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Smooth Operations To Produce the 2012 Sony Radio Academy Awards
The Radio Academy has today announced that Smooth Operations have been hired to produce the 30th Sony Radio Academy Awards, which will take place on Monday 14th May at the Grosvenor House Hotel on London’s Park Lane.
Part of the UBC Media Group, Smooth Operations are one of the UK’s leading radio and TV production companies with a reputation for delivering the highest quality content across multiple platforms. Over their 20 year history, they have devised numerous successful and long-running formats for a range of clients and have managed and provided coverage for a range of major events as diverse as the Folk Awards, the UK Music Hall of Fame, the Brits, the New Orleans Mardi Gras and the Rio Carnival.
Smooth Operations’ Managing Director, John Leonard, is himself a multiple Sony Gold Award winner and a Fellow of the Radio Academy. He has also served on the Sony Radio Academy Awards Committee and joined the ranks of Sony Judges on numerous occasions.
John Leonard, Managing Director of Smooth Operations said:“The Sony Awards are entering a new era and we are flattered and delighted to have been awarded this prestigious production contract at such a critical time. We are looking forward to delivering an evening that will be a high spot for everyone in the industry.”
John Myers, CEO of The Radio Academy said: “We talked to a number of companies and it is clear that, with their all-round experience and expertise, they are the right company to produce the biggest radio event of the year. I look forward to working with them on these prestigious awards.”
The Sony Radio Academy Awards are the most prestigious accolades in the UK radio industry’s calendar, and the only event that brings the entire sector together to celebrate outstanding content and creativity.