Nominate and vote for State and National Sportscasters and Sportswriters of the Year, NSSA Hall of Famers and the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year Award (select NSSA member groups also vote for the Bobby Bowden Award and the Hickok Belt Award)
Attend the annual NSSA Awards Weekend, including the Awards Banquet and Hall of Fame Induction, in Salisbury at cost
Chance to win the National Athletic Trainers’ Association sports-medicine related reporting contest (NATA gives $500 cash award, plus travel to/from NSSA Awards Weekend with lodging for winner and guest)
Discount at Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA)
- Networking – Access to online Member Directory, as well as Forum to discuss industry news and notes
- Discount on Long Term care insurance with Prudential (through Mensh Insurance)
- Monthly NSSA email newsletter
- Annual Awards printed program
To Join NSSA
- $50-a-year for full members (active or retired members of the sports media, including writers, reporters, anchors, editors, photographers, producers, bloggers for recognized sports media entities);
- $30 for associate members (all other ancillary sports/sports media personnel, or anyone who wishes to support NSSA’s missions);
- $25 for students (non-voting).
- $600 for a lifetime membership.
- $40 each for a Group Membership (minimum 5 members from a sports media entity).
Winning Broadcasting is a sportscaster representation,
consulting and coaching venture run by Charlotte Bobcats radio play-by-play voice Scott Lauer and other professional sportscasters. Any client referred by NSSA who signs with Winning Broadcasting will have his/her NSSA membership paid by Winning Broadcasting.
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