Radio Graduates go BOOM

Radio graduates from North Metropolitan TAFE have been racking it up at the Australian Commercial Radio Awards (ACRA), with three graduates each receiving a nomination.

2013 graduate Gemma Maddox who works for Max FM, Taree NSW and Super Radio Network C won the ACRA for Best Music Director in a country market for the second year in a row (see photo)

2014 graduate Jodie Williams who works for ZOO FM, Dubbo NSW, Super Radio Network C was nominated for Best Music Director in a Country Market (defeated by Gemma Maddox).

2014 graduate Lauren McWhirter who works for Loz & Todd, Power FM, Nowra NSW and Grant Broadcasters P was nominated for Best On-Air Team in a Provincial Market.

All three graduates are alumni from North Metropolitan TAFE’s BOOM Radio station.

“It’s evident that our radio courses are developing world class industry talent across multiple disciplines in radio,” said Radio Lecturer Phillip Vinciullo.

The Australian Commercial Radio Awards are the annual event held by Commercial Radio Australia. The Awards weekend is the only event in Australia dedicated to the commercial radio industry, and is the largest gathering of radio industry professionals in the southern hemisphere.

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