The Associated Press Sports Editors has set meeting times, locations and agendas for several spring regional meetings. All times local.

APSE is a national organization that strives to improve professional standards for sports departments of professional news organizations and to recognize professional excellence among its membership. Membership is open to all daily newspaper administrative sports department executives, their supervisors and their assistants, regardless of whether those papers are members of The Associated Press. Online services must get approval from APSE’s executive committee before joining. More information on memberships: http://apsportseditors.org/how-to-join/

Regional meetings are open to members and nonmembers as well as editors, writers and students. Meetings are free unless noted.

Great Plains Region

When: May 18, 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m.

Where: Tulsa World Building, Tulsa, Okla.

Highlights: Writers and editors will conduct sessions on best print and online ideas, beat writing/column writing and shooting iPhone video, followed by a Double-A baseball game.

RSVP: Michael Peters, Sports Editor, Tulsa World, michael.peters(at)tulsaworld.com

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