Ronald Reagan Media Award

Medallion Awards

CRITERIA: The Ronald Reagan Media Award, named in honor of the 40th President of the United States, is presented to an individual for outstanding contributions to sport through broadcasting, print, photography, or acting. The individual should exhibit imagination, excitement, and genius in kindling a keen public interest and appreciation for the role of sport in modern society.

Previous Recipients

2014
Mitch Albom - Sports Writer, Broadcaster and Best-selling Author
2013
Dick Enberg - Sportscaster, San Diego Padres, 13-Time Sports Emmy Award Winner
2012
Bob Costas – NBC Sportscaster and Primetime Host of the 2012 London Olympic Games
2011
Rick Reilly - Sportscaster and Writer, ESPN and Sports Illustrated
2010
Evan Weiner - Radio and Print Journalist on the Business and Political Aspects of Sport
2009
Lee Corso - ESPN college football analyst
2008
Brent Musburger - ESPN/ABC play-by-play announcer
2007
Monte Lorell - Managing editor, USA Today
2006
Robin Roberts - “Good Morning America”/ESPN studio host
2005
Ann Meyers-Drysdale - ESPN and ABC basketball reporter
2004
Yang Ming - Sports reporter/Editor, Xinhua News, China
2003
Terry Taylor - Associated Press sports editor
2002
Rupert Murdoch - Owner, Fox Network
2001
Christine Brennan - USA Today Columnist
2000
Tom Curley - President and Publisher, USA Today
1999
Fekrou Kidane - Director, Executive Office of the President of the IOC
1998
John D. Rawlings - Editor, The Sporting News
1997
Harry Caray - Chicago Cubs play-by-play announcer
1996
Dick Vitale - ESPN college basketball analyst
1995
John Madden - Fox NFL analyst
1994
Dick Ebersol - President, NBC Sports
1993
Bud Greenspan - Film producer of Lillehammer Games
1992
Jim Murray - L.A. Times sports columnist
1991
Bob Costas - NBC commentator and reporter
1990
Keith Jackson - Five-time sportscaster of the year
1989
Dick Enberg - Four-time Emmy winning broadcaster
1988
Al Michaels - USA Today’s Sportscaster of the Decade
1987
Curt Gowdy - Radio and TV broadcaster
1986
Vin Scully - Radio and TV broadcaster
1985
Frank Deford - Sports Illustrated writer
1984
Howard Cosell - Monday Night Football broadcaster

Founded in 1984, the American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA) is dedicated to the preservation of sports art, history and literature. The ASAMA collection is composed of more than 1,500 pieces across all media, including paintings, sculptures, assemblages, prints, posters and photography.

The museum is open to the public, free of charge, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location Map

Google Map Location
ASAMA – American Sport Art Museum & Archives
One Academy Drive
Daphne, Alabama 36526