About College Media 15

College Media 15 was the Fall National College Media Convention and was previously presented by Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association. Broken Peanut Media is now hosting and archiving some of the previous offerings and information. If you have any questions about services or opportunities previously offered by or through College Media 15 please contact us and we will make sure you get the information.

Broken Peanut Media is not associated with the College Media Association and any questions related to the current CMA should be asked to them directly here.


Associated Collegiate Press

The Associated Collegiate Press is the nation’s largest and oldest national membership association for college student media.

As a non-profit educational association, ACP is committed to providing professional services to its student members. ACP publishes The Pacemaker, an annual showcase of award-winning student work, as well as a Model Code of Ethics and Student Media Sourcebook. ACP’s Best of the Midwest College Newspaper Convention is in Minneapolis, and the National College Journalism Convention is set for Los Angeles Feb. 18-21, 2016.

With your membership in ACP comes eligibility for national competitions for your staff. Your newspaper, magazine, yearbook or online publication could be named one of the best in the country through Pacemaker, Best of Show or individual award competitions.

ACP also provides publication critiques and sponsors several national and regional conventions and workshops.

For membership information, visit the Associated Collegiate Press website.


College Media Association

CMA_2011_LogoThe voice of collegiate media and its advisers, College Media Association serves student media pros, staffs and programs with education, research and resources. CMA communicates and works with professional media organizations and education associations on the local, state and national levels.Founded in 1954 as the National Council of College Publications Advisers, CMA now has more than 900 members — the people who advise the nation’s collegiate media newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, broadcast and electronic media and their staffs  — from coast to coast.

CMA serves thousands of students and advisers at two annual conventions. A national volunteer network of advisers, working with CMA’s associate executive director, coordinates hundreds of educational sessions. The fall convention, sponsored through 2015 with Associated Collegiate Press, convenes at varying sites across the country.  The Spring National College Media Convention convenes each March in New York City. CMA also offers Summer Media Workshops and National College Television Workshop and other educational events. CMA members maintain strong lines of communication through print and electronic media. CMA’s website and social media outlets (@collegetalk/Facebook) keep the college media industry updated on news and trends. College Media Review, its flagship journal, is the leading academic journal on collegiate media, both print and electronic. The CMA list-serv gives members the opportunity to gain quick advice from colleagues and discuss breaking news and issues affecting collegiate media.

For more information, visit collegemedia.org.