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BIG FM wins 10 Golds at Indian Radio Forum 2019

BIG FM, one of the largest radio networks in India, once again proved its mettle in the radio industry by winning 10 Golds for various categories including Best Radio Show (Non-Breakfast-Hindi), Best Radio Show (Kannada), Best Radio Show (Marathi), Best Radio Show (Hindi- Non-metro station), Best Radio Sparkler (Hindi) and RJ of the Year at the prestigious Excellence in Radio Awards (ERA) hosted by the India Radio Forum. The highlight amongst the victors was author, scriptwriter, lyricist and radio storyteller Neelesh Mishra, who claimed the RJ of the Year (Hindi) award. The win was followed by the recent transition in the positioning of the brand ‘Dhun Badal ke Toh Dekho’ across its stations; a major brand revamp since its launch in 2006.

The radio station won titles across 5 genres - Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Marathi in the category of ‘RJ of the Year’ award. Neelesh Mishra won the RJ of the Year (Hindi) for his show‘Yaadon Ka Idiot Box with Neelesh Misra’, an iconic show that truly pioneered the storytelling genre on radio. Captivating listeners with interesting and engaging tales for the last five successful seasons, the show continues to enjoy a high listenership among listeners as well as advertisers. RJ Balaji won the RJ of the Year (Tamil), RJ Shekhar Basha won the RJ of the Year (Telugu), RJ Shruti won the RJ of the Year (Kannada) and RJ Sangram won the RJ of the Year (Marathi).

Speaking on the winning, BIG FM spokesperson“We not only feel humbled and honored to have won the 10 Gold awards but also the most number of awards in the ‘RJ of the Year’ category. BIG FM RJs have always managed to strike the right kind of conversation, as key influencers, with their fans and such accolades are testament to their committed and dedicated efforts. The winning of awards across multiple categories not only emphasize the hard work of the entire team, but BIG FM's better understanding of audiences, key hyperlocal insights, a sharp focus on innovation and the best in class creativity . We look forward to win more and more awards in the coming years by entertaining listeners with the best of content to be offered on the table.” 

India Radio Forum’s (IRF) Excellence in Radio Awards (ERA) celebrates and honours the best of Indian radio industry by recognizing outstanding programming, marketing, radio personalities, promotions, and creativity within the field. The annual event is dedicated to advancing the role and increasing the effectiveness of promotion and marketing within the Radio and Media industry. Each year the conference draws exciting speakers who come and talk about The Power of Radio to media and radio professionals. It attracts leading Indian media owners in Advertising, Radio networks, TV & Publishing Groups looking for solutions.

Following is the list of Gold winners:

RJ of the Year (Hindi)

Neelesh Misra

RJ of the Year (Tamil)

RJ Balaji

RJ of the Year (Telugu)

RJ Shekhar Basa

RJ of the Year (Kannada)

RJ Shruti

RJ of the Year (Marathi)

RJ Sangram

 

Best Radio Show (Non-Breakfast-Hindi)

 

Suhaana Safar With Annu Kapoor

Best Radio Show (Kannada)

BIG Coffee

Best Radio Show (Marathi)

The Sangram Show

 

Best Radio Show (Hindi- Non-metro station)

 

Suhaana Safar With Annu Kapoor

Best Radio Sparkler (Hindi)

Actor Calling Actor

 

Following is the list of Silver winners:

 

Best Radio Show (Non-Breakfast-Hindi)

 

Yaadon Ka Idiot Box With Neelesh Misra

Best Radio Show (Bengali)

Sholana Bangaliana

 

Best Radio Show (Hindi- Non-metro station)

 

Yaadon Ka Idiot Box With Neelesh Misra

Best Radio Promo – In-House (Kannada)

 

Drink and Drive Radio Test

 

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