Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inducted the Class of 2013
The Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2013 and will induct seven industry leaders on Dec. 17 during its annual Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Ceremony, to be held at the New York Hilton Hotel. This year’s class comprises former ESPN VP and COO Scotty Connal; CEO/Managing Director for CTV Outside Broadcasts Barry Johnstone; NFL SVP of Broadcasting and Media Operations Howard Katz; NBC Sports broadcaster Al Michaels; ESPN EVP of Technology and CTO Chuck Pagano; YES Network Technical Manager Joe Schiavo; and the “Father of Sports Aerial Broadcasting,” Mickey Wittman.
Discover the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Inductees. Here league commissioners stand next to directors, producers, technologists, management and operations. Here the renowned join proudly alongside the unrecognized. And rightfully so. No other industry is so interdependent as one that goes live to air, that crafts stories, legends and dramas in real-time before hundreds of millions of people. Read their bios
The Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame ceremony is held each December in New York City, celebrating those who have made the sports broadcast industry the powerhouse that it is today. Join in the celebration and relive past ceremonies and learn more about the inductees from friends, co-workers, and family. Watch videos
The Sports Broadcasting Fund
The 2011 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame gala was highlighted by the launch of the SVG Sports Broadcasting Fund, a new charity designed to provide financial assistance to industry professionals and their families in need. More information