for LSR news
Student Radio (LSR) has won two awards at the Radio One
student radio awards. The station was presented with prizes
for best marketing and promotions and best factual speech-based
programming at Alexandra Palace in London.
coverage of Nelson Mandelas visit to Leeds in April
2001 won the factual programme award. Joint head of news
James Webster said: "This is a fantastic step forward
not just for us, but also for everyone working in news
in student radio across the company. Few stations have
their own news service, but we do and this award shows
we do it well."