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10 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

Web Design Portfolios – Fall 2016

Professor Chris Snider’s J105 Web Design Class teaches students to code using HTML and CSS and to create a successful website using the WordPress content management system. More than 25 percent of sites on the web are powered by WordPress, so we feel this gives students an advantage no matter what their major. The odds […]

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09 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

Media Now Summer Camp

Our 2017 Media Now summer camp offers intense training for high school students ready to take their media skills to the next level. This year’s camp will take place July 9-12 on our beautiful campus at Drake University in Des Moines. We will offer seven classes, all taught by highly talented instructors who care deeply […]

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21 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 21, 2016

Stand out from the crowd: Tips from the pros A professional panel will present today (Monday, Nov. 21) at 6 p.m. in Mer. 106 on what it takes to get an internship or job, and how to assemble a winning portfolio. Panelists include: Claire Celsi, Communications Consultant/Public Relations Princess Josh Fisher, Iowa Wild Dustin Kass, Local […]

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14 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 14, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 14, 2016

Annual JMC Days are here! JMC Days, the annual celebration of all things JMC, will be held this week, Nov. 14-18. There will be treats all week in the Meredith back lobby and events including… Professional Headshots will be held Monday from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and Friday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP to JMC Days on Facebook and […]

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10 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on 2016 JMC Days are Nov. 14-18

2016 JMC Days are Nov. 14-18

JMC Days, the annual celebration of all things JMC, will be held Nov. 14-18. There will be treats all week in the Meredith back lobby and events including… Professional Headshots will be held Monday from 4-8 p.m., Wednesday from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and Friday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. RSVP to JMC Days on Facebook and help spread the word. Monday, Nov. […]

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24 Oct Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 24, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Oct. 24, 2016

Three Pacemakers for Drake media Drake University student publications won three Pacemaker awards Saturday at the Associated Collegiate Press conference. Drake Magazine won a magazine Pacemaker; DrakeMag.com and Urban Plains won online Pacemakers. Only two other schools, University of Miami and University of Oregon, won three Pacemakers. The Pacemakers honor the very best of collegiate […]

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26 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 26, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 26, 2016

More honors for JMC students The recognitions for SJMC students’ outstanding work keep rolling in. Susanna Hayward, a May magazine graduate, is a three-time finalist in the Associated Collegiate Press contest. She is recognized for cover design, infographic and magazine spread design for Drake Magazine. Cole Norum, a May news-Internet graduate, is also a finalist […]

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12 Sep Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 12, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Sept. 12, 2016

Student magazines are national contest finalists The Annual and Drake Magazine are two of the three national finalists for feature magazine of the year in the College Media Association Pinnacle contest. Both magazines are independently produced entirely by Drake University students. Earlier, the Pinnacle contest had announced the following individual finalists for Drake publications: Best […]

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01 Apr Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

Drake SJMC embraces vertical video

In a move sure to have a ripple effect across the entire industry, the Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication announced today that it will now teach students to shoot and edit video entirely in a vertical format. “The numbers for vertical video are trending up,” said Dean Kathleen Richardson. “Do we want our […]

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21 Mar Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | March 21

SJMC Monday Memo | March 21

Leaders of 2016-17 student media chosen The Board of Student Communications has selected next year’s leaders of Drake’s independent student media organizations. They are: Katie Bandurski, editor in chief, Drake Magazine Jessica Lynk, editor in chief, The Times-Delphic Jenny Krane, editor in chief, The Annual Sarah LeBlanc, editor in chief, Drake Political Review Megan Ellis, […]

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