New York Festivals Honors Radio's Best
June 21, 2012 at 5:54 AM (PT)
NEW YORK FESTIVALS International Radio Program & Promotions Awards, honoring the "World's Best Radio Programs," celebrated its award winners on MONDAY, JUNE 18th at the 2012 Radio Awards ceremony. The gala was held at the MANHATTAN PENTHOUSE in NEW YORK CITY.
GEORGE WASHINGTON GLOBAL MEDIA INSTITUTE, USA was honored with a Grand Trophy in Best Talk/Interview Special category for "The KALB Report - Anchoring 9/11: The Day and The Decade."
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Professor/Executive Producer MICHAEL FREEDMAN said, "We are deeply touched to be recognized by THE NEW YORK FESTIVALS which celebrates the most enduring and endearing medium of all -- radio. To see our students light up when they first feel the magic of the medium is so very special and to have their efforts rewarded with an honor of this magnitude can only deepen their commitment to raise the bar for the next generation. This is a very special moment for all of us and one we shall never forget."
PIRATE GROUP INC., CANADA earned a Grand Trophy in the Business/Consumer Issues category for "The Happy Homemaker: How Advertising Invented The House Wife."
RTÉ RADIO IRELAND's work earned the Broadcaster of the Year Award for the second year in a row. LIAM O'BRIEN, series producer "Documentary On One" RTÉ Radio accepted the trophy. In addition, RTÉ received 4 Gold Awards, 6 Silver, 5 Bronze, and10 Finalist Certificates.
View all the winners here.