Fun Kids has been nominated as Radio Station of the Year at two prestigious radio awards ceremonies.
At the Sony Radio Academy Awards it’s been nominated for Station of the Year (1m plus), up against BBC Radio Newcastle and Metro Radio and in the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards it’s been nominated in Station of the Year (2m plus), up against Absolute Radio and LBC97.3.
Fun Kids is a radio station that targets the tween audience alongside programmes for younger children. It broadcasts on DAB Digital Radio in London as well as online at funkidslive.com and through mobile apps.
It’s been a busy year for the station with new commercial and programming partnerships with Disney, Camp Bestival, British Gas, Swapit, Bin Weevils, DC Thompson and Random House.
Station Manager Matt Deegan: “It’s brilliant for Fun Kids to be recognised alongside some of the biggest and most successful stations in the country. To have Best Station nominations in the big two radio awards ceremonies is a massive achievement for the Fun Kids team.”
In the Arqiva Awards the station was also nominated in the Social Action category for its Fun Kids Education work.
If you haven’t heard of them, they provide physical (and digital) boxes to teens and pre-teens that contain stuff! Brands can pay to be included in the box. There’s more information, and some unboxings, on their website.
The first bit of news was they’ve acquiredSwapIt and re-branded as SuperAwesome. At Fun Kids we’ve done lots of work with the SwapIt guys and we’re part of their digital network. This means that brands can buy digital inclusion on Fun Kids and their network of sites.
The other bits of news is about people who are in the box. Read write-ups of their work with Carte Blanch/Tatty Teddy.
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At Fun Kids we work with hundreds of different brands and have offered a myriad of different opportunities. Some of these we do more regularly than others – spot ads on the radio or banners on the website – but then there’s a huge amount of different things that we do too.
Here at Think Fun Kids we’re going to catalogue the work we’ve done and hopefully inspire you to do something different with us at Fun Kids.