Wise Buddah Scoops Six New York Festivals Radio Awards


Three Gold, One Silver and Two Bronze Awards recognize the company's work across programming and jingles

Last Updated: June 18, 2013 6:48 pm GMT
(London, United Kingdom--June 18, 2013) Leading Radio Indie and Jingles producer Wise Buddah has won three Gold, one Silver and two Bronze awards at the 2013 New York Festivals International Radio Programs and Promos Awards.

A 2012 jingle package for BBC Radio 2, created by Wise Buddah Jingles & Music Imaging (J&MI), won Gold in both the Best Sound and the Best Programme ID categories and also picked up Silver for Promotional Spots, Opens & IDs.

A Gold was also awarded to Wise Buddah Creative in the Best Investigative Report (News Programs) category for The Strange World Of The People's Mujahedin, a BBC Word Service documentary about Iran fronted by Owen Bennett-Jones.

In addition, BBC Radio 2's Johnnie Walker picked up a Bronze award for Best Radio Personality: Local Market (On-Air Talent) while Gaslights, a series of short dramas for Radio 1 penned by writers from Channel 4 television's Skins, also took bronze, this time in the Best Drama Special (Entertainment) category.

Wise Buddah Creative was also a finalist in both the Best Music Special (Entertainment) and Culture and The Arts (Information Documentary) categories.

Audio Output Manager Neil Sloan said: "Following Wise Buddah's success at the Sony's, and another set of New York Festivals wins, this is a great endorsement of our talented team."

The New York Festivals International Radio Programs and Promos Awards recognise the best radio globally, including programming and promotions in all lengths and formats.

An awards ceremony took place at the Manhattan Penthouse in New York City last night (17 June 2013).

For a full list of winners visit: http://www.newyorkfestivals.com/worldsbestradio/2013/

Wise Buddah Content provides a range of production services from branded video content to award winning music and speech-based radio shows for both the BBC and commercial broadcasters. The department prides itself in creating multiplatform content built around great ideas.

Wise Buddah Jingles & Music Imaging (J&MI) supplies jingles, station IDs, imaging tools and production music to radio broadcasters around the world. Clients include BBC Radio, Astral Media, the Bauer Group, the NRJ Group, Communicorp, Global Radio, Virgin Canada and Kiss FM Berlin. Wise Buddah also produces original music for TV, film and commercials.

Both Wise Buddah Content and Wise Buddah (J&MI) are part of the Wise Buddah group of companies that also includes divisions for Studios, Talent Management and Branded Content. http://www.wisebuddah.com


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