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APSE Conference: Award-winning panel to discuss column writing in the digital age June 19, 2015

We’ve got a jam-packed schedule of professional development and hands-on learning set for the 2015 APSE Conference in San Diego starting Wednesday at the Westgate Hotel. Among the highlights: three of the nation’s top columnists — including the 2015 Red Smith Award winner — will discuss “Writing columns in the digital age” on a panel led by an award-winning sports editor searching for the next great sports voice of the Northwest. More on that panel, plus the rest of the schedule:

UCF Report: Little diversity found in sports departments June 12, 2015

“The report card is disappointing and shows how far we have to go,” said Mike Sherman, APSE’s president and sports editor of The Oklahoman. “It’s imperative that APSE continue to encourage and assist member organizations as they strive to build staffs that reflect the growing diversity of our communities.” To that end, Sherman noted several efforts APSE has used to foster diversity.

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.