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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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22 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 22, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Feb. 22, 2016

Urban Plains wins BEA “Best of Festival” award Urban Plains — the 2015 senior capstone website for the SJMC magazine, news and electronic media students — has won the student interactive multimedia “Best of Festival” award at this year’s Broadcast Education Association contest. The BEA Festival of Media Arts is an international refereed exhibition of faculty […]

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05 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

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 […]

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03 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

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 […]

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02 Feb Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on Summer journalism camp at Drake University – July 6-9, 2016

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. […]

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25 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 25, 2016

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 […]

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11 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | 2 comments

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, […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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