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Video: 56th Annual NSSA Awards Preview

Video detailing the events of the 56th NSSA Awards Weekend, June 6-8, 2015, in Salisbury, NC.

2-Time Colorado Sportswriter of Year Leaves Post for TV Station

2013 and 2013 NSSA Colorado Sportswriter of the Year Mike Klis has left the Denver Post after 17 years and moved to KUSA-TV News9 in Denver to join their Broncos coverage team. Story from News9 Story from Denver Post

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11-Time VA Sportscaster of Year Roth Leaves VT for UCLA

Bill Roth, a veteran of 27 years as the radio play-by-play announcer for Virginia Tech football and basketball, is leaving the school to take a similar position at UCLA, the school announced on its website. Roth is an 11-time winner of the NSSA’s Virginia Sportscaster of the Year Award and was inducted into the Virginia […]

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NASCAR on FOX Anchor Steve Byrnes Dies

Condolences go out from all of us at the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame to the family and friends of NASCAR on FOX anchor Steve Byrnes. Byrnes died Tuesday of cancer at 56. More from FOX Sports:  http://www.foxsports.com/nascar/story/steve-byrnes-nascar-on-fox-anchor-dies-after-long-bout-with-cancer-042115

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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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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 ‘Big House’ Gaines College Basketball Coach of the Year Awards. The Awards are presented to the top under-recognized college basketball coach in NCAA Division […]

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