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Media housing requests being accepted for Rio Olympics Dec. 5, 2014

If you’re planning on covering the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, it’s time to start your early planning.   You already should have applied for credentials through the USOC. The APSE/USOC credentialing meeting has been scheduled for Jan. 22 at the Hilton O’Hare in Chicago. Our group may take the morning of Jan. […]

Women in Sports Media Panel Dec. 6 at Newseum Dec. 4, 2014

Here are the details:   Women in Sports Media Panel Dec. 6, 2014, 2 p.m. at the Newseum RSVP to bmechum@umd.edu Mary Byrne, Managing Editor/Sports, USA Today Sally Jenkins, Columnist, The Washington Post Marcia Keegan, Vice-President for Production, ESPN Andrea Kremer, Reporter, HBO “Real Sports,” NFL Network Monica McNutt, Reporter, NewsChannel 8 Rachel Nichols, Sports […]

Roanoke Times seeks assistant sports editor Nov. 20, 2014

The Roanoke Times, a seven-day, multimedia publication located in Virginia’s Blue Ridge, seeks a talented, experienced journalist to be our Assistant Sports Editor. We’re the go-to source for news and information on athletics at nearby Virginia Tech. We also boast some of the best prep Sports coverage in the Southeast. The Roanoke Times regularly earns […]

Richmond Times-Dispatch seeks deputy sports editor Nov. 18, 2014

The Richmond Times-Dispatch is seeking a Deputy Sports Editor. The ideal candidate is one who will be able to help lead the RTD sports department across all platforms with a focus on nightly production of the print product and website, as well as the coordination of the copy desk and its designers. The candidate also […]

Mid-Atlantic Region meeting: Impact of social media on coverage Nov. 6, 2014

By Paul Vigna  The third annual Temple Sports Summit and Associated Press Sports Editors’ Mid-Atlantic Region meeting took place Monday at the Howard Gittis Student Center South on the school’s main campus. Between signups and walkups, about 190 people attended at different points throughout the day. The event also was live-tweeted. Peter King, of si.com […]

Temple Sports Summit: Art of the Interview Nov. 6, 2014

By Paul Vigna  The third annual Temple Sports Summit and Associated Press Sports Editors’ Mid-Atlantic Region meeting took place Monday at the Howard Gittis Student Center South on the school’s main campus. Between signups and walkups, about 190 people attended at different points throughout the day. The event also was live-tweeted. Peter King, of si.com […]

The National (of Abu Dhabi, UAE) seeks production editor Nov. 3, 2014

The National, the English-language daily in Abu Dhabi, UAE, is looking for a sports production editor to join our staff of 20. The successful candidate will have five years of experience on the production side, web and/or print, and the ability to book a daily newspaper section of 8-10 pages as well as to update […]

Signup open for DJNF copy editor internships Oct. 28, 2014

The Dow Jones News Fund equips sports copy editors to tackle design, headline-writing, social media engagement and the dynamics of working for sports media. College juniors, seniors and graduate students head to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where Dr. Charlyne Berens and Professor Sue Bullard coach them before their internships so that they can help the […]

US Olympic Committee accepting credential requests for Rio Oct. 27, 2014

A reminder that the US Olympic Committee is accepting request from U.S. media organizations for accreditation to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero.   You can find the application at  this link:   Rio de Janiero Accreditation Deadline for submission is Nov. 30, 2014.   The process is open to:   Daily or […]

APSE Website Contest entries list Oct. 21, 2014

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 […]

Meet the 2014-15 APSE Diversity Fellows Oct. 14, 2014

By Jorge Rojas Miami Herald Congratulations to the 2014-15 class of APSE Diversity Fellows. They are: — Kami Mattioli, college basketball editor for The Sporting News who also has worked as an associate social media editor and columnist. — Dana Sulonen, sports editor for the Opelika-Auburn (Ala.) News who was previously the sports editor at […]

October: On the Move Oct. 9, 2014

Mike Szvetitz believes his 10 years as the Opelika-Auburn (Ala.) News sports editor will help him in his new job as the Richmond (Va.) Times-Dispatch sports editor.   He’s spent the past decade covering a range of stories involving Auburn. In his first year, the Tigers went 13-0, a season that didn’t result in a […]

Last call for APSE Website Contest entries Sept. 29, 2014

  Associated Press Sports Editors is still accepting entries for its annual website contest.   This is a transitional judging year as APSE moves to a more year-round judging format for the website contest. Entries will be judged during a 30-day period during the football season and again during a second 30-day window before the […]

Temple Sports Journalism Summit Sept. 22, 2014

Plans are well underway for the third annual Temple Journalism Sports Summit on Nov. 3 at the Temple University Student Center, 1755 N. 13th Street, Philadelphia. Cost will be $5. If anyone wants to participate with the job fair and/or mock interviews, please let Chris Imperiale or Paul Vigna know. Questions? Call Paul at 717.255.8404.

On the Move: September Sept. 17, 2014

Ten years ago, Dejan Kovacevic had a career-changing conversation with Stephen A. Smith. On a bus ride during the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece, the then-Philadelphia Inquirer sports columnist told Kovacevic the importance of creating his own brand and of knowing how many pageviews his stories received. The internet, Smith thought, was changing the […]

Website contest entries being accepted Sept. 8, 2014

Associated Press Sports Editors is now accepting entries for its annual website contest.   This is a transitional judging year as APSE moves to a more year-round judging format for the website contest. Entries will be judged during a 30-day period during the football season and again during a second 30-day window before the start […]

Officers

Mike Sherman

Mike Sherman

President
The Oklahoman

Mary Byrne

Mary Byrne

First Vice President
USA TODAY Sports

Tommy Deas

Tommy Deas

Second Vice President
The Tuscaloosa News

John Bednarowski, sports editor of the Marietta (Ga.) Daily Journal, was elected to a two-year term as APSE's third vice president in 2014.

John Bednarowski

Third Vice President
Marietta Daily Journal

Jack Berninger

Jack Berninger

Executive Director
Richmond Times-Dispatch
(retired)

In the News

Dec 16, 2014APSE contest judges wanted; hotel reservation deadline is Jan. 6   

With contest entry and hotel reservation deadlines approaching, judges are needed for APSE’s annual writing and section contests. Judging will take place at APSE’s Winter Meetings Feb. 7-11 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Dec 5, 2014Media housing requests being accepted for Rio Olympics

If you’re planning on covering the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, it’s time to start your early planning.   You already should have applied for credentials through the USOC. The APSE/USOC credentialing meeting has been scheduled for Jan. 22 at the Hilton O’Hare in Chicago. Our group may take the morning of Jan. […]

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Blogs

Sep 15, 2014APSE at ASNE/APME Conference: Day 1

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  

Aug 6, 2012Third Vice President’s column: Reach out to smaller papers that are not APSE members

  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 […]

Jul 28, 2012President’s column: The time is now to invest in the future of APSE

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.