New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards Announces 2017 Finalists

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The New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards announced the 2017 Finalists. World-wide since 1982, New York Festivals® Radio Program Awards honors the World’s Best Radio Programs, receiving entries from radio stations, networks, and independent producers from around the globe.

NYF’s Grand Jury selected 336 Finalists from entries submitted from 32 countries worldwide including such far-reaching countries from Afghanistan to Namibia. Entries were judged by the 2017 Grand Jury on production values, organization, presentation of information, creativity and use of the medium. All entries achieving Finalist status proceed to the medal round.

RTÉ Ireland dominated this year’s competition with an impressive 47 entries moving on to the medal round. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation saw a robust 30 entries move forward and TBI Media was a strong force with 15 entries achieving Finalist status. Radio New Zealand saw 10 entries move forward and Reliance Broadcast Network Limited, India saw 9.

99FM is ecstatic to announce that the 99FM #MYD Show has been shortlisted as a finalist under best regularly scheduled Talk Program for the New York Festivals: Radio Programming and Promotions Awards! For 53 years the New York Festivals Radio Programming and Promotions Awards has recognised The World’s Best Work in radio broadcasting.

“Sharing Namibian stories is our passion, and we are thrilled that we have inspired a global audience with the inspiring stories of Namibians and our country with Kirsty Watermeyer,” – 99FM. Tune into the show on Wed & Thurs every week 6pm or catch up on www.99fm.com.na

To view all the 2017 Radio Awards Finalist please visit: HERE.

2017’s Radio Program Awards competition marked a year of exceptional storytelling submitted from the around the globe and showcased the depth and breadth of radio today by expanding the theater of the mind,” said Rose Anderson, VP/Executive Director of New York Festivals Radio Program Awards.

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