STAA All-America Program Press

The Jim Nantz Award and STAA All-America program has received considerable media coverage over the years. Here is a sampling.

2024

Jim Nantz appreciates the journey with CBS Sports – Barrett Sports Media

Young Clippers radio voice Carlo Jiménez is inspired by his grandfather’s sacrifices – Los Angeles Times

Just two years after graduating, Caroline Pineda continues her sports broadcasting ascent – Notre Dame Observer

Virginia Tech students named top in the nation for collegiate broadcasting – WSLS

VT School of Communication students find national success in sportscasting Virginia Tech

Three IC student sportscasters named STAA All-Americans – Ithaca University

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2023

Four of the last 9 Jim Nantz Award winners got their chops in Orleans – Provincetown Independent

Kyle Marchak, Giovanni Heater earn national honors – Tech Sideline

Mass Communications student recognized by STAA All-America Program – St. Cloud State Today

Logan Potosky ’23 honored as an STAA All-American broadcaster – John Carroll University

Rising Star: Della Penna earns All-American Honorable Mention for prestigious Jim Nantz Award – The Daily News

BHS grad Della Penna shows he’s got game in sportscasting with latest award – The Batavian

Plainfield’s Jacob Irons named Honorable Mention All-American collegiate sportscaster – Norwich Bulletin

Cape Cod Baseball League announces streaming rights agreement with D1 Baseball – The Batavian

2022

St. Cloud State alumnus recognized by STAA All-America Program – St. Cloud State University

National collegiate sportscasters program recognizes two Hokies for work behind the microphone – Virginia Tech

2021

Evan Hughes honored with 2021 Jim Nantz Award – Virginia Tech

Evan Hughes wins prestigious Jim Nantz Award – TechSideline

WFXR Sports Sitdown: Virginia Tech graduate Evan Hughes honored with 2021 Jim Nantz Award – WXFR

Commentary: Virginia Tech graduate Evan Hughes is named the nation’s top collegiate sportscaster – Roanoke Times

Virginia Tech’s Evan Hughes is named the nation’s top collegiate sportscaster – Richmond Times-Dispatch

National Sports Media Association’s awards dinner will be next week – Winston-Salem Journal

2020

After winning prestigious Jim Nantz Award, Torrey Pines grad Scotty Gange ready to begin career – San Diego Union-Tribune

Broadcasting dream now reality for Torrey Pines High grad – Del Mar Times

Cronkite graduate recognized as nation’s best college sportscaster – Arizona State University

Tech senior places second nationally among collegiate sports broadcasters – Roanoke Star

Virginia Tech senior Evan Hughes places second nationally among collegiate sports broadcasters – Augusta Free Press

Fun-loving Gange named top college broadcaster – Cape Cod Times

Evan Hughes named STAA All-American – Tech Sideline

Evan Hughes places second nationally among collegiate sports broadcasters – Virginia Tech

Javik Blake ’23 earns top-10 finish in Jim Nantz Award rankings – Elon University

2019

6 things to know about Katie Emmer, new Flyers pre and post-game host – NBC Sports

Oilers play-by-play announcer earns All-America honors – Radio Kenai

Junior broadcaster Ryan Urquhart garners STAA All-America honors – University of Florida

Benjamin named new ‘Voice of the Colonels’ – Houma Today

2018

Top college broadcaster Katie Emmer joins Fox Sports North – Bring Me The News

SCSU grad named college sportscaster of the year – WJON AM/FM

SCSU student first woman named college sportscaster of the year – St. Cloud Times

First woman to receive college sportscaster of the year award – College Media Network

St. Cloud student wins Jim Nantz Sportscaster of the year award – MPR News

2017-2009

‘Golden Pipes’ is on the announcing fast track – The Rock Island Dispatch-Argus

USI student recognized as one of top collegiate sports broadcasters in country – University of Southern Indiana

Magnum recognized among nation’s top collegiate sportscasters – Portage Daily Register

Mackey 2016 STAA All-American – Geneseo Republic

Sportscaster awards for recent Journalism grads – Emerson Today

Twork receives Jim Nantz Award – Illinois State University

Marshall grad wins broadcasting award – The Herald-Dispatch

UT student sportscaster Roger Hoover receives national recognition for abilities – Knoxville Daily Beacon

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