Local radio station Maritime Radio has been shortlisted in the 2023 Community Radio Awards.
The station has made the shortlist, which was whittled down from entries from stations from every corner of the UK.
The station has picked up nominations in the Male Presenter of the Year and Entertainment programme of the year categories.
John Reen has been shortlisted in the Male presenter of the year category, for his Saturday Brunch show.
Meanwhile, Tom and Matty have been nominated for their monthly show which looks at events from the past month and makes predictions for the month ahead. Monthly Montage, which airs on the first Sunday of the month, has been shortlisted in the Entertainment Show of the year category.
The winners will be revealed in a ceremony in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 4th November.
Duncan Martin, station manager, said: “We are delighted to have been recognised among a large number of other stations doing great work across the UK. Being shortlisted highlights the phenomenal work our team do day-in, day-out from our studios in Shooters Hill.”
Martin Steers, awards chair, said: “Every year we are constantly surprised and delighted by the breadth and depth of the output of community radio, both on air and in their local communities.
“We wish Maritime Radio good luck and can’t wait to host the ceremony in Newcastle in November.”