Irish Finalist for New York Radio Awards

RTÉ Radio, 98FM and Classic Hits 4FM have all been announced as finalist for this years New York Festivals World's Best Radio Programmes. Independent Radio Producers Zoe Comyns, The Audio Orchard, Riviera Media Group, Athena Media and Clockwork Communications have also been listed as finalist for the competition.

RTÉ Radio has 23 finalist in the competition, Independent Radio Producer Zoe Comyns is a finalist in 3 categories Best Drama Special, Best Sound and Best Writing for her drama Flights of Fancy. 98FM's Dermot & Dave are finalist in the Best Comedy/Humor Personality in a local market. Athena Media is hoping to receive an award for their Historical Documentary Death of an Empire. Classic Hits 4FM have made the final with Rhoda's Story in the Best Human Interest Story Category. Clockwork Communications have been selected for the final of the Religious Programmes Category for their documentary My Bar Mitzvah in the Holy Land. The Education series Sound Matters has been nominated in the Educational category.

A list of Irish finalist are listed in the table below.

Best Comedy/Humor Personality: Local Market B49 - Best Comedy Humor Personality Local Market - Dermot & Dave 98FM
History Death of an Empire Athena Media
Best Human Interest Story Rhoda's Story Classic Hits 4FM
Religious Programs My Bar Mitzvah in the Holy Land Clockwork Communications
Educational Sound Matters Riviera Media Group
Best Drama Special No Worst There Is None' RTE
Best Regularly Scheduled Drama Program The House on Shareni Street' by Sheila Llewellyn RTE
Best Writing The Big Picture' by Siobhán Mannion RTE
Best Classical Format Gloria RTÉ lyric fm
Best Jazz Format Jazz Alley - Louis Armstrong "Pops is Tops!" RTÉ lyric fm
Best Special Event The John Kelly Ensemble - Reich WTC 9/11 RTÉ lyric fm
Culture & The Arts The Lyric Feature - Sunlight and Shadow RTÉ lyric fm
Education RTE lyricfm 'Piano Keys' educational podcasts RTÉ lyric fm
Human Relations Childsplay' RTÉ lyric fm
Best Children/Young Adult Program The Reindeer Santa Left Behind RTE Radio One
Best Documentary My Dad's Depression RTE Radio One
Best Sound Conversations In The Dark RTE Radio One
Best Sound Skelligs Calling RTE Radio One
Editorial Or Viewpoint Program Maurice - A Final Journey RTE Radio One
Health/Medical This is it, Kiddo RTE Radio One
History A Bullet for the General RTE Radio One
Human Relations Because You Can't Smell Someone On Skype RTE Radio One
Human Relations Logan Way - The Story of the Bulgers RTE Radio One
National Or International Affairs The Royal Irish RTE Radio One
Religious Programs Victim No. 0001 RTE Radio One
Social Issues/Current Events The Cocaine Diaries RTE Radio One
Sports & Recreation Three Rivers, One Summer RTE Radio One
Best Documentary The Fear of 9/11 The Audio Orchard
Best Drama Special Flights of Fancy Zoe Comyns
Best Sound Flights of Fancy Zoe Comyns
Best Writing Flights of Fancy Zoe Comyns