Josh Couch & Erin Carpenter receiving international awards for our time-travelling Christmas special, Newstalk BC

Josh Couch & Erin Carpenter in New York

Our Awards

We’ve won many prestigious awards over recent years for our programming.

This success in both local and international radio awards has underscored CBA’s credibility as top-quality programme providers within the New Zealand radio industry.

Newstalk 33AD

Throughout our Good Friday broadcast on Newstalk ZB we crossed live back 2000 years to news reports from the day of Jesus’ crucifixion.

Christian Media & Arts Australia
  • 2017 Most Engaging Radio
NZ Radio Awards
  • 2017 Finalist for Best Creative Feature
New York Festivals World’s Best Radio Programs℠
  • 2017 Gold Award for Best Writing
  • 2017 Silver Award for Best Religious Programme

Martin Crowe Tribute

After the death of cricketing legend Martin Crowe we edited a tribute montage from his interview on Real Life and distributed the piece to stations throughout New Zealand via our Love It Media sub-brand that same day.

NZ Radio Awards
  • 2017 Finalist for Best Creative Feature

The Crazy Kiwi Christmas Kids Show

The team celebrating winning Gold at the New York Festivals World’s Best Radio Programs℠

Celebrating Gold

Every Christmas morning we produce a children’s programme to kick off our all-day Christmas party on Newstalk ZB.

New York Festivals World’s Best Radio Programs℠
  • 2015 Gold Award for Best Children’s Programme
  • 2016 Silver Award for Best Children’s Programme
  • 2016 Bronze Award for Best Director
  • 2017 Silver Award for Best Children’s Programme
NZ Radio Awards
  • 2014 Winner of Best Children’s Programme
  • 2016 Winner of Best Children’s Programme
  • 2017 Winner of Best Children’s Programme

The ANZAC Centenary Tribute

Josh Couch thanked CBA supporters

Josh Couch in New York

This radio documentary commemorated the 100 year anniversary of the Gallipoli landings in WWI.

New York Festivals World’s Best Radio Programs℠
  • 2016 Gold Award for Best Writing
  • 2016 Silver Award for Best History Documentary
NZ Radio Awards
  • 2016 Winner of Best Documentary

The Christmas Truce

Phil Guyan receives Gold for The Crazy Kiwi Christmas Kids Show and Newstalk BC

Phil Guyan in New York

Leighton Smith voiced this telling of the Christmas Truce of 1914 along the Western Front.

NZ Radio Awards
  • 2015 Winner of Best Documentary

Newstalk BC

Transporting listeners through space and time to Judea 1BC, we tune in to Jerusalem’s number one talk station, Newstalk BC. This imaginative programme was part of our Christmas Day broadcast on Newstalk ZB.

AIB Awards in London
  • 2014 Winner of Best Creative Feature
Phil Guyan, Josh Couch and Pat Brittenden celebrate Gold and Silver at New York

Phil, Josh & Pat

New York Festivals World’s Best Radio Programs℠
  • 2014 Gold Award for Best Talk/Interview Special
  • 2014 Gold Award for Best Director
  • 2014 Silver Award for Best Religious Programme
  • 2014 Silver Award for Best Performance by an Actor
  • 2015 Gold Award for Best Writing

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