Omaha World-Herald reporter Dirk Chatelain has been named sportswriter of the year for Nebraska by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.
Chatelain writes sports features and analysis, and is part of the Husker football coverage team as well as writing the “Mad Chatter” blog on Omaha.com. Chatelain has been with The World-Herald nine years.
Another 2014 honoree of note is Kevin Sjuts of KOLN/KGIN, who is Nebraska sportscaster of the year.
The state sportscasters and sportswriters of the year from around the country will be honored during the NSSA's 55th annual awards banquet June 7 to 9 in Salisbury, N.C.