The 58th Annual National Sports Media Association Awards Weekend takes place in Winston-Salem, June 25-26. Among those who will be attending:
– Hall of Fame inductees Linda Cohn (ESPN) and Mike Lupica (NY Daily News)
– 2016 National Sportswriter of the Year Tom Verducci (Sports Illustrated)
– NSMA Hall of famers Rick Reilly (Banquet emcee) and Bob Ryan (Boston Globe)
– More than 40 state sportscasters and sportswriters of the year from all over the country, including NC Sportswriter of the Year Ed Hardin of the News and Record.
– Sunday, June 25th
— Welcome reception in the IMG College lobby on Trade Street
— Legacy Night, featuring the Roone Arledge Award presentation to The Players’ Tribune (president Jaymee Messler and contributing editor C.J. McCollum of the Portland Trail Blazers); The Sports Reporters LIVE, paying homage to the ESPN show, with Messler, McCollum, Lupica and Ryan on the panel… at Bridger Field House, BB&T Field (Wake’s football stadium)
– Monday, June 26th
– 58th NSMA Awards Reception & Banquet at the Millennium Center, Fifth Street.
This Thursday is the last day to purchase tickets. Would love to see you there to help support the NSMA’s move to the Piedmont Triad. Here is the ticket link.