The SACBA Bilby Awards celebrate the contribution community radio makes to our community and encourages high achievement within the sector.
Winners of the 2010 Bilby Awards:
Can’t Get Out Of The Car
A segment so good you want to listen to it no matter what
Winner – Coast FM, Brian & Laura Vercoe
Runner Up – Radio Adelaide, Catherine Zengerer
It’s not who you are interviewing, it’s what they say or how they say it.
Winner – Rox FM, The Scoreboard, Scott Sauerwald and Greg Latham
The funniest, most polished or most effective Station ID, Program promo or Sponsorship message.
Winner – Coast FM, Snazzi Boutique promo Karen Petrus producer
Runner Up – Radio Adelaide, Barometer Promo Casey Briggs producer
Best Local Music Program
Every community has music and community radio has a responsibility to promote local talent within our communities. This is for the program that best supports music within your own community.
Winner – Radio Adelaide
Runner Up – Rox FM
Best Outside Broadcast
OBs can be difficult and often challenge the resources of a station. They are also a chance to get out there and broadcast in the heart of your community. These entries demonstrate both the challenges and the successes of the broadcasts.
Winner – Trax FM The Smelter’s Picnic
Runner Up – 5GTR FM The Cancer Council’s Relay For Life Mount Gambier.
Best Coverage Of A Sporting Event within your community
Sport is integral to our communities and interest in sport is ever present. This year Blood Sports were the thing!
Winner – Rox FM
Runner Up – Radio Adelaide
Scott Sauerwald, Greg Latham & Travis Gotch
Best Community Event
Best results for your station or your community.
Winner – 5GTR FM
5GTR donated all their time and support to the event, which raised over $200,000 for the Cancer Council.
There was no runner up in this category.