The New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards announced the 2017 Finalists.Ireland dominated this year’s competition with an impressive 47 entries moving on to the medal round with 43 out of the 47 nominations received by RTÉ.
The Book Show on RTÉ Radio 1 have been nominated in the Best Special Event category for their Culture Night 2016 programme which features Crash Ensemble performing ‘As sun rises on crooked arm’ with Adrian Crowley.
The winners will be announced in New York at an awards gala on Monday evening, June 19, 2017.
About the awards
World-wide since 1982, New York Festivals® Radio Program Awards honors the World’s Best Radio Programs℠, receiving entries from radio stations, networks, and independent producers from around the globe.
NYF’s Grand Jury selected 336 Finalists from entries submitted from 32 countries worldwide including such far-reaching countries from Afghanistan to Namibia. Entries were judged by the 2017 Grand Jury on production values, organization, presentation of information, creativity and use of the medium. All entries achieving Finalist status proceed to the medal round.
Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. For more information, go to www.newyorkfestivals.com.