CBS Sports Legend James Brown to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honors at 45th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

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

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) has announced that James Brown, a renowned sports broadcaster, will receive Lifetime Achievement honors at the 45th Annual Sports Emmy Awards ceremony on May 21. The ceremony will take place at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Rose Hall in New York.

Adam Sharp, President of NATAS, commended Brown for his remarkable impact on sports media throughout his illustrious career. Brown’s work as a correspondent for CBS News has also been recognized, in addition to his hosting duties on CBS Sports’ THE NFL TODAY and INSIDE THE NFL.

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. Upon receiving the award, Brown expressed humility and gratitude to those who had worked with him over the years.

Brown is known for hosting pregame shows such as THE NFL TODAY and NFL ON FOX. With over 30 years in the broadcast industry, he has received numerous accolades, including the “2016 Pete Rozelle Award” from the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In addition to his broadcasting career, Brown is an ordained minister and a Harvard University graduate. He is also actively involved in various charitable organizations such as GENYOUth, The Ron & Joy Paul Kidney Center at George Washington University, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. His dedication to excellence and philanthropy has cemented his enduring legacy in the sports broadcasting industry.

The 45th Annual Sports Emmy Awards ceremony promises to be an unforgettable event that celebrates excellence in sports media and journalism.

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