North Dakota Sportscaster of the Year Award History

The North Dakota Sportscaster of the Year is awarded by the National Sports Media Association (formerly known as the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association). The NDAPSSA recognizes this as the official award. Membership is not required to be eligible for the honor.

Year Recipient Affiliate City
2016 Steve Linzmeier KQDJ Jamestown
2015 Jake Kulland KNDK Langdon
2014 Rod Kleinjan KDIX Dickinson
2013 Craig Keating KMAV/KMSR Mayville
2012 Lee Timmerman KFYR-TV Bismarck
2011 Dan Keating KMAV/KMSR Mayville
2010 Scott Miller KFGO Fargo
2009 Rod Kleinjan KDIX Dickinson
2008 Dan Keating KMAV Mayville
2007 Jon Cole KUMV-TV Williston
2006 Jon Cole KUMV-TV Williston
2005 Pat Sweeney WDAZ-TV Grand Forks
2004 Rod Kleinjan KDIX Dickinson
2003 Jon Cole KUMV-TV Williston
2002 Mark Beighley KZZY Devils Lake
2001 Nolan Dix KNDC Hettinger
2000 Lee Timmerman KFYR-TV Bismarck
1999 Dan Keating KMAV Mayville
1998 Jon Cole KUMV-TV Williston
1997 Lee Timmerman KFYR-TV Bismarck
1996 Lee Halvorson KEYZ Williston
1995 Dan Keating KMAV Mayville
1994 Mark Beighley KZZY Devils Lake
1993 Dan Hammer KTHI-TV Fargo
1992 Rod Kleinjan KDIX Dickinson
1991 Lee Halvorson KEYZ Williston
1990 Lee Timmerman KFYR-TV Bismarck
1989 Pat Sweeney WDAZ-TV Grand Forks
1988 Dan Keating KDLR Devils Lake
1987 Tom Coyne KXJB-TV Fargo
1986 Les Halvorson KBTO Bottineau
1985 Pat Sweeney WDAZ-TV Grand Forks
1984 Lee Halvorson KEYZ Williston
1983 Jon Cole KUMV-TV Williston
1982 Lee Halvorson KEYZ Williston
1981 Phil Willman KMOT-TV Minot
1980 Lee Halvorson KDLR Devils Lake
1979 Tim Hennessy KNOX Grand Forks
1978 Gus Becker KBMR Bismarck
1977 Lee Halvorson KDLR Devils Lake
1976 Russ Smith KCJB Minot
1975 Roger Higgins KFYR Bismarck
1974 Gary Rogers KBMW Wahpeton
1973 Boyd Christenson WDAY Fargo
1972 Terry Dean KCJB Minot
1971 Roger Higgins KFYR Bismarck
1970 Doug Tegtmeier KNOX Grand Forks
1969 Terry Dean KCJB Minot
1968 Boyd Christenson WDAY Fargo
1967 Boyd Christenson WDAY Fargo
1966 Doug Tegtmeier KNOX Grand Forks
1965 Doug Tegtmeier KNOX Grand Forks
1964 Doug Tegtmeier KNOX Grand Forks
1963 Doug Tegtmeier KNOX Grand Forks
1962 Russ Smith KLPM Minot
1961 E.J. Anderson KFYR Bismarck
1960 Russ Smith KLPM Minot
1959 Russ Smith KLPM Minot