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Download our 2018-19 deadline calendar now!

November 15, 2018


Filed under CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News

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....

ONE DAY coverage contest focuses on Friday, Nov. 9

ONE DAY coverage contest focuses on Friday, Nov. 9

November 8, 2018


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

Our ONE DAY coverage challenge returns with a fall date this time around. Ernie Pyle, the great WWII reporter, once said, “If you want to tell the story of a war, tell the story of one soldier.” For student media, we might amend this to, "If you want to tell the story of a school, tel...

Mary Beth Tinker sets
the tone for J-Day

Mary Beth Tinker sets <br/>the tone for J-Day

September 30, 2018


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

CSMA lured Mary Beth Tinker west from her D.C. home to meet student journalists and advisers, and reinforce the importance of student free expression. And 1,700 responded to this chance by making the trek to Fort Collins for J-Day 2018. You can check the keynote with the attached video.

J-Day brings record crowd to annual conference

J-Day brings record crowd to annual conference

September 30, 2018


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

Our state conference, known as J-Day, has been an annual fall celebration on the CSU campus since 2002. The Sept. 27 event drew 1,700 to Fort Collins, breaking previous attendance marks by 200. Somehow everyone managed to cram into the Grand Ballroom and hear keynoter Mary Beth Tinker, one of the names...

Best of Show honors top work of new school year

Best of Show honors top work of new school year

September 30, 2018


Filed under CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, J-Day Best of Show

The requirements are that the medium entering must have at least one student attending J-Day, and all entries are uploaded through our contest site. Judging is done by professional journalists or experienced media advisers. No comments are included. This is a quick, fun contest and not a critique. Best of Show...

Kevin Taulman named CSMA Administrator of Year

Kevin Taulman named CSMA Administrator of Year

September 18, 2018


Filed under Awards and Scholarships, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, Uncategorized

Kevin Taulman has been named CSMA 2018 Administrator of the Year and will be honored during the state journalism conference, referred to as J-Day, on Sept. 27 on the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins. Kevin began his educational career in 1994 after graduating from Purdue University,...

Jessica Hunziker named CSMA Adviser of the Year

Jessica Hunziker named CSMA Adviser of the Year

September 18, 2018


Filed under Awards and Scholarships, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, Uncategorized

Jessica Hunziker, MJE, media adviser at Castle View HS, has been named CSMA 2018 Adviser of the Year. She will receive her award at the state journalism conference, referred to as J-Day, on Sept. 27 in the Lory Student Center at Colorado State University. She will address the expected 1,500 attendees...

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


Filed under Conferences, CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, Featured News, J-Day Best of Show, State J-Day

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...

Register now for our one-day SNO workshop

Register now for our one-day SNO workshop

August 13, 2018


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

CSMA is partnering with School Newspapers Online to bring a one-day hands-on workshop designed to make your SNO website more effective, more efficient, and more professional. Jason Wallestad, one of SNO's founders, will be leading the workshop. This one-time opportunity is Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018....

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