TCU’s Patterson Wins Bryant Award

TCU’s Gary Patterson won the 2014 Paul W. ‘Bear’ Bryant Award, as the nation’s College Football Coach of the Year, presented by Bryant’s grandson Marc Bryant…

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Raftery, Schaap, McCoy, Visser Elected to NSSA Hall of Fame

The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association has announced that Bill Raftery, Dick Schaap, Hal McCoy and Lesley Visser are part of the largest class of inductees in the…

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Catawba College Looking for Sports & Mass Comm Asst. Professor

Communication Faculty Position, Ketner School of Business, Catawba College Assistant Professor for AY 2015-16 to be announced in:  Chronicle of Higher Education, Higher Ed Jobs, LinkedIn…

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RTDNF Announces Student Scholarships, Career Journalist Fellowships for ’15-’16

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation invites student and early career broadcast journalists to apply now for one of the Foundation’s 7 undergraduate scholarships or 4 professional fellowships for the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 academic year. The deadline to apply is April 30, 2015. We offer funding for students of color; prizes for sports, health, and […]

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Madison Bumgarner Named 2014 Hickok Belt® Award Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  ROCHESTER, NY— A panel of National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) voters has chosen San Francisco Giants Pitcher Madison Bumgarner as the overall Hickok Belt® Award winner for 2014. Bumgarner was selected based on his incredible performance throughout the year – but especially for his record-setting performance at the 2014 World Series. […]

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Register Now For Sportscasting Seminar

Among the most-popular events during NSSA’s annual awards weekend is the One-Day Ticket to Sportscasting Success seminar that is coordinated by STAA’s Jon Chelesnik. A handful of elite sportscasters will share their tips and tricks each year. Over the first three years, NSSA Hall of Famers such as Bob Costas, Marv Albert, Dick Vitale and Mitch […]

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Thanks To Those Who’ve Joined And Renewed

Meet the 117 people who have either joined NSSA or renewed their memberships since December 12th. They include our newest Lifetime member, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Thanks Susan! Full Black Bob Richmond VA U. of Richmond Full Cooperstein Chuck Coppell TX Dallas Mavericks Full Godett Joel Noblesville IN Ball State University Full […]

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56th NSSA Awards Weekend, June 6-8, 2015, Salisbury, NC

Below is the tentative schedule for the 56th Annual NSSA Awards Weekend, June 6-8 in Salisbury, NC. Please check back here for information on registration, which opens March 1st. 2015 NSSA AWARDS WEEKEND SCHEDULE   SATURDAY, JUNE 6th Rolling shuttle pickups at CLT Airport Noon-9pm – Registration, Courtyard Marriott, Salisbury 4-6:15pm – Welcome Reception, Courtyard […]

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Links To Stories On Passing Of Dean Smith

Basketball coaching legend Dean Smith died at the age of 83 on Saturday. Below are links to some of the stories and remembrances:   C.L. Brown, ESPN.com:  http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/12298476/dean-smith-indelible-impact-hubert-davis-north-carolina-program-shows-carolina-family-culture Dan Collins, Winston-Salem Journal:  http://www.journalnow.com/sports/colleges/basketball/a-man-of-honor-competitive-irascible-smith-strove-to-do/article_392f277a-aff6-11e4-b97b-17955fad4912.html Dana O’Neil, ESPN.com:  http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/12296753/former-north-carolina-basketball-coach-dean-smith-earned-respect-adoration-played-him  

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