Glenn Jordan of the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram won first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest in Explanatory writing in the 30,000-75,000 circulation category for his story on how non-traditional adventure races by for-profit organizations were taking a toll on local charity events.
Phil Barber of the Santa Rosa (Calif.) Press Democrat and Tom Schad of the Washington Times tied for first place in the Associated Press Sports Editors 2015 contest in feature writing in the 30,000-75,000 circulation category. Barber won for his story on Golden State’s Stephen Curry and his mouthpiece, while Schad won for his story on minor league umpires and their journey to the major leagues.
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 — […]
“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.