Red FM shines at Excellence in Radio Awards

Saturday 16 May, 2015

Red FM, Radio City and Radio Mirchi have dominated at the Indian Excellence in Radio Awards (ERA) 2015.

The winners were announced at the end of India Radio Forum 2015 in New Delhi on Friday.

Red FM topped the winners list with 10 awards including for Best Breakfast Show (Hindi) for its Delhi station, Best Community Service, Best Station and Best Media Campaign.

Red's sister network Suryan grabbed three awards taking the group's total to 13.

Music Broadcast Private Limited’s Radio City and Entertainment Network India Limited’s Radio Mirchi shared the second spot with seven awards each.

Radio City’s wins included RJ of the Year (Hindi) for its Delhi station’s breakfast host RJ Ginnie, Best Breakfast Programme (Telugu), Best Radio Programme (Kannada) and Excellence in New Media Initiative.

Radio Mirchi’s RJ Naved was lauded for Best Radio Programme (Non-Breakfast - Hindi) for hosting the evening drive in Delhi and Best Radio Sparkler for a prank call feature called Mirchi Murga.

The station also scooped awards for it Bengali, Gujarati and Kannada programming.

Reliance Broadcast's BIG FM won three awards including prizes for RJ of the Year (Hindi – Non-Metro Station) and Best Interactive Idea – both of them for its retro show ‘Suhana Safar with Annu Kapoor’

Regional player Mango - based in Kerala - picked up two awards including RJ of the Year (Malayalam) for RJ Oscar.

Radio Mantra and My FM also won two awards each.

Here’s the full list of winners:

Best Breakfast Programme (Hindi) 93.5 Red FM Delhi - Morning No 1

Best Breakfast Programme (Tamil) Suryan FM - Blade No 1 Chennai

Best Breakfast Programme (Telugu) Music Broadcast (Radio City 91.1 FM) - RJ Shiv

Best Radio Programme (Non-Breakfast - Hindi) Radio Mirchi 5-9 - With Dilli Ka Don Naved

Best Radio Programme (Non-Breakfast - Telugu) Kal Radio - Red FM Hyderabad - Zabardast Masti With RJ Chaitu

Best Radio Programme (Bengali) Radio Mirchi - The Final Problem

Best Radio Programme (Gujarati) South Asia FM - Morning No.1 Ahmedabad

Best Radio Programme (Kannada) Music Broadcast (Radio City 91.1 FM) - City Mathu

Best Radio Programme (Malayalam) - Radio Mango 91.9 Vellarikapattanam

Best Radio Programme (Marathi)  Red FM - Morning Number 1 Pune

Best Radio Programme (Hindi – Non-Metro Station) DB Corp Ltd (Radio Division) - 94.3 MY FM Salaam Jaipur

Best Radio Sparkler (Hindi) Radio Mirchi - Mirchi Murga

RJ of the Year (Hindi) Music Broadcast Pvt. Ltd - RJ Ginnie

RJ of the Year (Tamil) Suryan FM - RJ Blade Shankar

RJ of the Year (Telugu) Reliance Broadcast Network Limited - RJ Shekar

RJ of the Year (Bengali) Radio Mirchi - RJ Deep

RJ of the Year (Gujarati) Radio Mirchi - RJ Dhvanit

RJ of the Year (Kannada) Music Broadcast Pvt. Ltd - RJ Pradeepa

RJ of the Year (Malayalam) Radio Mango 91.9 - RJ Oscar

RJ of the Year (Marathi) Red FM - RJ Sangram

RJ of the Year (Hindi – Non-Metro Station) Reliance Broadcast Network Limited - RJ Annu Kapoor

Best Radio Promo - In-House (Hindi) Radio Mirchi Mirchi - Love – Ratre

Best Radio Promo - In-House (Tamil) Music Broadcast Pvt. Ltd RadioCity -  BlueCarpet

Best Radio Promo - In-House (Telugu) Kal Radio - Red FM Hyderabad - Votugaadu Jingle

Best Radio Promo - In-House (Gujarati) 94.3 MY FM - Chhatrayan

Best Radio Promo - In-House (Kannada) Radio Mirchi - FIFA Music Promo

Best Radio Promo - In-House (Malayalam) Club FM - Vishwamithran

Best Radio Promo - In-House (Marathi) Music Broadcast Pvt. Ltd - Ganpati Guards

Best Radio Station Imaging Radio Mantra - Mantra Station Imaging

Best Radio Programme/Show Packaging Suryan FM - Chinna Ponnu Cinema Kannu Chennai

Best Community Service Award 93.5 Red FM - Andar Kar - Bhopal

Best Interactive Idea Reliance Broadcast Network Limited -Suhana Safar With Annu Kapoor

Most Creative Campaign Radio Mantra - Aasha

Best Media Campaign Red FM - Bajao For A Cause

Best On Ground/Activation by an FM Station Red FM Digital Radio (Mumbai) Broadcasting Ltd - Pothole Utsav

Excellence in New Media Initiative Music Broadcast Pvt. Ltd - Slappies 2014

Best FM Station Digital Radio (Mumbai) Broadcasting Ltd - Mumbai

Best Use of Music/Song/Jingle by an Advertiser in a Radio Spot Unilever HUL's Project Sunlight - The Shower Challenge

Most Effective Use of Radio in an Activation Campaign Madison Media - Pinnacle Le Chalo Khushiyan

Most Outstanding Use of Radio in an Ad Campaign Zenith Optimedia - Everyday Chai Party

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