'15 NSSA Awards Ballot Features Hall Of Fame, National And 100 State Races

MEMBER VOTE STARTS DECEMBER 1ST

Nov 19, 2015, 07:35 ET from National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association

SALISBURY, N.C., Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 200 people are featured on the final ballot for the 2015 National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Awards. The Awards honor excellence in sports media and will be presented during the 57th Annual NSSA Awards Banquet, June 20, 2016, in Salisbury, NC. NSSA members will choose a Sportscaster and Sportswriter of the Year in 49 states, plus the District of Columbia, a National Sportscaster and Sportswriter of the Year, as well as inductees to the NSSA Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Fame finalists are:

SPORTSCASTER

SPORTSWRITER

- Chris Berman, ESPN/ABC  
- Skip Caray, Atlanta Braves TV 
- Woody Durham, U. of North Carolina Radio
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Chris Economaki, ABC, others
- Dan Kelly, CBS, St. Louis Blues
- Tim McCarver, NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX
- Al McCoy, Phoenix Suns Radio
- Billy Packer, NBC, CBS
- Tony Roberts, Notre Dame/Indiana/Navy Football, Washington Senators/Bullets, Olympics
- Ken Squier, CBS Motorsports

- Thomas Boswell, Washington Post
- Ray Fitzgerald, Boston Globe
- Jerry Green, Detroit News
- David Halberstam, Author
- Sam Lacy, Baltimore Afro-American
- Bill Madden, UPI, New York Daily News
- Gary Smith, Sports Illustrated
- Art Spander, Oakland Tribune, The Sporting News
- Dick Weiss, Philadelphia Daily News, NY Daily News, Blue Star Media
- Dick Young, New York Daily News

The National finalists are:

SPORTSCASTER OF THE YEAR

SPORTSWRITER OF THE YEAR

- Joe Buck, FOX
- Bob Costas, NBC, MLB Network
- Ian Eagle, CBS, Westwood One
- Mike 'Doc' Emrick, NBC
- Kevin Harlan, CBS, Turner
- Al Michaels, NBC
- Jim Nantz, CBS
- Dan Patrick, The Dan Patrick Show, NBC
- Dan Shulman, ESPN
- Mike Tirico, ESPN
- Scott Van Pelt, ESPN

- Pat Forde, Yahoo! Sports
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Peter King, Sports Illustrated, The MMQB
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Bob Nightengale, USA Today
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Buster Onley, ESPN.com
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Steve Rushin, Sports Illustrated
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Bob Ryan, Boston Globe
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Wright Thompson, ESPN.com
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Tom Verducci, Sports Illustrated
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Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports
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Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports

 

Voting by NSSA members begins on December 1 and runs through the end of the month. Winners will be notified during the first week of January, and the winners will be announced during the second week of January.

To see the State finalists, or to join NSSA and vote, please go to nssafame.com.

CONTACT
Dave Goren
Executive Director
dgoren@nsmafame.org
(704) 633-4275 x-1

SOURCE National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association



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