New York Festivals® 2010 Radio Programming & Promotions Awards Debuts New Awards Trophy

New York, NY | March 08, 2010

New York Festivals® Radio Programming & Promotions Awards, revealed its newly designed trophy, inspired by the classic 1920’s Art Deco microphone made popular during radio’s golden age. The freshly minted trophy will debut at the 2010 Radio Awards ceremony, and will be crafted in gold, silver, and bronze colors representing the competition’s winners ranking. This original design will continue the tradition started fifty-three years ago of honoring the World’s Best Work™, in radio broadcasting, with entries from radio stations, networks and independent producers from around the globe.

NYF’s Radio Programming & Promotions Awards continually adapts its categories to the ever-changing, always evolving broadcast industry. In keeping with the demands of the consumer, NYF’s Radio Awards introduced new categories this year, including Podcast for the Arts, Best Student Artist Performance/Interview and Best Student Comedy. The complete list of categories include: News Programs, News Inserts, Information/Documentary, Entertainment, Talk Programs, On-air Talent, Craft & Technique, Programming Format, Promotion Spots, IDs, Audio Podcasts, and Student categories.

The 2010 Radio Programming & Promotions GRANDJURY® enlists jurists from all over the world, representing some of the most recognizable voices and captivating programming producers in the industry. Entries to the competition are judged based on their production values, organization, presentation of information, creativity, and use of the medium. Each jury member listens to and scores entries via the NYF revolutionary online judging website.

The Final deadline for 2010’s NYF Radio Programming & Promotions Awards is March 31, 2010. For more information go All winning entries of the 2010 New York Festivals® Radio Programming & Promotions Award Competition will be featured, and promoted by our network of representatives in 84 countries around the world.

International Awards Group (IAG) organizes advertising and programming competitions for the following five brands: AME Awards® for Advertising Marketing Effectiveness; Hive Awards® for the Unsung Heroes of the Internet; Midas Awards® for Financial Services Communications; The Global Awards® for Healthcare Communications; NYF World's Best Advertising; NYF Film & Video; NYF Radio Programming & Promotions; and NYF TV Programming & Promotions. Entries to each of the competitions are judged around the world by panels of peers in their respective industries. Founded in 1957, IAG and their five brands have representation in 84 countries. For more information, go to