FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 2, 2019
Ann Marie Cumming
— Open to all broadcasters, NAB members and non-members —
— Entries accepted through March 8 —
WASHINGTON, D.C.– The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) is accepting entries for the 2019 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored before members of Congress, FCC leadership, and broadcast industry executives on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at a black-tie gala held at The Anthem in Washington, D.C.
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 ownership groups, are encouraged to enter their best community service efforts of the past year to win national recognition. Entries must be submitted by March 8.
Additional information on awards criteria and entry rules are available here.
the Celebration of Service to America Awards
The Celebration of Service to America Awards are sponsored and produced by NABEF with major support from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), Bonneville International and Hearst Television. In recent years, Jon Bon Jovi; Sharon Stone; Gary Sinise; Paul Simon; Stevie Wonder; Glenn Close; Jeff Bridges; Quincy Jones; Sir Elton John; Bill Clinton; Laura Bush; Muhammad Ali; among others, have been presented with the Celebration of Service to America Leadership Award at the event. Details about the Celebration of Service to America Awards are available at www.nabef.org/sta.
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to reinforcing the future of broadcasting through a commitment to education and to advancing excellence in the diversity and community service efforts of our industry. Learn more at www.nabef.org.
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.
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