CMA annually recognizes the achievements of individuals through various award programs, including Honor Roll Adviser Awards for professionals who have advised for five or fewer years; Distinguished Adviser Awards for professionals who have advised for greater than five years; a variety of special honors recognizing service and outstanding achievements; and finally, the organization’s highest honor, induction into the CMA Hall of Fame.
Nominate an adviser for honors here.
CMA student contests are held three times annually.
Pinnacles honor the best college media organizations and individual work through each academic year. Submissions are due in June, with winners announced at the annual CMA fall convention.
Apple Awards are given as “best of show” awards at the annual CMA spring conference.
The CMA Film & Audio Festival showcases excellence in student multimedia. Submissions are due in September and winning work will be announced and showcased during the annual CMA fall convention.