55th Annual Awards Weekend A Smash

The 55th Annual NSSA Awards Weekend, June 7-9,  proved to be a smash hit once again, as more than 400 people took part in at least some of the Weekend’s activities. Those activities…

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NSSA-Catawba College Partnership Includes Plans For New Building

  Catawba College president Brien Lewis unveiled plans for a proposed building to house both Catawba’s new sports communications program and headquarters for NSSA that would…

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N$$A’s Local Impact

Thursday’s Salisbury Post featured this editorial on the NSSA Awards Weekend and its economic impact on Salisbury and Rowan County:…

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More Than 80 Join or Renew Memberships

Thanks to all who have either joined or renewed their memberships since June 1st. More than 80, including those who attended the One Day Ticket to Sportscasting (co-sponsored by NSSA and STAA), were added to or kept on the rolls. NSSA would like to thank each of these members, especially new Lifetime members Brian Anderson (Turner.Milwaukee Brewers/Fox […]

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NSSA’s New Twitter Account

NSSA has a new Twitter account. Please make note and share with all of your followers, the new NSSA Twitter handle is @NSSASportsMedia

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Registration Extended to May 27 for NSSA Awards Weekend

Registration for the 55th Annual NSSA Awards Weekend (June 7-9) has been extended through May 27th. To register for the Weekend, or any of the Weekend events, including the NSSA Awards Banquet on June 9th, please go here. Among the Awards Weekend highlights: SATURDAY, JUNE 7  (All events – Salisbury, NC) Welcome Reception at Courtyard […]

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NSSA Names Golf Tournament for Former Director Hampton

The National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association & Hall of Fame is proud to announce that our annual Golf Tournament will be named in honor of former NSSA executive director Claude Hampton. Hampton, who served the NSSA as a volunteer from 1986 to 1998, will also hit a ceremonial tee shot to begin the Tournament on […]

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NSSA Honors ESPN’s “Carry On” as 2013 Story of the Year

SALISBURY, NC — Carry On, the ESPN Outside the Lines story that followed the lives of two friends, drawn to each other by their obstacles and their common goals, has been named the 2013 Story of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. NSSA will present the 2013 Story of the Year award […]

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NSSA Nat’l. Board Member Simmermaker Lives Out Dream at Spring Training

NSSA National Board member Sam Simmermaker,a two-time NSSA Indiana Sportscaster of the Year, got to live out a dream on March 19, when he threw out the first pitch before the Twins/Cardinals spring training game at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida. Sources tell NSSA that Simmermaker, a diehard lifelong Cardinals’  fan, had good velocity […]

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