Colorado Student Media Association

CSMA

Colorado Student Media Association

CSMA

Colorado Student Media Association

CSMA

Call for CSMA Executive Director applicants

Call for CSMA Executive Director applicants

January 8, 2024

As per Colorado Student Media Association Bylaws, the board has decided to open up the position of Executive Director for applicants starting this January. With a heartfelt expression of thanks to Elise...

J-Day location changes for 2024, 2025

J-Day location changes for 2024, 2025

December 14, 2023

Your Colorado Student Media Association board is proud to announce that we have accepted a proposal from Colorado University in Boulder to change the location of our annual CSMA Journalism Day in...

One Day competition returns as One Story Spotlight

One Day competition returns as One Story Spotlight

October 11, 2023

2023 One Story Spotlight Entries and Winners Random.org selected these three entries as our raffle winners! Each receives a $50 gift card for a staff pizza party. The Skier Scribbler, Aspen HS: Kim...

Erik Melgoza, former principal at Alamosa HS

Former Alamosa principal recognized as Administrator of the Year

September 15, 2023

Erik Melgoza, former principal of Alamosa High School, is the Colorado Student Media Association's 2023 Administrator of the Year. Melgoza passed away unexpectedly in January 2023. Melgoza saw media...

Laurel Wicke, Drake MS

Middle school yearbook adviser recognized as Adviser of the Year

September 5, 2023

Laurel Wicke, of Drake Middle School, is the Colorado Student Media Association's 2023 Adviser of the Year. When most people think about their own middle school yearbook, they remember a slim volume...

Benson scholarship winner powerhouse of journalistic excellence

Benson scholarship winner ‘powerhouse of journalistic excellence’

May 21, 2023

Grace Olson, senior at Arapahoe High School, is the 2023 Eric Benson Scholarship winner. This is a one-time $2000 scholarship funded by Sue and Bruce Benson in honor of their son. Olson has worked...

2023 portfolios impress judges

2023 portfolios impress judges

May 9, 2023

Each year, CSMA recognizes strong student work through the “XXX of the Year” portfolio competitions, which encompass various areas of speciality: Reporter, Designer, Photographer, Broadcast Journalist,...

Rathbun delivers superhero speech as Yearbook Adviser of the Year

Rathbun delivers ‘superhero’ speech as Yearbook Adviser of the Year

April 23, 2023

Kristi Rathbun, MJE, of Rock Canyon High School, was recognized as the JEA 2022 Yearbook Adviser of the Year during the JEA/NSPA conference in San Francisco in April 2023. As part of her acceptance, she...

2023-2025 Board of Directors candidates

March 30, 2023

CSMA elects half of its board members each year. Each seat has a two-year duration. This year, CSMA is electing Vice President, Advocacy Coordinator, and Middle School Coordinator. Current 2022-2023 members...

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