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National Sportscasters and Sportswriters of the Year are selected through a nomination and final balloting process. From mid-October through mid-November, NSMA members may nominate up to three people for each category. The Top 10 from that nomination process are placed on the final ballot for voting throughout the month of December.
NATIONAL SPORTSCASTERS OF THE YEAR
Year First Name Last Name Affiliate
2018 Doris Burke ESPN/ABC
2017 Kevin Harlan CBS Sports, Turner Sports, Westwood One
2016 Vin Scully L.A. Dodgers
2015 Mike 'Doc' Emrick NBC
2014 Mike 'Doc' Emrick NBC
2013 Mike 'Doc' Emrick NBC
2012 Dan Patrick NBC, The Dan Patrick Show
2011 Dan Shulman ESPN
2010 Mike Tirico ESPN
2009 Jim Nantz CBS Sports
2008 Jim Nantz CBS Sports
2007 Jim Nantz CBS Sports
2006 Joe Buck Fox Sports
2005 Jim Nantz CBS Sports
2004 Joe Buck Fox Sports
2003 Joe Buck Fox Sports
2002 Joe Buck Fox Sports
2001 Chris Berman ESPN
2000 Bob Costas NBC Sports /HBO
1999 Dan Patrick ESPN
1998 Jim Nantz CBS Sports
1997 Bob Costas NBC
1996 Chris Berman ESPN
1995 Bob Costas NBC
1994 Chris Berman ESPN
1993 Chris Berman ESPN
1992 Bob Costas NBC
1991 Bob Costas NBC
1990 Chris Berman ESPN
1989 Chris Berman ESPN
1988 Bob Costas NBC
1987 Bob Costas NBC
1986 Al Michaels ABC
1985 Bob Costas NBC
1984 John Madden CBS
1983 Al Michaels ABC
1982 Vin Scully L.A. Dodgers, CBS
1981 Dick Enberg NBC
1980 Dick Enberg NBC
1980 Al Michaels ABC
1979 Dick Enberg NBC
1978 Vin Scully L.A. Dodgers, CBS
1977 Pat Summerall CBS
1976 Keith Jackson ABC
1975 Keith Jackson ABC
1974 Keith Jackson ABC
1973 Keith Jackson ABC
1972 Keith Jackson ABC
1971 Ray Scott CBS
1970 Chris Schenkel CBS
1969 Curt Gowdy NBC
1968 Ray Scott CBS
1967 Chris Schenkel CBS
1966 Curt Gowdy NBC
1965 Vin Scully L. A. Dodgers
1964 Chris Schenkel CBS
1963 Chris Schenkel CBS
1962 Lindsey Nelson NBC
1961 Lindsey Nelson NBC
1960 Lindsey Nelson NBC
1959 Lindsey Nelson NBC
NATIONAL SPORTSWRITERS OF THE YEAR
Year First Name Last name Affiliation
2018 Adrian Wojnarowski ESPN
2017 Adrian Wojnarowski ESPN
2016 Tom Verducci Sports Illustrated
2015 Tom Verducci Sports Illustrated
2014 Tom Verducci Sports Illustrated
2013 Peter King Sports Illustrated
2012 Joe Posnanski Sports Illustrated
2011 Peter King Sports Illustrated
2010 Peter King Sports Illustrated
2009 Bob Ryan The Boston Globe
2008 Bob Ryan The Boston Globe
2007 Bob Ryan The Boston Globe
2006 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
2005 Steve Rushin Sports Illustrated
2004 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
2003 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
2002 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
2001 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
2000 Bob Ryan The Boston Globe
1999 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
1998 Mitch Albom Detroit Free Press
1997 Dave Kindred The Sporting News
1996 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
1995 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
1994 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
1993 Peter Gammons Boston Globe/ESPN
1992 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
1991 Rick Reilly Sports Illustrated
1990 Peter Gammons Boston Globe
1989 Peter Gammons Sports Illustrated
1988 Frank Deford Sports Illustrated
1987 Frank Deford Sports Illustrated
1986 Frank Deford Sports Illustrated
1985 Frank Deford Sports Illustrated
1984 Frank Deford Sports Illustrated
1983 Will Grimsley The Associated Press
1982 Frank Deford Sports Illustrated
1981 Will Grimsley The Associated Press
1980 Will Grimsley The Associated Press
1979 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1978 Will Grimsley The Associated Press
1977 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1976 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1975 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1974 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1973 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1972 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1971 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1970 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1969 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1968 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1967 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1966 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1965 Red Smith New York Herald-Tribune
1964 Jim Murray Los Angeles Times
1963 Arthur Daley New York Times
1962 Red Smith New York Herald-Tribune
1961 Red Smith New York Herald-Tribune
1960 Red Smith New York Herald-Tribune
1959 Red Smith New York Herald-Tribune
SPORTSCASTERS
Year First Name Last Name Affiliate
2018 Nathan Thompson KOKI-TV, Tulsa
2017 Dennis Higgins Tulsa Drillers, Tulsa
2016 Cayden McFarland KJRH-TV, Tulsa
2015 Bob Barry, Jr. KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City
2014 Bruce Howard Golden Hurricanes Sports Network/Learfield
2013 Dave Hunziker Cowboy Sports Network/Learfield, Stillwater
2012 Bob Barry, Jr. KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City
2011 John Holcomb KOTV and OSU/Learfield Radio Network, Tulsa
2010 Bob Barry, Jr. KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City
