Sunday October 7, 2012 as the Kansas City Chiefs hosted the Baltimore Ravens Mitch Holthus called his 300th regular and postseason game as the Voice of the Chiefs Radio Network. Holthus began his tenure as the Voice of the Chiefs in 1994, and is currently in his 19th season. He has not only served this capacity longer than any other play-by-play announcer in Chiefs history, but he remains one of only a handful of active announcers in the NFL that have served as many seasons. Holthus is an eight-time winner of the Kansas Sportscaster of the Year Award and was inducted into the Kansas Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2008. The Smith Center, Kansas native also served as the voice of Kansas State athletics from 1983-1996. In addition, in 2012, Holthus received an Emmy Award for his efforts as a television host of the Chiefs Kingdom Show. Although Holthus is widely respected as one of the preeminent play-by-play announcers in the NFL, he also provides coverage for FOX Sports and the Missouri Valley Conference and Big 12 Basketball.”
Posted Sep 26, 2012 - Article courtsey of KcChiefs.com
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs production crew, 65 Toss Power Trap Productions, garnered 11 Regional Emmy® Awards from the NATAS Mid-America Chapter at the Emmy Gala held at Kansas City’s Midland Theater on Sept. 22.
Mitch Holthus received the award for On-Camera Talent Performer/Host.