Lippman 2013 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Senior Ross Lippman has been chosen by Sportscasters Talent Agency of America as the nation’s most outstanding collegiate sports broadcaster for 2013. The announcement was made on Friday, May 10th. Lippman is a senior at Emerson College in Boston, MA. He is one of three Emerson students to rank in 2013′s Top 20. The others are junior Bianca Buono, who ranked 16th, and senior Jaclyn Cangro at No.17.
2013 STAA All-Americans
Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Justin Allegri (Grad Student, San Jose State), Ben Fontana (Jr, Syracuse), Alex Gold (Sr, Kansas), Michael Keeley (Sr, SUNY Oswego), Chris Marasco (Jr, Fordham), Shannon McGrattan (Sr, Syracuse), Michael Murabito (Sr, Hofstra), Greg Murray (Sr, Indiana), Joe Roberts (Jr, Western Michigan), DJ Sixsmith (So, Fordham), Michael Sullivan (Jr, Hofstra), Christopher Vosters (Sr, Wisconsin), Michael Watts (So, Fordham).
2012 Jim Nantz Award Judges
Bob Behler, Play-by-Play Broadcaster, Boise State University; Jon Chelesnik, CEO, Sportscasters Talent Agency of America; Wes Durham, Sports Talk Host/Play-by-Play Broadcaster, Atlanta Falcons/Georgia Tech; Bruce Howard, Play-by-Play Broadcaster, Tulsa University; Dave Koehn, Play-by-Play Broadcaster, University of Virginia; Wyatt Thompson, Play-by-Play Broadcaster, Kansas State University.
About the STAA All-America Program
The STAA All-America program recognizes the most outstanding collegiate radio sportscasters in the country and encourages collegiate sportscasters nationwide to strive to achieve their best. Each spring, the nation’s most outstanding collegiate sportscaster is presented the Jim Nantz Award, named in honor of the award winning CBS sports broadcaster.
Awards include the Jim Nantz Trophy, STAA membership services, and All-America certificates. The Nantz Award winner will also receive hotel accommodations and admission to all the activities of the 2013 National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) awards weekend June 8th thru 10th in Salisbury, NC, culminating in the NSSA awards banquet where the Jim Nantz Trophy will be presented.
Application deadlines for the 2014 Jim Nantz Award and STAA All-America program will be announced at later date.