Awards

RTÉ Radio 1 Leads The Pack At Annual PPI Radio Awards.

RTÉ took home bronze, silver and gold awards, totalling 19, at this year's PPI Radio Awards. RTÉ Radio 1 took the most gold awards on the night by a considerable margin, for documentary, music, features, speech, drama and news. "The number of awards, and the breadth of genres they cover, underlines once again RTÉ’s vital role as Ireland’s public service broadcaster", commented Clare Duignan, M.D., RTÉ Radio.

The awards to RTÉ were as follows:

Station Of The Year:

Silver: Radio 1

Bronze: Raidió na Gaeltachta

Bronze, Music Programme General
The Rick O'Shea Show
» RTÉ 2fm

Silver, Best New Irish Music/Musical Talent Programme
Nova : Chalant
» RTÉ Lyric fm

Bronze, Best News Programme
This Week – Pre-Election Interviews
» RTÉ Radio 1

Silver, Best Current-Affairs Programme
Election 2011 on Drivetime
» RTÉ Radio 1

Bronze, Best Current-Affairs Programme
Saturday View - Brian Cowen Resigns
» RTÉ Radio 1

Silver, Best Sports Programme
Saturday Sport
» RTÉ Radio 1

Gold, Best Documentary
Documentary on One – Don’t Go Far
» RTÉ Radio 1

Silver, Best Documentary
Documentary on One - An Extraordinary Affair
» Whistling Gypsy Productions for RTÉ Radio 1

Gold, Speech Driven Magazine Programme
Miriam Meets...
» RTÉ Radio 1

Silver, Best Short Feature
Arena - Ritchie Beirne
RTE Radio 1

Silver, Specialist Speech Programme
Arts Tonight: Sam Stephenson
» RTÉ Radio 1

Gold, Specialist Speech Programme
1911 Census
» RTÉ Radio 1

Gold, Best Drama
Grenades by Tara McKevitt - Drama on One
» RTÉ Radio 1

Gold, Specialist Music Broadcaster of the Year
Philip King
» RTÉ Radio 1

Gold, News Broadcaster of the Year
Cathal MacCoille
» RTÉ Radio 1

Gold, News Reporter of the Year
Cian McCormack
» RTÉ Radio 1

Bronze, News Reporter of the Year
Katriona McFadden
» RTÉ Radio 1













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