We Support Student Media

We — the staff, advisers and supporters of college news media in California — created this association to foster cooperation among colleges in the region in order to give a unified voice in addressing problems and issues that college news media face, to provide support and communications to advisers and editors, to nurture college journalists and to share valuable resources.

Recent News

2020-21 Best of California College Media Winners Annnounced

Thriving in a 2020 Student Newsroom

Clockwise from top left: Abraham Navarro (SAC Media), Christian Trujano (Spartan Daily), Brianna Willis (The Wave), Lacey Patrick (The Chimes), Elizabeth Smith (CCMA President), Alejandro Vasquez (Daily 49er)

How are student journalists rising to the occasion during the pandemic? On September 19 2020, the California College Media Association and Associated Collegiate Press invited some of the top student journalists from around the state to describe how they organize, engage and motivate staff during a time of unprecedented change and upheaval. Watch the recording to hear tips, best practices, workarounds and successes.

Photojournalism Ethics Town Hall

We recently hosted a virtual town hall comprised of prominent journalism professionals and students from around California who have been grappling with how to ethically present images from the front lines of the ongoing protests. Professional panelists included Monica Almeida (photojournalist), Calvin Hom (co-director of photography at the Los Angeles Times), Lynn Walsh (Society of Professional Journalists ethics chair) and Arvli Ward (publisher of the California State University Northridge’s Daily Sundial). View it here!


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Sacramento, CA 95816-5131