Applications are now closed.


Every category has two winners: one radio and one television.
Please review the category criteria to understand where your application belongs.

Broadcast Ownership Group, Television and Radio
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)

Important Dates

Entries Open: January 11, 2023
Entries Deadline: March 13, 2023
Finalists Announced: April 2023

All winners to be announced live at the 2023 Celebration of Service to America Awards Gala event taking place at the Anthem in Washington, D.C., June 6, 2023.


All 2023 Community Service winners for each category (television and radio) will receive:

  • Special industry recognition at NAB Show in April 2023.
  • One night accommodations with two event tickets for a station representative to attend the Celebration of Service to America Awards gala event, in Washington, D.C., on June 6, 2023**.
    Travel and logistics to be coordinated in conjunction with the NAB Leadership Foundation after finalists are named in April.
  • Award acceptance and photo opportunities at the event and throughout/after promotion period.
  • Press exposure to the entire industry at the event and within your community when the awards event is broadcast across the country. Dates TBA.
  • Red carpet entrance at the gala event in June 2023.
  • Access to VIP photo opportunity at gala event in June 2023.
  • Personalized Celebration of Service to America award to display at your station and share with your community.

Service to America Awards Partners and Sponsors

The NAB Leadership Foundation thanks the partners and sponsors who make this program possible by investing in the future of broadcasting.






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