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Wycombe Sound Shortlisted In National Community Radio Awards


Local community radio station Wycombe Sound 106.6fm has been shortlisted in the annual national Community
Radio Awards.

The station has made the shortlists with 12 entries in 10 categories

The full list of shortlisted nominations is as follows:
● Female Presenter - Philippa Sawyer
● Male Presenter - Luke Davis
● Male Presenter - Rob L'Esperance
● Live Event - Local Radio Day 2018
● Entertainment Show - The Rob L'Esperance Jukebox
● Entertainment Show - The Emperor's Bits
● Speech & Journalism - Have Your Say: Unitary Authority
● Specialist Music - Sunday Tea Dance
● Sports Show - Tuesday Night Sport
● Young Person - Liam Gates
● Newcomer - Mimi Harker OBE
● Innovation - Listen Again

Chris Phillips, Managing Director, said: "I continue to be inspired by the range of programmes created by our
dedicated team. It's very exciting and I'm looking forward to the awards ceremony."

Luke Davis, Station Manager, said: “We are delighted to have been nominated and recognised among a large number
of stations doing great work. It's all down to our amazing volunteers."

Martin Steers, Awards Chair, said: "Now in their third year, the entries are getting better and better, and we’re really
able to show off the diverse broadcasting that the community stations undertake for the benefit of their
communities. We wish Wycombe Sound good luck and can’t wait to host the ceremony in Sheffield in September.”

Wycombe Sound 106.6fm took home seven awards in 2017 including the Gold for "Station of the Year". This year's
awards ceremony takes place on the 15th September in Sheffield.

For further information contact:
Philippa Sawyer - Programme Director 01494 449900 pippa@wycombesound.org.uk