Outstanding Achievement in Student Production

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter (NATAS-NCCB) is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to advancement in television arts and sciences. NATAS-NCCB sponsors special awards for excellence in student production for news or programs, in a program or segment produced and executed by students at a university, college, high school, or technical/vocational school in the NCCB region. A crystal pillar will be awarded to the school and students responsible for the production will each receive a Student Production Certificate. If you would like to receive email notifications about the Student Production Awards request to be added to our email list.

High School Student Production Awards:

Now accepting submissions until Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm EST. Entry rules, categories, and submission form can be found in our High School Student Production Awards Call for Entries.


  • Entries must have been produced and executed by students between January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016 under faculty supervision (advisory only)
  • Previously submitted entries are NOT eligible for re-submission
  • Entries MAY be submitted either by an individual student or the school
  • Entries must be submitted AS AIRED
  • Entries must conform to the length as specified in each of the individual categories (see list below)
  • Group entries can have a maximum of eight student names
  • Administrative fee: $30 per entry
  • Follow all rules included in the High School Student Production Awards Call for Entries

Entry Requirements

  • Entry title, short description, production/air date, and length of submission
  • Name, role, and email of all contributing students
  • Video file uploaded in our Dropbox folder and web link
  • Entry form approved by faculty advisor
  • Admin fee of $30 

College Student Production Awards: Not accepting submissions at this time.

Pillars and certificates for the College Student Production Awards will be presented at the Gold & Silver Circle Ceremony, March 4, 2017. The ceremony follows the annual student broadcast seminar Face Time with the Pros earlier that day. Further information and tickets for both events can be found on our Event Calendar.