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 the organizational Pinnacle Award finalists in the best college media outlet category! 

Four-Year Best College Media Outlet of the Year

BYU Daily Universe, Brigham Young University

14 East, DePaul University

The State News , Michigan State University

The OU Daily, University of Oklahoma

New! Best Diversity Coverage of the Year

The Blackprint, American University

Rocky Mountain Collegian, Colorado State University

Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University

Pepperdine Graphic Media, Pepperdine University

The Rice Thresher, Rice University

Two-Year Best College Media Outlet of the Year

The Et Cetera, Eastfield College

The Union, El Camino College

Owl Magazine, Harford Community College

el Don, Santa Ana College

The Corsair, Santa Monica College