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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

Apr 29, 2016Red Smith Award winner Blackie Sherrod passes

By Kevin Sherrington The Dallas Morning News   Blackie Sherrod, the greatest Texas sportswriter of his generation or any other, now and forevermore, died Thursday afternoon at age 96. Sherrod died at his home in Dallas of natural causes, said his wife, Joyce. He had been in hospice care for the past week. Sherrod was […]

Apr 27, 2016Executive committee vote needed on 2017 conference, site, hotel

  The Advocate of Louisiana has submitted a bid to host  APSE’s 2017 summer conference in New Orleans with The Roosevelt serving as host hotel. A vote by APSE’s executive committee is needed. This notice will be posted on APSE’s website for 10 days.  To vote, e-mail APSE Executive Director Jack Berninger at jackapse@aol.com. APSE’s […]

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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.