Jim Streeter

The DSBA “Best of the Best” Award, named for former Red Wing PR Assistant Kathy Best, recognizes the quality and tireless work performed by Detroit-area media professionals in sports related public and media relations. Jim Streeter, in his 33rd year with the Eastern Michigan University Sports Information Office, received this year’s award.  Streeter earned a bachelor’s degree from EMU in December 1973, with a major in physical education and minors in journalism and history. He was sports editor of the student newspaper, The Eastern Echo, for two years. After serving a two-year stint as a sportswriter for The Ypsilanti Press, Streeter joined EMU as an assistant sports information director in 1974. He was named SID in August 1975. Streeter is a member of the College of Sports Information Directors of America. Streeter was selected as one of nine Media Marshals for the 2004 Ryder Cup Golf competition at Oakland Hills Country Club.