2009 Dean Blevins KWTV, Oklahoma City
Bob Barry, Jr. KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City
2008 Bob Barry, Jr. KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City
Dean Blevins KWTV, Oklahoma City
2007 Dean Blevins KWTV, Oklahoma City
2006 Bruce Howard University of Tulsa
2005 Dean Blevins KWTV, Oklahoma City
2004 Bob Barry, Jr. KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City
2004 Dean Blevins KWTV, Oklahoma City
2003 Bob Barry, Jr. KFOR-TV, Oklahoma City
2002 John Holcomb KOTV, Tulsa
2001 John Holcomb KOTV, Tulsa
2000 Bill Teegins KWTV, Oklahoma City
1999 Al Jerkens KJRH 2NBC, Tulsa
1998 Dean Blevins KWTV, Oklahoma City
1997 Bill Teegins KWTV, Oklahoma City
1996 Mark Ockerbloom KOCO-TV, Oklahoma City
1995 Bill Teegins KWTV, Oklahoma City
1994 Bill Teegins KWTV, Oklahoma City
1993 Bill Teegins KWTV, Oklahoma City
1992 Bill Teegins KWTV, Oklahoma City
1991 Dean Blevins KOCO-TV, Oklahoma City
1990 Bill Teegins KWTV, Oklahoma City
1989 Dean Blevins KOCO-TV, Oklahoma City
1988 Bill Teegins KWTV, Oklahoma City
1987 Bob Barry, Sr. KTVY, Oklahoma City
1986 John Brooks Sportscast Productions, Oklahoma City
1985 Bob Barry KTVY, Oklahoma City
1984 Bob Barry KTVY, Oklahoma City
1983 Bob Barry KTVY, Oklahoma City
1982 Bob Barry KTVY, Oklahoma City
1981 Bob Barry KTVY, Oklahoma City
1980 Bob Barry KTVY, Oklahoma City
1979 Bob Barry KTVY, Oklahoma City
1978 John Brooks Sportscast Productions, Oklahoma City
1977 Bob Barry KTVY, Oklahoma City
1976 John Brooks Sportscast Productions, Oklahoma City
1975 Bob Barry KTVY, Oklahoma City
1974 John Brooks KOCY, Oklahoma City
1973 Ted Leitner KWTV, Oklahoma City
1972 Bob Barry WKY, Oklahoma City
1971 Bob Barry WKY, Oklahoma City
1970 Bob Barry WKY, Oklahoma City
1969 John Brooks KOTX, Okalahoma City
1968 John Brooks KTOK, Oklahoma City
1967 Bob Barry KNOR, Norman
1966 Bill Platt KSPI, Stillwater
1965 Bill Platt KSPI, Stillwater
1964 Ross Porter WKY, Oklahoma City
1963 Ross Porter WKY, Oklahoma City
1962 Bob Barry KNOR, Norman
1961 Bill Platt KSPI, Stillwater
1960 Bill Platt KSPI, Stillwater
1959 Bill Platt KSPI, Stillwater
SPORTSWRITERS
Year First Name Last Name Affiliate
2018 Eric Bailey Tulsa World, Tulsa
2017 Guerin Emig Tulsa World, Tulsa
2016 Mike Brown Tulsa World, Tulsa
2015 Barry Lewis Tulsa World
2014 Berry Tramel The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
2013 Jimmie Tramel Tulsa World
2012 Berry Tramel The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
2011 Berry Tramel The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
2010 Bill Haisten Tulsa World
2009 Dave Sittler Tulsa World
2008 Dave Sittler Tulsa World
2007 Dave Sittler Tulsa World
2006 Dave Sittler Tulsa World
2005 Dave Sittler Tulsa World
2004 Dave Sittler Tulsa World
2003 Dave Sittler Tulsa World
2002 Berry Tramel The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
2001 John Rohde The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
2000 Dave Sittler Tulsa World
1999 Berry Tramel The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1998 John Klein Tulsa World
1997 John Rohde The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1996 Bob Hersom The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1995 John Rohde The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1994 Berry Tramel The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1993 John Rohde The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1992 Bill Connors Tulsa World
1991 Bob Hersom The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1990 John Rohde The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1990 Dave Sittler The Tulsa Tribune
1989 Dave Sittler The Tulsa Tribune
1988 Tom Kensler The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1987 Tom Kensler The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1986 Tom Kensler The Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1985 Bill Connors Tulsa World
1984 Jim Lassiter Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1983 Bill Connors Tulsa Daily World
1982 Bill Connors Tulsa Daily World
1981 Al Carter Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1980 Bill Connors The Daily World, Tulsa
1979 Bill Connors Ther Tulsa Daily World
1978 Bob Hartzell Tulsa Tribune
1977 Bill Connors The Tulsa Daily World
1976 Frank Boggs The Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1975 Frank Boggs Oklahoma City Times
1974 Frank Boggs Oklahoma City Times
1973 Frank Boggs Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1972 Bill Connors The Tulsa World
1971 Frank Boggs Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1970 Bill Connors The Tulsa World
1969 Bob Hurt Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1968 Frank Boggs Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1967 Frank Boggs Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1966 Frank Boggs Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1965 Nick Seitz Oklahoma City Journal
1964 Bill Connors The Tulsa World
1963 Bill Connors The Tulsa World
1962 Volney Meece Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1961 Frank Boggs Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1960 Frank Boggs Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City
1959 Ray Soldan Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City