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SJI produces 2016 APSE Bulletin for Summer Conference June 20, 2016

With the APSE Summer Conference just days away, the 2016 class of the Sports Journalism Institute has stepped up once again to provide the APSE Bulletin for 2016.

Vote scheduled on FanRagSports.com membership application June 17, 2016

FanRagSports.com has applied for APSE membership. As a website/digital-only news organization, membership must be approved by vote of the executive committee, which will take place at the Summer Conference in Charlotte.

Charlotte summer conference schedule set June 6, 2016

CHARLOTTE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE June 22-25, 2016 Notable Locations Hotel: Omni Charlotte, 132 E. Trade St., Charlotte, NC 28202 One floor: All sessions, lunches, registration and vendors will be on the lobby floor Registration: Ballroom foyer Mall of ideas: Ballroom foyer Hospitality: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – Pomodoro Room Winning sections display: Poplar-Magnolia WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 11 […]

Paul Finebaum keynote speaker at APSE 2016 Summer Conference May 22, 2016

Television and radio personality Paul Finebaum will be the keynote speaker at Thursday’s luncheon during the 2016 Associated Press Sports Editors Summer Convention. The luncheon will take place at 12:15 p.m. Thursday at the Omni-Charlotte.

A glance at what’s in store for the 2016 Summer Conference in Charlotte May 18, 2016

With the conference right around the corner (and the special room rate for the hotel expiring in a few days), here is an overview of what the 2016 Summer Conference has in store:

Meet Diversity Fellow Graham Watson May 17, 2016

Diversity fellow Graham Watson talks the evolution of the business, motherhood and Dr. Saturday.

Deadlines, updates for the 2016 APSE Summer Conference May 16, 2016

With the 2016 Associated Press Sports Editors Summer Conference just a little more than a month away, here are some reminders and updates about the conference in Charlotte:

APSE scholarship application deadline June 1 May 11, 2016

The Associated Press Sports Editors are sponsoring four $1,500 scholarships for collegiate sports journalists.

Executive committee approves New Orleans for 2017 Summer Conference May 10, 2016

APSE’s executive committee has voted 15-0 to hold its 2017 summer conference in New Orleans. The Advocate of Louisiana will be the host news organization, and The Roosevelt will serve as the host hotel with a room rate of $179.

Nicholas Dawidoff wins first place in Over-175,000 Explanatory May 6, 2016

Nicholas Dawidoff of The New York Times won the Explanatory writing award for the over 175,000 circulation category in the 2015 Associated Press Sports Editors contest for his piece on the triangle offense in basketball.

The New York Times takes top three spots in Over-175,000 Breaking News May 6, 2016

The New York Times team of Matt Apuzzo, William K. Rashbaum, Sam Borden and Michael S. Schmidt won the breaking news award in the Over 175,000 circulation category in the 2015 Associated Press Sports Editors contest. The four did a series of work on the corruption and trouble surrounding FIFA.

L.A. Times’ Farmer wins Over-175,000 Beat Writing award May 6, 2016

Sam Farmer of the Los Angeles Times won the beat writing award for the over 175,000 circulation category at the 2015 Associated Press Sports Editors contest for his coverage of the chance of an NFL team coming to Los Angeles where it might end up playing.

San Jose’s Wilner wins Over 175K Features category May 6, 2016

Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News took first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest in Features writing for the Over 175,000 circulation category for his story on how Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is guided by the life examples set by his father, Malcolm Kerr, a Middle East scholar who was murdered in 1984.

Newsday takes first place in Over-175K Project Reporting May 6, 2016

A seven-person team from Newsday won first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest in Project writing for the Over 175,000 circulation category. Jim Baumbach, Neil Best, Robert Cassidy, Bob Glauber, Mark La Monica, Kimberley A. Martin and Tom Rock won for a series examining the challenges faced by NFL players when their careers come to an end.

Officers

Mary Byrne

Mary Byrne

President
ESPN.com

Tommy Deas

Tommy Deas

First Vice President
The Tuscaloosa News

Jack Berninger

Jack Berninger

Executive Director
Richmond Times-Dispatch
(retired)

Bill Eichenberger

Bill Eichenberger

Secretary/Treasurer
Bleacher Report

In the News

Jun 20, 2016SJI produces 2016 APSE Bulletin for Summer Conference

With the APSE Summer Conference just days away, the 2016 class of the Sports Journalism Institute has stepped up once again to provide the APSE Bulletin for 2016.

Jun 17, 2016Vote scheduled on FanRagSports.com membership application

FanRagSports.com has applied for APSE membership. As a website/digital-only news organization, membership must be approved by vote of the executive committee, which will take place at the Summer Conference in Charlotte.

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Blogs

Sep 6, 2015Backstory: ‘Silence at Baylor’ now a thunderous topic

By Mark Selig A freelance writer received a tip, and less than three weeks later, it led to tangible change in big-time college athletics. Jessica Luther has written more than a dozen articles about sexual assaults in college football, so it’s common for her to receive the type of message she did this month, when someone — […]

Aug 4, 2015Backstory: ‘Productive procrastination’ helps Tim Graham nail feature stories

“Backstory” is Mark Selig’s new blog, going behind the story on some of the biggest sports stories. His latest post deals with Buffalo News enterprise writer Tim Graham’s profile of Bills bust Aaron Maybin.