New York, NY – Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association will host the Fall National College Media Convention at the Dallas Sheraton from Oct. 25-29. College students and advisers seeking advice and tips about student-produced media are invited to attend. The multi-day convention will include networking opportunities, informative panel discussions, hands-on tutorials, and access to media professionals. Keynote speakers include David O. Brown of ABC News and former chief of the Dallas Police Department; Hugh Aynesworth, journalist, author, and expert on the JFK assassination; Bob Schieffer of CBS News; and Stella M. Chávez,a reporter at KERA, the NPR affiliate in Dallas.
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, with speakers from The Dallas Morning News, Dallas Mavericks, the Houston Chronicle, the Newseum, the Student Press Law Center, the Society of Professional Journalists, and colleges and universities across the country, to name just a few. Other highlights of the event include ACP and CMA’s exclusive awards programs, critiques for college media publications, and a film festival competition.
To learn more and to register for ACP/CMA’s National Media Convention, click here.
What: ACP/CMA Fall National College Media Convention
When: Oct. 25-29, 2017
Where: Sheraton Dallas Hotel, Dallas, Texas
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