Link: Alumni BYU athlete Vai Sikahema inducted into broadcasting Hall of Fame

Published: Saturday, Nov. 23 2013 5:15 p.m. MST

As reported by NBC, BYU alumni and former athlete Vai Sikahema was inducted into a Broadcasting Pioneers Hall of Fame Friday night, honoring him for a lifetime dedicated to excellence in sports reporting.

Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News

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NBC reports that Vai Sikahema — BYU alumni and former athlete, NFL star and current sports broadcaster — has been inducted into a broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia, an independent national broadcasting organization, recognized Sikahema Friday night for a lifetime dedicated to excellence in sports reporting.

Sikahema's career, which spans several successful positions in teams including the BYU Cougars, the St. Louis Cardinals, the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles, also included various periods of sports broadcasting that culminated in his current position as sports director for NBC Philadelphia.

According to NBC, Sikahema has won several awards for his broadcasting, including two Emmys for his television work, and a 2012 Deseret News President's Award for his sports column, "Vai's View."

Read more about Vai Sikahema's induction on NBC Philadelphia's website.

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