Battery Radio produces:

• radio features
• information documentaries,
• historical series
• comedy features
• audio guides & acoustic films
• special projects.

We welcome enquiries for commissioned work.

Producers:
Chris Brookes
• Paolo Pietropaolo
• Bill Brennan
Kathryn Welbourn.
• Doug Bird

Ivan Morgan.

Battery Radio
28 Outer Battery Rd,
St.John's,
Nfld,
Canada
A1A1A7
tel/fax 709-576-0359
email us
UK contact via:
173a The High Street, Berkhamsted,
Herts
HP4 5HB
Producer Bios:

Chris Brookes' radio features have have been broadcast around the world.

He has directed and produced documentaries for Canadian network television, is a published author and playwright, and has taught radio storytelling at festivals and workshops across North America and Europe.

Producer, musician, composer, and television host , Paolo Pietropaolo is credited with a string of award-winning features including The Wire, Invisible Cities, and CBC's Subcultures series
Pianist, percussionist composer, arranger and producer, award-winning musician Bill Brennan can be heard on some 70 albums.

Doug Bird and Ivan Morgan
are cartoonist and writer, respectively, for the Newfoundland INDEPENDENT newspaper.

Between meals they are the Awful, Awful Men.

Kathryn Welbourn's
award-winning radio features have been broadcast on CBC Radio network and CBC Radio Nfld & Labrador.

She is also a writer, playwight, visual artist and founding editor of the Northeast Avalon Times newspaper.

Our work has been honoured with the following awards:

• Bronze World Medal 2012 (A Bullet for the General), New York Festivals.
• Gold Medal, Best Environmental program 2011, (Gros Morne-Bones of the Earth) New York Festivals. Created for Parks Canada
• Prix Marulic 2nd prize 2011 (The Annotated Jack)
• Silver World Medal 2010 (The Annotated Jack) New York Festivals. Broadcast by Radio Telefis-Eirann
• Prix Marulic 2009 (Hark!) broadcast by CBC, BBC co-pro with FallingTree Productions
• Grand Award, International Radio Festival of New York 2009 (Hark!)
• Gold Medal (Best Sound) International Radio Festival of New York 2009 (Hark!)
• Silver Medal (Best editing) International Radio Festival of New York 2009 (The Nerve)
• Silver Medal (Best Culture/Arts program) International Radio Festival of New York 2009 (The Nerve)
• Gold Medal (Best editing) International Radio Festival of New York 2008 ( Invisible Cities) coproduction broadcast by CBC Canada
• Gold Medal, International Radio Festival of New York 2007 ( What We Might Have Been) broadcast by CBC Newfoundland & Labrador
• Gold Medal (Best editing) International Radio Festival of New York 2006 ( The Wire) coproduction broadcast by CBC Canada
• Prix Marulic 2006 (Running the Goat) broadcast by Radio Netherlands
• Peabody Award 2006 (The Wire) broadcast by CBC Canada
• Prix Italia 2005 (The Wire) broadcast by CBC Canada
•Third Coast Festival 2005 (A Map of the Sea) produced for Homelands Productions, broadcast by Living on Earth
• Third Coast Festival 2005 (The Wire) broadcast by CBC Canada
• Silver Medal, International Radio Festival of New York 2005 (Traveling Light) broadcast by Radio Netherlands
• United Nations Award, International Radio Festival of New York 2005 (Traveling Light)
• Prix Marulic 2005 (The Promised Land) broadcast by RTE Ireland
• Canadian Assosiation of Journalists award 2005 (The Man Who Sang Goodbye) broadcast by CBC Canada
• Atlantic Journalism Award 2005 (Not Fit For It) broadcast by CBC Newfoundland & Labrador
• Gabriel Award 2003 ( A Little Before ‘Tis Day) broadcast by CBC Canada
• Gold Medal, International Radio Festival of New York 2003 ( Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off) broadcast by Soundprint USA
• Gold Medal, International Radio Festival of New York 2003 ( A Little Before ‘Tis Day) broadcast by CBC)
• Prix Marulic 2002 Special Commendation for Documentary (Whispers in the Air/The Letter S) broadcast by CBC, ABC, RTE
• Atlantic Journalism Award 2002, best radio feature (The Great-Great-Greats) broadcast by Radio Netherlands, CHMR
• Bronze Medal, International Radio Festival of New York 2001 (Viking Millennium) broadcast by CBC Canada
• Gracie Allen Award 2000, American Women in Radio & TV (Cholera Diary) broadcast by Savvy Traveler USA
• PRIX EUROPA Special Commendation for Documentary 1999 (Mucho Corazon) broadcast by Radio Netherlands, This American Life, BBC, CBC, ABC, RTE.
• Atlantic Journalism Award 1999 (The Spanish Room) music feature broadcast by CBC Canada
• PRIX EUROPA Special Commendation for Documentary 1998 (Songs My Mother Taught Me) broadcast by CBC, RTE, ABC, RNZ)
• Gold Medal, International Radio Festival of New York 1998 (Songs My Mother Taught Me)
• Best Regional Special, Canadian National Radio Awards 1998 (Songs MyMother Taught Me)
• Gold Medal, International Radio Festival of New York 1997(Power of the Unemployed, co-produced historical feature, broadcast by CBC, Soundprint USA)
• Best Radio Program of the Year 1997 Canadian Assoc of Journalists (Power of he Unemployed) broadcast by CBC Canada
• Gabriel Award 1994, Best Information Program (On the Package, documentary feature, broadcast by ABC, RTE, APR, CBC, BBC)
• Best Regional Special, Canadian National Radio Awards 1994 (On the Package, broadcast by CBC)
• Best National Series, Canadian National Radio Awards 1994 (About Oscar, jazz biography, broadcast by CBC)
• Special Award for Excellence 1993, National Education Association (USA) (Reading the Media, educational documentary, broadcast by Soundprint USA )
• Best Audio Documentary 1993, Educational Writers of America (Reading the Media, broadcast by Soundprint USA)
• Silver Medal, International Radio Festival of New York 1991 (The Radio Rolled Me/2, documentary feature, broadcast by CBC)
• Armstrong Major Award, Best News Documentary 1990 (Ten Years After the Revolution, broadcast by Soundprint USA)
• Gold Medal, International Radio Festival of New York 1989 (Death at the Door, current affairs documentary on El Salvador broadcast by Soundprint USA)
• Grand Prize, International Radio Festival of New York 1989 (Death at the Door)