Detroit, MI – Thursday December 17, 2015 – The Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association (DSBA) announced the election of Fox Sports’ Trevor Thompson as the organization’s new President today.
Thompson, a longtime DSBA member, received the DSBA Ty Tyson Award for Excellence in Sports Broadcasting in June, 2015. He has been a member of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports Detroit’s on-air broadcast team since June, 2000. Thompson is a four-time Emmy winner, who has served as a network reporter and host in Detroit for the past 15 years. His list of sports journalism credits include in-depth coverage of the NHL’s Detroit Red Wings and MLB’s Detroit Tigers, serving as a host and reporter on programs like “Red Wings Live” and “Wingspan”, as well as taking a leading role in the network’s post-game coverage of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Thompson is slated to begin his new role with the DSBA on January 1,, 2016, replacing out-going four-year President Vicki Foley.
“I couldn’t be more pleased with the announcement of Trevor in this position,” said Foley. “The organization’s dedication to its members, the community, and its educational mission will be well served by Trevor’s passion and leadership.”
Thompson will now join the historic ranks of DSBA Presidents including: Ty Tyson, Don Wattrick, Paul Williams, Al Nagler, Fred Wolf, Van Patrick, Budd Lynch, Bob Reynolds, Fred Huber, Bill Flemming, Bruce Martyn, Joe Gentile, Dave Diles, Don Kremer, Ray Lane, Vince Doyle, John Fountain, Bill Humphries, Larry Adderley, Chris McClure, John Cwikla, Dave LewAllen, Kurt Schneider, Gary Ratski, Paul Chapman, Mark Unger, Raymond Rolak, Rich Kincaide, Jim Brandstatter, Jim Stark, Ken Kal, Will Tieman, and Vicki Foley.