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Charlotte summer conference schedule set June 6, 2016

CHARLOTTE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE June 22-25, 2016 Notable Locations Hotel: Omni Charlotte, 132 E. Trade St., Charlotte, NC 28202 One floor: All sessions, lunches, registration and vendors will be on the lobby floor Registration: Ballroom foyer Mall of ideas: Ballroom foyer Hospitality: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – Pomodoro Room Winning sections display: Poplar-Magnolia WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 11 […]

San Jose’s Wilner wins Over 175K Features category May 6, 2016

Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News took first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest in Features writing for the Over 175,000 circulation category for his story on how Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr is guided by the life examples set by his father, Malcolm Kerr, a Middle East scholar who was murdered in 1984.

Newsday takes first place in Over-175K Project Reporting May 6, 2016

A seven-person team from Newsday won first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest in Project writing for the Over 175,000 circulation category. Jim Baumbach, Neil Best, Robert Cassidy, Bob Glauber, Mark La Monica, Kimberley A. Martin and Tom Rock won for a series examining the challenges faced by NFL players when their careers come to an end.

The Washington Post’s Hobson, Rich earn first in Investigative category May 6, 2016

Will Hobson and Steven Rich of The Washington Post took first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest in Investigative Reporting. Through Freedom of Information Act requests and review of thousands of pages of documents, the reporters’ winning entry exposed instances of extravagant spending within some of the nation’s largest athletic departments at a time when tuition costs are soaring and academic departments are facing unprecedented budgetary shortfalls.

L.A. Times’ Plaschke takes first in Over 175K Columns May 6, 2016

Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times took first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest in Column Writing for the Over 175,000 circulation category. Plaschke will be presented a first-place plaque at the 2016 APSE banquet. The banquet and awards dinner concludes the APSE Conference June 22-­25 at the Omni-Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, N.C.

Boston Globe team wins Over-175,000 short video May 6, 2016

The Boston Globe’s team of Taylor DeLench, Kevin Dupont, Dana Sinerate and Matt Pepin won first place for short video in the 2015 Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest for their work on the rivalry between the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens hockey teams.

Yahoo! Sports team captures first place in Long Video May 6, 2016

The Yahoo! Sports video team of Ryan Dornbusch, Keri Barron,Ryan Dornbusch, Keri Barron, Jason Klabacha, Brad Williams, Victor Velazquez, April Tucker and Andy Behrens won first place in the Long Video category in the 2015 Associated Press Sports Editors contest in the under 175,000 circulation category.

Newsday wins Over-175,000 Multimedia May 6, 2016

A 17-person team from Newsday won the multimedia category in the 2015 Associated Press Sports Editors contest in the over 175,000 circulation category. The team took a look at football helmets and concussions in the Long Island area as it pertains to local kids.


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The Tuscaloosa News

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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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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.