South Africa: The nominees ahead of this years Liberty Awards signals “lots of potential here and a bright future”. CEO of the awards, Lance Rothschild, says he hopes the awards will “motivate and inspire the industry to keep on improving”.
The full list of nominees, released at the end of last month, had the industry buzzing with excitement. Chief marketing officer of the Liberty Group, which is sponsoring the awards for the first time this year, said the response to the call for entries was “overwhelming”. Sydney Mbhele said the quality of the submissions and the industry’s genuine excitement about the awards made the group proud to be the title sponsor of the Liberty Radio Awards.
The Liberty Awards Facebook page bore testament to the excitement the announcement of the finalists had generated.