NI wins CMBAM award

SIERRA STEEN, Managing Editor | [email protected]

The Northern Iowan recently took home an award from the 47th Annual College Media Business and Advertising Managers (CMBAM) convention.

The national newspaper convention was held in La Jolla, Calif., from Feb. 28 through March 2.

The contest involving college newspapers was held on Saturday, March 2, with four different divisions: advertising, sales, public relations/marketing and multimedia.

The Northern Iowan was awarded an Honorable Mention in the advertising category of “Best Display Ad – Half Page or Larger” for its Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center advertisement.

The CMBAM convention features many sessions led by newspaper and advertising professionals from the host city, as well as students and advisors from CMBAM member newspapers.