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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...

ONE DAY coverage contest focuses on Friday, Nov. 9

ONE DAY coverage contest focuses on Friday, Nov. 9

November 8, 2018

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...

Best of Show honors top work of new school year

Best of Show honors top work of new school year

September 30, 2018

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

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

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...

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