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TWO AWARDS IN TWO DAYS

TWO AWARDS IN TWO DAYS

Jamie was awarded the top prize at this year's Radio Academy Awards, scooping the Gold Award in the coveted ‘Best Music Programme’ category for his eponymous Radio 2 show and picked up the Jazz Media Award at the Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2014.

On receiving this award Jamie said: “I am so thrilled to receive this award four years into my journey as a broadcaster. It’s a role I took on with trepidation after Sir Humphrey Littleton passed away that now feels like the beating heart of my career in music. I have been completely and utterly brought to this point by the incredible Karen Pearson of Folded Wing, whose attention to detail, knowledge, passion and dedication deserves to be celebrated equally, without question. She is an extraordinary woman whom I feel honored to work with. I also want to thank Ian Parkinson, Andrea Rangecroft and Micky Curling who bring a wealth of experience, fun, love and logistical genius to the show every week. My manager Marc Connor, who, against my protestations, convinced me to do the show in the first place and has been believing in me for over 10 years. Also major thanks to Al Booth and Bob Shennan at Radio 2 who have given us the freedom to make the show we want to make. And all my supporters at the BBC - Chris Evans, Simon Mayo, Russell Davies, Lewis Carnie (R2 Head of Programmes), Jeff Smith (Radio 2 Head of Music) and many more. Finally, a thank you to my beautiful wife Sophie - my partner in everything, who quietly has the most excellent music taste in the land but doesn’t need to show off about it like her husband.”

Jamie's show is broadcast by BBC Radio 2 every Tuesday at 7pm (BST). http://po.st/JCradioshow