February - 10 - 2017

All active members of the National Wrestling Media Association are allowed to submit nominations for the annual awards presented at the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in St. Louis, Missouri. Deadline for nominations is March 7, 2017

 

Only one submission per member. Winners from the previous five years are not eligible to win the same award, but are eligible for other awards within the timeframe.

Your Name (required)

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Member Outlet/Company


Nomination for Broadcaster of the Year

Description: Individuals who serve as play-by-play, color commentary or sideline reporter for any television, radio or online stream (audio or video).
Nominee

Link to Sample of Work or Testimonial

Ineligible for Award: Eric Olanowski (Big Ten Network), Anthony Robles (ESPN/Pac-12 Network), Mark Bader (Flowrestling), Steven Grace & Mark Ironside (KXIC), Ben Hupke (Hupke Productions)


Nomination for Journalist of the Year

Description: Individuals who serve as a journalist in print or online outlets with a focus on coverage, feature writing or columns.
Nominee

Link to Sample of Work or Testimonial

Ineligible for Award: Andy Hamilton (Des Moines Register), Brad Wilson (Easton Express-Times), Joe Kania (The Star-Ledger), K.J. Pilcher (Cedar Rapids Gazette), Willie Saylor (The Open Mat)


Nomination for Photographer of the Year

Description: Individuals who serve as photographers or videographers for wrestling in any capacity.
Nominee

Link to Sample of Work or Testimonial

Ineligible for Award: Mark Lundy (Lutte-Lens), John Sachs (Tech-Fall.com), Mark Beshey (The Guillotine), Austin Bernard (Oklahomawrestling.org) Brooke Zumas (LVAC)


Nomination for Publication of the Year

Description: Outlets that specialize in print or digital printing (interactive online magazines, etc.).
Nominee

Link to Sample of Work or Testimonial

Ineligible for Award: Colorado Springs Gazette, Cedar Rapids Gazette, The Predicament (Iowa), Des Moines Register, Wrestling Insider Newsmagazine


Nomination for Division I Publicist/SID of the Year

Description: Sports Information/Media Relations Professional for Division I institutions. May include individuals who oversee conferences/organizations pertaining to Division I wrestling.
Nominee

Link to Sample of Work or Testimonial

Ineligible for Award: Chris Brewer (Iowa), Taylor Miller (Oklahoma State), Bryan Johnston (Virginia Tech), Tanner Lipsett (Purdue), Steve Lomangino (Lehigh)


Nomination for Small College Publicist/SID of the Year

Description: Sports Information/Media Relations Professional for non-Division I institutions. May include individuals who oversee conferences/organizations pertaining to organizations outside of Division I wrestling. College-related only.
Nominee

Link to Sample of Work or Testimonial

This is a non-Division I award. Ineligible for Award: Josh Manck (Newberry), Jackie Paquette (Indianapolis), Tom Nelson (St. Cloud State), Don Stoner (Augsburg), Amanda Dahl (NAIA)


Nomination for Website of the Year

Description: Outlets that focus on coverage through a media website or blog, but must have a discernible web presence existing on the world wide web.
Nominee

Link to Sample of Work or Testimonial

Ineligible for Award: IndianaMat.com, D3wrestle.com, Trackwrestling.com, Tech-Fall.com, The Open Mat


New Media Specialist

Description: Individuals who provide content that falls out of the realm of written work or radio/television. May include people who provide technological advancements or innovations used in wrestling coverage.
Nominee

Link to Sample of Work or Testimonial

Ineligible for Award: Geoffrey Riccio (Riccio Productions), Jason Bryant (Mat Talk Online), Richard Immel (USA Wrestling), Adam Fenn (Flocasts), Cole Schrupp (Greco Productions)


Nomination for the Jay Hammond Memorial Recognition Award

Description: Awarded for excellence in the promotion of wrestling with notable time spent within the sport. May also include special projects like books, documentaries, etc. May also include people in leadership roles who have worked with the media and helped better promote and present the sport.
Nominee

Describe reason for consideration:

There are no restrictions on the Hammond Award, but previous winners are Jason Bryant, Martin Floreani, Mike Finn, Pat Tocci, Jamie Moffatt, T.R. Foley, Gary Abbott, Laurie Cannon, Christian Holiday, Shawn Van Leeuwen and Craig Sesker.

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