WASHINGTON, D.C.� Liz Hernandez, a news correspondent on NBC�s Access Hollywood, will emcee the NAB Education Foundation�s 2016 Celebration of Service to America Awards. The ceremony recognizes outstanding community service initiatives by local broadcasters.
Hernandez is one of Access Hollywood�s first Latina correspondents and has been recognized by the National Hispanic Media Coalition for excellence in radio broadcasting. She�s formerly a long-time co-host on �Big Boy�s Neighborhood,� a nationally syndicated morning radio show out of KPWR(FM) Power 106 in Los Angeles.
Hernandez�s transition to radio from television came in 2007 when she worked as a correspondent for MTV News. She�s also served as on-air talent for MTVTres, a correspondent and host of �E! News Now� and an appearance on HBO�s �Entourage.�
This year�s ceremony will take place Tuesday, June 21 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C., and the Service to America award winners are listed here.