From The NFL to the Pulpit: James Brown’s Legacy in Sports Broadcasting

Sports Emmys to Present Lifetime Achievement Award to James Brown, Renowned Sports Broadcaster

The Sports Emmy Awards are set to honor James Brown, a three-time Emmy Award-winning sports broadcaster. Brown will receive Lifetime Achievement honors at the 45th Annual Sports Emmy Awards ceremony on May 21, which will take place at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall in New York.

Stephen Head, the Head of the Sports Emmy Awards, highlighted Brown’s iconic career as a host of various sports studio shows. He praised Brown for raising the bar in the world of sportscasting. Adam Sharp, President of NATAS, echoed these sentiments and praised Brown for his significant impact on sports media throughout his career.

Brown has hosted Super Bowls and championship games and has been a host on CBS Sports’ THE NFL TODAY and INSIDE THE NFL. His work as a correspondent for CBS News has also been recognized. Despite all of his accomplishments, Brown expressed humbleness upon receiving the award, giving credit to the people he has worked with over the years.

Overall, James Brown is an ordained minister and Harvard University graduate who is involved in various charitable organizations. With over 30 years in the broadcast industry and numerous accolades under his belt, including the “2016 Pete Rozelle Award” from the Pro Football Hall of Fame, it is clear that he has left a lasting legacy in sports broadcasting that will continue to inspire others for years to come.

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