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. He was named Sportscaster of the Year 17 times by various news organizations and has been recognized as a Living Legend of Journalism by the Press Club of Dallas. He’s a recipient of the prestigious Silver Circle Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Although Scott retired from nightly television news, he returned to NBC/DFW to host the public affairs program, Talk Street. He is host and producer of the Emmy Award-winning television program, Conversations with Scott Murray in addition to hosting two weekly radio programs, The Scott Murray Show and Leading the Way. Scott also remains busy as a sought-after keynote speaker and published author of two books, while regularly serving as an emcee/host/moderator for corporate conferences and charitable events. On the corporate front, Scott is Chairman/CEO of Murray Media, an Emmy Award-winning video/HD television production and A/V event media company he founded with his son/business partner, Doug.
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, such as the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee, chairman of the Honorary Committee of the NCAA Final Four Tip-Off Gala, member of the board of trustees of the Dallas Convention and Visitors Bureau, Dallas Sports Commission, National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame Gridiron Club of Dallas, Children’s Hospital, Big Brothers Big Sisters Foundation, and, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. He’s been honored with such awards as Man of the Year, Citizen of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year, Governor’s Award recipient; Director’s Award from the FBI and the U.S. Department of Justice; George Washington Medal of Honor Freedom Award; Patrick Henry Silver Patriot Award, National Youth Leadership Council Gift of Leadership Award; Tom Landry Award of Excellence; People of Vision Award, Taste of the N.F.L. Man of the Year; National Philanthropy Day AFP Special Recognition Award; Tribute to Johnny Stallings Award; Barbara Jordan Citizenship Award; Komen for the Cure National Individual Community Service Award; United Way Hercules Award; Inaugural Chamber of Commerce Excellence in Media Award; American Cancer Society Sword of Hope and Excalibur Awards; 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; Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society-Honorary Inductee; National Congress of Parents and Teachers-Honorary Inductee. In addition, he’s an inductee of the Philanthropy World Hall of Fame, National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum Hall of Fame and the Texas Baseball Hall of Fame. Scott’s two most cherished personal awards are Dad of the Year and Father of the Year.