CCMA 2010-2011award winners & link to past winners

This year’s California College Media Association Awards Banquet featured dozens of winners from across the state and a record turn out. The event, held at the Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood, California, honored the best in the state’s student media and also recognized CNPA Legal Counsel Jim Ewert as a champion of First Amendment rights and CAL-JEC’s Educator of the Year Melissa Lalum, of California State University Northridge.

For a complete list of the 2010 winners, click here. To see past year’s winners, click here.

Check back in the fall for information about next year’s competition and banquet.

Each year the California College Media Association holds a competition to honor excellence in student media at junior college and university publications throughout the state. The competition typically draws hundreds of entries from both large and small schools. The contest is free for member publications.

CCMA Honors Leland Yee

The California College Media Association honored Sen. Leland Yee Saturday, April 17 at its annual awards banquet for his years of service toward maintaining a free student press.

Yee has sponsored and passed two remarkable bills in his eight years as an assemblyman and senator. Both laws protect student media at high schools, and public and private universities, elevating this state’s free speech protections to some of the toughest in the nation.

Yee was most recently selected to oversee the state’s public records and open-meeting laws. After serving four years in the Assembly, Yee was elected to the Senate in November 2006. This award, named after Yee, will be given out annually to an educator, student, politician or citizen who fights on behalf of student media.

CNPA offering equipment grants to college campuses

Just over one month remains until application deadlines for the CNPA Foundation’s equipment grants and high school adviser grants. Only CNPA’s campus members may apply for equipment grants, while adviser grants are open to any California high school newspaper adviser. Could a newer high school adviser in your area use a $200 training stipend? The Foundation can help. Click here for details.

Questions? Contact Joe Wirt at CNPA, (916) 288-6021.

Record turnout for CCMA's awards banquet

This year’s California College Media Association Awards Banquet featured dozens of winners from across the state and a record turn out. The event, held at the Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood, California, honored the best in the state’s student media and also recognized CNPA Legal Counsel JimEwert as a champion of First Amendment rights and CAL-JEC’s Educator of the Year Melissa Lalum, of California State University Northridge.

For a complete list of the 2010 winners, click here. To see past year’s winners, click here.

Check back in the fall for information about next year’s competition and banquet.

Each year the California College Media Association holds a competition to honor excellence in student media at junior college and university publications throughout the state. The competition typically draws hundreds of entries from both large and small schools. The contest is free for member publications.