UKRD’s Production Manager, Colin McGinness wins Two New York Festival International Radio Program Awards.

UKRD Group Ltd

8:02am 21st June 2016

UKRD is celebrating today with the news that Group Production Manager Colin McGinness has won two Awards at the 2016 New York Festival International Radio Program Awards.

At the gala event last night in New York Colin’s work, 2015 In Review, which was voiced by Gemma Baron from 2BR and Pat Sisson’s from Spire FM, won Silver in the Best Entertainment category for its look back on the memorable moments of last year. In addition to the Silver Award Colin’s production package to mark Armistice Day which was broadcast on all UKRD owned radio stations including 2BR and Spire FM last November, Armistice Day Tribute 2015 won Bronze in the History category.

On learning he’d won a Silver and Bronze International Radio Program Award McGinness commented, “I can’t imagine being able to make these sorts of features anywhere else, where I’m given the freedom and trust to do what I think is right and works for the audience”.

“The New York Festival International Radio Program Awards recognise the World’s Best Radio Programs and therefore to have won not one but two awards in the same year is a quite the achievement” said Dave Coull, the Group’s Content Director. “Col leads an extremely dedicated and talented team of Producers at UKRD and I know they, like I, will be celebrating with Col”, added Coull.

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