19th November, 2012

2012 CBAA Award Winners Announced

The 2012 Community Broadcasting Association of Australia  Awards have been distributed to those stations and shows that have demonstrated excellence in community radio. The awards recognise the achievements of stations and their volunteers, both on and off-air.

The awards are designed to encourage and assist community broadcasters and acknowledge the accomplishments of stations in their programs, initiatives and practices that increase their station’s capabilities or improve the services offered to their community.

The Voxies were presented at the Conference Gala Awards Dinner on November 17th in Melbourne.

Congratulations to all the winners!

Excellence in Community Participation

Community Participation   Nambucca Valley Radio 2NVR

Outstanding Volunteer Contribution

Michael Smith  3CR

Best New Radio Program – Music

Ears Have Ears  2FBi

Excellence in Training

Brainwaves   3CR

Best New Radio Program – Talks (joint winners)

RTRFM’s Youth News Project   RTR FM

Primary Perspectives  3WBC

Contribution to Australian Music

Project U  Coast FM 96.3

Contribution to Indigenous Broadcasting

4th Anniversary of Apology to Stolen Generation   Phoenix FM

Excellence in Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasting

Next Generation Media   SYN

Excellence in Music Programming

Sideways Through Sound  2ser

Excellence in Spoken Word, News and Current Affairs Programming

All The Best  2FBi

Outstanding Youth Contribution

Georgia Moodie  SYN

Best Station Production

Women’s Business 2012   CAAMA 8KIN FM

Best Station Promotion, Sponsorship or Fundraising Campaign

Transmission Ignition   4ZZZ

Troy Garner Excellence in Sports Programming

CAAMA Sports Programming   CAAMA 8KIN FM

Most Innovative Outside Broadcast or Special Event Broadcast

JOY and 3AW – Better Together Broadcast            JOY 94.9

The Outstanding Small Station Award

5THE FM  Derwent Valley, TAS

Excellence in Technical / IT Services

Greg Segal            3CR

Best Digital Media Initiative

Radio On Demand  3RRR

Tony Staley Award

Radio Adelaide

Michael Law Award

John McInnes