Date: April 26, 2017
Time: 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Frontiers of Flight Museum
6911 Lemmon Ave
Dallas, TX 75209
From U.S. Presidents to U.S. Opens, World Series to the World Cup, Olympic Games to 30 straight Super Bowls, Scott Murray has covered them all. He spent three decades with NBC television as a multi Emmy Award-winning television sports anchor and broadcast journalist, including close to a quarter of a century at NBC/DFW. Scott was named Sportscaster of the Year 17 times and is a recipient of the prestigious Silver Circle Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Although Scott has retired from nightly television news, he’s returned to NBC 5 as host of the weekly TV public affairs/philanthropic program, Talk Street. He is also a co-host on the Texas Daily show on KTXD-TV. In addition, he’s back on the radiohosting topics on “leadership and philanthropy” on The Scott Murray Show every Sunday night from 6-8pm on 570 KLIF. Scott continues to be a sought-after inspirational/keynote speaker, a published author of two books (Whatever It Takes and Bring Out The BEST), and regularly serves as a TV/radio spokesperson and an emcee/moderator for corporate and charitable events. Scott is the Chairman/CEO of Murray Media, a video/HD/television production and A/V event media company. Scott stays active in the north Texas community as a volunteer, serving on the board/advisory boards of many children’s, civic, charitable and non-profit organizations including the National Football Foundation/Gridiron Club of Dallas, Pat and Emmitt Smith Charities, National Sports Marketing Network, The North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee, Armed Forces Bowl, Doak Walker National Running Back Award, Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award, Speedway Children’s Charities, Cancer Support Community, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America Foundation, Dallas Symphony and the Performing Arts Ctr.
Scott’s commitment to community has resulted in his being honored with such awards as:
Man of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year, recipient of the Governor’s Award, Director’s Award from the FBI and the US Department of Justice, George Washington Medal of Honor Freedom Award, Tom Landry Award of Excellence, National Youth Leadership Council Gift of Leadership Award, Champion for Children Award, Honorary Member of the National Congress of Parents and Teachers, Boy Scouts of America God and Service Award, Komen for the Cure National Individual Community Service Award, United Way Hercules Award, Philanthropy Hall of Fame Inductee, Texas Baseball Hall of Fame-Honorary Inductee, and his two most cherished awards, Dad of the Year & Father of the Year.