Here’s Some Shortlist Facts

The youngest person on the shortlist in an individual category is blogger Salma Haidrani. She is 21.

Radio presenter Nihal and TV journalist Reshma Rumsey are the only two individuals listed in two separate categories.

The Daily Jang, established in the UK according to records in 1973, is the only bi-lingual newspaper on the list.

Luv Asia’s nomination means they are the only internet based radio station making the list.

Asian Star 101.6fm is the only independent radio station to have two nominations in the list.

BritAsia and Star Plus are the only Asian digital TV organisations to have work shortlisted in the same category twice.

Zee TV is the oldest established digital station on the list. It was launched in the UK in March 1995.

Pukaar Magazine is the only ‘local magazine’ on the list.

The BBC has the most nominations this year with fourteen from its various teams and departments.

Not including BBC and ITV staff the team from Nusound, based in Newham, London had the shortest distance to travel to the finalist’s launch event at City Hall.

The oldest person on the shortlist, well, he or she will be revealed at the main awards night!

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