Annual APME meeting gets under way in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Senior news executives are convening in Nashville for the annual Associated Press Media Editors convention.

The three-day meeting begins Wednesday at the John Seigenthaler Center at Vanderbilt University. Among speakers will be Gary Pruitt, the new president and CEO of The Associated Press.

APME, an association of senior newspaper, broadcast and online editors served by AP in the U.S. and by The Canadian Press, works closely with the AP to strive for journalism excellence. APME also supports training and development of editors and promotes programs in online credibility and diversity.

Students from Middle Tennessee State University will provide text, photo and video coverage of the event for a dedicated blog.

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