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Castle View senior named
2019 Greer Scholarship winner

Castle View senior named <br>2019 Greer Scholarship winner

March 7, 2019


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

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


Filed under CSMA Events, Contests, Scholarship News, CU-Boulder, Featured News, Media Literacy, Winter Professional Development

“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


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

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


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

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


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...

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