Advisory Board

We thank the following board members for their support in making this year a great success and look forward to working together again in the coming year.

  • JOHN N. CATLETT, Media Objectives International, Broadcast Consultant, USA
  • PHIL CRITCHLOW, TBI Media, Founding Director, UNITED KINGDOM
  • DENISE DONLON, Broadcast Consultant, CANADA
  • HAVOC FRANKLIN, CBC Radio, Director of Local Program Development, CANADA
  • MICHAEL FREEDMAN, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) & George Washington University, Senior Vice President & Professor of Journalism, USA
  • VALERIE GELLER, Geller Media International, President, USA
  • JOHN MACCALMAN, Broadcast Producer/Consultant, SCOTLAND
  • PETER MUSNGI, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, Vice President, News & Sports, PHILIPPINES
  • GÖTZ NALEPPA, Naleppa Audio Productions, Drama Director & Sound Artist, GERMANY
  • DAN SOUTHERLAND, Radio Free Asia, VP For Programming/Executive Editor, USA
  • ELYSE TOPALIAN, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vice President for Communications, USA
  • MARK TRAVIS, New York Philharmonic, Audio Producer, USA

Grand Jury

The NYF® International Radio Program Awards are judged online by award winning Directors, Producers, Writers, Reporters, Creative Directors, Program Directors, and various other radio industry experts from across the globe who volunteer their time.

