Mumbai: BIG FM, one of India’s largest radio networks, won 2 bronze awards at the prestigious New York Festivals Radio Awards, 2019. In addition to these accolades, it also secured 5 finalist certificates for its exemplary creativity and innovative shows. The radio network has been recognized for its localized content-based shows, talented RJs and its astute delivery of branded content and effective usage of the platform for on-air promotions. Big FM won bronze awards in the Best Sound category for Benadryl Big Golden Voice Awards and Best Special Event for their Iru Kai Puratchi, that was also known as the Big hand wash campaign. The New York Festivals Radio Awards encourages and acknowledges all forms of radio content across the globe. Their classic microphone trophy is a must have for radio players across the world.
The popular radio station was also awarded the finalist certificates for various categories like Best Music Program Host for their popular show that recently completed 6 successful years “Suhaana Safar With Annu Kapoor”. RJ Balaji secured Best Radio Personality: Local Market. The Best Regularly Scheduled Drama Program went to the most loved show, “Yaadon Ka Idiot Box with Neelesh Misra”. Additionally, the newest addition on the radio network, “Dhun Badal Ke Toh Dekho with Vidya Balan” went on to receive a finalist certificate for the Best Regularly Scheduled Talk Program. The hard-hitting rap created for the show ‘Dhun Badal Ke Toh Dekho with Vidya Balan’ also won the finalist certificate at the esteemed awards.
Speaking about the great achievement a spokesperson from Big FM said, “We are very happy to be receiving awards at an international platform. The categories at the NYF Radio Awards are a clear indication that the great hard work and dedication showcased by radio players are acknowledged and appreciated all over the world. The winning titles across categories give us a deeper understanding of audiences and help us focus on innovation and creativity. We look forward to achieving more such laurels and move ahead towards enhancing the listening experience for the audience.”
The network’s award-winning streak is a result of its ‘Shared Purpose’ philosophy, deep consumer insight led programming, implementation of various strategies focused towards being future ready and delivering effective, integrated campaigns to partners. The New York Festivals Radio Awards is a prestigious award ceremony where radio players across the globe have sent entries. India competed with countries like Ireland, Canada, USA, Mexico, New Zealand, UAE and many more.