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APSE commissioners meetings: Emmert says Penn State sanctions were ‘right and appropriate’ April 23, 2015

By Paul Myerberg, USA TODAY Sports  NEW YORK — The sanctions levied upon Penn State’s athletic department in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal were “right and appropriate,” NCAA President Mark Emmert said Thursday  during a meeting with the Associated Press Sports Editors, adding that where the national governing body struggled was in communicating with […]

APSE Contest: Clarion-Ledger’s Courtney Cronin wins Multimedia award for series on top high school recruit April 13, 2015

By Mike Sherman, APSE President Courtney Cronin of The Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., took first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2014 contest in the Multimedia C category for her exclusive series following the nation’s top high school basketball prospect. Cronin will be presented a first-place plaque at the 2015 APSE banquet. The banquet […]

APSE Contest: Austin American-Statesman’s Brian Davis wins Beat Writing award April 6, 2015

By John Bednarowski, APSE Fourth Vice President Brian Davis, who covers the University of Texas for the Austin American Statesman, took first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2014 contest for Beat Writing in the 75,001-175,000 circulation category. Davis, whose five-story entry highlighted his work on the Texas football and basketball beat, will be […]


Mary Byrne

Mary Byrne


Tommy Deas

Tommy Deas

First Vice President
The Tuscaloosa News

Todd Adams

Todd M. Adams

Second Vice President
San Diego Union-Tribune

Jack Berninger

Jack Berninger

Executive Director
Richmond Times-Dispatch

Bill Eichenberger

Bill Eichenberger

Bleacher Report

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Nov 11, 2015Sauk Valley Media seeks Sports Editor

Sauk Valley Media in northwestern Illinois is looking for a dynamic leader with a passion for sports, a knack for storytelling, and an eye for design to lead an award-winning sports department. Our sports coverage wins state and national awards yearly, a tradition we intend to continue. Sauk Valley Media publishes two daily papers: the […]

Oct 26, 2015Citizens’ Voice seeks sports copy editor

The Citizens’ Voice in Wilkes-Barre, PA is looking for an editor with sports knowledge who can edit copy, write headlines, design pages, collaborate with writers and post to our website with speed and accuracy. Daily newspaper experience is preferred. Knowledge of AP style and page design is a must. Candidates with a working understanding of […]

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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.