Kirkcaldy radio station, one of only two in Scotland shortlisted for the UK awards
This is the second year in a row that the station has been shortlisted – it won bronze in 2020.
Graeme Kilgour, with the K107fm K10 Saturday Sports Show was nominated for “Sports Show of the Year”.
And retired director Craig Mitchell was nominated in the newcomer category.
Craig said: âTo be nominated for this award is a fantastic recognition of what community radio can offer.
âSince I retired, my goal was to ‘give something back’ that was linked to the heart of our community, while giving me the opportunity to challenge myself to acquire a skill set completely. different. “
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The sports category features shows that take pride in community sport, from live coverage of matches or events to coverage of niche sports sometimes overlooked by other media.
The news of the nominations delighted station chairman John Murray.
He said, âReceiving a community radio award nomination is a remarkable achievement, but two in the same year really highlight the strength of the programming we have to offer and the continued progression as a local radio station. .
âTo think that these two presenters are new to radio further demonstrates the true spirit of community radio and what we offer throughout the Kirkcaldy area.
âThese appointments are a reflection of the hard work of the individual presenters and the team at large. “
The awards take place in Coventry on October 23.