A Kent man has been crowned the UK's best student news broadcaster.
The BBC's Head of News, Helen Boaden, was one of the judges
James Laidler, 20, from Gillingham, impressed the judges - who included the BBC's director of news, Helen Boaden - with his investigative journalism.
Mr Laidler began as a volunteer at the Medway Maritime Hospital's radio station before moving on to student radio while at Southampton University.
His prize includes a work placement at BBC Radio Five Live, a digital radio and a glass trophy.
Mr Laidler's attempts to engage young people in politics was also praised by the judging panel.
But he insisted he is no Jeremy Paxman, saying: " I don't think so - Jeremy is more scary than next door's rottweiler."
When he graduates in July, Mr Laidler plans to pursue a masters degree in journalism.
The Student Radio Awards has been running since 1996 and has become a showcase for radio industry talent spotters looking for future presenters and producers.