Berry Tramel voted Oklahoma sportswriter of the year

by Mel Bracht Modified: January 10, 2012 at 4:58 pm •  Published: January 10, 2012
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Berry Tramel, a sports columnist for The Oklahoman, has been elected Oklahoma sportswriter of the year for the fourth time, the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association announced Tuesday.

Tramel has covered sports for The Oklahoman for 20 years, following a 13-year career with the Norman Transcript.

John Holcomb, sports director of Tulsa's KOTV-6, was voted Oklahoma sportscaster of the year for the third time.

National winners were Dan Shulman of ESPN and Joe Posnanski of Sports Illustrated. Bob Costas of NBC and John Feinstein of The Washington Post also were elected to the NSSA Hall of Fame.

The winners will be honored June 11 at the NSSA Awards Banquet in Salisbury, N.C.


by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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