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The Radio Academy is a registered charity dedicated to 'the encouragement, recognition and promotion of excellence in UK broadcasting and audio production'.[1] It was formed in 1983 and is run via a board of trustees, currently chaired by Chris Burns, Head of Group Operations for BBC
BBC
Radio.[2] The Daily Telegraph
The Daily Telegraph
has described the Radio Academy as "the industry's most powerful body".[3]

Contents

1 Events 2 Honours 3 Hall of Fame 4 Fellows 5 Patrons 6 References 7 External links

Events[edit] The Radio Academy runs a range of events throughout the year, including the annual Radio Festival.[4] It ran the former Radio Academy Awards up until 2014. The Academy also runs regular Masterclasses for young people who would like to work in radio.[5] In addition, the Academy's Branches regularly hold local events across the country.[6] Honours[edit] The Radio Academy awards a number of honours each year, including induction into its UK Radio Hall of Fame,[7] Fellowships, the John Peel Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music Radio, the PPL Music Icon Award, the Local and Regional Lifetime Achievement Award, the Most Played Artist on British Radio and the 30 Under 30.[8] In 2016 the Radio Academy gave out a number of prizes called Audio and Radio Industry Awards (ARIAS).[9] Previously the Academy issued the Radio Academy Awards. Hall of Fame[edit] The following are members of the Radio Academy's Hall of Fame:[10]

Douglas Adams Barry Alldis Peter Allen Gerry Anderson Marjorie Anderson Eamonn Andrews John Arlott Arthur Askey Danny Baker Simon Bates Tony Blackburn Alan Brazil Peter Brough
Peter Brough
/ Archie Andrews Ken Bruce Douglas Cameron Nick Clarke Jimmy Clitheroe Alistair Cooke Billy Cotton David Davis Jack de Manio Mike Dickin Richard Dimbleby Ed Doolan John Dunn Timothy Hodge Noel Edmonds Franklin Engelmann

Kenny Everett Nick Ferrari Neil Fox Alan Freeman Paul Gambaccini Jane Garvey The Goons Alan Green Benny Green Charlotte Green Henry Hall Tony Hancock Tommy Handley William Hardcastle Bob Harris Brian Hayes Stuart Henry Kenneth Horne Margaret Howard John Humphrys Jack Jackson David Jacobs Hattie Jacques David Jensen Brian Johnston Peter Jones (broadcaster) Nicky Campbell Barry Cryer

Peter Jones (actor) Alan Keith Alvar Lidell Adrian Love Humphrey Lyttelton Sue MacGregor Betty Marsden Brian Matthew Jessie Matthews Helen Mayhew Simon Mayo Derek McCulloch ‘Uncle Mac’ Jean Metcalfe Ray Moore Richard Murdoch Jenni Murray Pete Murray James Naughtie Annie Nightingale Norman Painting Nicholas Parsons
Nicholas Parsons
OBE Andy Peebles John Peel Wilfred Pickles Roy Plomley Libby Purves OBE Pete Price

Anna Raeburn Al Read Brian Redhead Alan Robson MBE David Rodigan Emperor Rosko Les Ross Roger Scott Linda Smith John Snagge Christopher Stone Chris Tarrant Margherita Taylor Sandi Toksvig Dave Lee Travis John Timpson Tommy Vance Johnnie Walker June Whitfield Kenneth Williams Russ Williams Tony Windsor Terry Wogan Jimmy Young Jo Whiley Vanessa Feltz Trevor Nelson

Fellows[edit] The following are Fellows of the Radio Academy[11]

Steve Ackerman Michael Betton Chris Burns Sandy Warr Ashley Tabor Clive Dickens Gloria Abramoff Darren Henley OBE Andrew Harrison Dee Ford Lorna Clarke Lisa Kerr David Lloyd Sonita Alleyne OBE FRSA Mark Damazer CBE Jay Crawford Ronan O'Rahilly Peter Baxter Martin Campbell John Leonard John Simons Jenny Lacey Bob Shennan Keith Pringle Steve Orchard

