The deadline for applications to the 2014-15 APSE Diversity Fellowship Program has been extended to Oct. 1. The program is an in-depth, nine-month course of study for working, mid-career professionals who are interested in pursuing a path as a manager (typically a sports editor, assistant sports editor or sports reporter) in sports journalism.
Ohio University’s APSE student chapter will launch its 2014-15 activities with a visit from former APSE president Tim Stephens.
The Pueblo (Colo.) Chieftain seeks a full-time sports copy editor to handle its entire section five nights a week.
Clarksdale Mississippi, the most “Southern Place on Earth” according to Oxford American Magazine, and home to the infamous Crossroads where Blues musician Robert Johnson sold his soul to be the greatest guitar player ever, is looking for a sports editor who’s just as comfortable laying out newspaper and magazines as covering the local high school […]
The Seymour (Ind.) Tribune, circulation 5,500, is seeking a sports editor who can “with original story and presentation ideas that connect with the reader and take our sports section to the next level.”
The job description for the Buffalo News’ next Bills beat reporter: “Break news online, produce unique content for our BN Blitz app, turn a gamer into poetry, find daily enterprise that gives fans new insights and write magazine pieces that tell the bigger story.”
Judging will take place Saturday, Feb. 7 to Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 at the Doubletree Suites by Hilton Orlando in the Walt Disney World Resort.
StarNews sports editor Dan Spears’ vision for this job: “We want a designer with deadline daily newspaper experience to help our writers continue to improve their ability to think about a story visually. We regularly win writing awards in state and national contests; now we want the visuals to match.”
The Richmond Times-Dispatch is seeking an editor to lead its award-winning Sports team and direct content across the print, digital and social spectrums.
The Fort Wayne (Ind.) Journal Gazette has an immediate opening for a college beat reporter to be the lead reporter for Indiana and Purdue football and Purdue basketball. The reporter will also help cover high schools and a Low-A minor league baseball team.
The Fort Wayne (Ind.) Journal Gazette seeks an assistant sports editor to run the desk nightly, work with reporters to strengthen writing/reporting and help lead its coverage that includes Notre Dame, Indiana, Purdue and about 50 high schools.
Text from the closing address of outgoing APSE president Tim Stephens, delivered June 28, 2014, at the awards banquet to conclude the APSE Summer Conference in Arlington, Va.
APSE’s executive committee approves applications from Maryland and Virginia Tech to become the organization’s first student chapters.
From the Metrorail to seeing the White House, here are tips for traveling in metro DC during the APSE Summer Conference.
APSE remains short of its funding goal of $8,000, but it’s not too late to contribute.
Check out all the contest section and content winners from 1998 to present on the updated Contest Winners page here.
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Here are the entrants for the APSE Website Contest by category (news organizations with a daily print product are categorized according to circulation; those without a daily print product are categorizes by unique monthly visitors). Judging will be underway soon and continue into the early part of 2015, with winners announced at the start of […]
Encouraging young women and minorities push to change the demographics of newsrooms is one of the reasons the Associated Press Sports Editors hold an annual Day of Diversity at the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications at Hampton University.
APSE president Mike Sherman of The Oklahoman is attending the ASNE-APME conference in Chicago. Follow his posts and others from Day 1 of the conference for news and updates relevant to sports journalism. Live Blog APSE at ASNE-APME conference
By Tommy Deas Executive Sports Editor The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) News First, let me extend my thanks and appreciation to those who elected me to this position and to all the old friends I got to see and new friends I got to meet at the Summer Conference in Chicago. The Third Vice President’s […]
Sponsoring a student through APSE’s new Student Outreach Initiative is a great way to give back to the organization and the future of sports journalism. APSE President Gerry Ahern calls on APSE members to recruit and sponsor one college student as a member of the organization. The students can come from your alma mater or your coverage area. The $25 fee will give the students access to the minds and events that will shape the future of sports journalism.