Recognition for Media/Creative Work:
Student Radio Awards – Best Interview (Silver)
Awarded by: Student Radio Awards, BBC Radio 1, Global.
November 2014 – Winner of ‘Best Interview’ – Silver, at the Student Radio Awards, hosted by BBC Radio 1 and Global. Interview: Boscastle: 10 Years On.
International Silver Award – Best Student Radio Station (NYF)
Awarded by: New York Festivals World’s Best Radio Programmes
Part of my contribution to the station was featured within the award-winning audio. In addition to this a large percentage of the audio was from shows produced by the team I headed when I was project manager of the ‘Two Week Takeover.’
Scratch Radio won International Silver Award in the Best Student Radio Station category. (There was no gold winner). This follows the station’s success in winning the “Midlands” category of the 2014 UK Radio Academy’s Nations and Regions Awards.
The station has received honours at the 2015 New York Radio Festival – International Radio Program Awards for The World’s Best Radio Programs.
- The Russell Joslin Award (BBC) – Shortlisted July 2015
The Diana Award
Awarded by: The Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown MP
July 2009 – ‘For Your Ability to Improve and Inspire the Lives of Others’
The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)
Awarded by: Rotary International
Jack Petchy Achievement Award
Awarded by: The Jack Petchy Foundation
2009 – ‘Outstanding Achiever’
The Nurse Morgan Award
Awarded by: Furtherwick Park School, Specialist College for the Media Arts
July 2009 – ‘For Service to the Community’
Duke of Edinburgh Award
Awarded by: HRH the Duke of Edinburgh KG KT
December 2010 – Completed whilst a member of the Air Training Corps.
Essex Youth Certificate and Essex Youth Award (Separate Awards)
Awarded by: Essex County Council
Four Awards Achieved:
Essex Youth Award
Essex Youth Certificate for Community Involvement
Essex Youth Certificate for Personal Development
Essex Youth Certificate for Working with Others
Service to the Community
Awarded by: Castle Point Borough Council, Councillor Norman Ladzrie, The Mayor of Castle Point
Educational Achievement Award
Awarded by: Canvey Schools Partnership
2009 – ‘Ella Robson received this award at a celebration of educational achievement for pupils of Canvey Island Schools.’
Engaged Student of the Year (Runner Up)
Awarded by: Birmingham City University, BCUSU – Extra Mile Awards
May 2015 – The Extra Mile Awards are a celebration of the achievements of University staff and students.
Honorary Lifetime Membership
Awarded by: Birmingham City University Students’ Union
May 2015 – In recognition of outstanding service to Birmingham City University Students’ Union.