Vision Australia's nominations
Vision Australia Radio has garnered five nominations in this year’s Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) awards.
Each year, Australian community media organisations submit nominations in 32 categories highlighting excellence in broadcasting.
Vision Australia Radio Manager, Conrad Browne, said the nominations were a tribute to the network’s ability to collaborate on projects and programs that emphasise the importance of representation and inclusion.
‘They demonstrate our commitment to providing the blind and low vision community with a voice. Whether we’re working in partnership with people and organisations beyond Vision Australia or with our staff, we’re dedicated to delivering content that reflects the diversity of our society.
It’s an honour to be recognised for these initiatives by our peers in the community media sector and a fantastic acknowledgement of the talent and people involved at Vision Australia Radio.’
And the nominations are…
Troy Garner Excellence in Sports Programming
This Girl Can - a six-part audio series sharing perspectives from women who have found their preferred method for getting active and involved in their community.
Excellence in Innovative Programming and Content
The Career Path - a ten-part audio series providing a platform for jobseekers who are blind or have low vision and for industry recruiters.
Best Radio Program Talks
Seeing Eye Dogs Show - a weekly radio show and podcast, that takes a look at the work at Seeing Eye Dogs. Includes in the latest in dog health, caring and fostering puppies, interviews with experts and more.
Best Special Event Broadcast
White Stick Fest 2022 - in partnership with Platinum Cre8tive- a two hour interview and music broadcast celebrating the achievements of the blindness and low vision community.
Best Station Production
Let’s Move for Vision Australian Library - an on-air announcement promoting the Vision Australia Library six-part series called ‘Lets Move’ dedicated to making fitness easy to understand for young people who are blind or have low vision.
Winners will be announced on Saturday, November 4 at CBAA Conference in Adelaide. For further details visit the CBAA.