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Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2019: radio nominations announced

The shortlist for the three categories have been announced.

Cerys Matthews
Credit: BBC

The shortlist for this year’s Broadcasting Press Guild (BPG) Awards, sponsored by Virgin Media, radio nominations have been revealed.

Among those nominated across the three categories – BPG Radio Programme of the Year, BPG Radio Broadcaster of the Year and BPG Podcast of the Year award – include Danny Baker, Lauren Laverne, Cerys Matthews and Paddy O’Connell.

The 45th annual BPG awards, sponsored by Virgin Media, will be presented next month at a lunch held at Banking Hall in the City.

The TV nominations were announced last week. Find out all the details.

BPG Radio Programme of the Year

  • Cerys Matthews, BBC Radio 6 Music
  • River (Joni Mitchell episode), Soul Music, BBC Radio 4
  • Tara and George, presented by Audrey Gillan, BBC Radio 4

BPG Radio Broadcaster of the Year

  • Danny Baker, The Danny Baker Show, BBC Radio 5 Live
  • Lauren Laverne, BBC Radio 6 Music; Late Night Woman’s Hour and Desert Island Discs, BBC Radio 4
  • Paddy O’Connell, Broadcasting House, BBC Radio 4

BPG Podcast of the Year

  • Griefcast with Cariad Lloyd
  • Hip Hop Saved My Life with Romesh Ranganathan
  • You, Me and the Big C

The BPG Awards – given only for work commissioned or produced in the UK and broadcast in 2018 – are highly prized by programme-makers because they are selected independently by TV and radio correspondents, critics and previewers.

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