BBC Asian Network Reclaims Radio Station Title

BBC Asian Network reclaimed the Radio Station of the Year honour at the 2018 Asian Media Awards.

It was three years since the station picked-up the award after Sunrise Radio won in both 2016 and 2017.

The award was presented by DJ Fritz of event partners Supreme Dream Events.

The Asian Media Awards ceremony took place at the Manchester Hilton Deansgate (Thursday October 25) attracting journalists, broadcasters and media professionals from across the country.

The evening also saw BBC Breakfast’s Naga Munchetty, East is East and Ackley Bridge creator Ayub Khan Din and Sky News Political Editor, Faisal Islam honoured.

BBC Asain Network has made a series of changes in the past 18 months introducing a range of new presenters and specialist shows.

The third and biggest Asian Network Live was held at the Arena Birmingham in March 2018 and was the most successful yet, with a selection of artists from the UK and South-Asia and an audience of over 4000 people.

Winners and recipients of AMA special awards were announced at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Thursday 25 October.

Previous recipients of an Asian Media Award include Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Waris Hussein, Art Malik, Mehdi Hasan, Nina Wadia and Anita Rani.

The University of Salford are premier sponsors and partners to the event include ITV, MediaCom, M.E.N, Press Association Training, Primesight & The Palace Theatre & Opera House.

The official Charity Partner for 2018 is CLIC Sargent.

The event is also supported by Manchester Metropolitan University, Routes Into Languages, Namey, AMT Lawyers, USI Money, Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Supreme Dream Events, Payal Events & Cleartwo.

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