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J-Day brings 1,461 to Fort Collins for day of celebrations and learning

J-Day brings 1,461 to Fort Collins for day of celebrations and learning

October 26, 2017


Filed under CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, CSU, Featured News, State J-Day, Uncategorized

Thanks to Greg Luft, chair of the Department of Journalism and Media Communication at CSU, for these images from the day. You can see his complete album of photos from our Oct. 19 state conference on our Facebook news feed.  

J-Day Best of Show winners

J-Day Best of Show winners

October 23, 2017


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Video Program/Segment 1st place – KRAM 10-12-2017 program - https://vimeo.com/237845770 2nd place – Doherty HS  - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2U0aKnRJrAA&feature=youtu.be 3rd place – Englewood HS Homecoming program - http://thepirateer.com/2969/showcase/homecoming-announcements-1062017/ Honorable Mention – Regis Jesuit HS RJTV - https:/...

Registration deadline for J-Day (and Best of Show) is Oct. 12

Registration deadline for J-Day (and Best of Show) is Oct. 12

September 30, 2017


Filed under CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News

We have an incredible lineup of presenters for our Oct. 19 state conference in the Lory Student Center on the campus of Colorado State University, and you can check out the sessions by downloading this PDF of our At-A-Glance schedule. NOTE: This schedule may end up with a few changes before J-Day, and...

Programs honored for consistent excellence

Programs honored for consistent excellence

September 30, 2017


Filed under CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, State J-Day

Fifteen student media programs from across the state have been announced as the first inductees into the Colorado Student Media Association All-Colorado Hall of Fame.   To qualify for the Hall of Fame, a student medium must earn the highest rating (All-Colorado) from the annual summer critique...

Support the Five Freedoms with our fall First Amendment Contest

Support the Five Freedoms with our fall First Amendment Contest

August 30, 2017


Filed under Contests, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News

Last year our special fall contest grew from FEARLESS, and we hope you and your staffs will continue to be fearless in reporting and leading the community. This year we are sponsoring a contest highlighting the First Amendment, and the Five Freedoms it promises our nation. Of course, a promise is not...

CSMA will pay your JEA testing fees

CSMA will pay your JEA testing fees

August 30, 2017


Filed under Advisers Only, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News

Beginning in 2017, CSMA will reimburse you the cost of taking either the Certified Journalism Educator (CJE) or Master Journalism Educator (MJE) test. The cost of testing is $60 for the CJE and $85 for the MJE, paid to the Journalism Education Association. Advisers of CSMA-member media may apply fo...

Top individual journalists honored

Top individual journalists honored

May 2, 2017


Filed under Awards and Scholarships, Broadcast Journalist of the Yer, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Designer of the Year, Featured News, Middle School Journalist of the Year, Photographer of the Year, Reporter of the Year

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...

Meet the candidates for CSMA leadership positions

Meet the candidates for CSMA leadership positions

May 2, 2017


Filed under Advisers Only, Board of Directors, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, Uncategorized

The Colorado Student Media Association holds board elections every two years, and all advisers of member media may cast one ballot. The election is conducted through SurveyMonkey, and the voting window is May 8-12, 2017. Winners will be announced on Saturday, May 13 on our site and through the CSMA ...

Greer, Benson Scholarship winners named

Greer, Benson Scholarship winners named

March 13, 2017


Filed under CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, Scholarships

Three outstanding senior journalists earned college scholarships in CSMA's annual Dorothy Greer and Eric Benson scholarship competitions. Our Greer winner (also known as the Colorado Student Journalist of the Year) is Esteban Arellano, from Standley Lake HS. This is a $2,000 award if attending a C...

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