Colorado Student Media Association
  • Photographer, Designer, Broadcast, Reporter and Middle School Journalist of the Year - Deadline is April 15

  • Best of Colorado entries must be uploaded by April 8

  • Register for April 14 SoCo Media Day by April 7

  • We are now the Colorado Student Media Association, as of July 1. Formerly the Colorado High School Press Association.

Press Law & Ethics Certified Advisers

Angela Banfield, CJE, Coronado HS
Justin Daigle, CJE, Brighton HS
Carrie Hendrix, Lewis-Palmer HS
Kalilah Herscovici, Chaparral HS
Kelly Johnson, Delta HS
Jill Jones, formerly Windsor HS
Bonnie Katzive, Monarch HS
Yvette Manculich, Powell MS
Tracy Marcello, formerly Fossil Ridge HS
Alyson Mazza, Rock Canyon HS
Ellie Norwood, Arvada West HS
Tom Patrick, Palmer Ridge HS

Our archives

Best work of the year is honored

Best work of the year is honored

The Best of Colorado individual competitions have been judged, and award certificates have been mailed. Want to see the complete list of award winners? Download this Excel spreadsheet, with tabs for each classification, and you can see all results. Ent...  Read More »

May 3, 2016

Best of Show awards will wrap up J-Day on Oct. 8

This year's Best of Show instructions and requirements can be downloaded to your computer here, or you will find them pasted below. J-Day 2015 / Colorado Student Media Association Best of Show...  Read More »

September 22, 2015

Chaparral photographer’s portfolio prevails again

Chaparral photographer’s portfolio prevails again

Madeline (Maddie) Malhotra, from Chaparral HS, has been named the 2015 CHSPA Photographer of the Year. Maddie also won this award in 2014, which is a testament to her consisten...  Read More »

May 4, 2015

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Adviser Resources Website

Survival, for advisers and students, headlines Winter Thaw on CU campus

Survival, for advisers and students, headlines Winter Thaw on CU campus

A renovated Winter Thaw, last held in 2014, brought a range of advisers to CU-Boulder to discuss how to reignite the publications they advise. Under the leadership of Tim...  Read More »

February 11, 2016

Registration is open for our 2016 Winter Thaw, featuring Tim Harrower

Registration is open for our 2016 Winter Thaw, featuring Tim Harrower

It’s already been a long winter (and long school year)... all the more reason to join your fellow advisers for a Winter Thaw! Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 $35 registration fee (includes...  Read More »

January 2, 2016

Summer Adviser Workshop offers professional development along with survival skills

Summer Adviser Workshop offers professional development along with survival skills

  Whether you are interested in survival or revival, you will find what you need at SAW June 8-11. Download the interactive registration PDF here. Be sure to re...  Read More »

May 8, 2015

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