CSMA

Top individual journalists honored

Top individual journalists honored

May 2, 2017

CSMA is proud to announce the winners of our top individual awards for student journalists. A portfolio of work from the current school year was required for each award, and judging was done by nationally recognized media advisers. Each first-place winner received a $250 prize, and each winner's school...

Colorado student media programs honored by NSPA at national convention

Colorado student media programs honored by NSPA at national convention

November 14, 2016

Broadcast Pacemaker Award The Nighthawk News - Rocky Heights MS Best of Show Junior High/Middle School Yearbook #2 - Eagle Eye View, Sierra MS #5 - The Crusader, Castle Rock MS Design of the Year - Yearbook #8 - Carson Bonino, Brighton HS Reflections #5 - Madeline Ashbeck, Rocky Heights MS Th...

Rampart student named first Broadcast Journalist of the Year

Rampart student named first Broadcast Journalist of the Year

May 10, 2016

CSMA Broadcast Journalist of the Year 2016 1st Place - Patrick Arsenault / Rampart HS (see his portfolio here) Runner-up - Nick Sangalis / Regis Jesuit HS (see his portfolio here) An excerpt from the judge's comments on Patrick's work: "You obviously have a strong connection to athletics and to sports ...

Sierra MS 8th grader earns first Middle School Journalist of the Year honor

Sierra MS 8th grader earns first Middle School Journalist of the Year honor

May 10, 2016

Hayden Christensen, of Sierra MS, who is an editor on the Eagle Eye View yearbook and the Summit newspaper, has been named the first CSMA Middle School Journalist of the Year. His adviser is Jed Palmer, CJE. You can check out his portfolio here.

Standley Lake journalists sweep Reporter and Designer awards

Standley Lake journalists sweep Reporter and Designer awards

May 10, 2016

CSMA Reporter of the Year 2016 1st Place - Emily Leo / Standley Lake HS 2nd Place - Emily Klein / Rock Canyon HS 3rd Place - Jacob Morris / Brighton HS Honorable Mention - Alicia Topolnycky / Grandview HS Judging notes from judge Lesley Kennedy, executive editor of Denver Life magazine and fo...

Ponderosa’s Elliott Douglas named Photographer of the Year

Ponderosa’s Elliott Douglas named Photographer of the Year

May 10, 2016

2016 CSMA Photographer of the Year 1st Place - Elliott Douglas / Ponderosa HS (see his portfolio here) 2nd Place - Katie Pickrell / Mountain Vista HS (see her portfolio here) 3rd Place - Kiana Gomez / Brighton HS (see her portfolio here) Honorable Mention - Chris Wagers / Fairview HS (portfolio here) Honorable Mention - M...

Best work of the year is honored

Best work of the year is honored

May 3, 2016

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. Entries were judged within enrollment classificati...

Mountain Vista Media editor named Greer Scholarship winner, goes on to national JEA competition

Mountain Vista Media editor named Greer Scholarship winner, goes on to national JEA competition

March 11, 2016

Three terrific student journalists have been named winners of the CSMA college scholarships, in a competition that selection committee members praised as one of the top groups of nominees in years. We encourage you to browse through their online portfolios to see the quality of their work and their...

Awards ceremony tops off J-Day

Awards ceremony tops off J-Day

October 9, 2015

IN A TRADITION that has run annually since 2001, with one exception in 2013 due to facility renovation, J-Day returned to the Lory Student Center in Fort Collins on Oct. 8. Nearly 1,300 descended on a campus undergoing extensive construction, and with lots of parking areas inaccessible or nonexistent, ...

Colorado Student Media Association
Awards and Scholarships