275+ Learning Sessions

From photojournalism and design to editorial leadership and career help, this broad range of sessions has something for everyone. Pre-convention workshops, breakout sessions and keynotes will be led by local professionals and expert advisers from around the country.


During the convention, Associated Collegiate Press will present the Pacemaker Awards and College Media Association will present the Pinnacles, both recognizing the top media programs and students in the United States. You can also compete in the on-site ACP Best of Show competition.

On-site Critiques

Want 50 minutes of an expert’s undivided attention? CMA is offering publication critiques at the convention. An expert in your particular media will review your publication, cover to cover, or your website, page by page.