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2017 Hall of Fame Inductee
Scott Murray

From U.S. Presidents to U.S. Opens, the World Series to the World Cup, the Olympic Games to 30 straight Super Bowls, Scott Murray has covered them all. He spent over three decades with NBC television as a multi Emmy Award-winning television sports anchor and broadcast journalist. Scott was named Sportscaster of the Year 17 times by various news organizations. He has been recognized as a Living Legend of Journalism by the Press Club of Dallas and is a recipient of the prestigious Silver Circle Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Although retired from nightly television news, Scott returned to NBC/DFW to host the weekly TV public affairs/philanthropic program, Talk Street for several years, while hosting the Emmy Award-winning program, Conversations with Scott Murray and the The Scott Murray Radio Show, weekly on 570 KLIF. Scott continues to be a sought-after keynote speaker and published author of 2 books (Whatever It Takes and Bring Out The BEST). In addition, he regularly serves as an emcee/host/moderator for corporate conferences and charitable events, a TV/radio spokesperson and is also Chairman/CEO of Murray Media, an Emmy Award-winning video/HD television production and A/V event media company.

Scott served on the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee and as chairman of the Honorary Committee of the NCAA Final Four Tip-Off Gala. He is on the board of trustees of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, Dallas Sports Commission, National Football Foundation/College Football Hall of Fame Gridiron Club; charter board member of the SMU Athletic Forum Board and the Doak Walker National Running Back Award; executive board member of the Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award and chairman of the O'Brien Legends Award and Founder's Award Committees; executive board member of the Armed Forces Bowl; executive board member of the Heart of Dallas Bowl; former President of the Texas Motor Speedway Children's Charities Board of Directors; member of the Pat & Emmitt Smith Charities Advisory Board, Big Brothers Big Sisters Foundation Board and Children at Risk Advisory Board; member of the Board of Trustees of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the President's Advisory Council of the AT&T Performing Arts Center.

Scott stays very active in the north Texas community as a volunteer, serving on the board/advisory boards of countless children's, civic, charitable and non-profit organizations. His commitment to community has resulted in his being honored with such awards as Citizen of the Year, Man of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year, and recipient of the following: Governor's Award; Director's Award from the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice; George Washington Medal of Honor Freedom Award; The Military Order of the World Wars Patrick Henry Award; National Youth Leadership Council Gift of Leadership Award; Tom Landry Award of Excellence; Taste of the N.F.L. Man of the Year; National Philanthropy Day AFP Special Recognition Award; People of Vision Award; Johnny Stallings Award; Barbara Jordan Citizenship Award; Komen for the Cure National Individual Community Service Award; United Way Hercules Award; Chamber of Commerce Inaugural Excellence in Media Award; Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society-Honorary Inductee; Daughters of WWII Carry the Torch Award; National Congress of Parents and Teachers-Honorary Inductee; American Cancer Society Sword of Hope; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Honoree; Special Olympics Torch Award; Legacy of Men Tackling Domestic Violence Award; Boy Scouts of America God and Service Award; Philanthropy World Hall of Fame Inductee; Texas Baseball Hall of Fame-Honorary Inductee; and, Scott's two most cherished awards, Dad of the Year and Father of the Year.

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