Awards – Radio Adelaide

These Awards were gained during my time as Executive Producer Lifelong Learning, Radio Adelaide at The University of Adelaide, from 1993 to 2003. As in most cases these projects were the result of team efforts, due credit is given to other team members.

Lifelong Learning Productions – Radio Adelaide

See also awards gained while at PBA FM.

October 2003 – Brisbane
Rural Men
Older People Speak Out National Awards
Winner – Radio Category
For the five-part Radio Adelaide series Rural Men, planned, produced and presented by Tony Ryan during Adult Learners Week 2002, on older men in rural South Australia. Produced with assistance of the Adult Community Education Unit, South Australian Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology.

October 2002 – Melbourne
United Nations Associations of Australia
Media Awards for Environmental Reporting
World Environment Day Awards 2002
Finalist – Wetlands Drylands – Radio Adelaide
Recorded on location around the Murray Mouth and lower parts of the River Murray. Presenter Dr Rob Morrison, series producer Pam Green, executive producer Tony Ryan.

November 2001 – Hobart
To Radio Adelaide – Award for General Excellence in Broadcasting
Community Broadcasting Association of Australia Annual Conference
Shared award for a suite of series from Radio Adelaide’s Lifelong Learning strategy in 2001, utilising radio broadcasts, CD production and use of the internet. Various projects, and various funding sources.

November 2001 – Adelaide
The Law Spot Series 2
Justice Administration Media Awards
Commendation in the Radio Category
For the twenty-part legal education initiative, on radio and CD. Producers Neil Smart and Annie Hastwell. Executive Producer Tony Ryan. Produced with support of  the Law Foundation of South Australia.

October 2001 – Canberra
Aspects of Ageing, Series 1
Commonwealth Media and Advertising Awards
Images of Older Australians. National Press Club, Canberra
Finalist and runner-up in the Radio Category
Twenty programs for radio and also issued on CD. Producer and Presenter: Tony Ryan. Associate Producer: Don Balaz. Produced with support from the Office for the Ageing, South Australian Department of Health.

December 1998 – Adelaide
Brainwaves: So what is an Eco-School?
National Award – Best Spoken Word Program in 1998
National Conference – Community Broadcasting Association of Australia
Program 2 in this four-part professional development initiative for teachers, on environmental education, was awarded the Best National Spoken Word Program in 1998, awarded by the Community Broadcasting Association Annual Conference, held at The University of Adelaide. Four live to air one hour radio programs on Radio Adelaide, prepared, produced and presented by Tony Ryan, with assistance from Vicki Butler (Department of Education and Children’s Services) and Dr David Snewin (University of South Australia). Technical Production Darren Van Schaik (Radio Adelaide). This initiative was funded through the Australian College of Educators and SATISFAC Credit Union.

June 1998 – Adelaide
The Law Spot Series 1
Archbishop of Adelaide Media Citation – Special Commendation – Radio
Legal Education series on Radio Adelaide – twenty programs for broadcast and also issued on cassette. Producers Jo White and Neil Smart. Executive Producer Tony Ryan. Produced with support from The Law Foundation of South Australia.

November 1997 – Sydney
Keep Yourself Alive – a national youth suicide prevention CME project
National Award Winner – MBF Award
Producer / presenter Tony Ryan from Radio Adelaide, with team members Associate Professor Graham Martin, Dr Sheila Clark and Dr Paul Beckinsale, for the youth suicide prevention radio program Keep Yourself Alive, and CME audio resources in the Keep Yourself Alive training package. Produced with support from the Commonwealth Department of Health.

October 1997,  Adelaide
The Law Spot, Series 1
Special Commendation – Justice Administration Media Awards
This Legal Education series of twenty programs on Radio Adelaide and also issued on cassette. Producers Jo White and Neil Smart; Executive Producer Tony Ryan.
Funding – The Law Foundation of South Australia.

September 1997,  Adelaide
Keep Yourself Alive – a national youth suicide prevention CME project
State Award Winner – MBF Award
Producer / presenter Tony Ryan from Radio Adelaide, with team members Associate Professor Graham Martin, Dr Sheila Clark and Dr Paul Beckinsale, for the youth suicide prevention radio program Keep Yourself Alive, and CME audio resources in the Keep Yourself Alive training package.
Funding – Commonwealth Department of Health.

September 1997, Hobart
Keep Yourself Alive – a national youth suicide prevention CME project
National finalist – Peter Grieve Award for excellence in medical journalism
Producer / presenter Tony Ryan from Radio Adelaide, with CME team members Associate Professor Graham Martin, Dr Sheila Clark and Dr Paul Beckinsale, for the youth suicide prevention radio program Keep Yourself Alive, and CME audio resources in the Keep Yourself Alive training package.
Funding – Commonwealth Department of Health.

May 1997, Adelaide
Keep Yourself Alive – a national youth suicide prevention CME project
Winner, The Archbishop of Adelaide’s Media Citation
Producer / presenter Tony Ryan from Radio Adelaide, with team members Associate Professor Graham Martin, Dr Sheila Clark and Dr Paul Beckinsale, for the youth suicide prevention radio program Keep Yourself Alive, and CME audio resources in the Keep Yourself Alive training package.
Funding – Commonwealth Department of Health.