Steve Bailey – Plan A Productions – ” We are over the moon at having won and just wanted to pass in our regards to everyone who made that special evening what it was”

Al Jazeera English – “Steve and the whole 101 East team were incredibly excited by the win! Steve also said what a wonderful awards evening it was.”

Mark Hemetsberger, Marketing Strategist, ABC Radio Australia – “Receipt of this award is a great compliment for so many reasons: it represents  acknowledgement of achievement from within our industry and amongst our peers; it represents a sense of accomplishment and success, and it serves to provide encouragement  for our future endeavours.”

WHAT THE Attendees say

Angie Mee – Freesat – “Thank you very much for a lovely evening on Wed night. It was great to see the hard work of those news teams getting such recognition for their achievements. A thoroughly enjoyable evening.”

Greg Moyer- Blue Chalk Media – “Banquet was beautifully staged. I really enjoyed attending the whole affair. Congrats to you and your colleagues for an impressive night.”

Paul Robinson, PR Media Consulting – “…hope that you will continue the practice of showing clips of all the nominated programming-it is a source of real differentiation between the AIBs and other awards that I cannot commend too highly.”

Judges comments

Public Indecency: Queer Art In Britain – TBI Media for BBC Radio 4 – “This is a moving, poignant informative production that tells the story of art, sexuality and the theatre in Britain over the past century.”

Battle for Mosul – CNN – “Brave, dedicated, important and dramatic reporting from a team that understands their subject matter deeply. This team also stayed when many had left; they bravely stayed to tell the story of Mosul’s battle.”

Kaikoura Earthquake – Radio New Zealand – “Throughout what must have been a terrifying experience, the journalists of Radio New Zealand provided a calm, professional, reassuring, and accurate service to their listeners. This is where live radio really comes into its own.”