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05 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

Publications win statewide awards

The Times-Delphic, Urban Plains and Drake Magazine won a total of 25 awards, including nine first-place honors, in the Iowa College Media Association contest. The Times-Delphic won 10 awards: First place Investigative story, Sarah Fulton Headline writing, Courtney Fishman Second place News photo, Cody Frost Social media, Tim Webber, Courtney Fishman and Jake Bullington Third […]


03 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

Visiting Professional Series – Carlos Ibarra

On Tuesday, February 16 at 7 p.m., the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies will host Carlos Ibarra — producer, writer, actor and runner — for our Visiting Professional Series. Ibarra and a small team of young filmmakers produced a short documentary series, “Run Carlos Run,” that features Ibarra’s run across America and the stories […]


02 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

Summer journalism camp at Drake University – July 6-9, 2016

The Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication will be hosting a summer journalism camp at Drake University in Des Moines July 6-9, 2015. Registration is now open for the camp. Media Now Drake will include intense training for high school journalism students ready to take their digital media skills to the next level. […]


25 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 25, 2016

Welcome back to Drake and Iowa Caucus craziness! SJMC students awarded Dow Jones News Fund internships Two news-Internet juniors have landed highly competitive Dow Jones News Fund internships for summer 2016. Tim Webber will intern at the Kansas City Star, and Sarah LeBlanc at the Philadelphia Inquirer. Both will work on the copy desks. About 85 students […]


11 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

Spring 2016 workshops: Social media, digital tools and video

Professor Chris Snider will offer three workshops this spring on social media strategies, new digital tools and shooting better smartphone video. Snider has been teaching classes and workshops in social media and digital media at Drake since 2010. He has helped dozens of local businesses build strategies for how they should be using social media, […]


23 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 23, 2015

Seniors gear up for spring capstones Advertising and public relations seniors have been laying the groundwork this semester to take on campaigns for their capstone clients in the spring. The ad seniors will tackle a project for agriculture giant DuPont Pioneer. The PR students are working on promotional campaigns for  the Iowa communities of Perry and Manning, […]


16 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 16, 2015

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 16, 2015

 Congratulations to everyone for a job well done! Congratulations to all of the SJMC students, staff, faculty and alums who in myriad ways worked in recent weeks to make Drake shine in the spotlight of last weekend’s Democratic debate on campus. The Times-Delphic staff held its own against the professionals in its coverage of the debate, with […]


02 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 2, 2015

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 2, 2015

Student media win national awards SJMC students once again made an impressive showing, including two first-place awards, in two national contests whose winners were announced over the weekend. In the Associated Collegiate Press awards: Amanda Horvath and Faith Brar won first place for multimedia story of the year for a story on nitrates in Iowa’s […]


26 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 26, 2015

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 26, 2015

Last call for tickets to NPR live event Just a few free tickets are remaining for “NPR Presents: Michel Martin” in Sussman Theater on Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. The event will be live-streamed and recorded for future broadcast, and will include music and a discussion of what issues are important to young voters. Contact […]


28 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | 2 comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 28, 2015

Visiting scholar from China Drake SJMC is hosting a visiting scholar from China this year. Associate Professor Jia Li teaches advertising at Sichuan International Studies University (SISU). Jia teaches design-oriented courses in China: Graphic Ad Design, Computer Graphics, Advertisement Aesthetics, Appreciation of Folk Art, and Design Art. We welcome her to our SJMC community. (Pictured: […]