Service to America



Honoring Outstanding Service

The NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) hosts the annual Celebration of Service to America Awards to honor and showcase the outstanding public service commitment of local television and radio broadcasters. In addition, NABEF presents its highest honor, the Service of America Leadership Award, to a high-profile individual who has performed extraordinary service in bettering the lives of others.

Join broadcast industry leaders, philanthropists, government officials and members of the press for this special black-tie gala event!

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SUBMIT AN ENTRY

The Celebration of Service to America Award recipients are selected through a competitive call for entries. The Service to America Call for Entries will open on January 1, 2017. The deadline for submitting entries is Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

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BECOME A SPONSOR

Proceeds from the annual awards benefit NABEF and help fund scholarships, fellowships and career development initiatives for the broadcast industry. For information regarding sponsor opportunities, contact Nate Mann at (202) 429-5498.

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ATTEND THE GALA

The 2017 awards dinner and celebration will be held on Tuesday, June 20 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. To purchase individual tickets or tables, contact Nate Mann at (202) 429-5498.

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VIDEO GALLERY

Academy Award-nominated actress and humanitarian Sharon Stone accepts the 2016 Leadership Award.

For its extraordinary focus on community service, Southwest Airlines received the 2016 Corporate Leadership Award.

The NABEF President's Special Award was presented to the Arizona Broadcasters Association for a half-hour special on the devestating effect of heroin.

The 2016 Service to America Award for Television was presented to KWTX-TV Waco, Texas, in recognition of the station’s excellence in serving its local community.



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