About the convention

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Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association are your hosts for the annual Fall National College Media Convention.

College media’s best and brightest will gather in Washington, D.C., Oct. 31-Nov. 3, at the Grand Hyatt, to learn from industry experts and from top collegiate-media programs across the country.

College students and advisers seeking advice and tips about student-produced media are invited to attend. The multi-day convention, with dynamic keynote speakers, will include networking opportunities, informative panel discussions, hands-on tutorials and access to media professionals.

The event will cover all aspects of college media, from rapidly changing multimedia platforms to newspaper, broadcast, yearbook and magazine journalism. Students will also benefit from career-focused sessions with guidance on life after graduation. Advisers will be offered special programming focused on their specific challenges.

There will be more than 275 sessions at the event.

Other highlights of the event include ACP and CMA’s exclusive awards programs, critiques for college media publications, and a film and audio festival and competition.

What: ACP/CMA Fall National College Media Convention
When: Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2019
Where: Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C.
Hashtag: #collegemedia19

About Associated Collegiate Press

The Associated Collegiate Press is steadfast in its mission to serve student media, introduce new ideas and reinforce best practices, reward excellence, embrace diversity, and provide ample networking and partnership opportunities. Founded in 1921, ACP is a 501-c3 association.

Contact: Laura Widmer
Associated Collegiate Press

About College Media Association

The voice of collegiate media and its advisers, College Media Association serves student media pros, staffs and programs with education, research and resources. Founded in 1954 as the National Council of College Publications Advisers, CMA now has more than 600 members — the people who advise the nation’s collegiate media newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, broadcast and electronic media and their staffs  — from coast to coast.

Contact: Meredith Taylor
College Media Association