Over the next few weeks, CMA will announce the Pinnacle Award finalists, beginning with individual work (in advertising, broadcast, design, online, photo, sports and writing categories) and leading up to organizational Pinnacles: the best newspapers, stations, magazines, websites and yearbooks of 2019-20. 

Finalists: Tweet about your success and tag CMA: @collegemedia! All: Share the finalists’ work as best-of examples.

Winners will be announced at #collegemedia20, the ACP/CMA Fall National College Media Convention, held virtually from Oct. 22-24. The awards ceremony will take place on Friday, Oct. 23 at 6:00 pm ET. Registration for the convention is now open.

Watch collegemedia.org and follow CMA on Twitter and Facebook for finalist announcements and links to the award-winning work.


College Media Association is excited to announce individual Pinnacle Award finalists in the broadcast category!

Best Audio Newscast

The Globe News Report, Goshen College

City Times, San Diego City College

UTA Radio News, University of Texas at Arlington

Best Audio Promo/PSA

The Rise of Dr. Automaton, Goshen College

KTSW 89.9, Texas State University

WUSC, University of South Carolina

UTA Radio, University of Texas at Arlington

Best Audio Special Event Coverage

KCPR Radio, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Campus Connect / One Mic, Kentucky State University

WSOU, Seton Hall University

Best Audio Sportscast

Primetime Sports, Florida A&M University

The Globe Sports Report, Goshen College

WMUL-FM, Marshall University

KTSW 89.9, Texas State University

VandyRadio, Vanderbilt University

Best Audio Talk/Entertainment Program

KCSU-FM, Colorado State University

The Breakfast Blend, Goshen College

WMUL-FM, Marshall University

KBVR-FM, Oregon State University

WSOU, Seton Hall University

Best Video Entertainment Program

Mustang News, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Lo Que Esta Trending (What’s Trending), Cal State Fullerton

Not Too Late, Indiana University

Coog Cinema Shorts, University of Houston

Best Video Newscast

Al Dia, Cal State Fullerton

CBU TV, California Baptist University

The Los Angeles Loyolan, Loyola Marymount University

@ UH News, University of Houston

Best Video Promo/PSA

Lariat TV News, Baylor University

Mustang News, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

KTSW 89.9, Texas State University

SGTV, University of South Carolina

KYOT-TV, University of South Dakota

Best Video Special Event Coverage

The Appalachian Weekly News, Appalachian State University

Elon News Network, Elon University

Lindenlink, Lindenwood University

KBVR-TV, Oregon State University

Best Video Sportscast

The Andersonian, Anderson University

Mustang News, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

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