Who We Are

 Central Media Cafe

Central Media Cafe is a student run media company located on the campus of Central Michigan University. CMC has built a national reputation in excellence in print and digital advertising. CMC's most successful brand is Central Michigan Life.

Central Michigan Life has consistently been rated one of the top college newspapers in the country by the Associated Collegiate Press (ACP) the past 40 years. Central Michigan Life has been an ACP Pacemaker Finalist 11 of the last 14 years: 2004, 2006, 2008-2010, 2013-2017.  CM LIFE earned Pacemakers in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

In 2018, Central Michigan Life was named College Media Company of the Year by the College Media Business and Advertising Managers (CMBAM) association for the fifth consecutive year. This award recognizes the efforts of our advertising, design, marketing, and social media students' work. In the past 6 years, CMC teams have won 132 awards at CMBAM competition.


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