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Posted on: November 24, 2021

CityTV earns 5 NATOA Awards in 2021 for Programming Excellence


Murfreesboro’s CityTV was again recognized nationally for quality government television programming from the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA).  Murfreesboro’s government-oriented television station received five national awards during the 36th annual Government Programming Awards presented by NATOA ( The winners were announced in September. 


“The CityTV team is annually recognized for excellence in broadcast, cable, multimedia and electronic programming and this year is no exception for the communication professionals who work for the City of Murfreesboro,” said Communications Director Alan Bozeman. “This year’s awards recognize CityTV nationally for community event and community meeting production, children/young adult and animal services shows, and use of social media.”


  • Awards of Excellence:  
    • Category 2: Edited Community Event Coverage: “Celebrate Christmas Virtual Tree Lighting Special”—City of Murfreesboro, TN Michael Nevills 


  • Awards of Honor:;; Entire Staff 


NATOA received hundreds of entries submitted by local governments across the country. The awards program honors excellence in broadcast, cable, multimedia and electronic programming produced by local government agencies. A national trade association based in Alexandria, Virginia, NATOA represents local government jurisdictions and consortiums, including elected and appointed officials and staff, who oversee communications and cable television franchising. 


CityTV can be viewed on Comcast cable channel 3 and 1094, AT&T’s U-Verse channel 99, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, YouTube,, and


For a full list of 2021 NATOA Government Programming Awards, visit 


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