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Committees

Here's a look at APSE committee membership:

Olympics
John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times
Erik Hall, Charleston, Il.
David Campbell, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Courtney Linehan, Times of NW Indiana
Matt Vita, Washington Post
Scott Monserud, Denver Post
Mary Byrne, USA TODAY
Mike James, Los Angeles Times

Commissioners
Jeff Rosen, Kansas City Star
Josh Barnett, USA Today
Drew van Esselstyn, (Newark) Star-Ledger
Scott Thurston, Boston Globe

Internet contest
Scott Monserud, Denver Post
Erik Hall, Charleston, IL
Melissa Geisler, Yahoo! Sports
Jim Luttrell, New Tork Times
Todd M. Adams, San Diego Union-Tribune
Matt Vita, Washington Post
David Campbell, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Paul Pfeifer, Naples Daily News

Outreach
Paul Vigna, The Patriot-News
Erik Hall, Charleston, IL
Larry Graham, ESPN.com
Melvin George
Richard "Dick" Johnson

Regions
Paul Vigna, The Patriot-News

Contest
Mike James, Los Angeles Times
Erik Hall, Charleston, IL
Todd M. Adams, San Diego Union-Tribune
John Bednarowski, Marietta Daily Journal
Tommy Deas, Tuscaloosa News

Futures and Internet
Scott Monserud, Denver Post
Robert Gagliardi, Wyoming Tribune Eagle
Greg Brownell, The Post-Star
Jeff Kuehn, The Oakland Press
Jim Luttrell, New York Times
John Quinn, Philadelphia Inquirer
Todd M. Adams, San Diego Union-Tribune

Grass roots
Paul Vigna, The Patriot-News
Erik Hall, Charleston, IL
Mike Szvetitz, Opelika-Auburn News
Paul Pfeifer, Naples Dally News

Conference
Phil Kaplan, Knoxville News Sentinel
John Bednarowski, Marietta Daily Journal
Mike Szvetitz, Opelika-Auburn News
David Campbell, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Melissa Geisler, Yahoo! Sports
Jerry Micco, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Website
Scott Monserud, Denver Post
Paul Pfeifer, Naples Daily News

Professional development
Paul Vigna, The Patriot-News
Michael Peters, Tulsa World
Ron Fritz, Baltimore Sun

Legal affairs
Mary Byrne, USA TODAY

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

Aug 24, 2014APSE accepting applications for 2014-15 Diversity Fellowship Program

APSE is accepting applications for its 2014-15 Diversity Fellowship Program. 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. This training program, which prepares Fellows to be candidates for such positions, is underwritten by APSE and its partners, and there is no cost to the Fellows. The deadline is Sept. 19.

Aug 21, 2014NABJ, NAHJ conventions feature sports talent

The National Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists held their annual national conventions earlier this month, and not surprisingly, sports journalists were at the forefront.

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Blogs

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.