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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 […]Read more
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. […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
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-himRead more