  • IMRAN ALI, Radio Rounds, USA
  • LAI NGAR (JACE) AU, Radio Television Hong Kong, HONG Kong
  • PAUL BAXTER, Risk Sound, AUSTRALIA
  • PAVEL BARTER, Barter Productions, IRELAND
  • RACHEL BARTON, We Are Grape, Ltd., UK
  • PAUL BAXTER, Senior Sound Designer / Specialist Manager Sound, AUSTRALIA
  • CHARLOTTE DE BEAUVOIR, Universidad de los Andes, COLOMBIA
  • RONNIE BERGMAN, University of the West of Scotland, SCOTLAND
  • DAVE BETHELL, Beds and Beats Ltd, UK
  • HARRISH M. BHATIA, MyFM, INDIA
  • ANDREW BIGGS, Mediaworks , NEW ZEALAND
  • GAVIN BLAKE, Today FM, IRELAND
  • SARAH BOOTHROYD, Independant Producer, CANADA
  • ROZINA BREEN, Editor, UK
  • PAT BRITTENDEN, Blindfish Media, NEW ZEALAND
  • CHRIS BROOKES, Battery Radio, CANADA
  • PAUL BUSHNELL, Radio New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND
  • DANNY CARROLL, RTE Radio Dublin, IRELAND
  • JUAN PABLO CORDOBA, Radio Mitre S.A., ARGENTINA
  • JOHN N. CATLETT, Media Objectives International, USA
  • CLEA CHANG, Intelligence Squared Debates, USA
  • SAM COLEY, Birmingham City University, UK
  • LARRY D. COOPER, Consultant, Consultant, USA
  • JOSH COUCH, Christian Broadcasting Association, NEW ZEALAND
  • JUAN PABLO CORDOBA, Radio Mitre S.A., ARGENTINA
  • RUSSELL CREWE, Like It Is Media, UNITED KINGDOM
  • TIM CROOK, Goldsmiths College, UNITED KINGDOM
  • TREVOR DANN, Trevor Dann's Company Ltd, UNITED KINGDOM
  • RANDALL DAVIDSON, WRST-FM, USA
  • NICK DAVIS, CBC Radio, CANADA
  • MELEK DEMIR, National Association of Broadcasters, USA
  • DENISE DONLON, Broadcast Consultant, CANADA
  • PAT DUGGINS, Alabama Public Radio, USA
  • SERGIO DAVID DURAN DEL VILLAR, Chamacos al aire, MEXICO
  • CHRISTOPHER FLOCKTON, Britishvoiceover.net, Owner, USA
  • ADAM FOWLER, Overtone Productions Ltd, UNITED KINGDOM
  • KIM FOX, The American University in Cairo, EGYPT
  • HAVOC FRANKLIN, CBC Radio, CANADA
  • STEFAN FRECH, NDR 2 / hr3, GERMANY
  • MICHAEL FREEDMAN, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) & George Washington University , USA
  • MADDY FRYER, SBS Corporation, AUSTRALIA
  • MASAKO FUKUI, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, AUSTRALIA
  • NEIL GARDNER, Ladbroke Audio Ltd, UNITED KINGDOM
  • VALERIE GELLER, Geller Media International, USA
  • DANIEL GILLIAM, Louisville Public Media/WUOL, USA
  • JOANNE JONGRAN HA, Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), SOUTH KOREA
  • MIKE HALLY, Square Dog Radio LLP, SCOTLAND
  • MARIUS HANSEN, NRK, NORWAY
  • CATHIE HARROP, Independent, NEW ZEALAND
  • JOHN HINNEN, Consultant, CANADA
  • MIKE HOGAN, Classic Hits 4FM, IRELAND
  • PAUL HOLLINS, Blue Revolution Ltd, UK
  • MICHAEL HORTIN, BBC Radio Lincolnshire, UNITED KINGDOM
  • RICK HOUGHTON, Talkabout Media Limited, UNITED KINGDOM
  • PAULA HUGHES, Regional News Editor - Wales, WALES
  • WILL JACKSON, UK Radio Independents Group, UNITED KINGDOM
  • LAURA DEEN JOHNSON, SUNY Fredonia, USA
  • BINOY JOSEPH, Radio City 91.1, INDIA
  • ARSENIJE ARSA JOVANOVIC, Freelancer, SERBIA
  • AARON KEARNEY, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, AUSTRALIA
  • JAMES KEEN, Heart Essex, UNITED KINGDOM
  • TAI KEEN-MAN, Rthk, HONG Kong
  • GREG KELLY, CBC Radio One, SERBIA
  • JORDIE KILBY, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, AUSTRALIA
  • SARAH KRAMER, Radio Diaries, USA
  • DAVID KURMAN, Westwood One, USA
  • PETER LACK, Hessischer Rundfunk, GERMANY
  • MATT LISSACK, Capital South Wales, CAPITAL BREAKFAST
  • ROSARIO LUFRANO, Radio Rivadavia, ARGENTINA
  • JOHN MACCALMAN, Broadcast Consultant, SCOTLAND
  • GRAHAM MACK, Mack Media, UNITED KINGDOM
  • RANJIT MADGAVKAR, Radio Mirchi, INDIA
  • ARJUN MADHUSUDAN, Radio Mango, INDIA
  • ASTHA MANDIRATTA, MyFM, INDIA
  • LILIANA MANNA, Radio Rivadavia, ARGENTINA
  • PHILLIP MARTIN, WGBH News, USA
  • ANNIE MCEWEN, Battery Radio, CANADA
  • COLIN MCGINNESS, UKRD, UNITED KINGDOM
  • DAITHI MCMAHON, Henchman Productions, IRELAND
  • TONY MCSHANE, Bauer Media, UNITED KINGDOM
  • OLEG MEDVEDEV, Foundation for Independent Radio Broadcasting, RUSSIA
  • NEIL MOORE, British Forces Broadcasting Service, UNITED KINGDOM
  • GARTH MULLINS, CBC Radio, CANADA
  • GÖTZ NALEPPA, Götz Naleppa Audio Productions, GERMANY
  • LINDA NEIL, ABC, Writer/Producer, Australia
  • MARY O'CONNELL, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CANADA
  • NATALIE ORAM, Rockbarn Media, UNITED KINGDOM
  • LAURA ELENA PADRON, Radio Educacion, MEXICO
  • AMIR PAYAM, BBC Persian Service- BBC World Service, USA
  • ION ANDREI PUICAN, Radio Romania, ROMANIA
  • SWARUP B R, Stark Communications Pvt. Ltd., INDIA
  • PHIL REDO, WGBH, USA
  • ZOHAR REHAAN, Reliance Broadcast Network Limited , INDIA
  • SOL REZZA, Radio-Arte, ARGENTINA
  • KANWAR SAMEER, 91.1, INDIA
  • VATCHE SARKISIAN, Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc., USA
  • VICCI SAUNDERS, Howard University Radio Network, USA
  • DES SHAW, Ten Alps Radio, UNITED KINGDOM
  • HELEN SHAW, Athena Media, IRELAND
  • KAREN SHROSBERY, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, AUSTRALIA
  • MANPREET SINGH, SBS, AUSTRALIA
  • MAGI SLOAN, Independent, SCOTLAND
  • NEIL SLOAN, Capital FM, UNITED KINGDOM
  • ALAN SORENSEN, Radio Clyde, SCOTLAND
  • DR. GUY STARKEY, University of Sunderland, UNITED KINGDOM
  • JENNIFER STAYTON, KUT 90.5 , USA
  • GARY STEVENS, Lincoln School of Journalism, UK
  • CRAIG STEWART, Real and Smooth Radio LTD, UNITED KINGDOM
  • ILINCA STIHI, Romanian Radio Broadcasting Corporation, ROMANIA
  • ALEXEY SUKHANOV, Lev Razboev & Company, RUSSIA
  • BEN TAYLOR, Snappin Turtle Productions, UNITED KINGDOM
  • ALISON TOOMEY, Real Films Ltd., IRELAND
  • MARK TRAVIS, New York Philharmonic, USA
  • NATALIE TSO, Radio Taiwan International, TAIWAN
  • JUSTIN VAN LEEUWEN, CBS, USA
  • STEVE WADHAMS, CBC Radio, CANADA
  • MEGAN WILLIAMS, Freelance Reporter-Producer, ITALY
  • ANDREW WRIGHT, Wright Communicators Ltd, UNITED KINGDOM
  • MIYOUNG YEO, Christian Broadcasting System(CBS), SOUTH KOREA
  • ALII ZAHEER, Radio Mantra, INDIA
  • TIM ZUNCKEL, SABC, Programme Director, South Africa