Sony Awards Honor BBC Radio 3, Prison Station
May 13, 2009 at 5:14 AM (PT)
BBC RADIO 3 won U.K. Station of the Year, NICKY CAMPBELL and SHEILAGH FOGARTY's BBC RADIO 5 LIVE show won the Breakfast Show Award, and MAGIC 105.4/LONDON's NEIL FOX won the Gold Award at the SONY RADIO ACADEMY AWARDS in LONDON this year, but the winner which got people talking was ELECTRIC RADIO BRIXTON, a station for prisoners at BRIXTON PRISON in SOUTH LONDON, which won two awards, the Community Award and the Listener Participation Award.
In other categories, BBC RADIO 2's CHRIS EVANS took home Music Radio Personality of the Year and fellow RADIO 2 host MARK RADCLIFFE won Music Broadcaster of the Year, and LBC/LONDON's NICK FERRARI was named Speech Broadcaster of the Year while BBC LONDON 94.9 host VANESSA FELTZ won Speech Radio Personality of the Year.
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