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Top educators for 2019
honored at J-Day

Top educators for 2019 </br>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. ...

Grab a copy of our 2019-20 Deadline Calendar today!

September 10, 2019

Deadline calendar 2019-20

J-Day registration deadline Sept. 20

J-Day registration deadline Sept. 20

September 7, 2019

J-Day is bringing 50 speakers, covering a wide range of media issues and tips, to the Lory Student Center on the campus of Colorado State University on Thursday, Sept. 26. Download a copy of our J-Day "At-a-glance" guide to get started with your planning for the day. We have 52 learning sessions from ...

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 <br>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...

Winter professional development workshop focuses on media literacy

Winter professional development workshop focuses on media literacy

February 22, 2019

“We want someone to save us,” said Damaso Reyes, which was the top takeaway for many from the Feb. 2 Teaching Media Literacy workshop that brought together nearly 60 educators and journalists. “We are still waiting for some gatekeeper to take care of today’s information landscape.” But, Reyes s...

Winter PD focuses on media literacy

Winter PD focuses on media literacy

December 18, 2018

We have all been thinking about how to increase our students' ability to separate facts from fiction in the media they consume, and CSMA is joining with our partners to bring you a day of ideas, sharing and inspiration on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. This professional development day is simply titled "Teaching ...

Five schools awarded vouchers honoring great ONE DAY coverage

Five schools awarded vouchers honoring great ONE DAY coverage

December 4, 2018

There were a limited number of entries in our ad hoc coverage contest, called ONE DAY, but the quality was so high that five schools will share in the awards. Each school will receive a $200 voucher to be used toward paying for any CSMA-sponsored event, including J-Day 2019. The contest asked media...

Download our 2018-19 deadline calendar now!

November 15, 2018

This handy one-page PDF should be posted where staff can see what is upcoming. These are not the only contests and scholastic press organizations out there, but these are popular with our members and we are proud to partner with them all....

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