Hunter, Hill, Jr. Wins 2014-15 Gaines Awards

SALISBURY, NC (April 13, 2015) – Ron Hunter of the Georgia State University and James Hill, Jr. of Virginia State University have been named the winners of the fifth annual Clarence…

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NATA Sports Medicine Reporting Contest Open – Deadline April 16th

The National Athletic Trainers’ Association is once again sponsoring the NATA Excellence in Sports Medicine Reporting Award. By completing a simple entry form for an article or broadcast…

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Register Now for the 56th NSSA Awards Weekend, June 6-8, 2015, Salisbury, NC

REGISTER HERE 2015 NSSA AWARDS WEEKEND SCHEDULE   SATURDAY, JUNE 6th Rolling shuttle pickups at CLT Airport Noon-9pm – Registration, Courtyard Marriott, Salisbury 3:30-5:30pm –…

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What Should A Good Sports Announcer Be To His/Her Audience

Gail Sideman of PUBLISIDE, blogs about the sports industry and media. In this blog post, she shares the thoughts of Tampa Bay Times sports broadcast critic Tom Jones.   The best sports announcers enrich, but don’t dominate a telecast, says Tampa Bay Times’ sports broadcast critic, Tom Jones. Sportscasters also teach him something he didn’t know before […]

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North Carolina Sports Columnist Wins 2015 ‘Tennis Media Award’

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (April 9, 2015) — Scott Fowler, a sports columnist for The Charlotte Observer, is the winner of the 2015 Tennis Media Award, presented by the Tennis Industry Association (TIA) in conjunction with the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). Fowler will be recognized at the NSSA’s 56th […]

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Philly Sportswriting Legend Hochman Dies

Stan Hochman, a Philadelphia sportswriting legend and a four-time winner of NSSA’s Pennsylvania Sportswriter of the Year Award, died on Thursday at the age of 89. The NSSA expresses its condolences to Hochman’s family and friends. Some links to stories about Hochman: http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/20150410_Stan_Hochman_passes_away_at_age_86.html http://www.philly.com/philly/gallery/The_Life_of_Stan_Hochman.html http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/20150410_An_appreciation_of_Stan_Hochman.html    

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NATA Seminar To Feature Consensus Statement on Cervical Spine Injury Management

As part of its sponsorship of the 56th Annual NSSA Awards Weekend, the National Athletic Trainers’ Association will present its annual seminar on Sunday, June 7th, at Lee Street Theatre in Salisbury, NC. NATA will be releasing new major national safety protocol in sports, with a new inter-association task force consensus statement on the management […]

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Brady Wins Back-to-Back Hickok Belt Awards

ROCHESTER, NY – New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has kicked off the 2015 Hickok Belt® Award by being selected the winner for the months of January and February. Voting was conducted by a select panel of members of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). Brady was selected the January winner due to his […]

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Membership Update

Here is the latest update to the NSSA membership list… 54 people either renewed or joined in the last month. Thank you for your support! Full Erik Hall Spring Valley IL Full Bob Kesling Knoxville TN Student Yoni Monat Sharon MA Full Dan Roche Andover MA Full Tom Silverstein Milwaukee WI Full Pam Thompson Salisbury […]

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