NSSA Hall of Famer Ryan Wins Red Smith Award

Congratulations to NSSA Hall of Famer and Board national chair Bob Ryan! He is the 2015 winner of the Red Smith Award, presented by the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE). The Award, named after another of NSSA’s Hall of Famers, is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to sports journalism. Ryan […]

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AIPS Young Reporters Program in Baku, Azerbaijan

AIPS, the International Sports Press Association will conduct a sports journalism education program to provide young sport reporters with a unique training experience during the Baku 2015 European Games. The team of 12 journalists (mainly Europeans) will be made up of six males and six females, and two Azerbaijani journalists. Participants will all be students, […]

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Laskowski to Enter SD Sports Hall of Fame

Six-time NSSA South Dakota Sportscaster of the Year Bob Laskowski will enter the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame on April 11. Laskowski’s award-winning TV and radio sportscasting career spanned 45 years, with 36 of those spent in Rapid City. There he became known as “West River Bob” for his support of all western South […]

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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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