Spring National College Media Convention

Associated Collegiate Press,
College Media Association
College Media Business and Advertising Managers
are your hosts for the nation’s largest gathering of collegiate journalists and advisers.

College media’s best and brightest will meet virtually March 18-20, 2021, to share their perspectives and learn from each other and from industry experts.

Joining us for the convention are students and advisers from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges and California College Media Association.

We invite college journalists and advisers at all levels of expertise who seeking advice and insight about student-produced media. The multi-day convention, with dynamic keynote speakers, will include networking opportunities, informative panel discussions, hands-on tutorials and access to media professionals. CMBAM will present its training sessions in developing advertising sales and marketing, client support and service, marketing approaches and student-media business management.

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 100 sessions at the event, and vendor sponsors and educational institutions will exhibit their services to the collegiate-media market.

Other highlights of the event include a Best of Show competition for registrants of the convention, plus critiques for collegiate-media publications and organizations.

What: ACP/CMA Spring National College Media Convention
When: presented virtually, March 18-20, 2021
Where: virtual
Hashtag: #collegemedia21


Associated Collegiate Press

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(c)(3) association.

Contact: Laura Widmer

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: Nora Keller

College Media Business and Advertising Managers

CMBAM is committed to providing learning and career opportunities through member engagement and communications. It also fosters leadership development and education that teaches industry best practices and will continue to be an advocate for its members.

Contact: Charlie Weaver