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Jan. In the News

New York Times sports editor leaving for ProPublica Jan. 24, 2013

New York Times sports editor Joe Sexton is leaving for a senior editor job at ProPublica

The shermanreport.com polnts out Sexton recently made headlines for The Times' partially blank sports front in response to the Baseball Hall of Fame announcement.

Sexton, 53, played a role in three recent Pulitzer Prizes for the Times. 

"I've received a great offer," Sexton wrote in an email to the Times sports staff obtained by jimromenesko.com. "I leave you and the (New York Times) burdened only by a great deat — of thanks and wonder."

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

Sep 22, 2014Temple Sports Journalism Summit

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.

Sep 17, 2014On the Move: September

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 […]

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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.