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2020 Journalists of the Year named

August 12, 2020

This year's students had some odd deadlines, but they gathered their work, created their portfolios, and waited for the results. Congratulations to our amazing student journalists. Each first-place winner receives $250, as does the student's program. Reporter of the Year Kira Zizzo, Rock Canyon High School (portfolio) Grayson Blalock, E...

Window #4 winners chosen as special Best of Colorado contests wrap up

Window #4 winners chosen as special Best of Colorado contests wrap up

May 28, 2020

Best of Colorado 2020 Special COVID-19 Individual Contests – Contest Window #4 (May 12-May 26) A special opportunity was provided for advisers who were interested to simply name one student per CSMA-member medium as "most valuable." No specific evidence was needed beyond the recommendation of the ...

Special BOC Results: Individual
Contest Window #2 (April 14-27 )

Special BOC Results: Individual Contest Window #2 (April 14-27 )

April 30, 2020

Certificates were put in the mail on April 29 to individual student addresses, adviser homes, or schools, as specified on the online entry form. Congratulations to our second batch of Best of Colorado winners. New reporting, with a couple adjusted contest categories,  are eligible for Window #3 submissions....

Special COVID-19 Individual Contests
Contest Window #1 (through April 13)

Special COVID-19 Individual ContestsContest Window #1 (through April 13)

April 15, 2020

Certificates are going in the mail to individual student addresses, adviser homes, or schools, as specified on the online entry form. Congratulations to our first batch of Best of Colorado winners. New work (and a couple new contest categories) is eligible for Window #2 submissions. If you missed...

Fairview senior wins
2020 Greer Scholarship

Fairview senior wins 2020 Greer Scholarship

March 10, 2020

Jivan West, senior at Fairview HS, was named as the Dorothy Greer Scholarship winner for 2020. He will receive a $3,000 college scholarship to support his next steps. Jivan has amassed a wide range of journalistic honors and experiences in his high school career and personal photojournalism life, and you can see his portf...

Six schools earn vouchers recognizing ONE DAY coverage

Six schools earn vouchers recognizing ONE DAY coverage

January 28, 2020

Erie HS's Tiger Media earned the top award in this annual coverage competition, which brings a $200 voucher to be used for any CSMA event in 2020. This includes J-Day, as well as Summer Adviser Workshop and reTHINK workshop. Erie received the nod due to the extensive range of coverage the staff put to...

Top educators for 2019
honored at J-Day

Top educators for 2019 honored at J-Day

October 10, 2019

Top adviser sets the pace for state’s video programs Patrick Moring, CJE, media adviser at Rampart HS, has been named CSMA 2019 Adviser of the Year. Over the course of his teaching career, he has gone from English Language Arts to full time work heading the KRAM student video media programs. ...

Best of Colorado award certificates are in the mail

Best of Colorado award certificates are in the mail

May 6, 2019

Congratulations to a record number of winners in our annual spring Best of Colorado individual awards. You can download this year's spreadsheet list, sorted by school and medium, here. Just FYI: you can also download ALL results from this competition, since it began in 2011, on this same page. Due...

Castle View senior named
2019 Greer Scholarship winner

Castle View senior named 2019 Greer Scholarship winner

March 7, 2019

Taylore Todd, copy editor of the Vieo and a key contributor to all four Castle View student media (print news, yearbook, online, and video broadcast), has been named the 2019 Dorothy Greer Scholarship winner by CSMA. Her portfolio will be advanced to the Journalism Education Association’s Nationa...

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