RTÉ dominates New York Radio Awards shortlist

RTÉ has received 43 out of the 47 nominations in the New York Radio Awards handed out in Ireland.

Classic Hits 4FM and Newstalk are the only other stations making the shortlist – three for Newstalk and one for Classic Hits 4FM.

RTÉ is up for Best Online Station with RTÉjr Radio, Best Writing for a number of documentaries and Best Special Event for The Book Show.

Classic Hits 4FM’s nomination is for Best Regularly Scheduled Talk Programme with The Niall Boylan Show, whilst Newstalk is shortlisted for a number of documentaries.

The winners will be announced in New York at an awards gala on Monday evening, June 19, 2017.

See all the nominations below:

Best Comedy Special Surviving Ireland RTE Radio 1
Best Director Chopped Liver by Fergal McElherron, Directed by Gorretti Slavin RTE Radio 1
Best Director I Seek Refuge RTE Radio 1
Best Drama Special Harder Faster More by Tracy Martin RTE Radio 1
Best Drama Special Flight Risk by Kevin Brew with Ellie Kisyombe RTE Radio 1
Best Human Interest Story RTE Radio Dublin
Best Investigative Reporting The Strand RTE Radio Dublin
Best Narration Bruno The Chimpanzee RTÉ Radio 1
Best Narration – Ensemble A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Athena Media RTÉ
Best Online Drama Program Snow Falls and so do We Green-Ember-Arts RTÉ
Best Online Radio RTEjr Radio RTE
Best Performance by an Actor A Matter of Modesty by Anne Marie Kennedy with Eamon Morrissey RTE Radio 1
Best Regularly Scheduled Drama Program A Matter of Modesty by Anne Marie Kennedy RTE Radio 1
Best Regularly Scheduled Talk Program The Niall Boylan Show Classic Hits 4FM
Best Special Event Culture Night 2016 The Book Show RTÉ
Best Special Event RTÉ lyric fm: The Lyric Concert with Paul Herriott RTÉ lyric fm
Best Special Event Mean Time RTE lyric fm
Best Writing Longing Lasts Longer by Penny Arcade RTE Radio 1
Best Writing Surviving Ireland RTE Radio 1
Best Writing I Seek Refuge RTE Radio 1
Biography/Profiles Vocal Chords: Paul Brady and Iarla Ó Lionáird in Conversation RTÉ lyric fm/The Lyric Feature
Biography/Profiles Roger Casement’s ‘Apocalypse Now’ RTE Radio Dublin
Community Service Kicking The Bucket RTE Radio Dublin
Culture & The Arts Wilde Stories Athena Media RTÉ
Culture & The Arts Mrs Findlay’s Broadwood Square Piano RTÉ lyric fm/The Lyric Feature
Culture & The Arts If the Stick Dances RTE Lyric fm / The Lyric Feature
Culture & The Arts Peadar Mercier RTÉ Radio 1
Culture & The Arts Aidan Higgins: The Reach of Words RTE Radio Dublin
Current Affairs Anatomy of an Irish Serial Killer RTE Radio Dublin
Health/Medical High Heels And Horses RTÉ Radio 1
Heroes No Roses Round My Cottage Audio Portraits Limited Newstalk
Heroes The Space Between Skeleton and Skin Futureproof Newstalk
Heroes John Beckett, the Man and his Music RTÉ lyric fm/The Lyric Feature
Heroes Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero RTÉ Radio 1
History Auschwitz – An Echo Trapped Forever RTE Radio 1
History Ireland’s National Anthems RTE lyric fm
History Ireland’s Secret Hangman RTÉ Radio 1
History Waterford, Wimbledon, Monaco, Murder RTE Radio Dublin
Human Relations No time to lose RTÉ Radio 1
Magazine Format Christmas Day 2016 The Book Show RTÉ
National Or International Affairs Cairo Cellmates RTÉ Radio 1
Personal Lives The Siege Of Sarajevo RTÉ Voices by Evelyn McClafferty
Profiles/Community Portraits Ireland 2016: As It Lives & Breathes RTE lyric fm / Classic Drive
Profiles/Community Portraits Sinking at Hangman’s Point RTÉ Radio 1
Science & Technology The Space Between Skeleton and Skin Newstalk fm
Social Issues We Decide Who Lives Or Dies RTE Radio Dublin
Sports & Recreation Bolt and my Belgian Blue RTÉ Radio 1

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