Do I Need An Agent and If So, When?


Join Steve Herz, President of The Montag Group, and author of the soon-to-be-released book Don't Take Yes for an Answer, as he discusses his experiences in talent representation, and what today's sportscasters need to do to communicate better. He'll also talk about how you can be your best critic, when and if you need an agent to represent you, and much more.

The interactive Zoom session begins at 4pm EDT on Thursday, June 4th.

This and all NSMA Continuing Education Series sessions are FREE to all NSMA members. Nonmembers may join for free on a one-time basis.

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Making It To The Majors


Join newly-hired Baltimore Orioles' broadcasters Geoff Arnold and Melanie Newman, along with first-year LA Clippers' radio voice Noah Eagle, as they discuss their paths to the big leagues, and what you need to know and do to make it as well.

They'll join us on Tuesday, June 2 at 4pm EDT. As always, NSMA Continuing Education Series discussions are FREE to NSMA members, who must register through the drop-down menu below.

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Becoming A Great Reporter


There are no secrets, no shortcuts. To become a great reporter takes work and experience.

Join the NSMA's Continuing Education Series for Becoming A Great Reporter to learn what it takes, on Thursday, May 28 at 4pm EDT.

Our panelists include these outstanding reporters:

  • 13-time NSMA Virginia Sportswriter of the Year, David Teel of the Richmond Times-Dispatch;
  • 2-time NSMA South Carolina Sportswriter of the Year, Grace Raynor of The Athletic;
  • former reporter, Michael Wallace of Grind City Media/Memphis Grizzlies.
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All-time NSMA State Award Winners


Looking at the NSMA all-time state winners for both Sportswriters and Sportscasters

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Watch the NSMA's Play-by-Play Prep with the Pros Summit


Learn play-by-play tips from industry pros such as Bob Behler (Boise State), Mark Boyle (Indiana Pacers), Matt Krause (North Carolina), John Rooke (Providence College), Wes Durham (Atlanta falcons/ACC Network), Eric Reid (Miami Heat), Dave Sims (Seattle Mariners), and more. Aired live on April 30, 2020.

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