Welcome to the

Fall National College Media Convention 

the nation’s largest gathering
of collegiate journalists,
media students and advisers.

presented virtually
Oct. 14-16, 2021


College Media Association

Associated Collegiate Press

Our reunion is now virtual.

Leadership. Diversity. Innovation. Digital. Specialty reporting.
The top prizes in collegiate journalism.

Now in a virtual format for all of us.

Convention update  •  Q&A  •  Tentative schedule

Make the most of the convention.
You can watch convention sessions on the Pathable platform —
even the ones you couldn’t get to
— until midnight ET, Sunday Oct. 31.

Convention registration

Adviser member $135
Student member $115
Nonmember adviser $190
Nonmember student $140

Virtual registration rates have been set at the former early-bird rates — until our final registration deadline, at 11:59 p.m. ET Oct. 13.

If you registered for the on-site convention, you remain registered for the virtual convention at the same rate.

It’s not too late
to sign up

for a pre-convention

We have a great lineup of topics and experts who’ll lead Thursday’s pre-convention workshops. Add one up to our registration deadline. 


Plan your entries
for ACP’s Best of Show

Check the 22 contest categories
— and our newest category,
digital newsletters. Entries must be submitted online by 11:59 p.m. ET / 10:59 p.m. CT Friday, Oct. 8.



Investigative reporter
Jerry Mitchell, author of
“Race Against Time,” will speak on his career of reporting on racial injustice and violence.

Louisiana State Rep. Ted James will speak on his life and career of political service in his home state.

Kathleen Flynn is an award-winning New Orleans-based photojournalist and documentary filmmaker who focuses on stories of struggle and injustice.