Watch 2013 Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Ceremony Online Now!
The Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame inducted the Class of 2013 at a memorable ceremony on Dec. 16, 2013 at the New York Hilton Hotel. If you weren’t able to attend the ceremony in person, now is your change to experience the magic of that special night with full videos of the emotional evening’s festivities on the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame Website.
The Hall of Fame’s seventh induction class recognized individuals who have created extraordinary legacies at ABC Sports, ESPN, NBC Sports, and so many other broadcasters around the world. Hosted by NBC Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth, the 2013 ceremony honored seven sports-broadcasting greats: former NBC and ESPN production executive Scotty Connal; CTV Outside Broadcast Managing Director Barry Johnstone; COO of NFL Films/SVP of NFL Broadcasting Howard Katz; NBC Sports broadcaster Al Michaels; ESPN EVP of Technology/CTO Chuck Pagano; YES Network Technical Manager Joe Schiavo; and the “Father of Sports Aerial Broadcasting” Mickey Wittman.
CLICK HERE to view each inductee’s induction video and speech or CLICK HERE to view the entire evening’s ceremony. In addition, the you can now find dozens of photos from the night’s ceremony and reception on the Hall of Fame Website, featuring the evening’s honorees, as well as the star-studded list of attendees in the audience by CLICKING HERE
The event raised more than $100,000 for the Sports Broadcasting Fund, which is designed to offer financial assistance to those in the sports broadcast production community who find themselves and their family in need due to illness, death, or disaster. If you are interested in making a donation to the SVG Sports Broadcasting Fund please contact Paul Gallo, Co-executive director of the Sports Video Group, at 212-696-1799 or via email at [email protected]