Absolute Radio named national station of the year at Bauer Awards

Bauer has crowned Absolute Radio as the National Station of the Year at its annual awards event in London.

Absolute Radio also won awards for breakfast marketing, imaging, specialist shows and content.

Other stations winning the big awards include Tay FM, getting Station of the Year under 1 million TSA and Forth 1 winning the same award for stations over 1 million TSA.

Scala Radio won Event of the Year for its launch whilst the sales team at Downtown Radio won the Sales Team of the Year for Local Radio Sales.

Individuals picking up awards included presenter Pat Sharp, producer Aaran Sheppard, journalist Bryan Rutherford, Rising Star Naomi Julien, Leader Justine Murphy, with Lee Tideswell and Tim Vernon winning Hero Awards.

Steve Taylor has been awarded the Bauer Gold Award, whilst the Media Team of the Year went to the Cash Register team.

And the Making a difference team award went to Where’s your head at? Project team (Bauer’s Mental Health Campaign) and The game changers award went to the Belonging at Bauer team.

Rock FM won the Cash for Kids Team of the Year and Best Pitch of the Year, Downtown Radio won the Platinum Service Award, Hits Radio Manchester won Best On-Air Competition, and Wave 105 won the Digital Innovation of the Year award for their Alexa app.

Dee Ford, Group Managing Director, Bauer Radio said: “It’s our people behind the great work who make Bauer a great place. We’re excited to celebrate the extraordinary talent in our teams from across the UK for the Bauer Media Awards 2019”.