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Greer, Benson Scholarship winners named

Greer, Benson Scholarship winners named

March 13, 2017


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Three outstanding senior journalists earned college scholarships in CSMA's annual Dorothy Greer and Eric Benson scholarship competitions. Our Greer winner (also known as the Colorado Student Journalist of the Year) is Esteban Arellano, from Standley Lake HS. This is a $2,000 award if attending a C...

Capitol Hill reporting winners announced

Capitol Hill reporting winners announced

March 13, 2017


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As part of our Feb. 27 Capitol Hill Press Conference, students could choose to enter one of four competitions that included reporting on the day. The “day” included morning meetings with state legislators, tours of the Capitol, the press conferences themselves, staff breakfasts, and even joining...

Register now for our annual Capitol Hill Press Conference

Register now for our annual Capitol Hill Press Conference

February 6, 2017


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A more than 30-year tradition, Capitol Hill Press Conference (CHPC) returns to the Old Supreme Court Chambers of the state capitol on Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. Registration is free, though participation is a bit limited, with two students per CSMA-member medium allowed. All registration is online and student names may be substituted r...

Register now for Winter Thaw – emphasis on ethics and the student press

Register now for Winter Thaw – emphasis on ethics and the student press

January 7, 2017


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Don't miss the chance to spend the day discussing ethics and student media on the CU-Boulder campus, Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017. This is a chance to recharge your advising "battery," hang out with the best educators in the state, and think about how we can better serve our communities, no matter the student...

Star Wars costume media preview brings student journalists to Denver Art Museum

Star Wars costume media preview brings student journalists to Denver Art Museum

November 14, 2016


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Our partners at the Denver Art Museum have been extending invitations to student media to participate in their media previews for several years, but the Nov. 9 event may have drawn the greatest interest yet. Two dozen students, plus four advisers, took part in a unique opportunity to explore the Star Wars an...

J-Day brings over 1,400 student journalists to CSU

J-Day brings over 1,400 student journalists to CSU

November 7, 2016


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Many thanks to CSU Department of Journalism and Media Communication for this slideshow of images from J-Day on Oct. 20. This was the third largest J-Day ever, bringing 1,359 students and 101 advisers from 78 schools together in our annual fall conference.  

J-Day Best of Show website, video winners shared

J-Day Best of Show website, video winners shared

October 26, 2016


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As a fun way to end J-Day each year, we announce Best of Show winners to cap off the Awards Ceremony. All entries this year had to be uploaded through our contest site by 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. Judges had until Tuesday night to provide three place winners, plus any honorable mentions they felt were...

Browse the J-Day program now

Browse the J-Day program now

October 17, 2016


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Due to the file size, the program PDF is in two parts: pages 1-6 here, and pages 7-12 here. Everyone receives a copy of the program (plus a bonus First Amendment card!) when schools check in at the registration table Oct. 20. You may also be interested in the final version of our sessions "at a glance" ...

Start planning your J-Day now

Start planning your J-Day now

October 11, 2016


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

J-Day offers a record 50 sessions and it takes some thought to cover even a few of them. But assigning staff members to attend different sessions and then report back on what they learn can help a lot. And there is all sorts of value in asking students to teach what they learn to the rest of the staff...

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