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Capitol Hill Press Conference began in 1982

June 22, 2019

This unique program began in 1982 as a result of a conversation between Sue O'Brien, who was Gov. Richard Lamm's press secretary, and CHSPA's Fran Henry at the Colorado Press Association convention. Henry directed the program until 1991, when Karen Risch and then Darryl Stafford took on those duties....

Register for J-Day now – deadline is Friday night, Sept. 21

Register for J-Day now – deadline is Friday night, Sept. 21

September 7, 2018

You won't want to miss the chance to hear from Mary Beth Tinker, one of the students whose protest against the Vietnam war led to the 1969 landmark Supreme Court decision. Her keynote is titled "Speak Up, Stand Up! Student Voices in Mighty Times," and it will get the day off to a great start. Re...

Kick start the new year with SNO experts

Kick start the new year with SNO experts

April 5, 2016

CSMA is partnering with School Newspapers Online to bring a short series of hands-on workshops designed to make your SNO website more effective, more efficient, and more professional. Two SNO trainers will be leading these workshops. Go to our online registration link to register for these workshops. ...

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, ...

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

September 22, 2015

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 Entry Directions Questions or issues: [email protected] or 303-550-4755 IMPORTANT: All entries for...

Colorado student media shine at national convention

Colorado student media shine at national convention

April 20, 2015

NSPA National Pacemakers The Pacemaker is often called the Pulitzer Prize of student media, and represents the very best student work in a particular publication year. The national finalists are announced by February, and the winners are announced at the spring JEA/NSPA convention each year. The follow...

Mayor Hancock welcomes JEA/NSPA convention to Denver

Mayor Hancock welcomes JEA/NSPA convention to Denver

April 9, 2015

After some cloudy skies and light precipitation Wednesday and Thursday, the sun and temperatures in the 60s will greet convention-goers. Denver's mayor welcomes everyone to the convention in his official letter....

You and your staff can’t miss this!

You and your staff can’t miss this!

March 2, 2015

If you are on the JEA Listserv, you may have seen some of the post below. If not, perhaps these "teasers" are just what you need to find the time and energy to organize a great trip to downtown Denver, April 16-19, for the Spring National High School Journalism Convention. CHSPA is the local hosting...

Best of Show winners announced at J-Day closing ceremony

Best of Show winners announced at J-Day closing ceremony

October 14, 2014

Best of Show - 2014 / Announced Oct. 9 For work from this academic year, submitted electronically by Oct. 6 Video Broadcast 1st - Rampart HS – KRAM /  Check out their winning entry here. 2nd - Rock Canyon HS – RCTV  /  Check out their entry here. 3A/4A Yearbook 1st - Sierra MS – Eagle...

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