The National Association of Broadcasters has named the winners of its fifth
annual "Service to America" awards for community service.
The award for overall excellence goes to WGAL-TV Lancaster, Pa.
Children's TV awards go to KVIA-TV El Paso, Texas (small market); WAVY-TV
Portsmouth, Va. (medium market); and WLTV(TV) Miami (large market).
Partnership awards for broadcaster/corporate/community partnerships go to
WCVB-TV Boston and partner United Way of Massachusetts Bay/KeySpan Energy
Delivery (TV) and KDWB-FM Minneapolis and partner University Pediatrics
The "Friend in Need Awards" -- one each for TV and radio -- are for "service in the
face of natural disasters and other potentially life-threatening situations."
This year's winners are WAFF-TV Huntsville, Ala., and WWZZ-FM/WWVZ-FM
The awards will be given out at the Service to America Summit June 9 at the
Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.
The awards presentation will be emceed by CBS News' chief Washington
correspondent, Bob Schieffer.