FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2021
–Consideration given to all broadcast stations and ownership groups–
–Entries accepted through March 5–
Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Leadership Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2021 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Following the success of the 2020 Celebration of Service to America Awards, winners and finalists will again be honored during a special televised event, available for stations to air next summer.
The professionally produced one-hour program will feature celebrity guests, past honorees and D.C. policymakers commending local radio and television stations from across the country for their exceptional commitment to public service and the extraordinary measures taken throughout 2020 to keep communities informed, supported and safe.
Eight Service to Community Awards will be presented, with one radio and one television honoree in each of the following categories:
- Broadcast Ownership Group
- Large/Major Market (TV DMAs 1-50, Radio Markets 1-50)
- Medium Market (TV DMAs 51-100, Radio Markets 51-150)
- Small Market (TV DMAs 101-210, Radio Markets 151-300)
Radio and television stations, as well as broadcast groups, are encouraged to enter their best community service efforts from the past year. Both NAB members and non-members are eligible to enter. Entries must be submitted by Friday, March 5, 2021 at 11:59 PST.
Additional information on the awards entry rules is available at ServiceToAmericaAwards.org.
About NAB Foundation
The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the future of broadcasting through leadership, diversity and community service. Learn more at www.nabfoundation.org.
About Celebration of Service to America Awards
The Celebration of Service to America Awards highlight and honor the exceptional community service exhibited by local radio and television stations across the U.S. Produced by the NAB Leadership Foundation, the 2021 program will be presented as a televised program and will be available for local stations to air in summer 2021.
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.
Article Courtesy NAB