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Job wanted: Eric Smith Feb. 27, 2015

Meet an award-winning freelance sports reporter based in Phoenix, Ariz., looking for an opportunity to join a top-notch and energetic sports staff as a reporter or beat writer.

2014 APSE Contest: A few superlatives Feb. 12, 2015

The 2014 APSE contest is filled with amazing work that will inspire us all for the coming year. Want to know which writers placed in multiple Top 10s? Here are a few superlatives from the contest.

Meet Diversity Fellow Kami Mattioli Feb. 5, 2015

She started strong, turning an eighth-grade teacher’s letter-to-the-editor assignment into a piece on concussions. Now Kami Mattioli is ready to learn more about the “ins and outs” of sports journalism.

Meet Diversity Fellow Carron Phillips Feb. 2, 2015

Carron Phillips is an enterprise sports reporter at The News Journal Media Group in Wilmington, Del. Read about how he got there, and in the process became a member of the APSE Diversity Fellows class of 2015.

Emily Horos elected Southeast Region vice chair Jan. 28, 2015

By John Bednarowski Marietta Daily Journal APSE Third Vice President   Emily Horos of the Cherokee Tribune is the new vice chair of the Southeast Region. Horos will serve in the position for the next two-plus years as she assists region chair Chris White of the Louisville Courier Journal. The election was necessary after former […]

Most-asked contest questions (with answers!) Jan. 18, 2015

All contest writing entries must be submitted by midnight Jan. 24. Haven’t started? No worries. Here’s a cheatsheet featuring the most-asked questions so far. Still confused? That’s why I (Mary) am here. Email me at mbyrne@usatoday.com or call 703-599-0061.

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

Feb 27, 2015Job wanted: Eric Smith

Meet an award-winning freelance sports reporter based in Phoenix, Ariz., looking for an opportunity to join a top-notch and energetic sports staff as a reporter or beat writer.

Feb 23, 2015APSE second vice president election runs through March 9

The candidates for APSE second vice president are Todd M. Adams of U-T San Diego, Don Shelton of the Seattle Times and Hank Winnicki of Newsday. Read their backgrounds and vision for APSE.

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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.