In The Spotlight: Leigh Montville

This is the latest in a series of columns written by award-winning sports columnists, exclusively for nssafame.com. *** Nick, by Leigh Montville    The first letter from the guy in…

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Randall Hired By Catawba College; To Work With NSSA

Catawba College has appointed Danielle Randall as marketing specialist for the College and theNational Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA), a non-profit organization housed…

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In The Spotlight: Mark Starr

This is the latest in a series of columns written by award-winning sports columnists, exclusively for nssafame.com. A Confession from One of the “Conflicted, ” By Mark Starr On the…

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Video: NSSA’s Legacy Night Panel

Legacy Night panel discussion, honoring Roone Arledge & Stuart Scott. Moderator: Mike Hogewood (Fox Sports South/Raycom). Panelists: Pete Weber (Nashville Predators), Jay Harris (ESPN), Deedee Mills, Jeff Gravley (WRAL-TV), Ryan McGee (ESPN). Recorded at Hendrick Motorsports Team Center, June 6, 2015

Bob Ryan Visits Catawba College

NSSA Hall of Famer Bob Ryan visited the Catawba College campus in Salisbury, NC on Wednesday, February 3. Ryan talked about several issues involving sports and media during a morning session that was open to the public. In the afternoon, he spoke to two Catawba College classes. Anytime he meets with students interested in sports […]

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2016 – Gary Smith

Gary Smith has won four National Magazine Awards—the highest honor a magazine writer can earn—and his stories have appeared in the annual Best American Sportswriting anthologies 13 times, the most by any writer. The late David Halberstam selected Smith’s 1996 profile of Tiger Woods for the Best American Sportswriting of the Century. Slate Magazine called […]

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2016 – Billy Packer

One of the most acclaimed broadcasters in all of college basketball, Billy Packer has covered 23 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships as an analyst, the last 16 for CBS Sports. He won the Sports Emmy award for Outstanding Sports Personality/Analyst (1993). Billy Packer developed his love of college basketball while he was growing up […]

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Peter King and Allie LaForce: What They Learned at (The Same) School

The Super Bowl of Sports-Journalism Tips Submitted by Ken Klein, Dean’s Advisory Council member, Scripps College of Communication, Ohio University A generation apart, SI’s Peter King and CBS Sports’ Allie LaForce went to the same journalism school (Ohio University, Athens, OH). On the eve of the Super Bowl, they share – in their words — […]

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2016 – David Halberstam

David Halberstam was born in New York City. His father, a surgeon, served in the United States Army, and David and the rest of the family followed him from post to post throughout the years of World War II. In the 1950s, they settled in Yonkers, New York, where David Halberstam ran track and wrote […]

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2016 – Chris Berman

In October 1979 – one month after its inception – ESPN hired a little known 24-year-old sports anchor named Chris Berman. Over the past three and a half decades, Berman has become one of America’s most respected, popular, and in many ways, most beloved sportscasters of his era. A legend in the industry, Berman has […]

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