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Barry Bedlan
Job title:
Sports Products Director, The Associated Press

Barry Bedlan oversees sports products for The Associated Press and manages the company’s relationship with Automated Insights, the company’s primary automation vendor. He has helped lead AP’s efforts to automate sports and other content. He joined AP in 1995 after stints at the Omaha World-Herald and Scottsbluff Star-Herald in his native Nebraska. Bedlan later served as news editor for Nebraska and then Georgia and Alabama, before helping manage the south-central U.S. as an assistant bureau chief based in Dallas.