talent and will be handed out at the Sony Radio Academy Awards event on9th May, hosted by Radio 2’s Chris Evans.

Show your support by voting for your fellow students here:

You can also vote for the other following nominees at the above weblink:

– Ronnie Wood
– Robbie Savage
– Matt Edmondson