The NATAS Southeast Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to preparing the next generation of TV professionals and content creators to better serve their communities.

We are driven by a single goal: to make the world a better place for the next generation.

Our organization hosts free, educational training seminars for students, journalists and digital media producers.  We present scholarships each years to college students.  The NATAS Southeast Foundation also highlights achievement within high school and college media programs through our Student Production Awards.  This event connect students with mentors within the industry.

We serve a five-state area across the Southeast.


Through a partnership with our sister organization, NATAS Southeast, our foundation gives students the opportunity to take part in the annual Southeast EMMY® Awards.  This event has been presented in Atlanta annually since 1974.  Aspiring to produce “EMMY® Award winning” coverage helps elevate the quality of work at television stations across the South and connects media professionals in our region with our network of 16,000 national members.


Our foundation strives to serve the community and the youth of our industry. Below are just a few ways we do that.




The NATAS Southeast Foundation is looking for the next generation of television professionals. We're looking for students with an innovative vision and a commitment to excellence that will one day "earn an Emmy®!"


We are now accepting applications for 2021.


Fast track mentoring with professionals in the broadcast media industry. At our annual Student Mentor Connect students can expect seriously fun networking with esteemed media professionals. 


The Southeast Student Production Awards exhibition promotes excellence among high school and college students. This exhibition features award-winning journalism, narrative series, music videos and public service announcements created by students.

(770) 380-3036

P.O. Box 11613, Atlanta, GA 30355

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