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28th September 2019

Bro Radio nominated for eight National Community Radio Awards

BY: Nathan Spackman

Bro Radio, the local community radio station for the Vale of Glamorgan has been shortlisted for eight awards at the annual Community Radio Awards.

The station has made the shortlist, which was whittled down from more than 425 entries submitted from community radio stations representing communities from every corner of the UK.

Bro Radio's eight nominations include two for its Community Awards held in March of this year, one for its coverage of Local Radio Day, along with individual nominations in Young Person of the Year, Sage (Over 60) person and Volunteer of the year.

Bro Radio's Community Awards nominations are for:

Community Development Project of the year - Bro Radio's Community Awards

Community Show of the year - The Vale This Week

Live Event/OB - Local Radio Day 2019

Specialist Music Show - It's Showtime with Ryan & Jodanna

Volunteer of the Year - Gareth Knight

Young Person of the Year - Kane Mcmahon

Sage (over 60) person - Geoff Selby

Innovation Award - Bro Radio's Community Awards

Nathan Spackman, Bro Radio's Operations Director said "I'm delighted that we have been recognised among a large number of other stations doing great work across the UK."

"All of our nominees are volunteers and work hard week in, week out to create great local radio for the community we serve and deserve to be recognised at these awards."

"Our Community Radio Awards was a great way to celebrate the local people we serve and I'd like to dedicate this nomination to all of our finalists and winners from the event in March."

Martin Steers, awards chair, said: "Now in their third year, the entries are getting better and better, and we’re really able to show off the diverse broadcasting that the countries stations undertake for the benefit of their communities."

The Community Radio Awards will this year be held in Barry on the 26th October at the Memo Arts Centre, where Bro Radio will find out the results of each category.

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