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Chris Snider






Assistant Professor of Practice in Multimedia

Chris Snider joined Drake University full-time in 2010 as an instructor of practice in multimedia journalism. He moved to Des Moines in 2005 to work as editor of Juice magazine, a weekly publication for readers age 25-34. In 2007, he became assistant managing editor for digital at the Des Moines Register.

At the Register, Chris was a leader in how media companies use social media, live content and mobile. He was named the top digital editor in the Gannett company in 2008, and he was named to Presstime Magazine’s 20 under 40 list the same year.

Prior to moving to Des Moines, Chris worked as a designer and news design director at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for six years. He began his career as a designer at the Baltimore Sun.

Chris is a 1998 graduate of the University of Iowa. He will graduate with an MBA from Drake in May 2013.

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