Entries are pouring in for the Radio Today Podcast Awards

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The Radio Today Awards recognise the most outstanding individuals, teams and organisations working with the medium from across the Australian media and marketing landscape.

The awards also spotlight the work of sales teams, agencies and brands.

There are over 15 categories, which will be judged by some of the most respected leaders and rising stars in the world of podcasts, alongside senior editors from Radio Today who cover the growing medium each day

The awards showcase the most innovative individuals and organisations in podcasting from across the Australian media and marketing landscape.

Categories include: Podcast Host or Presenter of the Year, Podcast Executive Producer of the Year, Advertising Agency of the Year, Podcast Marketer of the Year, Radio Show Podcast of the Year and Podcast Company of the Year.

Entrants will also gain access to an exclusive roundtable event featuring some of Australia’s top Podcasting Power Players.

Individual Categories

  • Podcast Executive Leader of the Year
  • Podcast thought leader of the year
  • Podcast host or presenter of the year
  • Podcast sales executive of the year
  • Podcast executive producer of the year
  • Podcast series producer of the year
  • Podcast audio producer of the year

Organisation Categories

  • Podcast Company of the Year
  • Podcast publisher of the year (major)
  • Podcast publisher of the year (indie)
  • Podcast network/platform of the year
  • Podcast hardware/ software of the year
  • Australian podcast of the year
  • Branded podcast of the year (Presented by Pro Podcast Production)
  • Radio show podcast of the year

Key Dates:

  • Entries Open: Next Monday, 2 May, 2022
  • Entries Close: Sunday, July 3 at 11.59pm AEST
  • Judging Period: Monday, July 4 to Sunday, July 24
  • Finalists Announced: Monday, July 25
  • Winners Announced: Monday, August 1.


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Entries Close: Sunday, July 3 at 11.59pm AEST.


Eligibility Criteria

• All entries must be submitted via the Radio Today awards platform https://radiotoday.awardsplatform.com Entries submitted via any other means or format will be disqualified; including email, post and in-person delivery
• Individual category awards are only open to Australian citizens, Australian-based residents or New Zealand citizens living and working in Australia, and must include a high-resolution headshot in order to submit an entry
• Organisation category awards are only open to ASIC registered entities with an ABN, including sole traders, companies (public and private) and not-for-profit organisations
• The majority of the work for which the individual or organisation has entered must have taken place between May 2021 and April 2022 in order to be eligible for the awards
Entry Criteria:
• The deadline for entries is July 3 2022 (11.59pm AEST).
• Individuals and organisations can submit entries in multiple categories, provided they meet the requirements and subject to the per-category entry fee
• The cost for entries is $99 per category.
• Radio Today reserves the right to move an entry from one category to another
• Entries cannot be made without the permission of the nominee(s) and must be submitted by an authorised representative of the copyright owner(s)
• Entries may not be obscene or defamatory and may not depict any illegal activity.
• All information supplied may be published on Radio Today and/or used for marketing purposes including on social media and through electronic mail
• All sections of the entry must be completed in order to be judged
• Entry fees must be paid by credit card and paid prior to submitting completed entries

Judging Process:
• The awards have a specially curated judging panel, formed by mixing peers with those elsewhere in the value chain, to make sure that the judgement is informed and considered from all relevant sides of the industry
• Radio Today will publish the full list of judges during the entry period
• Judges will be required to score each submission against specific criteria
• This system makes sure that each and every judge will score every allocated entry, and allows the editorial team to identify any potential bias or inconsistencies
• Judges are able to recuse themselves from entries if necessary. The process is designed to be transparent and fair to all parties.


Last year’s winners:

All the winners from the 2021 Radio Today Podcast Awards with LiSTNR

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