Monthly Archives: August 2011

APSE’s letter to University of Kentucky after student journalists banned from media event

APSE has sent a letter to University of Kentucky officials in the wake of a decision to ban student journalists from a media event.

Executive committee votes to raise dues by $5; under 40,000 exempted

The Executive Committee has voted to raise dues for primary members in the A, B and C circulation categories by $5 annually. Dues in the D category and for secondary members are unchanged.

Investigative/projects/enterprise reporter

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette sports department is seeking a highly experienced reporter for its investigative/projects/enterprise beat.

Enter 2011 APSE Web Contest: Deadline is Sept. 16

Here are the details for our third annual judging of online excellence in sports journalism.

President’s column: Stories of inspiration, and a helping hand

The election of a former colleague to a national post compels APSE President Michael Anastasi to reflect on the responsibility of leaders to create opportunities that help others become leaders, too.

On the move: Linehan takes over as sports editor at Times of Northwest Indiana

Courtney Linehan recently joined the Times of Northwest Indiana in Munster as sports editor after serving as the sports editor at the Avalanche-Journal in Lubbock, Texas, for two years.

On the move: Petrini ascends to sports editor at Newport News

Andi Petrini is promoted to sports editor at the Newport News (Va.) Daily Press, and other personnel moves across the nation.

Five regions have new leadership

Five of APSE's nine regions have new leadership with promotions to region chairs and the selections of new vice chairs.

Globe’s Lee has big plans as leader of NABJ

Boston Globe senior assistant sports editor Greg Lee Jr. is first sports journalist to be elected president of the National Association of Black Journalists since the organization was founded in 1975.

Great Plains Region meeting: Highlights from Kansas City

Highlights from the Great Plains regional meeting July 30-31 in Kansas City...