The 2022 New York Festivals' (NYF) Radio Awards shortlist across 14 category groups has been announced with South Africa's Media24 shortlisted for its My Only Story: Back to School in the category Podcasts: Narrative/Documentary Podcast.
With audio entries created by storytellers from 24 countries around the globe, the UK leads with 75 entries shortlisted followed by the US with 57, Ireland with 56 and Canada with 35 entries
Shortlisted global broadcasters include BBC, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBS News Radio, NBC News, RTÉ Ireland, Deutsche Welle (DW), Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and Mediacorp.
Judged on a set of criteria
All entries in the 2022 competition were judged online by NYF’s Radio Awards Grand Jury of 200+ producers, directors, writers, and other creative media professionals from around the globe.
The entries were judged on the following set of criteria: production values, creativity, content presentation, direction, writing, achievement of purpose and audience suitability.
Shortlisted entries include audiobooks, dramas, documentaries, breaking news coverage, entertainment, and music specials from radio stations, networks, prominent production companies and independent producers.
To view the 2022 shortlist, visit New York Festivals
Award-winning entries will be announced during the New York Festivals 2022 Storytellers Gala virtual event on 26 April. All winners will be showcased on the Radio Awards winners gallery.
Prominent companies making the shortlist include HarperCollins Publishers, TBI Media, Radio New Zealand, ABC Radio National, Bloomberg, Intelligence Squared U.S., Lockdown Productions, Fresh Air Productions, SiriusXM, Penguin Random House UK, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Swedish Radio, Unusual Productions, Colorado Public Radio, DCP Entertainment, FM Club, JAZZ.FM91, GoLoud, Magnum Opus Broadcasting, Media24, Radio Free Asia, Radio-Canada, Religion of Sports, Sky News Radio, Sveriges Radio, USG Audio, Virgin Radio UK, and Wondery.