ACP/CMBAM COLLEGE JOURNALISM CONVENTION
Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Business & Advertising Managers
Hyatt Regency San Francisco  •  #acpcmbam

The Associated Collegiate Press Best of Show contest is available to all student media outlets with students attending the convention.

Bring your print publications newspaper, yearbook and magazine to the Best of Show desk by 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, to enter. 

There are nine categories that must be submitted electronically using the links below. The deadline is 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, and the links won’t work after the deadline.

If you have not prepaid for your entries, please do that using a credit card or cash at the Best of Show desk by 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28.

The contest is $20 for ACP members and $30 for nonmembers. The new advertising contests are $20 for ACP or CMBAM members and $30 for nonmembers.

Starting at this year’s convention, six advertising categories have been added to the Best of Show competition. The new advertising categories are co-sponsored by College Media Business and Advertising Managers.

 

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ACP Best of Show Contests

$20 for ACP members, $30 nonmembers

 

DIGITAL ACP CATEGORIES

 

Broadcast News Story: Demonstrates broadcast news-gathering and reporting skills. Produced and aired the current school year (after June 30, 2019) on a student media website or television station. Submitted by URL. Submit a single story not an entire news program. One entry per student media outlet.              

SUBMIT BROADCAST NEWS STORY

 

Multimedia Package: Storytelling using multimedia techniques including interactive graphics, Flash, photography, audio and video. Text with still images on a webpage is not multimedia storytelling. Published from the current school year (after June 30, 2019) on a student media website. Submitted by URL. One entry per student media website.                                 

SUBMIT MULTIMEDIA PACKAGE

 

Website (two-year campus): Submit URL.

Website (four-year campus with 10,000 students or less): Submit URL.

Website (four-year campus with more than 10,000 students): Submit URL.

SUBMIT WEBSITE

 

PRINT ACP CATEGORIES

 

Feature Magazine: Submit two copies of most recent print issue to the Best of Show desk.

 

Literary Arts Magazine: Submit two copies of most recent print issue to the Best of Show desk.

 

Newspaper (two-year campus, any frequency): Submit two copies of a single print issue from the current school year (after June 30, 2019) to the Best of Show desk.

 

Newspaper (four-year campus, less than weekly): Submit two copies of a single print issue from the current school year (after June 30, 2019) to the Best of Show desk.

 

Newspaper (four-year campus, weekly): Submit two copies of a single print issue from the current school year (after June 30, 2019) to the Best of Show desk.

 

Newspaper (four-year campus, more than weekly): Submit two copies of a single print issue from the current school year (after June 30, 2019) to the Best of Show desk.

 

Newspaper In-Depth News Special Section <Editorial>: A special editorial edition/section of the newspaper providing readers with an in-depth look into a relevant, timely and often complex topic. This is an editorial product. A special edition might include commemorative events, anniversaries, sports championships, retirements, installations of new college presidents; however, the best entries will focus on contemporary collegiate issues. Not eligible: Back-to-school, homecoming, orientation, welcome back editions, housing guides and “best of” publications. A center spread is not considered a special edition. Submit one print issue published since June 30, 2019 to the Best of Show desk.

 

Yearbook: Submit a single copy of your 2018-19 print volume to the Best of Show desk.

 

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NEW | ACP/CMBAM Best of Show Contests

$20 for ACP or CMBAM members, $30 nonmembers

 

ACP/CMBAM ADVERTISING CATEGORIES

 

Print Advertisement: Designed by student(s) for a client and published in a student media print publication from the current school year (after June 30, 2019). Submit PDF or jpg of the print advertisement.

SUBMIT PRINT ADVERTISEMENT

 

Online Advertisement: Designed by student(s) for a client and published on a student media website during the current school year (after June 30, 2019). Submit URL.

SUBMIT ONLINE ADVERTISEMENT

 

Video advertisement: Produced by student(s) for a client and aired on student media during the current school year (after June 30, 2019). Submit URL.

SUBMIT VIDEO ADVERTISEMENT

 

Audio Advertisement: Produced by student(s) for a client and aired on student media during the current school year (after June 30, 2019). Submit URL.

SUBMIT AUDIO ADVERTISEMENT

 

Rate Card: Designed by student(s) for a student media operation during the 2019-2020 school year. Submit PDF or URL, not both.

SUBMIT RATE CARD

 

Newspaper Special Section/Advertising: A special advertising edition/section of the newspaper designed to generate revenue and provide sponsored feature content. Options include back-to-school, homecoming, orientation, welcome-back editions, holiday gift guides, fashion, housing guides and “best of” publications. A center spread is not considered a special edition. Submit a PDF of one print special section published since June 30, 2019.

SUBMIT NEWSPAPER SPECIAL SECTION/ADVERTISING

 

 

Associated Collegiate Press

2829 University Ave. SE, Suite 720
Minneapolis, MN 55414
OFFICE: (612) 200-9254
EMAIL: info@studentpress.org

College Media Business & Advertising Managers

2829 University Ave. SE, Suite 720
Minneapolis, MN 55414
OFFICE: (330) 672-6306
EMAIL: president@cmbam.org