Sports Journalism Institute

Helping women and minorities get into newsrooms since 1993

Jun 2016

What did I learn from my SJI experience

For the 24th edition of the Sports Journalism Institute presented a number of challenges for the 12-person class. The class experienced the traditional sports checks, deadline story exercises and a curriculum packed with value information about the industry. Through it… Read more →

Extra, Extra: 2016 APSE Bulletin

The 24th Class of the Sports Journalism Institute produced the 23rd edition of the APSE Bulletin, the publication of the Associated Press Sports Editors Summer Conference. Please download here. Read more →

Application available for Class of 2017

The Sports Journalism Institute is now accepting applications for its 25th class to be held May 26 to June 3, 2017 at the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo. Students will complete an eight-day class at the university followed up… Read more →

SJI alums follow in brothers’ footsteps at two California papers

By Shannon Scovel SJI Class of 2016 APSE Bulletin A love of sports. A passion for writing. A vision for digital media. Connected through their interest and skill in the sports journalism field as well as their participation in the… Read more →

Rodriguez an SJI alum who kept the faith

Chris Yangas Class of 2016 APSE Bulletin Brain cancer was one of the many challenges Juan Rodriguez showed he could handle better than most. Rodriguez, a 1994 Sports Journalism Institute alum and the Miami Marlins beat writer for the South… Read more →

SJI students chat about program on radio show

SJI Class of 2016 students Malika Andrews and Hayden Kim along with SJI co-founder Leon Carter joined "The Closers" on NewsTalk 1400 KFRU & NewsTalk 1240 KLIK in Columbia, Mo. during the SJI's boot camp week. Here is the audio… Read more →

‘Multi-talented’ Barrow takes on Daily News challenge

By Daniel Ynfante SJI Class of 2016 APSE Bulletin Eric Barrow had not even spent four months as part of the New York Daily News’ newly created digital longform team when, in December 2015, Bill Price stepped down as sports… Read more →

Lack of diversity at the top: Few role models

By Malika Andrews SJI Class of 2016 APSE Bulletin When Lisa Wilson asks a classroom of college journalists how many of them want to be editors, she rarely sees a single hand raised, let alone any hands of color. “I… Read more →