This website vividly tells the story of how radio and television broadcasters are improving the quality of life in their local communities and documents the unrivalled amount of public service generated by broadcasters on both a state and national level. The examples included here are just a sampling of the numerous stories replicated throughout the nation every day by your local radio and television stations. To read stories, click on a state on the map below.

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Licensed to ServeLicensed to Serve: A Chronicle of Broadcasters' Community Service Initiatives

This monthly e-newsletter highlights broadcasters' outstanding service to communities. Issues feature stories on natural disaster coverage and relief efforts, clothing and canned food drives, public health initiatives, charitable radio and telethons and more. The publication is distributed to NAB members, the press and to policymakers on Capitol Hill, at the FCC and in the White House. To submit stories, register to receive the newsletter or for more information about the publication, contact NAB's manager of Public Service at

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