Entries Open for CCMA Contest

It’s here! Emails have been sent inviting college media editors and advisers to enter the 2015 California College Media Association Excellence in Student Media Contest. The contest is entirely online this year, so entries must be uploaded through the Better Newspaper Contest website at   http://betternewspapercontest.com/ccma2015 A password, directions for logging in and step-by-step uploading instructions are included in theContinue reading “Entries Open for CCMA Contest”

Is it time for a statewide journalism organization?

The California Newspaper Publishers Association and Cal Press Foundation are sponsoring a meeting Dec. 5 in San Francisco to discuss a proposed statewide umbrella journalism organization. It is proposed that there be a statewide umbrella journalism organization that would span scholastic, college, university and professional organizations, for the purpose of reducing costs, enhancing collaboration andContinue reading “Is it time for a statewide journalism organization?”

Apply now to be a CCMA student board member

The California College Media Association is accepting nominations for student board members for 2014-15. The board is seeking one student board member each from Northern and Southern California and one at-large board member. Students would be expected to take part in monthly teleconference meetings and would likely help with the organizations recruiting, website and socialContinue reading “Apply now to be a CCMA student board member”

Journalism conference Sept. 6 at Chapman U.

EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM DAY @ CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY – SEPT. 6, 2014 The Orange County Press Club and Chapman University are sponsoring an all-day journalism conference on the Orange campus, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, so far featuring nine Pulitzer Prize winners and five nonfiction authors, including the New York Times best-selling co-author of “Killing Lincoln,” “KillingContinue reading “Journalism conference Sept. 6 at Chapman U.”

Santa Barbara college papers step up to provide Isla Vista coverage

Included in the Los Angeles Times coverage of the mass killings in Isla Vista over Memorial Day weekend was a story describing the journalistic efforts of editor Marissa Wenzke and her staff at the UC Santa Barbara student paper, the Daily Nexus. Bob Pool’s story opens with Wenzke leaving a party Friday night to check out anContinue reading “Santa Barbara college papers step up to provide Isla Vista coverage”

Summer scholarship winner is Risa Johnson from Chico State

Risa Johnson, features editor at The Orion, has been awarded the California College Media Association Career Development Scholarship. This $1,000 scholarship is designed to give financial assistance to a student who needs support in order to pursue studies or practical experience. Risa will use the money to support her summer internship at Venues Today.  CCMA receivedContinue reading “Summer scholarship winner is Risa Johnson from Chico State”

Congratulations to the 2013-14 CCMA Excellence in Student Media contest winners

More than 150 students and advisers turned out Saturday for our annual awards ceremony in San Diego. Congratulations to all the winners. A list of winners, with judges’ comments, can be downloaded here: CCMA Contest Results 2013-14 or check out our social story below. //storify.com/ccma/ccma-banquet-2014-2015/embed//storify.com/ccma/ccma-banquet-2014-2015.js[View the story “CCMA Banquet 2014” on Storify]