CBF-funded projects win awards

October 30, 2019

Crowd throwing coloured confetti in the air to celebrate

The talent and diversity of community broadcasters around Australia has been recognised by local industry awards.

We congratulate everyone who was honoured this month for their excellence in community broadcasting at the 2019 CBAA Community Radio Awards, Antenna Awards and the NSW MACA Awards. Many were assisted by Community Broadcasting Foundation grants or have contributed to our work as volunteer assessors.

The following list clearly highlights the talent and passion of so many committed community broadcasters around the country.

CBAA Community Radio Awards

Best Online Content
The AFL Multicultural Football Show (3ZZZ, Melbourne, VIC)
Funded through CBF Content grants for the last two years.

Contribution to Australian Music: Initiative
Music Masala, A Spicy Blend of Music and Life (Radio 4EB, Brisbane, QLD)
Funded via Content grants last year.

Excellence in Community Engagement
School of Thought (897fm, Perth, WA)
Funded through a CBF Content grant last year.

Excellence in News & Current Affairs Programming
The Edge (Wangki Radio, Fitzroy Crossing, WA)
Dylan Storer hosts The Edge and is a CBF grants assessor.

Station Leadership Award
Gerry ‘Gman’ Terati Lyons (3KND, Melbourne, VIC)
Gman is the Station Manager at 3KND and is a member of our Content Grant Advisory Committee.

Excellence in Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasting
Ireland Calling (2RDJ, Sydney, NSW)
Funded through a Specialist Radio Programming grant.

NSW MACA awards

Current Affairs
Baby Boomers Guide to Life in the 21st Century (Radio Skid Row, Sydney, NSW)
Funded through a CBF Content grant.

Antenna Awards

Best Narrative and or Fictional Program
Dee-Brief (Channel 31 Melbourne & Geelong, VIC)
Funded through a CBF Content grant.

Best Comedy Program
Australia, Get It Up Ya! (Channel 31 Melbourne & Geelong, VIC)
Funded through a CBF Content grant.

Outstanding Journalism in a Program
Half Hour (Channel 31 Melbourne & Geelong, VIC)
Funded through a CBF Content grant.

Outstanding Creative Achievement by a Program
Seeing Scarlett (Channel 31 Melbourne & Geelong, VIC)
Funded through a CBF Content grant for two years.

Outstanding Direction in a Program
Evan Munro-Smith – Australia, Get It Up Ya! (Channel 31 Melbourne & Geelong, VIC)
Funded through a CBF Content grant.

Best Actor in a Narrative Drama, Comedy or Sketch
Lee McClenaghan, Under the Milky Way (Channel 31 Melbourne & Geelong, VIC)
Funded through a CBF Content grant.

Outstanding Theme Song in a Program
Damon Smith, Under The Milky Way (Channel 31 Melbourne & Geelong, VIC)
Funded through a CBF Content grant.

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