Drake University journalism students were the big winners in the 2014 AEJMC Student Magazine Contest, grabbing a total of 12 awards, including four first-place prizes. The contest, judged by media professionals and sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, featured 270 entries from 28 universities. Seventeen schools won awards, and Drake […]
At the Drake SJMC, we pride ourselves on preparing our students for whatever the professional world throws at them.
Seven SJMC students helped produce a package of articles about how 2014 Iowa college graduates are handling their college debt. Amanda Horvath, Sarah Fulton, Austin Cannon, Emma Wilson, Colton Warren, Mario Rossi and Meagan Flynn contributed reporting and video to the project produced by IowaWatch, an investigative reporting project headquartered at the University of Iowa […]
Electronic Media seniors Frank Merchlewitz and Gwen Baumgardner won first-place student awards in Public Affairs and In Depth/Series for their 4-minute reports produced during fall semester’s JMC73 Radio News class and aired on 94-1 The Dog.
Four Drake University student magazines were finalists in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 7 Mark of Excellence Awards this year, and one—DUH magazine (Drake University Honors) —is advancing to the national judging. The 2013 issue of DUH won the award for Best Student Magazine. Marina Shawd was editor of the publication, and Katie Minnick […]
Gov. Terry Branstad told Advanced Reporting students Iowa operates an “honest, open, responsive” government. During a 40-minute visit to Meredith Hall, the governor said “The state’s financial house is in order” and the unemployment rate has dropped from 6.1% to 4.4%. The 5-term governor appeared at the invitation of adjunct instructor Mike Glover, retired AP […]
The annual networking trip to New York City for magazine majors begins Wednesday, April 9. The group of seven students and their fearless leader, Professor Jeff Inman, will have some time to explore New York before heading back home on Sunday, but the highlight of the trip is a busy schedule of publication-hopping on […]
Sixteen Radio-Television Producing and Broadcast News students are reporting, writing, producing and directing DrakeLINE’s 16th offering since spring 1993. The weekly 12-newscast cycle concludes May 8.
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication is hosting an open house in Meredith Hall on Saturday, April 26, 4-6 p.m. There will be a cash bar and free snacks. The open house during last year’s SJMC reunion was so much fun and such an overwhelming success, it may become an annual event! This will […]
Drake University School of Journalism and Mass Communication professors will offer six classes during the 2015 January term - including two travel seminars.
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