2020 CCMA Banquet tickets now on sale

This year’s awards banquet will take place Saturday, February 29, at the Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero, San Francisco from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Doors will open at 4 p.m. As is our annual tradition now, our celebration will take place during the Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter Convention. We are holding the awards ceremony a little earlier inContinue reading “2020 CCMA Banquet tickets now on sale”

2018 CCMA Banquet Tickets On Sale

Tickets for this year’s California College Media Association awards banquet are now on sale online. The dinner is the final scheduled event of the Associated Collegiate Press Midwinter National College Convention March 1-3 at the Long Beach Hyatt Regency Hotel. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 3. Advance  ticket sales close Feb.Continue reading “2018 CCMA Banquet Tickets On Sale”

This Year’s CCMA Contest and Awards Banquet

Here are this year’s dates for CCMA’s annual college news contest and awards banquet: • We anticipate opening online contest entries at the beginning of November. • The deadline for this year’s contest will be Dec. 8. • The awards banquet will take place Saturday, March 3, at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach. AgainContinue reading “This Year’s CCMA Contest and Awards Banquet”

Letter from CMA president about California travel restrictions, Texas and Kentucky conventions

Dear California friends and members, College Media Association leadership is deeply disappointed in the laws recently passed in Texas and Kentucky, and we are aware of the state of California’s restrictions on travel to those states and the six others with similar laws. We regret that California’s restrictions may prevent or inhibit your ability toContinue reading “Letter from CMA president about California travel restrictions, Texas and Kentucky conventions”

Election Results: Two Newcomers Join CCMA Board

Two new members were elected to the California College Media Association board of directors in last weekend’s online election. Brigette Lugo, a student journalist at Mt. San Antonio College, and Jennifer Burger, adviser to The Runner at CSU-Bakersfield, join the board as Southern California student representative and vice president of membership, respectively. Twelve CCMA member schoolsContinue reading “Election Results: Two Newcomers Join CCMA Board”

Candidate info for CCMA board of directors

Most of the current California College Media Association board members are seeking re-election to one year terms in this spring’s election, which will be conducted online from May 12-14. Here is biographical information for each candidate: President Mark Plenke (incumbent) Mark is a faculty member at California State University, Chico, and adviser to its studentContinue reading “Candidate info for CCMA board of directors”

Nominations open for CCMA board of directors

Elections for positions on the 12-member California College Media Association board will take place online May 12-14. This is the group that plans and presents the annual CCMA better college newspaper contest and banquet and provides information and support for California college media advisers and student journalists. We pretty much share the work of runningContinue reading “Nominations open for CCMA board of directors”

2017 CCMA Contest Rules Available

Rules for this year’s California College Media Association contest are now posted on the CCMA website. Find them here. Significant rule changes from last year’s contest include: • New divisions. Contestants will now compete in three groups: four-year schools with enrollments of 10,000 or more, four-year schools with enrollments under 10,000 and community colleges. • SchoolsContinue reading “2017 CCMA Contest Rules Available”

2017 CCMA Contest Under Construction

Our apologies for the delay in getting the 2017 California College Media Association Contest ready for entries. We’re hoping to have entry information, contest rules and a link to the entry port in the next day or so. In the meantime, please enter or update your school’s contact information so we can be sure youContinue reading “2017 CCMA Contest Under Construction”