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The Excellence in Radio Awards was created with the aim of supporting and recognising quality in radio broadcasting in India. The Awards celebrates the very best of Indian radio, honouring outstanding programming, on-air personalities, marketing & promotions and creativity within the industry.
These categories are rewarded with the specially created Excellence in Radio Awards (ERA) trophy, an exclusive commissioned statute befitting the prestige and importance of the awards. The ERA is the benchmark of quality by which radio professionals, consumers and advertisers recognise, reward and celebrate outstanding content and creativity.
Overview of Awards
All submitted material must have been originally broadcast between 16 Jan, 2018 and 15 Jan, 2019. Awards materials must be submitted by 21st February 2019, 3.00pm, otherwise late fees apply. Last date for submission is 28th February, 2019, 12pm.
*Single Entry : INR6,300 | *Late Entry : INR8,000
*All associated bank charges, fees and applicable taxes are to be borne by the entrant/remitter. Awards fees are subject to applicable Government taxes.
P01 Best Breakfast Show (Hindi)
P02 Best Breakfast Show (Tamil)
P03 Best Breakfast Show (Telugu)
P04 Best Radio Show (Non-Breakfast – Hindi)
P05 Best Radio Show (Non-Breakfast – Tamil)
P06 Best Radio Show (Non-Breakfast – Telugu)
P07 Best Radio Show (Bengali)
P08 Best Radio Show (English)
P09 Best Radio Show (Gujarati)
P10 Best Radio Show (Kannada)
P11 Best Radio Show (Malayalam)
P12 Best Radio Show (Marathi)
P13 Best Radio Show (Hindi – Non-Metro Station)
P14 Best Radio Sparkler (Hindi)
T15 RJ of the Year (Hindi)
T16 RJ of the Year (Tamil)
T17 RJ of the Year (Telugu)
T18 RJ of the Year (Bengali)
T19 RJ of the Year (English)
T20 RJ of the Year (Gujarati)
T21 RJ of the Year (Kannada)
T22 RJ of the Year (Malayalam)
T23 RJ of the Year (Marathi)
T24 RJ of the Year (Hindi – Non-Metro Station)
Promotion & Marketing
M25 Best Radio Promo - In-House (Hindi)
M26 Best Radio Promo - In-House (Tamil)
M27 Best Radio Promo - In-House (Telugu)
M28 Best Radio Promo - In-House (Bengali)
M29 Best Radio Promo - In-House (English)
M30 Best Radio Promo - In-House (Gujarati)
M31 Best Radio Promo - In-House (Kannada)
M32 Best Radio Promo - In-House (Malayalam)
M33 Best Radio Promo - In-House (Marathi)
M34 Best Radio Station Imaging
M35 Best Radio Programme Packaging
M36 Community Show of the Year
M37 Best Interactive Idea
M38 Most Creative Campaign
M39 Best Marketing Campaign
M40 Best On Ground/ Activation by an FM Station
M41 Excellence in New Media Initiative
M42 Best New Launch *revised
M43 * Best FM Network
A44 Best Use of Music/ Song/ Jingle by an Advertiser in a Radio Spot
A45 Most Effective Use of Radio in an Activation Campaign
A46 Most Outstanding Use of Radio in an Ad Campaign
* M43 BEST FM NETWORK
Points from the winning and runner up entries of the Programming, Talent and Promotion & Marketing categories are tabulated to determine the winner of the Best FM Network.
- In the event that any individual category attracts fewer than the minimum number of entries, the organiser reserves the right to withdraw that category
- All relevant permissions and copyrights are assumed to be cleared by the entrant. All entrant agree that the entries may be used at the discretion of India Radio Forum for educational and/or promotional purposes without further reference to the submitting company. Full credit will be given.