NABLF Celebration of Service to America Awards To Air On 500+ Stations

The one-hour program honoring radio and television stations across the country for their exceptional community service premieres Aug. 22 at 7:00 p.m. ET.

More than 500 television and radio stations nationwide will broadcast the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation’s 2020 Celebration of Service to America Awards, first airing Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. ET.

The one-hour program honors radio and television stations across the country for their exceptional community service. The list of participating stations and scheduled airings can be found at

The program was distributed to stations through a pro bono partnership with Disney Media Networks. In collaboration with the NAB Leadership Foundation, Nielsen will provide television measurement and analytic services.

The professionally produced program, hosted by award-winning journalist and television host Tamron Hall, will include celebrity guests and members of Congress announcing the winners and showcasing the community service efforts of station winners.

The list of station finalists can be found at Winners will be announced for the first time during the premiere.

Former Service to America Leadership Award recipients, including award-winning actress Glenn Close, multi-platinum country music star Sara Evans, and renowned actress and humanitarian Sharon Stone, will serve as presenters in the program. Other celebrity guests include Emmy-winning actor and 2019 NAB Television Chairman’s Award recipient Sterling K. Brown, sports analyst and Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee Tony Gonzalez, and distinguished broadcast host and radio personality Mario Lopez.


In addition to station awards, SC Johnson will receive the Corporate Leadership Award. The annual award honors a leading business outside of the broadcast industry that exemplifies an extraordinary focus on community service and corporate social responsibility. SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson will accept and deliver remarks.

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