New York, NY - Jan 19, 2010 - New York Festivals Radio Programming and Promotion Awards has opened its call for entries. Established in 1982, the competition honors innovative work in radio broadcasting, with entries from radio stations, networks and independent producers.
New categories have been added for 2010: Best Student Artist Performance/Interview, Best Student Comedy, and Podcast for the Arts. Other categories include News Programs, News Inserts, Information/Documentary, Entertainment, Talk Programs, On-air Talent, Craft & Technique, Programming Format, Promotion Spots, IDs, Audio Podcasts, and Student categories.
The 2009 Award winners include Bloomberg, Bioneers, Radio Free Asia, Oregon Public Broadcasting, Sirius XM Radio, BBC, DWR, CBC, George Washington University, Radio Netherlands, Radio New Zealand, WNYC Public Radio, WFMT, and The New York Philharmonic.
Entries are judged based on their production values, organization, presentation of information, creativity, and use of the medium. Each jury member listens to and scores entries via the NYF online judging website.