Monthly Archives: October 2009

Slideshow: APSE award winners, finalists

This powerpoint presentation includes those newspapers honored in the 2009 APSE contest for work done in 2008. It also includes those papers that were finalists in's contest.

Claire Smith honored with Sam Lacy Legacy Award

Claire Smith has been selected to receive the Sam Lacy Legacy Award by the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and, the Association for Women...

Donations still sought for Tim Wheatley Fund

 News of the tragic death of Tim Wheatley and his daughter Sarah's injuries from the car accident has left many wondering how...

Theme of this entry: Themes for football sections

What do we think about mixing the concept of fantasy sports with high school athletics? That's the question Toby Carrig had after reviewing the sports sections that took part in the second annual exchange of football preview sections that he coordinated.

Where are they now: Dave Smith, president 1974-1976

In conjunction with APSE's partnership with Indiana University's National Sports Journalism Center, a new Hall of Fame will permanently honor winners of the Red Smith Award as well as past APSE presidents. As a part of that effort to honor those who built APSE, past presidents will be invited to the 2010 convention in Salt Lake City. Leading up to the convention, past presidents will be periodically profiled here.

Salt Lake Tribune receives AWSM internship grant

The Salt Lake Tribune has received the Association for Women in Sports Media's Opportunity Internship Grant for 2010. The news organization receives a fully-funded, 10-week...

APSE’s Day of Diversity at Hampton University set for Nov. 11

The Associated Press Sports Editors will return to Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism & Communication on Wednesday, Nov. 11

Longtime Providence Journal sports editor leaving

Longtime Providence Journal Sports Editor Arthur Martone is leaving to take a position at Comcast New England, which currently broadcasts Boston Celtics games and is expanding its sports Web site. "Martone's departure is a big blow to the Journal," Scott MacKay writes, adding that Martone was, "The heart and soul of the sports department for many years. . . . He listened to his reporters and they listened to him. In recent years, as the sports coverage at the Journal was cut back, Arthur was the anchor of preserving what was once a great sports page for a paper the Journal's size." Says Providence Journal Red Sox beat writer Joe McDonald, "This a huge loss for us."

On the move: Casper sends two more writers to big leagues

For Jon Gold and Austin Ward, Sept. 12 was a reunion of sorts. The writers, who used to work together at the Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune, were in the press box together again when the UCLA football team played in Knoxville last month against the University of Tennessee.

Atlantic Coast Region meeting set for Nov. 4

AWSM and the APSE Atlantic Region are teaming up for a region meeting on Nov. 4 from 9 to 4 at The News & Observer in Raleigh. The theme will be "Cheap and easy ways to increase content."