Communicorp Sweeps the Board at the Annual PPI Radio Awards

Category: News

 Saturday  7th of October

Communicorp, picked up a phenomenal number of awards at the annual awards ceremony last night in Kilkenny. The volume of awards won by the radio group, demonstrated the organisations strength, quality and vision in the Irish market.

Commenting on the awards, Gervaise Slowey, Chief Executive Officer, Communicorp said, “We are absolutely honoured to be awarded so many prestigious accolades by the industry. The awards are highly regarded, and its testament to the breath of talent and creativity across our radio stations.”

Below are the awards won by the group:

 

MUSIC PROGRAMMING AWARDS
General Music Programme GOLD – Dermot & Dave – Today FM
SILVER – The Big Ride Home with Dara Quilty– 98FM
BRONZE – The Zoo Crew with Graham & Nathan– SPIN 1038
Specialist Music Programme SILVER – The Paul McLoone Show – Today FM
Breakfast Programme SILVER – The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show – Today FM
Music Special/Music Event GOLD – The Choice Music Awards Live with Paul McLoone & Alison Curtis – Today FM
NEWS AND SPORTS PROGRAMMING AWARDS
News Story SILVER – Paris Attacks – Newstalk 106-108fm
News Bulletin GOLD – Today FM News – Today FM
SILVER – 98FM News – 98FM
Current Affairs Programme SILVER – The Last Word “Live from London” –Today FM
Sports Story SILVER – Digging into Doping – Newstalk 106-108fm
BRONZE – Remembering The Dead Of Bloody Sunday
Sports Programme GOLD -Team 33 – Newstalk 106-108fm
BRONZE – Off The Ball Live – Newstalk 106-108fm
SPEECH PROGRAMMING AWARDS
Documentary SILVER – A Boy From The North West – SusanDennehy for Newstalk 106-108fm
Music Documentary GOLD – Left of the Dial – Cathal Funge for TXFM
Magazine Programme GOLD – Plane Sailing – Today FM
BRONZE – One Day in Galway – Newstalk 106-108fm
GOLD – Goin’ Straight – Newstalk 106-108fm
Specialist Speech GOLD – The Space Between Skeleton and Skin– Futureproof – Newstalk 106-108fm
Programme SILVER – Top40 – SPIN 1038
BRONZE – Splanc ag Electric Picnic – Newstalk106-108fm
GENERAL AWARDS
Community/ Social Action GOLD – Whole Lotta Live – Today FM
On-Air Competition/Promotion GOLD – 98FM’s Code Red – 98FM
SILVER – You Do The Maps – Today FM
BRONZE – The Drop – SPIN 1038
Station Imaging GOLD – RTÉ 2FM
SILVER – 98FM
BRONZE – SPIN 1038
Entertainment Inserts GOLD – Gift Grub – The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show – Today FM
BRONZE – FERGY’S FUNNY BITS – Today FM
PEOPLE AWARDS
Music Presenter of the Year GOLD – Dermot Whelan – Today FM
SILVER – Dara Quilty – 98FM
BRONZE – Dave Moore – Today FM
Radio DJ of the Year SILVER – Brian Maher – 98FM
BRONZE – Steve K – SPIN 1038
Specialist Music Broadcaster of the Year SILVER – Kelly-Anne Byrne – Today FM
News Broadcaster of the Year BRONZE – Aideen Finnegan – 98FM
Sports Broadcaster of the Year GOLD –  Joe Molloy – Newstalk 106-108fm
SILVER – Ger Gilroy – Newstalk 106-108fm
Speech Broadcaster of the Year GOLD – Sean Moncrieff – Newstalk 106-108fm
BRONZE –  Shane Coleman – Newstalk 106-108fm