At the New York Festivals 2023 Radio Awards competition, Indian audio entries won a Gold, two Silver and a Bronze award. Besides, there were five entries from India secured Finalist Certificates.
MnM Talkies x Spotify India won the Gold for podcast series “Bhaskar Bose” under Drama Podcast category.
Bhopuwala Creative Solutions won two Silver awards for its entries titled “Do not hang me” and “Phoenix”.
The Bronze winner from India was Radio City 91.1FM for its entry titled “Blade running victoriously through life”.
The BBC was honoured with the 2023 Broadcaster of the Year Award. Compelling award-winning entries were honoured with both the prestigious Grand Award and 7 Gold trophies including “Burn Wild,” “Gangster: The Story of Curtis Warren (S2)” and “You, Me and the Big C: Putting the Can in Cancer.”
“It’s an absolute delight to accept the award for Broadcaster of the Year 2023. It’s testament to the incredibly talented teams here at the BBC and those we work with across the audio industry, and I want to say thank you and congratulations to everyone involved.
“We are committed to creating impactful public service radio for audiences around the world, whether that’s listening live to your favourite BBC radio stations, catching up on demand, or accessing our incredible range of podcasts.”—Charlotte Moore, Chief Content Officer, BBC
HarperCollins Publishers UK was honoured with the 2023 Radio Production Company of the Year Award. This is the second year in a row that HarperCollins Publishers were recognized for their outstanding audiobooks. Award-winning entries include Grand and Gold-winning “The Trials of Life,” Silver winner “Marple: Twelve New Stories,” and Bronze “Bombs on Aunt Dainty.”
“When we won “Radio Production Company of the Year” at last year’s New York Festival Radio Awards, I was delighted for our wonderful Audio team at HarperCollins, and for our roster of writers, producers, editors, and performers. But to win it again? It just goes to show that the people who work on our productions – from the extraordinary acting talents, the studio professionals, and the small dedicated in-house team who work to transform our authors’ great books into truly amazing audiobooks – really are the best in the business.” – Fionnuala Barrett, Audio Publishing Director, HarperCollins UK.
2023 Grand Awards
Grand Award-winning “Burn Wild” from BBC Radio 5 Live & BBC Sounds – Documentary/Best Nonfiction Series. Driven by a strong narrative and a cast of incredible, complex characters, Burn Wild is an eco-thriller that gets to the heart of today’s environmental movement and authority’s response to activism. “Burn Wild was honored with an additional 4 Gold trophies and a Bronze.
“The Trials of Life” from HarperCollins Publishers – Audio Books: Best Audio Book – Nonfiction was honoured with the Grand Award. The Trials of Life, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, is the third and last of Sir David Attenborough’s great natural history books based on his TV series and completes his survey of the animal world that began with Life on Earth and continued with Living Planet. “The Trials of Life” was recognized with an additional Gold trophy.
“The Outlaw Ocean Podcast” created and produced by The Outlaw Ocean Project, From CBC Podcasts and the L.A. Times – Podcasts/Narrative Documentary earned the Grand Award for this seven-part podcast series. The Outlaw Ocean, chronicles the laws, lore and lifestyles of a hidden realm populated by traffickers, mercenaries, wreck thieves and repo men, vigilante conservationists and elusive poachers, oil-dumpers, shackled slaves, and cast-adrift stowaways. Through their stories of astonishing courage and brutality, the series uncovers a globe-spanning network of crime and exploitation on the high seas. “The Outlaw Ocean Podcast” also earned 2 additional Gold trophies.