BBC dominates Sony Awards journalism categories

But LBC radio host Nick Ferrari puts in a strong showing for the commercial sector with five nominat

After winning a British Press Award for digital innovation, Jon Gaunt is nominated as radio personality of the year for his daily SunTalk internet radio show. Another newspaper publisher making it on to the list of nominations is The Guardian which is nominated for internet radio programme of the year with Media Talk.

The winners will be announced at the awards dinner hosted by Chris Evans at Grosvenor House on 10 May.
Here are the nominations in the journalism-related categories:

Speech Radio Personality of the Year
Adrian Durham, talkSPORT
Eddie Mair, BBC Radio 4
Frances Finn, BBC Radio Nottingham
Jon Gaunt, SunTalk
Nick Ferrari, LBC 97.3

Speech Broadcaster of the Year
Andrew Peach, BBC Radio Berkshire
Melvyn Bragg, BBC General Factual for BBC Radio 4
Nick Ferrari, LBC 97.3
Sir David Attenborough, BBC Natural History Unit Radio for BBC Radio 4
Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5live

News Journalist of the Year
Andover Sound News Team
Ian Pannell, BBC Newsgathering for BBC Radio 4
Lyse Doucet, BBC World Service News & Current Affairs for BBC World Service
Nick Ferrari, LBC 97.3
Real Radio North West News Team

Best Specialist Contributor
Alan Dedicoat, BBC Radio 2
Chris Skinner, BBC Radio Norfolk
Mark Kermode, BBC Radio 5live
Maxwell Hutchinson, BBC London 94.9
Steve Levine, Magnum Opus Broadcasting Ltd for BBC Radio 2 & BBC 6 Music

Best Interview
Eddie Mair interviews John Hutton, PM Programme for BBC Radio 4
James O'Brien speaks to Frank Lampard, LBC 97.3
Jenni Murray interviews Sharon Shoesmith, Woman's Hour, BBC General Factual for BBC Radio 4
Toby Foster interviews the Mayor of Doncaster, BBC Radio Sheffield
Victoria Derbyshire interviews Peter Bacon, BBC Radio 5live

Best News Special
Crossing Continents: Chechnya, BBC Radio Current Affairs for BBC Radio 4
Hacked To Pieces, BBC Bristol for BBC Radio 4
Passport To Murder, BBC Birmingham for BBC Asian Network
The Afghan Diaries - On The Front Line, Radio City 96.7
The Return to Hillsborough, Real Radio North West

Best Feature
Archive on 4: Working for Margaret, Brook Lapping Productions for BBC Radio 4
Child of the State, Above the Title Productions for BBC Radio 4
Kegworth 20 Years on, Trent FM Programming for Trent FM
Now Wash Your Hands, Loftus Audio for BBC Radio 4
Six Minutes Past Three: Hillsborough Remembered, BBC Radio Merseyside

Breakfast Show of the Year (10 million plus)
5live Breakfast
Kiss Breakfast with Rickie, Melvin and Charlie
Nick Ferrari at Breakfast, LBC 97.3
The 1Xtra Breakfast Show with Trevor Nelson and Gemma, BBC Radio 1Xtra
Today, BBC Radio 4

Breakfast Show of the Year (under 10 million)
Breakfast with John and Jules, BBC Radio Kent
Dixie and Gayle, The Real Breakfast Show, Real Radio Yorkshire
Heart Breakfast With Tom, Lynsey and Jack, Heart Sussex
Steve and Karen at Breakfast, Galaxy Network Imaging for Galaxy North East
The Andrew Peach Show, BBC Radio Berkshire

Best Speech Programme
Behind Bars, Prison Radio Association for Electric Radio Brixton
Nick Ferrari at Breakfast, LBC 97.3
Nihal on BBC Asian Network
Witness, BBC News & Current Affairs for BBC World Service
Woman's Hour, BBC General Factual for BBC Radio 4

Best Sports Programme
Blue Remembered Thrills - Everton at Wembley, BBC Radio Merseyside
Sportsound, BBC Radio Scotland
Sportsweek, Front Page Media for BBC Radio 5live
The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, talkSPORT
World Football, BBC World Service

Best News and Current Affairs Programme
Newshour, BBC World Service News & Current Affairs for BBC World Service
PM, BBC Radio 4
The Andrew Peach Show, BBC Radio Berkshire
Today, BBC Radio News for BBC Radio 4
Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Radio 5live News for BBC Radio 5live

Best Breaking News Coverage
Alzheimer's Tragedy, BBC Radio Current Affairs for BBC Radio Ulster
Corus Teesside Mothballing, BBC Tees
Cumbria Floods, BBC Radio Cumbria
The Peckham Fire, BBC London 94.9
The Release of the Lockerbie Bomber, BBC Radio Scotland News & Current Affairs for BBC Radio Scotland

Best Live Event Coverage
Absolute Blur, TBI Media with Absolute Radio
Comic Relief: The Kilimanjaro Climb, BBC Radio 1
London Jazz Festival, BBC Radio 3, BBC Scotland, BBC Wales, Unique Production Co & Somethin' Else for BBC Radio 3
Test Match Special: The Ashes, BBC Radio Sport for BBC Radio 5live Sports Extra, BBC Radio 5live & BBC Radio 4
The Funeral of Harry Patch, BBC Somerset and BBC Radio Bristol

Best Community Programming
Ali Booker's Cancer Diaries, Oxfordshire's 106 JACK fm
BBC Academy Great Ormond Street Hospital Audio Podcasts, BBC Connect and Create for Children First for Health
Behind Bars, Prison Radio Association for Electric Radio Brixton
The New Ballads of Reading Gaol, BBC Radio Berkshire
Yvette's Early Christmas, Beacon Radio for Beacon Radio (Black Country)

Best Internet Programme
Answer Me This!, answermethispodcast.com
Hackney Podcast: Water, Hackney Podcast.co.uk
Media Talk, Guardian News & Media for guardian.co.uk
Remembering Hillsborough, Real Radio North West for Real Radio.co.uk
Richard Herring: As It Occurs To Me, Sky Potato, Avalon & Ben Walker for The British Comedy Guide Podcast

Station of the Year (up to 300,000)
Andover Sound
BBC Guernsey
Moray Firth Radio

Station of the Year (300,000 - 1 million)
BBC Hereford & Worcester
BBC Radio Derby
Oxfordshire's 106 JACKfm

Station of the Year (1 million plus)
BBC Radio Wales
Kiss 100
Real Radio Scotland
Digital Station of the Year
Absolute Classic Rock
BBC Radio 5live Sports Extra
Planet Rock

UK Station of the Year
Absolute Radio
BBC Radio 5live
talkSPORT
Station Programmer of the Year
Ed Baxter, Resonance FM
Euan McMorrow, Radio City 96.7
Paul Jackson, 95.8 Capital FM