PPL sponsors Student Radio Awards

PPL today announced its co-sponsorship of the 2008 Student Radio Awards, presented by BBC Radio 1.

The annual event takes place this Thursday (November 6) at the IndigO2. The awards have been running since 1996 and set out to recognise the bes student radio talent.

The Student Radio Awards are a showcase the next generation of talent who will be shaping the future of British radio. Greg James (BBC Radio 1, Early Breakfast Show) Marsha Shandur (XFM London, Saturday Breakfast and Sunday Roast) and Philippa TJ (BBC 6 Music, Chart Show) are just some of the DJs the awards helped to launch in radio today.

The awards this year received record entry numbers and will be hosted by Radio 1 DJ’s Scott Mills and Fearne Cotton. The award ceremony comprises thirteen different categories including best specialist music programming, best interview, best marketing and branding and best student radio station.

Camille Ainsworth, Student Radio Associations Press and PR Officer said, ‘It’s great to know a company such as PPL supports the efforts of the SRA and student radio at large. We’re absolutely thrilled to have them on board for the most exciting event in the student radio calendar!’

PPL is a not-for-profit company, is the London-based UK music industry service organisation which licenses recorded music on behalf of over 3,400 UK record companies and over 38,000 performers around the world.

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