The Awards are open to all individual radio and audio producers, who are either UK-based or provide programmes broadcasters based in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man, including:



and staff of and contributors to:

  • BBC networks
  • BBC local and regional stations
  • Ofcom-licensed commercial stations
  • Ofcom-licensed community stations     
  • SRA affiliated student radio stations
  • HBA affiliated hospital radio stations
  • audiobook producers
  • audio content for online distributors (eg Audible)

Entries are also welcome from audio producers working primarily in the digital sector on output for commercial or not-for-profit audio streams and podcasts.

The Grassroots Production Award is also open to teams and companies, while the Indie of the Year award is only open to companies - again either UK-based or providing programmes for broadcasters based in the UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man.

Conflict of Interest: individuals or companies directly involved in production and/or sponsorship of these Awards may be excluded from entry in certain categories; any potential conflicts of interest will be decided by the independent Chair of Judges.

In view of the rapidly-changing audio production sector the Organisers are willing to consider requests for eligibility from creators / producers who do not fit any of the above categories.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in the first instance and at least 7 days before the closing date.