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Finalists Announced for Service to America Awards

NAB Leadership Foundation will give the awards in June

Service to America finalists logos 2022
Logos of finalists from the foundation website.

The National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation announced finalists for the 2022 Celebration of Service to America Awards.

The program recognizes service to their communities by local broadcasters. Winners will be announced at the live black-tie event in June in Washington.

Finalists were announced by NAB Leadership Foundation President Michelle Duke.

Here is the list of honorees by category in alphabetical order:


Service to Community Award for Radio, Broadcast Ownership Group

Beasley Media Group, 2021 Beasley Best Community of Caring Initiative


Service to Community Award for Television, Broadcast Ownership Group

Cox Media Group, CMG Gets Real

Hearst Television Inc., Project CommUNITY: History & Hope

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., Sinclair Cares: Supporting All Veterans


Service to Community Award for Radio, Large/Major Market

WSB-AM, Atlanta, Ga., Cox Media Group, 95.5 WSB Care-a-Thon

WTLC-FM, Indianapolis, Ind., Urban One, Inc., Feeding Families for 365 Days Plus

WTOP-FM, Washington, D.C., Hubbard Broadcasting, WTOP D.C. DFS Investigation


Service to Community Award for Television – Large/Major Market

KYW-TV, Philadelphia, Pa., CBS Television Stations, CBS3 Small Wins! Grant Program

WFAA, Dallas, Texas, TEGNA, WFAA Adoption Awareness

WLKY-TV, Louisville, Ky., Hearst Television Stations, WLKY MAP Grants


Service to Community Award for Radio – Medium Market

KRMG-FM, Cox Media Group, Tulsa, Okla., Big Spring Clean

WHKO-FM, Cox Media Group, Dayton, Ohio, K99.1 FM Cares for Kids Radiothon

WJBR-FM, Beasley Media Group, Wilmington, DE, Mix 99.5 WJBR Help Our Kids Radiothon


Service to Community Award for Television – Medium Market

WIS-TV, Gray Television, Columbia, S.C., Families Helping Families

WMTV-TV, Gray Television, Madison, Wisc., WMTV Diaper Drive Success

WTOC-TV, Gray Television, CBS Television Stations, Savannah, Ga., WTOC Tells Smart Women’s Stories


Service to Community Award for Radio – Small Market

KTXY-FM, Zimmer Radio of Mid-Missouri, Columbia, Mo., Miracle for Kids Radiothon

WNRP-AM, WYCT, WNRP, WEBY Radio, Pensacola, Fla., Next Level Covid Charts


Service to Community Award for Television – Small Market

KWQC-TV, Gray Television, Davenport, Iowa, TV6 Real Conversations

KOBI-TV, California Oregon Broadcasting, Medford, Ore., In this Together

WBNG-TV, Gray Television, Johnson City, N.Y., Southern Tier Tuesdays