Sony Radio Awards 2012 winners

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Chris Evans at the Sony Radio Academy Awards
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Chris Evans won music radio personality of the year as well as hosting the ceremony

The best of British radio broadcasting has been celebrated at the prestigious Sony Radio Academy Awards in London. The winners are:

Sony DAB rising star award - Luke Franks (Fun Kids)

Best breaking news coverage - PM (BBC Radio 4)

Best community programming - Face To Face (National Prison Radio)

Best news and current affairs programme - 5 live Drive (BBC Radio 5 live)

Best sports programme - Keys & Gray (talkSPORT)

Best music feature/special/documentary - Feeling Good - The Nina Simone Story Part 1 (BBC Radio 2)

Best news feature/special/documentary - Child of Ardoyne (BBC Radio 3)

Best feature/special/documentary - Walking With The Wounded (Smooth Radio)

Best comedy - Mark Steel's In Town (BBC Radio 4)

Best drama - On It (BBC Radio 4)

Best multiplatform/social media - Now Playing@6Music (BBC Radio 6 Music)

Best live event coverage - The Royal Wedding (BBC World Service)

Best single promo/commercial - Geoff Lloyd's Hometime Show - The Complaints (Absolute Radio)

Best specialist music programme - David Rodigan (BBC Radio 2)

Best station imaging - BBC Radio 1Xtra

Best competition - 2 Strangers And A Wedding (106 JACKfm Oxfordshire/Glide FM 107.9 Oxfordshire)

Best entertainment programme - Beryl and Betty (BBC Radio Humberside)

Best music programme - Fearne Cotton (BBC Radio 1)

The special award - Classic FM

Best internet programme - Science Weekly: Sounds of the Space Shuttle - An Acoustic Tribute (The Guardian)

Best speech programme - Stephen Nolan (BBC Radio 5 live)

Music radio personality of the year - Chris Evans (BBC Radio 2)

Best use of branded content - Danny Wallace's Naked Breakfast (Xfm)

Music broadcaster of the year - Jools Holland (BBC Radio 2)

Speech radio personality of the year - Danny Baker (BBC Radio 5 live)

Best promotional/advertising campaign - Wimbledon 2011 (BBC Radio 2, 5 live & Local Radio)

Speech broadcaster of the year - Victoria Derbyshire (BBC Radio 5 live)

Breakfast show of the year (under 10 million) - Real Radio Breakfast with Gary and Lisa (Real Radio North East)

Breakfast show of the year (10 million plus) - Kiss Breakfast with Rickie, Melvin and Charlie (Kiss)

News journalist of the year - Mike Thomson (BBC Radio 4)

Station programmer of the year - Andy Roberts (Kiss)

Best interview - Eddie Mair interviews Julie Nicholson (BBC Radio 4)

Station of the year (under 300,000 listeners) - KL.FM

Station of the year (300,000 - one million) - 107.6 Juice FM

Station of the year (one million plus) - Radio City 96.7

UK station of the year - BBC Radio 6 Music

Gold award - Nicholas Parsons

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