College Media Business & Advertising Managers
Is a nonprofit membership organization for university student media groups. CMBAM connect sales, marketing, design and management students — and advisers — to support independent student journalism.
Join us in person at the University of Minnesota for educational sessions on sales, design, analytics, management and more while networking with peers from across the country.
College Media Business and Advertising Managers is an essential community that supports the business operations of student media to ensure independent student journalism is relevant and sustainable. The CMBAM community works to develop its member organizations, and the people within them, through innovative training programs, events, and networking opportunities.
Membership has its privileges.
CMBAM membership offers your organization the tools and resources to create success, innovate and thrive in the student media world.
Membership is organizational; when a publication or group joins CMBAM, all students and advisers on staff are considered members of CMBAM and will have access to all benefits offered by CMBAM.
You can join at any time, and your membership will be active for the current academic year.
Peer Learning network
Members benefit from the group knowledge of the CMBAM community. We plan, execute and innovate as a collaborative unit.
Awards, Honors & recognition
We showcase and celebrate the work our members do throughout the year — as well as recognize standout individual achievement.
Annual Convention & workshops
CMBAM members have the opportunity to meet, network and collaborate at a number of convention and workshop opportunities throughout the year. (may be impacted by COVID)
CMBAM Member Listserv
This communication space allows for the questions, answers and shared resources the CMBAM community is know for.
Quick-Start resource library
Through its member network, professional contacts and sponsor partners, we are always adding to our member resource library.
Professional and Peer networking & feedback
CMBAM offers members critical feedback through its listserv, online workshops & conventions, in-person critiques, and a variety of other member-engagement opportunities .
Latest Blog Posts
Q: Your Name?A: Isabel Cambiaso Q: At what school do you work?A: California State University, Fullerton Q: How long have you been in student...
Q: Your Name?A: Billy Ferris Q: At what school do you work?A: Auburn University Q: What is your role?A: Assistant Director, Student Media Q: How...
Q: Your Name?A: Patty Cox Q: At what school do you work?A: University of North Carolina at Charlotte Q: How long have you been in student media?A: I...
Q: Your Name?A: Steven Sandberg Q: At what school do you work?A: Oregon State University Q: How long have you been in student media?A: about 8 years...
Q: Your Name?A: Bran Poster Q: At what school do you work?A: NC State University Q: How long have you been in student media?A: Since my first...
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