Student Radio Awards 2023 Nominations

We’re delighted to announce the nominations for the 2023 Student Radio Awards.

Without further ado, here are the nominations, 

Best Chart Show Programming

SRA Chart Show – Fly LiveFly Live
LGSM hosts the SRA Chart ShowLGSM Radio
SRA Chart Show: St Patrick’s Day SpecialQueen’s Radio
Shock Radio’s SRA Chart ShowShock Radio
The SRA Chart Show on URYUniversity Radio York
Xpress Radio Chart Show: Our City CardiffXpress Radio


Best Entertainment Programming

Amelia Salmons’ Monday Breakfast ShowFly Live
Honor MantFuse Fm
Book of MoronsLivewire1350
Monday Breakfast with Tyler SelbySpark
It’s Margot MondaysUniversity Radio Nottingham
Freshers 2.0Xpress Radio


Best Event Programming

Battle of the Bands 2023Bailrigg FM
The SRA South Stations’ Round The Clock Radio ChallengeOn behalf of the South Region
SU Elections on URNUniversity Radio Nottingham
Roses 2023University Radio York
Nottingham Varsity 2023University Radio Nottingham
1350AM: The Last Hurrah!University Radio York


Best Interview

Amelia Salmons interviews Chloe AnnFly Live
Jack Wilfan Show Interviews Co-Chair of Hull University Labour Club – Election Fallout ProgrammeJAM Radio
Henrique Fenner-Leitao’s Interview with American Composer Jake Heggie for “Moments that Matter” on RAWRAW 
GRL: Gynae GossipSpark 
URN’s Pinch of Alt – Izzy Morris Interviews Alt Blk EraUniversity Radio Nottingham
In conversation with: Charlie Jeffery and Pierrick RodgerUniversity Radio York


Best Journalistic Programming

Cam and Jack’s Local Election Extravaganza!JAM Radio
Durham Student Voice – Purple RadioPurple Radio
Grace McDonoughSpark 
URNgasmUniversity Radio Nottingham
The PulseUniversity Radio Nottingham


Best Multiplatform Initiative

Campus Live: Supporting Small CharitiesLeeds Student Radio (LSR)
Round The Clock Radio Challenge: The Big Music QuizOn behalf of the South Region
Purple Music Pod – Purple Radio Music TeamPurple Radio
Purple Radiothon 2023 – Purple RadioPurple Radio
Queen’s Radio’s 12 Days of ChristmasQueen’s Radio
RAW Sport Varsity 2023RAW 


Best Newcomer

Isabelle Hatton-WilliamsFuse FM
Thivyaa RahulanRAW 
Edie Brady – Best NewcomerSpark 
Rachael ProudUniversity Radio Nottingham
Fion CudmoreUniversity Radio York
Best Newcomer – Harvey MellorUniversity Radio York


Best Podcast Programming

Purple Radio DramaPurple Radio
Izzy BaileyRAW 
The Beat Of The North EastSpark 
A&E PoliticsUniversity Radio Bath
URNgasmUniversity Radio Nottingham
Freshers 2.0Xpress Radio


Best Presenter

Daisy CoxCam FM (Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin Universities)
Jake MarneyFly Live
Jack Wilfan – JAM RadioJAM Radio
Hope LynesSpark
Chris HowardSpark 
Lewis SmithSpark 


The Joe Lyons Best Producer Awards

Connor BegleyForge Radio
Matty FisherLeeds Student Radio (LSR)
Jake ChappellSpark
Grace McDonoughSpark 
Dom AllinUniversity Radio Nottingham
Isabella FarlowXpressionFM


Best Specialist Music Programming

Lucy Crisp’s Top N TakeoverFly Live
K-pop Kickoff – Sophie LakeInsanity Radio
Homegrown Hip Hop With Chrissy CameronSpark
Living For The Weekend, with Ali GlenUniversity Radio Nottingham
Singles of the SeventiesUniversity Radio York
Indie Archive with Olly Hilton – URYUniversity Radio York


Best Speech Programming

Who Took Mic?Queen’s Radio
Grace McDonoughSpark
Rave ReportSpark
A New Age of Riot Grrrl documentary – Hope LynesSpark 
The Final Fanfayre – Dom BrownSpark 
Freshers 2.0Xpress Radio


Best Sport Programming

LSR Varsity 2023Leeds Student Radio
Varsity: Bedfordshire vs NorthamptonRadio LaB 97.1FM
RAW Sport Varsity 2023RAW 
They Think It’s All DohaUniversity Radio Nottingham
Sticky WicketsUniversity Radio Nottingham
The Welsh Varsity – The Final Rugby ShowdownXpress Radio


Best Station Branding

Leeds Student RadioLeeds Student Radio
Purple RadioPurple Radio
SBR for Best BrandingSouth Bank Radio
University Radio NottinghamUniversity Radio Nottingham


Best Station Sound

KCL RadioKCL Radio
The Sound of LivewireLivewire1350
Shock Radio Imaging 2022Shock Radio
URNUniversity Radio Nottingham
Roses 2023 on URY and Bailrigg FMUniversity Radio York


Best Technical Achievement

Jake KalenderForge Radio
Insanity Radio’s Triple Studio Project: The Long and Winding RoadInsanity Radio
Roses 2023University Radio York
Candidate Interview NightUniversity Radio York
Boat RaceUniversity Radio York
Xpress Radio – In VisionXpress Radio Cardiff


The Diversity, Equality & Inclusion Award

Melanin QueensCam FM (Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin Universities)
Leeds Student Radio Daytime TeamsLeeds Student Radio
Chutzpah!Leeds Student Radio
Unfiltered with Anahita (hosted by Anahita Kalsy)St Andrews Radio
Queerest and DearestUniversity Radio Nottingham
Freshers 2.0Xpress Radio


Best Student Radio Station

Cam FMCam FM (Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin Universities)
Leeds Student RadioLeeds Student Radio
Purple RadioPurple Radio
Queen’s RadioQueen’s Radio
University Radio NottinghamUniversity Radio Nottingham
Xpress RadioXpress Radio

Congratulations to everyone nominated! We’re looking forward to seeing you at the O2 on the 14th of November!

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