About CMR

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College Media Review is the flagship publication of College Media Association, Inc., the nation’s largest organization for advisers and advocates of a college student media.

CMR is the leading academic journal on advising collegiate media in print, broadcast and electronic forms. CMR is a comprehensive journal for popular and refereed articles serving collegiate advisers of print, electronic and broadcast media. Views expressed in CMR are those of the writers and do not necessarily reflect opinions of the organization or of its officers. Any writer submitting articles must follow the Writer’s Guidelines included on this site.

MISSION for College Media Review

  • CMR educates and informs advisers on how best to teach, advise and produce collegiate media.
  • Its refereed section quantifies trends, documents theories, identifies characteristics and disseminates research and information for and about collegiate media and advising.
  • Its non-refereed section offers essential news and opinion on all facets of collegiate media advising – teaching, training, recruiting, diversifying, motivating and challenging students to media excellence.

College Media Review (ISSN 0739-1056) is published by College Media Association, Inc. © 2020 College Media Association, Inc.

Contact our staff for more information


Lisa Lyon Payne
Batten Associate Professor of Communication
Chair of the Communication Department
Virginia Wesleyan University
757.455.3109; lpayne@vwu.edu

Associate Editor (Peer Review Submissions)

lillian (2)Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver
Dean, School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Florida International University
North Miami, Fla.
305.919.5625 / kopenhav@fiu.edu

Managing Editor
Bradley Wilson
BradleyWilson3Assistant Professor
Midwestern State University
Wichita Falls, Texas


Managing Editor
Carol Terracina-Hartman
Assistant Professor
Lock Haven University
of Pennsylvania

CMR Webmaster
BillNevilleBill Neville
Lifetime Member, CMA Hall of Fame (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
Birmingham, Ala.
205.441.0321 / wgn3@mac.com

Bryce McNeil

Liaison with CMA Board of Directors | CMA Secretary
Georgia State University
Atlanta, Ga.

Mickella Rast
CMR Editorial Student Assistant | Communication and English double major
Virginia Wesleyan University
Virginia Beach, Va.