5-time Nebraska Sportscaster of Year Don Gill Dies

Condolences go out to the family of Don Gill, former ‘Voice of the Huskers’ and five-time NSSA Nebraska Sportscaster of the Year. Gill died on Friday at the age of 84.  Gill was elected Nebraska Sportscaster of the Year in 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979 and 1992. Lincoln Journal Star obit:  http://journalstar.com/news/local/broadcast-icon-don-gill-died-friday/article_273f47ec-3f27-5f50-af73-c8b81e516e8e.html Pictures of Gill’s career […]

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2-Time NSSA NM Sportscaster of Year Nixon Going Into NMSU Athletics Hall of Fame

Congratulation to two-time NSSA New Mexico Sportscaster of the Year Jack Nixon.  He’s going to be inducted into the New Mexico State University Athletics Hall of Fame on February 1st.  Here’s the NMSU release: LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The New Mexico State Athletics Department, in conjunction with US Bank, is proud to announce this year’s […]

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7-Time NSSA TX Sportscaster of Year Nadel Wins Baseball’s Frick Award

Congratulations to 7-time NSSA Texas Sportscaster of the Year Eric Nadel!  He’s been named the winner of the 2013 Ford C. Frick Award, for excellence in broadcasting, by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.  http://espn.go.com/dallas/mlb/story/_/id/10118418/eric-nadel-radio-voice-texas-rangers-wins-ford-c-frick-award

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NHL Team Goes Historic in DC to NYC Trip

From our friend Pete Weber of the Nashville Predators:  http://predators.nhl.com/club/blog.htm?id=1184

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Caught in the Middle of the FSU/ESPN Firestorm

By Dave Goren, NSSA Executive Director Let me apologize in advance for burying the lead, but first, an explanation of how I found myself indirectly caught in the middle of the ESPN/Florida State media firestorm at the ACC football championship game on Saturday night: In this new media world, I am one who serves many […]

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Ken Korach’s Book on Broadcasting Legend Bill King

Oakland A’s radio play-by-play broadcaster Ken Korach is a finalist for the 2013 NSSA California Sportscaster of the Year Award.  Earlier this year, his book, Holy Toledo, was released. Holy Toledo features a moving foreword by Hall of Fame broadcaster Jon Miller and a brilliant cover by Mark Ulriksen, internationally recognized for his New Yorker magazine […]

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