The top collegiate sports broadcasters in the country for 2015 will be announced Friday during a live webcast. You can watch STAA’s Jim Nantz Award and All-America program this Friday, May 8th at 4 pm Eastern, 1pm Pacific at this link:
“This year’s All-Americans include schools that have not yet been represented in our program’s history, dating back to 2009,” says STAA CEO Jon Chelesnik.
Kevin Fitzgerald (pictured) from Syracuse was the 2014 Jim Nantz Award winner.
The STAA All-America program recognizes the most outstanding collegiate radio and TV 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 2015 National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) awards weekend June 6th thru 8th in Salisbury, NC, culminating in the NSSA awards banquet where the Jim Nantz Trophy will be presented.
Click here to review the history of the Jim Nantz Award.