Presenter, writer/director Karena Wynn-Moylan, along with co-producer William Martin, researchers Deb Sharpe and Dr Peter Wynn-Moylan have won the prestigious community broadcasting award for excellence in spoken word, news and current affairs programming.
Memories of Saravejo: Radio Zid – Rock Under Seige was the award-winning show, and is the first of a series of programs which highlighted the integral and vital role community radio plays in communities around the world.
Vital role of radio
Karena Wynn-Moylan says, ‘In 1997, I sent a song I wrote to Radio Zid which led to a whole cultural exchange between our local music community and a little radio station in war-torn Sarajevo.’
BayFM’s production manager William Martin also won the much-coveted award for best station production for last year’s A Christmas Carol broadcast promotion. With a wonderful cast of local actors and artists, the Bay FM version of A Christmas Carol was heard across Australia, broadcast live from the Byron Theatre.
Other programs to be nominated were Star Tours and Bentley Blockade for best new spoken word program, and Boomerang Festival for best outside broadcast 2013.
For more information visit BayFM’s website .