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 sports category!

Best Sports Columnist

The Miami Hurricane, University of Miami

Daily Bruin, UCLA

Kentucky Kernel, University of Kentucky

The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania

The Beacon, University of Portland

Best Sports Feature

The Battalion, Texas A&M University

Loquitur, Cabrini University

Lindenlink, Lindenwood University

The Daily Orange, Syracuse University

The Michigan Daily, University of Michigan

Best Sports Game Story

The Et Cetera, Eastfield College

The Reveille, Louisiana State University

The Michigan Daily, University of Michigan

The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania

UT Daily Beacon, University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Best Sports Investigative Story

The Battalion, Texas A&M University

Northwest Missourian, Northwest Missouri State University

Central Michigan Life, Central Michigan University

The Brown and White, Lehigh University

Daily Bruin, UCLA

Best Sports Multimedia Story

Mustang News, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

PULSE magazine, Central Washington University

Elon News Network, Elon University

The Los Angeles Loyolan, Loyola Marymount University

The NewsHouse, Syracuse University

Best Sports Section

The Battalion, Texas A&M University

The Appalachian, Appalachian State University

Elon News Network, Elon University

Kentucky Kernel, University of Kentucky

The Michigan Daily, University of Michigan

Best Online Sports Section

BYU Daily Universe, Brigham Young University

The Vanderbilt Hustler, Vanderbilt University

Daily Bruin, UCLA

The University Star, Texas State University

Mustang News, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo