Soccer America editor and general manager Paul Kennedy Friday was named winner of the Colin Jose Media Award.

Kennedy will receive the award at the National Soccer Hall of Fame inductions at Avaya Stadium prior to the U.S. World Cup qualifying against Honduras in San Jose, Calif. March 24.

The award is named after Colin Jose, who served as the official historian of the National Soccer Hall of Fame from 1997-2007, and is designed to honor members of the media who specialize in communications with respect to soccer in the U.S. It is awarded to those whose contributions in the field are deemed to be of exceptional and sustained quality.