Best Speech Package 2013 Results
The results of the 2013 Best Speech Package award have been announced. Congratulations to Whipps Cross Hospital Radio's Chingford Model Railway for scooping the top prize this year.
Chingford Model Railway
Whipps Cross Hospital Radio
(Award presented to Jon Emmins by Ken Bruce at BBC Radio 2 on 25th March - photo: Jeff Brown)
The judges said:"A tour de force...for a very good reporter. This package did all that's great about radio. Sound effects, a variety of interviews, good descriptions and teh reporter - you really felt you were there!"
Casper the Commuting Cat
Hospital Radio Plymouth
The judges said:"Just a great listen. Interesting, engaging, informative - atruly fantastic piece of audio. I just didn't want it to end!"
Stargazing Live 2012
Scunthorpe Hospital Radio
The judges said:"Some lovely bits of radio, painting pictures - as radio should - and transporting the patients to the 'Stargazing' event, right down to the presenters having a mug of hot chocolate to warm up!"
Best Speech Package
Recognising excellence in speech-based programming or interviewing skills.
This award is open to any Hospital Radio station that is a member of the Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA).
The entry should be a maximum of 5 minutes taken from a single programme or interview that has been broadcast on the station. All music should be edited out of the entry. The material must have originated from station presenters and not from any other source.
Only one entry per station allowed. The trophy will bear the name of the station but the name of the programme or interview will be published on the short / winners lists and will appear on the certificate if submitted.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners are announced from a shortlist of selected entries.
In order to be eligible for this award, all material evidence must have been performed between 1st December 2011 and 30th November 2012.