2020 Conference Hotel Registration Available

The ACMA 2020/ASU conference will be held Friday, April 3, 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Embassy Suites by Hilton Jonesboro--Red Wolf Convention Center, https://www.hilton.com/en/hotels/jbrjoes-embassy-suites-jonesboro-red-wolf-convention-center/. The hotel is located on the campus of Arkansas State University and has the restaurant Houlihan’s in house.  Guests receive a complimentary breakfast and have access to a complimentary evening …

2019 Results

MAGAZINE || NEWSPAPER || ONLINE || RADIO || TELEVISION || YEARBOOK General Excellence Newspaper of the Year First Place: The Bison, Harding University. Second Place: CBC Tower, Central Baptist College Third Place: The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University Honorable Mention: NWACC Eagle View, NorthWest Arkansas Community College Newspaper Editor of the Year First Place: Melody …

2018 Contest Results

General Excellence Designer of the Year First Place: Carlie Tacker, Petit Jean Yearbook, Harding University. Second Place: Noah Franz, The Threefold Advocate, John Brown University. Magazine Editor of the Year First Place: Hayden Pickens, Editor-in-Chief, Vortex magazine, University of Central Arkansas. Newspaper Editor of the Year First Place: Amber Quaid, The Arka Tech, Arkansas Tech University. Second Place: Katie Kemp, …

Call for Entries: 2017 Diamond Journalism Awards

From SPJ’s Arkansas Pro Chapter

Society of Professional Journalists | Arkansas Pro Chapter

Attention professional and student journalists, it’s time to enter the Diamond Journalism Awards!

Sponsored by the Arkansas Pro Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists, the Diamond Journalism Awards recognize outstanding journalism by professionals and students from Arkansas and bordering media markets in Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.

Eligible work must have been published or broadcast between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017.

Entries may be submitted starting May 31 and until 11 p.m. CDT, July 14.

Enter online via the Better BNC Media Awards platform, https://betternewspapercontest.com/

For entry rules, contest categories and fee options, go here.

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2017 Contest Results

BENTONVILLE — Student journalists from throughout Arkansas won more than 225 awards for work during 2016 at the annual Arkansas College Media Association conference at Northwest Arkansas Community College. Winners, by division and category, were: General Excellence Designer of the Year First Place: Amber Quaid, The Arka Tech, Arkansas Tech University. Magazine Editor of the …

See you in Bentonville April 7, 2017

The annual conference of the Arkansas College Media Association will be held April 7 at Northwest Arkansas Community College in Bentonville, top ACMA officers decided recently. Judging results of the contest featuring material published during the calendar year 2016 will be announced at the conference's 11:45 a.m. awards luncheon. Registration opens at 8 a.m. After a …

2016 Contest Results

GENERAL EXCELLENCE Designer of the Year First Place: Tarah Thomas, John Brown University, The Threefold Advocate Second Place: Will Oldham, University of Central Arkansas, UCA Scroll yearbook Magazine Editor of the Year First Place: Emily Qualls, University of Central Arkansas, Vortex 41 Magazine of the Year First Place: The Hill, University of Arkansas, Alex Golden, …