John Forslund

The News & Observer (Sunday) - - Triangle & N.c. -

Age: 57.

Home­town: Apex.

Fam­ily: wife, Natalie; daugh­ters Erika (23) and Kara (16), son Matthew (22).

Ed­u­ca­tion: Spring­field Col­lege, 1983, un­der­grad­u­ate; Adel­phi Univer­sity 1984, mas­ter’s de­gree in ath­letic man­age­ment.

Ac­com­plish­ments: Se­lected N.C. Sportscast­er of the Year by the Na­tional Sports Me­dia As­so­ci­a­tion, 2018, 2019 (shared with ra­dio host David Glenn); Won Mid-South Emmy Award for Hur­ri­canes broad­casts, 2007 and 2009; won 2003 Telly Award for “Forslund Fo­cus” dur­ing game tele­casts; Serves on board of di­rec­tors for Spare Some for Autism and has been in­volved with Make-A-Wish Foun­da­tion, March of Dimes, Ge­n­e­sis Home, Food Bank of North Carolina and the Crohn’s and Coli­tis Foun­da­tion;

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