Simon Cooper John Bradford Johnny Beerling Giles Squire Roger Wright Glen Barnham Michael Barton Stephen Mitchell Pat Loughrey Kevin Dale John Rosborough Kevin Greening (RIP) David Vick John Pidgeon John Baish Andy Parfitt Fran Nevrkla Helen Boaden John Myers Deanna Hallett Tony Stoller Graham Ellis Phil Riley Gary Farrow Mark Goodier

Sir Nicholas Kenyon CBE Simon Cole David Mansfield Bill Morris LVO Robert Stiby Lesley Douglas Terry Smith Richard Findlay Peter Willison Mark Byford Jez Nelson Trevor Dann Alex Dickson OBE Roger Mosey Simon Shute Grae Allan John Perkins Phil Harding Alan Zafer Mark Story James Moir LVO Ralph Bernard CBE Ron Coles Dame Jenny Abramsky DBE Richard Park

Thomas Prag Owen Bentley David Murrell John Gray (RIP) Ronald Neil CBE Douglas McArthur OBE Matthew Bannister John Thompson CBE Michael Bukht OBE (RIP) Elizabeth Smith Paul Brown John Whitney CBE Brian West Dan Gilbert (RIP) Frank Gillard CBE (RIP) Frances Line OBE Michael Green Sir John Drummond CBE (RIP) Pat Ewing Caroline Millington Tim Blackmore MBE James Gordon, Baron Gordon of Strathblane
James Gordon, Baron Gordon of Strathblane
CBE Sir David Hatch
David Hatch
CBE (RIP) Peter Baldwin CBE Gillian Reynolds MBE

Patrons[edit] The following are Patrons of the Radio Academy[12]

Absolute Radio Power 93.4 FM Adstream Arqiva Bauer Radio BBC
BBC
Audio & Music BBC
BBC
Cymru Wales BBC
BBC
Local Radio BBC
BBC
News BBC
BBC
Northern Ireland BBC
BBC
5 Live BBC
BBC
Scotland BBC
BBC
Trust BBC
BBC
World Service BFBS Broadcast Bionics Celador Radio

CN Group Digital Radio UK Equity Folded Wing Folder Media G Media Gaydar Radio Global Radio Global Traffic Network GMG Radio The Guardian IMD Isle of Wight Radio JACK fm Oxfordshire Jazz FM Jibba Jabba Productions

Kingdom FM KMFM LD Communications Lincs FM Manx Radio Media UK MGR Neilsen Music Control Orion Media PPL Premier Christian Radio Pure Quidem RadioCentre Radio Independents Group Radioplayer

RadioWorks RAJAR RCS Real and Smooth Ltd Red Apple Creative Sky News
Sky News
Radio Smooth Operations Somethin' Else TBI Media Tindle Radio Limited UBC Media UKRD Group UTV Media Wise Buddah

References[edit]

^ "The Radio Academy's official website". The Radio Academy. Retrieved 9 January 2013.  ^ "Trustees". The Radio Academy. Archived from the original on 2009-02-19.  ^ Singh, Anita (2008-10-30). "Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand row: Lesley Douglas profile". London: The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2010-01-12.  ^ "Radio Festival". The Radio Academy. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-01-08.  ^ "Masterclasses". The Radio Academy. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-01-09.  ^ "Branches". The Radio Academy. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-01-08.  ^ "The Radio Academy's Hall Of Fame". The Radio Academy. Archived from the original on 8 December 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2013.  ^ "Honours". The Radio Academy. Archived from the original on 1 September 2015. Retrieved 8 January 2013.  ^ "My Dad Wrote A Porno podcast up for Radio Academy ARIAS award". East London and West Essex Guardian. Retrieved 20 December 2016. , ^ "Hall of Fame". The Radio Academy. Archived from the original on 2011-12-08. Retrieved 2013-01-08.  ^ "Fellows". The Radio Academy. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-01-08.  ^ "Patrons". The Radio Academy. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-01-09. 

External links[edit]

Official website Charity Commission. Radio Academy, registered charity no. 293825. 

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