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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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Oct 4, 2015Idaho Statesman seeks copy editor/page designer

A sports copy editor/page designer position is available at the award-winning Idaho Statesman in Boise, one of the best cities in the country in which to live. The right candidate will go beyond helping us tell compelling stories in print, and tell them with interactivity and curation on multiple digital platforms. The right candidate will […]

Oct 4, 2015Columbia (Ind.) Republic seeks sports editor

The Columbus (Indiana) Republic is seeking an energetic sports editor who has the drive and skills to direct coverage and write sport stories.  Candidates must have innovative coverage ideas, focus on the local community and have excellent judgment and planning skills. Must be able to do and develop in-depth enterprise, breaking news, feature and daily […]

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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.