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 newspaper category! 

Four-Year Daily Newspaper of the Year

Daily Titan, California State University, Fullerton

The Daily Orange, Syracuse University

Daily Bruin, UCLA

The Michigan Daily, University of Michigan

The Daily Mississippian, University of Mississippi

Four-Year Less-Than-Weekly Newspaper of the Year

The Banner, California Baptist University

F Newsmagazine, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

The Mercury, The University of Texas at Dallas

Four-Year Weekly Newspaper of the Year

Central Michigan Life, Central Michigan University

The State News, Michigan State University

The Graphic, Pepperdine University

The Shorthorn, University of Texas at Arlington

The Daily Pennsylvanian, University of Pennsylvania

Two-Year Newspaper of the Year

The Union, El Camino College

el Don, Santa Ana College

The Corsair, Santa Monica College

The Southwestern College Sun, Southwestern College

The Collegian, Tarrant County College