NEW YORK (June 18, 2015) – College Media Association (CMA), which supports student media programs and professionals through education and community, has retained Kellen for full-service management effective today. Kellen will provide New York City headquarters, facilities, staff, management and administrative services for the nearly 1,000-member association.
“We are confident that Kellen staff will take our association to new heights,” said CMA President Rachele Kanigel, associate professor of journalism, San Francisco State University. “Kellen just facilitated and helped us complete a critical strategic planning session and we are thrilled at how well versed they are in managing associations in the communications space.”
With an award-winning communications division and proven track record in managing associations in the sector, including New York Women in Communications, The American Society of Journalists and Authors, The Society of American Travel Writers and The Content Council, Kellen is well positioned to partner with CMA. In addition, the groups will benefit from the synergy of educators and students who are the future of the evolving media industry.
“We are very proud that the College Media Association chose Kellen for comprehensive management,” said Peter Rush, Kellen chairman and chief executive officer. “The team will focus its efforts on helping the association reach its important goals and identifying areas of opportunity and innovation to enhance the member experience.”
Kellen is a global management and communications company serving more than 125 trade associations, professional societies and charitable organizations representing over 10,000 companies and 100,000 professionals worldwide. We specialize in management, communications, digital strategy, regulatory affairs, meetings and events, and consulting across a diverse range of industries. Founded in 1964 and charter-accredited through the AMC Institute, Kellen has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Denver, New York City and Washington, D.C.
ABOUT COLLEGE MEDIA ASSOCIATION:
The voice of collegiate media and its advisers, College Media Association serves student media pros, staffs and programs with education, research and resources. CMA communicates and works with professional media organizations and education associations on the local, state and national levels. Founded in 1954 as the National Council of College Publications Advisers, CMA now has more than 900 members — the people who advise the nation’s collegiate media newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, broadcast and electronic media and their staffs — from coast to coast.