Monthly Archives: April 2016

Red Smith Award winner Blackie Sherrod passes

By Kevin SherringtonThe Dallas Morning News Blackie Sherrod, the greatest Texas sportswriter of his generation or any other, now and forevermore, died Thursday afternoon at...

Executive committee vote needed on 2017 conference, site, hotel

 The Advocate of Louisiana has submitted a bid to host  APSE’s 2017 summer conference in New Orleans with The Roosevelt serving as host hotel.A...

Atlantic Coast region meeting set for May 2 in Charlotte

The Atlantic Coast region meeting is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, May 2, at the new Charlotte Observer office, located in the NASCAR Tower...

Seeking judges for 2016 Digital Contest

APSE needs judges for the upcoming digital contest. The contest will be judged in four categories from May 15 to Dec. 31. If you are interested in judging, please contact Dana Sulonen, APSE interim second vice president, at

Student journalists talk access and digital emphasis

Three top student journalists discussed media access and the use of social media at the recent APSE Southeast Region meeting at UAB’s Hill Student Center in Birmingham.

Fifteen takeaways from Northeast Region’s Spring Meeting

The meeting covered a wide variety of topics, with student journalist involvement providing a boost.

Watch all five sessions from the Great Lakes Region meeting

All five of the sessions from the April 18 Great Lakes Region meeting were streamed live and have been archived on the APSE video site.

Act now! Enter the 2016 digital contest

Entries are now being accepted for the 2016 digital (formerly website) contest. This year’s contest will take place from May 15-Dec. 31.

Leigh Montville is 2016 Red Smith Award winner

Montville, a former columnist for The Boston Globe and a former senior writer for Sports Illustrated, has been named as the winner of APSE's 2016 Red Smith Award, given to one person annually for "major contributions to sports journalism."

Charlotte 2016 Summer Conference registration open

The 43rd annual conference will be held June 22-25 at the Omni-Charlotte. Room rate until May 20 is $179.