Tom Haudricourt, the Journal Sentinel’s Milwaukee Brewers beat writer, has been named the 2018 Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sports Media Association.
This is the third time he has earned the honor, also winning the award in 2011 and 2012.
Other Journal Sentinel sportswriters recognized with the award in the last decade include Tom Silverstein, Lori Nickel, Bob McGinn and Gary D’Amato.
Matt Lepay, radio and TV announcer for the Wisconsin Badgers and Milwaukee Brewers, was named Wisconsin Sportscaster of the Year for the ninth time. He first won the award in 1997.
Haudricourt has covered the Brewers in Milwaukee since 1985, except for a brief hiatus in the early 2000s when he covered the Yankees in New York.
In addition to his daily news and game coverage of the team, Haudricourt writes a weekly column during the season and participates in regular online chats and podcasts. Fans also can follow him on Twitter at @Haudricourt.
Adrian Wojnarowski, an NBA reporter for ESPN, was named National Sportswriter of the Year for the second straight year. Doris Burke, a basketball analyst for ESPN, was honored as the National Sportscaster of the Year, becoming the first woman to win one of the national awards.