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19 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | 2 comments

Spring 2017 workshops: Social media strategy, Premiere Pro and 360 video

Professor Chris Snider will offer three workshops this spring sponsored by the E.T. Meredith Center for Magazine Studies at Drake University. The workshops will be on social media strategy, smartphone video combined with Premiere Pro and 360-degree photography and video. Snider has been teaching both classes and workshops at Drake since 2010. He has helped […]

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16 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 16, 2017

Follow Drake in DC Drake students travel around the country and around the world during January Term. Follow one group studying in Washington, D.C., for the presidential inauguration, led by SJMC professor Jill Van Wyke and politics professor Rachel Caufield. Above, the group meets with Iowa Congressman David Young, a Drake alum. Project Vote Smart […]

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10 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | 1 comment

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 Off on Media Now Summer Camp

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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09 Jan Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 9, 2017

SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 9, 2017

SJMC students win national writing awards Two SJMC students finished in the top 10 in the recent Hearst contest feature-writing competition. May graduate Cole Norum finished second and senior Molly Longman finished 10th. There were 140 entries submitted to the contest from 74 JMC programs nationwide. The only other institution that had two top-10 winners was […]

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12 Dec Posted by in SJMC news | 2 comments

SJMC Monday Memo | Dec. 12, 2016

Good luck on finals and have a great and restful winter break! — The Drake SJMC faculty and staff 2017 Upper Midwest Emmy Scholarship available The Upper Midwest Emmy Chapter offers scholarships to college students who have completed at least two years of school and are majoring in electronic media.  The grants will be used for […]

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05 Dec Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Dec. 5, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Dec. 5, 2016

Drake SJMC partners with global Google News Lab Google has announced an initiative that partners the tech giant with journalism programs around the world — and Drake SJMC is part of the initial cohort of 48 institutions. The Google News Lab University network aims to “provide journalism educators with the same level of training and support that we’ve […]

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28 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 28, 2016

SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 28, 2016

Sign up for SJMC networking bus trip to Minneapolis The SJMC’s annual student bus trip will visit Minneapolis for agency visits and networking on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3. The schedule tentatively includes stops at Target, the Olson and Space 150 agencies, along with alumni networking and a gathering with prospective students, professional […]

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21 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | 2 comments

Event to focus on “The Press, the Polls and the Presidential Campaign”

Public opinion researcher J. Ann Selzer and political expert David Yepsen will discuss the fallout of the 2016 presidential campaign in a wide-ranging discussion at Drake University on Tuesday, Nov. 29. “The Press, the Polls and the Presidential Campaign 2016: Where Do We Go From Here?” will begin at 7 p.m. in the Cowles Library […]

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21 Nov Posted by in SJMC news | Comments Off on SJMC Monday Memo | Nov. 21, 2016

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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